The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is a private nonprofit organization whose mission is to build a community where people value animals and treat them with respect and kindness. WHS has been saving the lives of animals in need for 130 years. Because of their long history of serving the Milwaukee community, they are also known as the Milwaukee Humane Society. As the largest and most recognized shelter in the state of Wisconsin, WHS offers the following specialized services:
• A comprehensive adoption program that matches homeless animals with new families; there are no time or space limits for any animals in our adoption program.
• Lifesaving medical care for nearly 20,000 animals annually, including more than 5,000 wild animals.
• A spay/neuter clinic for animals from low-income households.
• Educational programs for children and adults designed to teach respect and care for animals and to end neglect and abuse and provide information about the link between violence against animals and human violence.
• Companion animal and wildlife tip lines in addition to individual recommendations to assist the community at large.
• Manners classes for dogs and puppies.
• Furry Friend Food Program – Pet Food for Families in need, The Wisconsin Humane Society temporarily provides food for Milwaukee and Ozaukee County residents who are struggling to provide food for their animals and who demonstrate a financial need.
WHS receives no government support; they are funded through the generosity of community-minded companies and caring individuals like you!