Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

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Myths and Facts About Pit Bulls

April 16, 2014

Their characteristics may just steal your heart. By Robin Rock It is a fact that Pit Bulls are one of the most maligned and...

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Staying Ahead of Heartworm

April 3, 2014

Prevention is Key to Heartworm Disease The Rock River is rising which means warm weather is just around the corner. Unfortunately it also means mosquitoes...

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Why a shelter dog and not a pet store dog?

March 27, 2014

What can we say? Shelter animals are simply, just special. There’s something so exceptional about them that owners will often say, “He...

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Say Cheese, and Woof, and Meow…

March 25, 2014

Everyone wants a great photo of their pet. Photographer Margie Duerr of Olive Photographics shares her tips for capturing the...

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Upcoming Events


Beloit Farmers Market

July 21, 2018 (8am-1pm) -

Come on out to check out the famous Beloit Farmers Market! You can stop by our booth to chat with our spectacular volunteers about adopting, fostering, volunteering! We...

PetSmart Adoption Event

July 22, 2018 (10am-1pm) -

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


Update on Sunny!

I'm sure we all remember the tragic story of Sunny, the beautiful yellow lab that was scolded with boiling water and taken into custody by The Humane...

Don’t forget pets during heat waves

As the summer blazes on, the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin is reminding residents to make sure to take care of their furry friends in the hot temperatures.<...

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