Found Animals

Intake Hours

WCHS is only able to take in animals that are found in Washington County. If you found an animal in a different county, please contact that local humane society as the owner will not be looking for their animal at a different humane society.

Stray Intake Hours

Monday- 8:00 am-7:00pm

Tuesday- 8:00 am-5:00pm
Wednesday- 8:00am-8:00pm
Thursday- 8:00 am-5:00pm
Friday- 8:00 am-5:00pm
Saturday- 8:00 am-7:00pm
Every day the staff is on lunch from 12:00pm-1:00pm

Stray After Hours

Germantown Police- 262-253-7780

Hartford Police- 262-673-2600
Jackson Police- 262-677-4949
Kewaskum Police- 262-626-2323
Slinger Police- 262-644-6441
West Bend Police- 262-335-5000
For all other areas please call:

Washington County Sheriff Department 262-335-4411

If you found a dog:

If you found a kitten

Use our chart to determine what is best for the kitten.

Many times it will be best for kittens under 6 weeks old to stay where they are found. Rarely are found kittens completely abandoned by their mothers. Feral mothers will typically only come around certain times so they don’t attract predators to the kittens. 

For more information on caring for orphaned kittens use our helpful links:

If you found a cat

If you found wildlife:

If you need to call a wildlife rehabilitator, please leave a message and allow time for them to call you back. They are likely on the phone with another person, tending to a new intake, or it could be feeding time.

Wanakia Wildlife- 414-803-0388
Wild birds, ducks, swans, geese
Birds of Prey
Wild pigeons/doves

Pineview- 262-692-9021
Birds of Prey

Jolyn Kuban- 262-388-2972
Orphaned raccoons