Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

News from February, 2018

Rock County Jail inmates teach and learn from dog

February 24, 2018
JANESVILLE, Wis. - Inmates at the Rock County Jail have a new furry friend helping them get through their treatment programs. Apollo is a year...

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Fundraiser Pulls in Pooches, Residents

February 20, 2018
JANESVILLE - The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin's Eighth Annual Pooch Pull showed spectators amazing feats of canine strength. The...

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Canine corrections companionship

February 18, 2018
JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - The Rock County Sheriff's office welcomed its newest canine recruit to its Canine Corrections Academy today. The partnership with...

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Beasts of burden: Pooch pull takes all kinds

February 17, 2018
JANESVILLE In the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin’s parking lot Saturday, big, fluffy dogs in crates whined and cried impatiently. People milled about,...

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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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