Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

Community Education

Part of The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin's mission is to educate our community in order to inspire compassion and responsible pet guardianship. HSSW is committed to being transparent with our community on the many nuances of animal welfare and pet adoption. Please browse the following FAQ. If your question is not answered, don't hesitate to call the shelter at 608-752-5622!

General FAQ

Adoption FAQ

Stray Animal FAQ

Upcoming Events


PawTree Fundraiser

February 15, 2021 (Ongoing Event) - February 28, 2021

PawTree, a holistic approach to wellness for dogs and cats, will be hosting a fundraiser for The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin! Browse the following website to order...

News & Announcements


‘Heroes’ raise more than $20,000 for humane society

JANESVILLE

The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin wasn’t able to host its much-beloved Mutts & Martinis fundraiser in December, but it found a creative,...

Kitten Season: Volunteers are the backbone of the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

Brooke Berlin of the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin Medical team holds a tiny ball of orange fluff, a two week-old kitten making shockingly loud sounds.<...

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