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You make all the difference. Here is how you can help:
• Join the Member Page of the ASPCA $100K Challenge and become a friend of the Wisconsin Humane Society. Make sure to post comments.
• Follow WiscHumane on Twitter and become a Facebook Fan of the Wisconsin Humane Society.
• Adopt! During August, September and October, we will be holding numerous adoption promotions. Considering adding a new furry friend to your family? There is no better time!
Kids Day at WHS
Bring your kids for some Halloween fun for Kids Day on Friday, October 29. There will be pumpkin decorating, a scavenger hunt, temporary tattoos, free candy for every costumed kid, a coloring contest and a Halloween parade of adoptable dogs at 1:00 p.m.
October Wednesday Discounts
Every Wednesday during the month of October, all dog, kitten and puppy adoption fees will be reduced by 25%. A free tote will also be offered with the adoption of each adult cat.
$75 Adoption Fees in September for Kittens!
During the month of September, all kitten adoption fees will be discounted to $75. All kittens are still spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and go home with a certificate for a free veterinary exam and 30 days of pet health insurance. As usual, the fee for adult cats is entirely waived.
Labors of our Loves
Celebrating Industrious Dogs this Labor Day Weekend
On Saturday and Sunday, the Wisconsin and Ozaukee Humane Societies are celebrating the Labor Day weekend with a “Labors of our Loves” promotion. We’re celebrating the animals in our lives who double as our personal trainers, dishwashers, psychiatrists and more...
Anyone who brings in a pet food item will get a discount coupon for any item in our retail store, Animal Antics. And all month long, the fee for kittens has been reduced to only $75. WHS has many puppies and kittens available right now, so they’re hoping to be busy this weekend. With many people off work on Monday, it’s a perfect time to adopt and spend some quality time welcoming a new companion into your life!
Every Wednesday during the month of August, all canine and feline adoption fees will be reduced by 25%. A free tote will also be offered with the adoption of each adult cat.
Luck of the Irish
Every puppy, dog and kitten adopter will get a chance to win a prize or discounts ranging from 25-100% off their adoption fee. In honor of Irish Fest, this promotion runs Friday, August 20 through Sunday, August 22. *Please note, no phone holds will be accepted during this promotion.
From August 13 through 15, anyone adopting an adult cat will have the opportunity to pick a coupon for a discount of 5-15% off their entire purchase in Animal Antics, the Wisconsin Humane Society retail store. Adopters will be able to take home goodies for their new adult cat companion in a beautifully designed and ecologically minded recycled tote bag. The Wisconsin Humane Society is hoping to find homes for 55 felines this weekend. Click here to learn more.
Puppies celebrated the Wisconsin State Fair this morning at WHS! Learn more here or check out these puppies in action!
Adoption Record Broken!
Wow. The Wisconsin and Ozaukee Humane Societies placed 86 animals in new homes on Sunday! Droves of adopters turned out for the ASPCA 100K Challenge Kickoff Adopt-a-thon and dogs enjoyed bobbing for hot dogs, a bone dig, agility and Pupcasso Paw Paintings.
The Adopt-a-thon continued Monday and a total of 120 adoptions were made by the end of the day! Go to the ASPCA blog to see more pics.
ASPCA Kickoff Adopt-a-thon: August 1 & 2!!!
WHAT? Bring your whole family (including socialized dogs!) to the ASPCA Kickoff Adopt-a-Thon
WHEN? Sunday and Monday, August 1 and 2; Activities will run from 10-4 both days; we are open Sunday for adoptions 10-6 and Monday from 10-9.
WHERE? Wisconsin Humane Society, 4500 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee
WHY? Enjoy these great activities, and more:
- A bone dig, agility course, bobbing for hot dogs and Pupcasso Paw Paintings
- Kids crafts, face painting and scavenger hunt
- Pizza by Streetza Pizza on Sunday from 1:00-3:00 pm
- Donation drive of wishlist supplies
- Our First TweetUp! Meet up with fellow Twitter members during the #ASPCA100K4WHS TweetUp on Sunday, August 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register for the TweetUp.
During the Adopt-a-thon, the adoption fee for all puppies, dogs, and kittens
will be 50% OFF for the first 100 adoptions.
As usual, the adoption fee for adult cats will be entirely waived.
*There will be no holds taken for animals on August 1-2.
OHS will be at PetSmart in Grafton on August 1!
Join the Ozaukee Humane Society on August 1 (and every Sunday through October) at the PetSmart in Grafton to meet and adopt wonderful companion animals and help raise awareness for the 100K Challenge! Check out ozaukeehumane.org for more details.
ABOUT THE CONTEST
Wisconsin Humane Society Takes on ASPCA Challenge to Save Lives:
Winning Shelter to Receive $100,000 ASPCA Grant
The Wisconsin Humane Society has been chosen to participate in the Save More Lives – ASPCA $100K Challenge, competing for a $100,000 grant from the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).
The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) will be competing against other shelters across the country during the months of August, September, and October for two prizes. $100,000 will go to the shelter that achieves the greatest increase in lives saved over the three month period. $25,000 will go to the shelter that engages the largest number of members of the community who help in saving more lives. WHS has to have at least 300 more cat and dog adoptions than they did in the same period in 2009 to qualify for any prizes.
Plans are in the making for creative ways to increase the number of adoptions at the shelter and market this fabulous promotion to Southeastern Wisconsin. Sign up for the Howler e-newsletter to keep updated on the ASPCA $100K Challenge.
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