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


2018 Annual Meeting

May 24, 2018 (6:30 pm) -

You're invited to the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin! Join us at the beautiful Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville at 6:30pm as we...

Paws for a Cause 5k Race

July 7, 2018 (10am) -

The Paws for a Cause 5K series is coming to Beloit, WI on Saturday July 7, 2018. This family/dog friendly event is a must have on your racing calendar....

News & Announcements


Rock County dog adopted after being badly burned

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV)-- After being burned and going through intense surgeries and hearing, Sunny has been adopted by a family in Janesville.

It was...

Pilot program helps students build confidence by reading to kittens

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 is...

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