Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

Humane Society’s Executive Director, Michael McManus, to step down

July 14, 2020

Humane Society’s Executive Director, Michael McManus, to step down as of July 13, 2020. 

JANESVILLE, WI (July 2020) - The Board of Directors of the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin has announced Michael McManus, HSSW Executive Director, has stepped down from his position as of July 13, 2020. The HSSW Board of Directors has every confidence in our staff to continue usual operations in pursuit of our mission while a search for a new director takes place. The search for a new director will commence in a timely manner and plans to build a new facility will continue. We appreciate the community’s continued support and ask for patience during this time of transition.

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Draw Your Pet Roulette

August 31, 2020 () - September 6, 2020

Looking for a new piece of artwork to hang on your refrigerator? With any donation of $15 or more, an HSSW staff member or honorary artist will draw or...

Petco Adoption Event

September 5, 2020 (11:00 am - 1:00 pm) - September 6, 2020

Please stop by and meet some of our adoptable pets who are looking for a great home! You can speak to some of our amazing volunteers to learn...

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Humane Society’s Executive Director, Michael McManus, to step down

Humane Society’s Executive Director, Michael McManus, to step down as of July 13, 2020. 

JANESVILLE, WI (July 2020) - The Board of Directors of the Humane...

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