Santa in a Shoebox

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Right? Tis the Season for gift giving, cookie baking, and spreading cheer. One particular event is all about making the holidays special for those in need. The local organization Santa in a Shoebox has become a holiday tradition to many families across Southeastern Wisconsin. Boxes are filled […]

Pet Care & Fireworks

4th of July weekend can be a stressful time for pets. Fireworks, sparklers, and other noise makers can cause our pets anxiety, stress, and discomfort. As pet owners, we can help our animals feel safe by helping them through these events. We reached out to two resources in the community to best help you this […]

Wisconsin Humane Society #SaferAtHome Update

We applaud the Governor and state officials for recognizing that shelters are truly essential to the welfare of the animals and people we serve. “Businesses that provide food, shelter, and other necessities of life for animals, including animal shelters, boarding, rescues, kennels, and adopting facilities” are all explicitly defined as “Essential Businesses” under the order.  […]

Dozens of Cats Rescued From Single Home

Last Thursday, WHS staff removed dozens of cats from a single home in Racine County.  It was shocking and heartbreaking to know that the cats – and the owner – had been living in such uninhabitable conditions. Feces and urine permeated nearly every surface of the home. Scared and undersocialized, the cats scrambled into holes in […]