Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

News from December, 2016

It’s a girl – and another girl

December 27, 2016
Babs wasn’t always Babs.  At first we called her, “Cal” because we thought one of the two cats that were...

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Copycats: The gift of adoption

December 16, 2016
Rebecca Kanable - Cali is sitting on my lap as I write this column. She’s not a cat that likes to be held,...

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Striegel family light show hits its tenth year, continues raising money for humane society

December 15, 2016
JANESVILLE—Some people take Christmas decorations more seriously than others. The Striegel family takes exterior illumination to a high level and for a good...

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Copycats: Responsible pet ownership

December 12, 2016
Not having had cats before, we aren’t always sure what to do to with them, but we want make sure we’re...

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Upcoming Events


Barks for Parks

June 25, 2017

The Wisconsin Brewing Company is hosting a fundraiser for Dane County dog parks! Purchase tickets here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/barks-for-parks-tickets-34798599548 to join in on...

Petco Adoption Event

July 1, 2017 (11:00 am - 1:00 pm) - July 2, 2017

Are you ready to adopt a new family member? Stop in and meet some of our available dogs! If it is not a perfect match, we will have...

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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