Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

Jail Dogs

Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin partners with two facilities creating the first jail program in Wisconsin that pairs otherwise unadoptable dogs with inmates who will work with and train them to be adoptable pets.  

This program gives the dogs the skills that will allow them to be adopted to loving and caring homes.  It also helps to give the inmate a productive new sense of home and newly trained skills to care for and train shelter dogs and better themselves at the same time. The benefits of this program are impressive for dogs and offenders. This is a win-win for inmates and pets.

Dogs that graduate from the program are available for adoption through HSSW's shelter. Please visit each program's page for a listing of available dogs.

 

Dane County Jail Dog Adoption Program

Rock County - Canine Corrections Academy

Upcoming Events


Paws and Claws Donation Drive

September 1, 2020 (Ongoing Event) - September 30, 2020

Throughout the month of September, State Farm Agent Katie Myers will be sponsoring the Paws and Claws Donation Drive for The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin! Please consider...

The Virtual Dog Walk

September 8, 2020 (Ongoing Event) - October 3, 2020

Our annual Dog Walk event is going VIRTUAL! This means that instead of getting together in a crowd to walk your dogs, you can do your walk on...

News & Announcements


Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin picks new leader

JANESVILLE

The board of the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin has hired Jim McMullen as its new executive director.

McMullen has extensive experience in...

NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HAS BEEN NAMED TO THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN WISCONSIN (HSSW)

NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HAS BEEN NAMED TO THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN WISCONSIN (HSSW)

The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin (HSSW) today announced Jim McMullen, former...

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