4500 W Wisconsin Ave. * Milwaukee, WI * 1-414-264-6257
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.
Founded in 1879, the Wisconsin Humane Society has been saving the lives of animals in need for more than 140 years. WHS is a 501(c)(3) organization and operates animal shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Door and Brown Counties, as well as a spay/neuter clinic in West Allis. WHS annually serves 40,000 animals. They receive no general government funding and are not part of any national umbrella organization. As the largest shelter in the state of Wisconsin, WHS offers a variety of specialized services.