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


Chipotle Mexican Grill Fundraiser

March 31, 2017

What is better than eating a delicious burrito? Eating a delicious burrito and supporting your local Humane Society at the same time! Chipotle is generously hosting...

Petco Adoption Event

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

Are you looking to adopt your next best friend? Come visit us and some adorable pups at Petco this weekend! If you are not in the market for...

News & Announcements


Kitten season is almost here

Babs and Cali asked us to write about kittens this week.

The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin is hosting a kitten shower on Saturday, March 25. The...

Pooch pull proves popular despite cold weather

JANESVILLE—While their owners donned coats, hats and scarves to brave the cold after a stretch of warm weather, malamute dogs from all over the state got...

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