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


Photos with Santa

December 2, 2017 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm) -

Bring out the family (your four-legged family members are more than welcome too!) and have professional portraits taken in the lovely K&W Greenery greenhouse from 1...

Mutts and Martinis

December 14, 2017 (6 - 9pm) -

Join the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin for Mutts & Martinis, a night of specialty martinis, appetizers, raffle items, and live music, December 14th from 6-9pm.<...

News & Announcements


Humane society plans to build new facility, move south of Janesville

The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin plans a new home for its animal shelter and hopes to involve the community in planning as well as paying for it.<...

Animal control money services in limbo

JANESVILLE—The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin isn't guaranteed $125,000 from the city for 2018 animal control services after all, though it likely will end up with the...

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