South Wood County Humane Society provided warm and safe shelter to 1,000 + stray and unwanted dogs, cats, and small animals in 2023. Most required vaccinations, many needed behavioral rehabilitation, and some, life-saving medical treatment. Every day our shelter provides housing and care to hundreds of dogs, cats, and small animals. Your continued support is needed and appreciated as we strive to continue to improve the welfare of our community’s pets.
Supporting SWCHS allows our staff and volunteers to continue our mission of building a stronger bond between people and pets through education and outreach in the community, medical care and safe shelter for homeless animals, promotion of spay and neuter programs to reduce overpopulation, and strong adoption programs to ensure that every companion lives in a loving home.
SWCHS is not equipped to accept or lend assistance to wildlife.
Holiday Light Recycling
If you happen to have any holiday lights that are damaged/broken, we’d love to take them and recycle them! The South Wood County Humane Society has a large red dumpster outside of our facility. Feel free to swing by anytime and dispose of your lights there. By recycling your lights with us, you are supporting our mission for a happier future for our furry friends.
Dog surrender intakes are closed!
At this time, SWCHS does not have the means of kennel space for personal canine surrenders. SWCHS will still accept stray canines from our contracted areas within Wood County Wisconsin. Please be kind, patient, and understanding with staff as we are going through kennel renovations and do not have kennels to bring in dog surrenders. We do…
At Capacity for Feline Surrenders!
At this time, SWCHS does not have the means of kennel space for personal feline surrenders. SWCHS will still accept stray felines from our contracted areas within Wood County Wisconsin. Please be kind, patient, and understanding with staff as we work to get our felines adopted to open up more kennel space. If you or…
We are allowing cat walk-throughs at this time, no appointment needed. If you are interested in meeting dogs, you must have an adoption application filled out before appointments are scheduled. We are not allowing dog walk-throughs.