Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

News from December, 2016

It’s a girl – and another girl

December 27, 2016
Babs wasn’t always Babs.  At first we called her, “Cal” because we thought one of the two cats that were...

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Copycats: The gift of adoption

December 16, 2016
Rebecca Kanable - Cali is sitting on my lap as I write this column. She’s not a cat that likes to be held,...

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Striegel family light show hits its tenth year, continues raising money for humane society

December 15, 2016
JANESVILLE—Some people take Christmas decorations more seriously than others. The Striegel family takes exterior illumination to a high level and for a good...

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Copycats: Responsible pet ownership

December 12, 2016
Not having had cats before, we aren’t always sure what to do to with them, but we want make sure we’re...

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Upcoming Events


Mutts and Martinis

December 14, 2017 (6 - 9pm) -

Join the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin for Mutts & Martinis, a night of specialty martinis, appetizers, raffle items, and live music, December 14th from 6-9pm.<...

Petco Adoption Event

January 6, 2018 (11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) - January 7, 2018

Come meet your new best friend! Our amazing volunteers we be out at Janesville Petco with some pets available for adoption! If you can’t adopt, don...

News & Announcements


From Dinner Fare To Loving Home

JANESVILLE - Nine dogs in Janesville likely ate their first actual dog food this week after nearly being eaten themselves.

The dogs were rescued from a...

Humane Society takes in dogs rescued from South Korean meat farm

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Nine dogs destined for the South Korean meat market were adjusting to life in southern Wisconsin Tuesday.

The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin...

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