Posted inEnvironment, Local news

Algae Fatal To Dogs Found In Wisconsin: Health Officials

WISCONSIN —The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says toxic blue-green algae has been reported blooming in a number of Wisconsin lakes, prompting shutdowns at some beaches and recreation areas. State officials say there is no method to control or mitigate a bloom once it has started. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says that the […]

Posted inGovernment

Newly Proposed DATCP Rules Put Thousands of Dogs and Puppies at Risk

WISCONSIN – The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) and other shelters statewide are voicing strong opposition to newly proposed Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) regulations that they believe will have a devasting effect on homeless dogs and Wisconsin families. WHS is asking supporters to email Angela Fisher ( at DATCP with any concerns […]

Posted inCommunity, Pets

Wisconsin Humane Society Announces $500,000 Matching Gift Challenge for New Animal Shelter

The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) announced a matching gift challenge in their efforts to raise money for a new animal shelter. An anonymous donor is going to match all monetary donations and pledges dollar-for-dollar up to $500,000 made through October 31, 2019. So far in their fundraising efforts, WHS have raised $4.9 million. With a […]