Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

News from January, 2017

In need of fosters!

January 27, 2017
Kitten Baby season is upon us! We are in need of more volunteers willing to foster kittens. We get a large number of kittens, and we...

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Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin posts record high adoptions, record low euthanasia

January 14, 2017
To some people, they're just pets. To others, however, animals can be the most important aspect of their lives. That's true for the...

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Adoption rate up, euthanasia rate down to record numbers at Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

January 10, 2017
The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin announced on Tuesday that adoption rates are at an all-time high. The number of adoptions in 2016 topped 2,000, the first...

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Adoptions up nearly 20% at Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

January 10, 2017
Adoptions at the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin increased by nearly 20 percent last year, according to a release. Humane society officials said for the first...

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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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