Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

News from February, 2016

Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin preparing to launch $4 million capital campaign

February 22, 2016
The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin needs a major donor to help kick-start its capital campaign for a new animal shelter. Finding one has...

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Our Views: ‘No-kill’ label us another step forward for Humane Socety of Southern Wisconsin

February 15, 2016
This week’s news that the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin is killing so few animals—fewer than 10 percent—that...

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Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin now a “no-kill” shelter

February 9, 2016
The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin is taking in more animals, but it's finding homes for more animals and killing fewer, Executive Director Brett...

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Bow Wow Meow Janesville Businesses Have Animal Companions

February 1, 2016
JANESVILLE—Oscar is the king of romance. He is also a man of mystery and adventure, undaunted by sheer cliff faces, packs of wild...

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Upcoming Events


Rock County 4-H Fair

July 29, 2017

The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin will have a booth set up with the Blackhawk Community Bank. Our volunteers will have information about our organization and applications to...

Pints for Pitties

August 6, 2017 (12-4pm) -

Calling all Pitbull lovers! Please come visit our amazing pitbulls available for adoption with the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin. These dogs include our longest stay residents...

News & Announcements


Unique program encourages literacy by reading to cats

JANESVILLE, Wis - The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin houses some of the smartest cats.

That’s because Washington Elementary fifth-graders read them books about...

Humane Society Honors Volunteers

JANESVILLE — The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin is set to honor some of its volunteers as PetsGoHome Heroes, including one Beloit couple who has fostered 76 cats and...

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