Join Us In Our Mission

The mission of The Washington County Humane Society is to protect animals from suffering and cruelty, to provide care for animals afflicted by neglect and abandonment, and to enhance the lives of animals and people through education, adoption and compassion.

Animal Viewing Hours

Monday 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. Friday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday Closed
Thursday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Map and Directions >>

Featured Animals

I'm danny zuko!

Hey - I am Danny Zuko and I am pretty handsome in my blue coat. I came to WCHS from MADACC (Milwaukee Area Domestic Area Control Commission) where I was a stray. I am good with other dogs but I may be a bit picky about who my friends are. I prefer sm...
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I'm ferris!

Cute and playful, kittens are bound to bring life to any home! These high energy felines are great additions to families with time to dedicate to playing and helping the kittens learn and grow. Having another young cat or kitten as a playmate for eac...
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Hello, I'm buddy!

Frisky, curious, tenacious, and absolute comedians! This describes ferrets to a T. Ferrets make wonderful, highly interactive, fun pets for families with a sense of humor and love for adventure. On average ferrets live between 6-8 years and retain th...
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Desperately Needed

These are the items that we are in desperate need of: 

  • Non-scoopable Litter
  • Paper Towel
  • Toilet Paper
  • 13 Gallon, 30-33 Gallon and 55 Gallon Garbage Bags
  • Q-tips
  • SD Cards (any size or brand)
  • Small Bites Dog Food
  • Canned Cat Food (Pate')
  • 9" x 12" Clip Boards


Scent Games


Saturday, November 5th

Noon to 3pm


Do you have a crazy young dog that needs focus and exercise?  An old or injured dog that still needs something to do in lieu of exercise? An anxious dog that needs to stop worrying and build confidence?  Something to do inside when the weather is bad?   Then this class is for you.

Humans primarily use sight to navigate the world…dogs use smell.  Engaging this sense organ will utilize both mental and physical energy, help improve focus and confidence, reduce anxiety, stimulate problem solving ability, and give you and your dog a fun and low impact exercise that can be done at any age, physical ability, or weather condition.  This class is designed to give you the basic foundations to get your dog to use his nose and brain to build his hunt drive and find things in a home setting.  With these foundation skills, you can do the games presented in class and create new ones yourself.



Cost:  $30

Instructor: Mary

Class size limited to 8 dogs (multiple family members welcome and encouraged)

Must bring:  flat collar, 6-10 ft lead, lots of small high value treats, couple of dogs favorite toys

Dogs should be over 6 months, up to date on shots, and have some basic obedience skills.


Employment Opportunities



The Washington County Humane Society has one part-time receptionist position open.  Applicants must have a high school diploma, as well as excellent computer skills, customer service experience, good communication and organizational skills and the ability to handle a multi-line phone system.  The work environment is fast-paced and one must be able to handle multi-tasks.  The hours are Monday nights from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m, Wednesday nights from 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. and three Saturday afternoons a month from 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Applications can be filled out at WCHS, 3650 State Road 60, Slinger, WI  53086 or online at no later than Friday, October 21st, 2016.  No phone calls, please.


Volunteer Coordinator

The Washington County Humane Society is seeking a mature individual to interview, schedule and oversee our volunteer program.  Position requires strong interpersonal and writing skills, and the ability to be flexible and a team player.   This person will also be involved in scheduling and participating in community outreach, fundraising events and other duties as necessary.

Good organizational, telephone and data entry skills necessary.  Must have ability to speak in front of groups and possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license.  Supervisory experience preferred.  Position reports to Office Manager.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Part-time hours are 9 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday with one Saturday every 2 months.   If interested, please submit resume with salary requirements no later than Saturday, October 29th to WCHS, 3650 State Road 60, Slinger, WI   53086.   No phone calls, please.


Part-time Animal Care Giver

WCHS is seeking animal lovers to work in our kennel and animal viewing areas. Your responsibilities will include the daily care, feeding, and medicating of the animals in our care, from large dogs down to small rodents. Experienced animal handling is a plus. In addition, you will be expected to keep the many areas of the shelter sanitized, clean, organized and working properly. Attention to detail and good communication skills are absolutely vital. You should be comfortable lifting both heavy dogs and large bags of dog food (50+ lbs), and be in good physical condition. You also must have excellent customer service skills as you will deal with the public daily. This is a fast paced, quick thinking environment and being a mature, responsible team player is essential.  Applicants must be 18 years or older with a valid drivers license, a good driving record, and a high school diploma or GED.

Part-time Schedule:

  • Monday: 5pm-7:30pm
  • Wednesday: 3pm-8:30pm
  • Saturday: 8am-5:30pm
  • Sunday: 8am-12:00pm & 3:30pm-5pm

(Sunday’s ending hours are in approximation only.  It is possible that some days you may leave earlier or later than the listed hours.  You may not leave until all of the duties are completed.)  

Part-time employees will have one weekend off a month.

Employment Application



TNR Homes Needed


Do you have a barn or out building where you need a little rodent control? Or perhaps you’d just like to have some feline friends on your property? Look no further, WCHS is looking for OUTDOOR cat homes for our feral (unfriendly) cats that others unfortunately can’t put back on their property.

The qualifications to “adopt” are:

    • Barn/Out building where the cats can be safe from harsh weathers/seek shelter from predators
    • Ability to do a 2-3 week quarantine for each new cat in a room/crate they cat cannot get out of
    • Provide food and water
    • The new caretaker should want to make verbal attempts to bond with them. Even though these cats are not friendly in shelter environments, they may become friendly to the caretakers.

All cats put through our TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return) program get spayed/neutered, a left ear tip, which signifies they are part of an outdoor community that is cared for and have been fixed, and a rabies shot (depended on age/weight).  All of this comes at no cost to you if you are in Washington County!

Interested? Call WCHS at 262-677-4388 and ask for Jessie or Tina for more details!



Ways to help…

**Please note: your donation will be going to The Washington County Humane Society in WISCONSIN.**

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