Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

News from January, 2017

In need of fosters!

January 27, 2017
Kitten Baby season is upon us! We are in need of more volunteers willing to foster kittens. We get a large number of kittens, and we...

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Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin posts record high adoptions, record low euthanasia

January 14, 2017
To some people, they're just pets. To others, however, animals can be the most important aspect of their lives. That's true for the...

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Adoption rate up, euthanasia rate down to record numbers at Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

January 10, 2017
The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin announced on Tuesday that adoption rates are at an all-time high. The number of adoptions in 2016 topped 2,000, the first...

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Adoptions up nearly 20% at Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

January 10, 2017
Adoptions at the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin increased by nearly 20 percent last year, according to a release. Humane society officials said for the first...

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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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