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 saucy!

Hey my name is Saucy and I'm a spicy gal. I just came to WCHS from another shelter in Texas. I am all puppy with a ton of energy. My new home will need to teach me some more manners, but I already know how to sit! There can be no cats in my new ho...
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Hello, I'm bugs!

Hello everyone. My name is Bugs. I came to WCHS as a stray cat. I may be initially shy, but I am a really affectionate and chatty girl who is quite fond of facial and lower back massages. Scratch my back just before my tail or rub my cheeks near my n...
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Hi there I'm, jester!

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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Donation & Stray Intake Hours:

Monday 8am – 7pm
Tuesday 8am – 5pm
Wednesday 8am – 8pm
Thursday 8am – 5pm
Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday 8am – 5pm
Sunday Closed

Adoption & Viewing:

Monday 1pm – 7pm
Tuesday 1pm – 5pm
Wednesday 5pm – 8pm
Thursday 1pm – 5pm
Friday 1pm – 5pm
Saturday 1pm – 5pm
Sunday Closed

Surrender: By Appointment Only - please call 262-677-4388 to schedule.

Festival Of Trees

2019 Festival of Trees dates:

Saturday, December 7th- 10am-9pm

Sunday, December 8th- 10am-6pm

New this year at Festival of Trees, we are offering expanded parking and a shuttle service.

See the attached maps for additional parking locations and the shuttle’s route. Shuttles will run from 9:45am to 7pm on Saturday and 9:45am to 4pm on Sunday. The Midwest Food Group parking lot closes at 7pm on Saturday and 4pm on Sunday. There is no fee to park or ride the shuttle. Please join us for our biggest fundraising event of the year. It’s a great way to kick-off the season and get you into the holiday spirit!

Event hours: Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10am-9pm

and Sunday Dec, 8 from 10am-6pm

Purchase tickets online or at the door:$7 per adult;

$5 per senior (60+); $5 per child (4-12.).

For more information, visit or call the shelter at 262.677.4388.

On behalf of the animals, we hope to see you there!

Purchase your tickets on-line! 



Volunteers Needed: Reading with Rover & Pet-A-Pet Therapy

Volunteers needed



Help Wanted: Full-time Animal Caregiver


Full-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.  See schedule for animal care givers on employment page.

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

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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.

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

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