Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

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If you’ve made it to this page, most likely you’re considering adopting a pet from us. Whether a cat or a dog is your exciting new addition, you’re sure to find a match among the many wonderful companions here ready to make their way into your heart and home. But don’t take our word for it, take a look at these gorgeous faces and warm souls! Read on to learn why adopting a shelter dog and not a pet store dog has many rewards! 

Upcoming Events


Cutest Pet Photo Contest

April 1, 2021 (Ongoing Event) - April 30, 2021

The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin’s Cutest Pet Photo Contest begins April 1st!

 Don’t miss your opportunity to have your pet...

Petco Adoption Event

May 1, 2021 (11:00 am - 1:00 pm) -

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...

News & Announcements


Local humane shelter using facial recognition technology for lost pets

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WTVO) — We all know pet owners who take countless photos of their furry friends. It can be amusing, annoying, and easy to make fun of...

Facial recognition database works to reunite lost pets with owners

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - A new, national database using facial recognition technology is working to help reunite lost pets with their owners, the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin...

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