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


First Community Credit Union Adoption Event

October 20, 2018

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

October 21, 2018

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


Our Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest is officially OPEN!!!

Ready to show off your pet's costumed adorableness? Here is everything you need to know about getting your pet entered!

It’s "boo-tifully"...

Humane Society Plans Dog Walk

Furry friends and their owners soon will descend on Riverside Park for the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin's annual Dog Walk.

This year's walk...

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