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Homeless dog awaits orthopedic surgery – and a new home

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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WHS Racine Campus to host anniversary party

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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Wisconsin Humane Society on pace to adopt 10,000 animals in 2013

Monday, December 30, 2013

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Be an “Angel for Animals” this holiday season

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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Ozaukee Campus offers vaccine clinic for low-income families

Monday, November 11, 2013

Ozaukee Campus offers vaccine clinic for low-income families View

Cat missing for five years reunited with owner

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Cat missing for five years reunited with owner View

You gotta be kitten me!

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The Wisconsin Humane Society is discounting its kitten adoption fees August 7-14, in an effort to find homes for the many cats and kittens flooding through their doors this summer. View

Shelter Officials Call for Vaccinations Against Parvovirus

Monday, July 29, 2013

Officials with the Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission (MADACC) and the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) are calling for people to have their dogs and puppies vaccinated against the deadly parvovirus as the number of parvo-positive dogs entering the facilities has spiked. View

Help bring hope to sweet Bella

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

You would never know by looking at her wagging tail and bright eyes that tiny Bella just had surgery. View

It’s a Wild Baby Shower and You’re Invited!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

For the entire month of July, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at the Wisconsin Humane Society is throwing a virtual wildlife baby shower to help care for the animals currently in our care. View

Keep your dog at home on the 4th of July

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

With family picnics, patriotic parades and spectacular fireworks, it’s hard to find anyone who does not like the Fourth of July holiday... unless they have fur. View

Help Honey find a home

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A 10-year-old Corgi mix originally from Oklahoma needs some extra help finding a home at the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS). View

Co-chairs of Wisconsin Humane Society gala

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The executive director of the Wisconsin Humane Society, Anne Reed, has announced that Micaela Levine and Tom St. John, and Madeleine and David Lubar, will co-chair the organization’s 2013 Paws & Claws Gala. View

Jennifer Bartolotta elected board president

Friday, May 17, 2013

Jennifer Bartolotta has been elected board president of the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS), the largest and oldest animal shelter in the state. View

WHS dog walk raises $90,000 for homeless animals

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The Wisconsin Humane Society’s first “Tails on the Trail” dog walk on Saturday, May 11 at Greenfield Park raised $90,000, far surpassing the organization’s $50,000 goal, due to the generosity of more than 700 walkers and several corporate sponsors. View

Greenfield Park Goes to the Dogs

Monday, May 6, 2013

Join the Wisconsin Humane Society for the very first “Tails on the Trail” dog walk on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Greenfield Park in West Allis. View

Pets for Life FREE Vaccine Clinic is Saturday

Saturday, April 27, 2013

The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is hosting a free vaccine clinic Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for residents of an especially low-income area of Milwaukee. View

One-eyed Miniature Pinscher “Princess” beats cancer

Friday, April 19, 2013

A little dog named Princess has escaped possible death and is now available at the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) Racine Campus. View

Last call for nominations for free kids program

Friday, April 12, 2013

The Wisconsin Humane Society Ozaukee Campus is accepting applications until Thursday, April 25 for its People Animals Learning (PAL) program. View

WHS and MADACC launch Home Stretch

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Officials with the Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission (MADACC) and the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) are launching a new joint foster program, “Home Stretch,” in order to save more stray animals in Milwaukee County. View

Adoptions Soar at Racine Campus

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Officials at the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) report that operations are running successfully in the first two months since the organization acquired the former Countryside Humane Society (CHS) in Racine. View

Saukville firefighters to get trained in pet CPR & first aid

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

A special Pet CPR & First Aid Class is being offered for firefighters from the Saukville Fire Department on Monday, March 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Wisconsin Humane Society Ozaukee Campus in Saukville. View

Wildlife photo contest

Friday, February 1, 2013

To celebrate Wisconsin's wildlife, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at the Wisconsin Humane Society is pleased to announce the return of their photo contest. View

Cold weather safety advisory

Thursday, January 17, 2013

It's the time of year Wisconsinites have come to know and love – bitter cold temperatures along with snowy and icy streets. View

WHS Racine Campus Opens Today

Monday, January 7, 2013

The Wisconsin Humane Society Racine Campus will open for animal adoptions on Monday, January 7, just one week after acquiring the former Countryside Humane Society in Racine. View

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Hope's Lights 2014

Each year we illuminate the shelter and grounds at the Wisconsin Humane Society with holiday lights in honor and in memory of special people and animals in our lives. Please help us kick off the season of giving with a gift to Hope’s Lights. Every $25 light makes a real difference in the life of an animal.

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