Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

News from October, 2017

Animal control money services in limbo

October 30, 2017
JANESVILLE—The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin isn't guaranteed $125,000 from the city for 2018 animal control services after all, though it likely will end...

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City, humane society at impasse over cost of animal control

October 23, 2017
JANESVILLE—The city of Janesville and the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin have reached an impasse. On Tuesday, the Janesville City Council debated halving...

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Viral tearjerker story of puppy thrown into Rock River debunked by Janesville police

October 16, 2017
It was a story with all the makings of a heartwarming family flick: a heartless owner throws a cute puppy off a bridge into...

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Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin sponsors free pet adoption event

October 9, 2017
JANESVILLE—The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin has planned a free adoption event this weekend in Janesville. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday,...

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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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