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First HSJC Trivia Night a Success!

A huge thank you to everyone who made the Humane Society’s First Annual Trivia Night a great success! Twelve teams participated in this fun and friendly competition, with Team “Rainbows and Unicorns” coming out on top. We’d also like to thank the HSJC volunteers who assisted at this event and are always willing to go […]

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2015 Furry Friends 5k

The weather was wet and wild on May 30th, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the great folks who attended the 2nd Annual Furry Friends 5K!  470 humans and 192 dogs registered for the event, with 192 runners crossing the finish line along with many walkers and very muddy dogs.  We sincerely thank all [...] Continue Reading

Engraved Bricks & Tiles

Purchase a personalized brick for our new shelter and your compassion for animals will be written in stone!  4″ x 8″ bricks are $100 each with a maximum of 14 characters per line and up to three lines of type.  Call Lisa at 920-674-2048 to order your brick and put your “stamp” on our new […]

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NO MOM LEFT BEHIND: half price adoption fees on all mother cats!

Kittens are usually the first to be adopted and we’re very happy when they find good homes. Unfortunately, this “preference” for kittens means many wonderful adult cats are overlooked – including the mothers of all those adorable babies. That’s why we created the NO MOM LEFT BEHIND program, with half price adoption fees on all […]

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Cat Cuddlers Needed in Madison!

Are you a cat lover living in the Madison area? If so, our cats need you! We’re looking for volunteers to help care for the cats residing in our satellite adoption center at PetSmart West. If you have some time to devote to spot cleaning cages and cuddling with adoptable felines, we’d love to hear […]

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Shop Amazon Smile to Support the Shelter

Doing some shopping at Now you can shop AND help the shelter out at the same time! Just go to to designate the Humane Society of Jefferson County as your charity of choice, then every time you shop at 0.5% of your total is donated to the HSJC! You get the same great deals […]

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Help Homeless Pets Simply By Walking!

Earn money for the shelter with a free app for iPhone/Android users called Walk For a Dog. It uses your smartphone’s GPS to track how far you walk and donates money for every mile to the shelter or rescue of your choice. Whether you’re strolling alone or with your dog, please take advantage of this opportunity […]

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