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


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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