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

Hello, I'm daisy!

Howdy, my name is Daisy and I am a gal who knows what I like. I came to WCHS as a stray and I have to admit I do like to wander. You see, as a hound dog, I have a magnificent nose and when I find something interesting I will follow it for miles. So I...
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Meet ginger!

My name is Ginger. I was surrendered to WCHS because my previous owner went into a nursing home. I'm a little confused on what's going on I am a bit shy and will need time to adjust to a new that is quiet/calm. Once I open up I...
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Hi there I'm, mokie!

Hippity, hoppity and a little bit of floppity! Have you ever considered adding a little spring into your household? Rabbits make wonderful pets and can normally be easily litterbox trained. A rabbit will typically live 9-12 years, providing they are ...
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Foster Homes Needed

We are in desperate need of foster homes for our cats and dogs … if you can help we would really appreciate it.  For more information please check out our Volunteer/Foster Home Page.

Please note:  Foster Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.




Volunteer Application Form


Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Jessica at 262-677-0731 or

Employment Opportunities


Full-time and part-time caregiver positions. The responsibilities include daily care, feeding, and medicating of animals, as well as daily shelter sanitizing, cleaning, and heavy lifting. Full time applicants must be 18 years or older with a high school diploma or GED, valid driver’s license, and good driving record. Part time applicants must be 16 years or older.  See schedule for animal care givers below:

Applications can be filled out at WCHS, 3650 State Road 60, Slinger, WI 53086 or online. No phone calls please.


Full-time Schedule: 

  • Monday: 8am-5:30pm

  • Tuesday: 8am-5:30pm

  • Wednesday: 8am-5:30pm

  • Thursday: 8am-5:30pm

  • Friday: 8am-5:30pm

  • Saturday: 8am-5:30pm*

  • Sunday: 8am-12:00pm & 3:30pm-5pm*

*Full-time employees will work 4 full days and 1 half day per week. You will also be required to work 1, occasionally 2, Saturdays and Sunday’s per month.

(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 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



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Saturday, September 8th

Jackson Park in Jackson



Please Note:  On-line registration is OPEN!  Or feel free to download a registration form … drop it in the mail or bring it into the shelter!

Click here for directions on how to get to Jackson Park in Jackson (Washington County)



    • No charge games for your dog: Musical Mats, Bobbing for Biscuits, and Muffin Tin Brain Game

    • Visit our vendors.

    • Run thru Mini Agility Course with your dog.

    • Paw-Casso - For a nominal fee, your dog can create his/her own beautiful artwork.

    • Food available for human attendees.


Are you ready for some fun?  Whether you join the walk or run the walk … or you just want to grab a picnic table and enjoy the food, shop the vendors and tap your toes to the music.  Let’s all show our support for the homeless animals that enter the doors of The Washington County Humane Society.  Don’t forget we have an awesome selection of raffle items – so why not take a chance and help support WCHS!




Ways to help…


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

We also accept PayPal!

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AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to The Washington County Humane Society.

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