Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

News from December, 2017

GoFundMe page raises money for dog burned with boiling water

December 22, 2017
JANESVILLE, Wis. - A GoFundMe page has been set up for a dog that was burned with boiling water earlier this month. ...

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Officials: Man scalded dog with boiling water

December 18, 2017
BELOIT—Local humane society officials and law authorities say that Sunny, an 11-month-old Golden retriever dog, so far has survived severe burns after a...

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Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin will provide Janesville’s animal control through 2020

December 18, 2017
JANESVILLE—After months wondering if it would receive 2018 funding from the city, the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin is getting a better deal than...

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From Dinner Fare To Loving Home

December 6, 2017
JANESVILLE - Nine dogs in Janesville likely ate their first actual dog food this week after nearly being eaten themselves. The dogs were rescued from...

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Upcoming Events


First Community Credit Union Adoption Event

August 18, 2018 (10am - 12pm) -

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

August 19, 2018 (10am - 1pm) -

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


Update on Sunny!

I'm sure we all remember the tragic story of Sunny, the beautiful yellow lab that was scolded with boiling water and taken into custody by The Humane...

Don’t forget pets during heat waves

As the summer blazes on, the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin is reminding residents to make sure to take care of their furry friends in the hot temperatures.<...

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