Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

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Pilot program helps students build confidence by reading to kittens

April 27, 2018

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Six first- and second-graders at Adams Elementary School in Janesville spent part of their Thursday reading to kittens. The six-week pilot program...

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Rock County Jail inmates teach and learn from dog

February 24, 2018

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Inmates at the Rock County Jail have a new furry friend helping them get through their treatment programs. Apollo is a year...

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Fundraiser Pulls in Pooches, Residents

February 20, 2018

JANESVILLE - The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin's Eighth Annual Pooch Pull showed spectators amazing feats of canine strength. The...

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Canine corrections companionship

February 18, 2018

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - The Rock County Sheriff's office welcomed its newest canine recruit to its Canine Corrections Academy today. The partnership with...

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Upcoming Events


First Community Credit Union Adoption Event

August 18, 2018 (10am - 12pm) -

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...

PetSmart Adoption Event

August 19, 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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