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...

<read more>

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...

<read more>

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...

<read more>

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...

<read more>

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...

Lost Pet Portal