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


Petco Outreach Event

June 1, 2019 (11:00 am - 1:00 pm) - June 2, 2019

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...

Mounds Dog Fest

June 9, 2019

Mounds Dog Fest is a celebration of the love between owner and dog! There will be paws-on events, contests, demonstrations, rescue groups, pet-friendly businesses, and pet product...

News & Announcements


Humane Society launches efforts to raise funds for new facility

JANESVILLE - While at the halfway mark of fundraising for a new shelter, the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin is kicking off more efforts to raise approximately $2.375 million...

Shelter plans plethora of fundraising events

JANESVILLE - The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin has packed in numerous events and fundraisers over the next few months to raise money for the shelter and its...

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