The Wisconsin Humane Society (W.H.S)

W.H.S. is a non-profit organization and has been saving animals in need for over 130 years. Browse their website to find information on a variety of educational topics, how to donate, and of course how to add one of these furry friends to your loving home!

4500 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Ph: (414)264-6257 (ANIMALS)

Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission (MADACC)

MADACC provides animal regulation and care services which protect the health, public safety and welfare of people and animals in Milwaukee County. Open 7 days a week - they rescue, house, and provide veterinary care to over 13,00 stray and unwanted animals each year.

If you are looking for a lost pet, please contact MADACC!

MADACC is also linked to BAD - Battle Against Dogfighting This is a city wide program dedicated to protecting dogs from the horrific act of fighting and educating the public on this ever raising issue. If you suspect dog fighting or even abuse is taking place, please don't hesitate to call the anonymous tip line at 1-877-847-4787.

3839 W. Burnham St.
West Milwaukee, WI 53215
Ph: (414)649-8640

Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Elmbrook Humane Society (E.B.H.S.)

The mission of E.B.H.S. is to promote the human-animal bond through adoption and education, to provide shelter to homeless animals, and to prevent animal cruelty and neglect.

20950 Enterprise Ave.
Brookfield, WI 53045
Ph: (262) 782-9261

The Ozaukee Humane Society (O.H.S)

This campus is an extension of the Wisconsin Humane Society. Working closely together (although also individually) enables both humane societies to cover more area is Wisconsin.

630 W. Dekora St.
Saukville, WI 53080
Ph: (262) 377-7580

The Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS)

HAWS is a non-profit organization established in 1965 and assists over 6,000 animals each year. Their facility welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually. HAWS is an "open admissions" shelter and never turn a pet away!

701 Northview Rd.
Waukesha, WI 53188
Ph: (262) 542-8851
Ph: (262) 542-8853

The Humane Society of the United States(HSUS)

HSUS is the nation's largest animal protection organization. They work to reduce suffering and improve the lives of all animals by advocating for better laws; investigating animal cruelty; conducting campaigns to reform industries; performing animal rescue and emergency response; and providing care to animals through our sanctuaries, emergency shelters, wildlife rehabilitation centers, and clinics.

2100 L St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
Ph: (202) 452-1100

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(Eastern Time)

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

Founded in 1866, the ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Although the ASPCA is located in New York, it's site is packed with educational information and local news from your city! Learn about fighting animal cruelty, pet care and special events.

Feel free to write the ASPCA at:
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
424 E. 92nd St
New York, NY 10128-6804
Ph: (212) 876-7700
Please visit the website for additional contact numbers

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Second Hand Purrs Cat Shelter

A non-profit, NO KILL cat shelter located in Milwaukee, WI. They have over 24 years of combined volunteering experience with other no-kill organizations in the Milwaukee area.

4300 South Howell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Ph: (414)727-PURR

Thursday 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 Am - 3:00 PM

Happy Endings

Happy Ending is a non-profit, NO KILL cat shelter. It was founded in 1994 by 3 women with 2 cages. It now runs solely on volunteers and places, on average, 200 cats a year. All cats are spayed/neutered prior to adoption.

5349 West Forest Home Avenue
Milwaukee, WI, 53220

Visit Times:
Thursday: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Brew City Bully Club (BCBC)

BCBC's mission is to rehabilitate the reputation of Pit Bulls while reducing fear in the community. A couple of their objectives are Community Awareness, Owner support, and Fostering/Adoption. Operated by a small group of volunteers and established in 2008, BCBC has spayed/neutered over an average of 176 dogs.

PO Box 26041
Wauwatosa, WI 53226-0041
Ph: (262) 533 - 3057

Pug Hugs, Inc. -A.K.A.- Milwaukee Pug Fest

This is a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Wisconsin. Pug Fest is held once a year in Milwaukee or a surrounding area to educate, inspire and to just plan have fun!

Potential fosters and adopters may contact: