Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

News from June, 2016

Authorities seize puppies from town of Janesville home, up to 14 others had died

June 30, 2016
Police removed 12 puppies from a town of Janesville home Wednesday morning after as many as 14 died there in recent weeks, a spokesman for the Humane...

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For pets, fireworks are not fun

June 24, 2016
All of the explosions that come with celebrating Independence Day could end up hurting families’ smaller residents, their pets. Brett Frazier, executive director for...

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Humane society installs new dog kennels

June 21, 2016
New-kennels-for-web JANESVILLE--The old chain-link dog kennels at the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin looked like those seen at a dog pound, Executive Director Brett Frazier said. ...

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Safety tips offered as temps rise

June 14, 2016
At all times of the year, but especially in the summer months, it can be incredibly dangerous to leave children and pets unattended in your...

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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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