The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to build a community where people value animals and treat them with respect and kindness. For more than 128 years, WHS has been saving the lives of animals in need. We offer adoption services that place 9,000 animals in new homes annually, veterinary services that save thousands of lives, educational programs that instill respect for animals, behavior services to assist guardians and a myriad of other initiatives that help end suffering for animals. We depend entirely on private donations to fund our programs and rely on volunteers in nearly every department. If you are interested in adopting, volunteering, enrolling in a class, taking a tour or making a donation, check out our comprehensive web site at wihumane.org. The adoptable animals' web pages are updated every 30 minutes!
Volunteers are needed to help feed and care for orphaned wild birds in the wildlife nursery at the Wisconsin Humane Society’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center from May through September. This is a great opportunity for individuals to learn about urban wildlife and help save the lives of baby animals.
Responsibilities include feeding baby birds, preparing food and cleaning cages. Volunteers must be at least 13 years old to work without a guardian, or 12 years old with an adult guardian. No previous animal handling experience is required. The time commitment is one day per week for three hours. Four different shifts are available between 8am and 9pm, seven days a week. This is a great experience to help save local wildlife and build great relationships with other animal lovers! Upcoming orientations will be held on Sunday, May 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Danny Gokey isn’t the only Danny worthy of attention today!
The Ozaukee Humane Society, sister shelter of WHS, is beginning to see a lot of orphaned kittens – just in time for Mother’s Day, ironically. Read about the adorable orphans, Danny and Annie, who are currently being treated at the shelter. You can donate to help OHS cover the cost of not only their care, but the hundreds of other sick orphans they expect to see this season. You can even give a donation in honor of your mom for Mother’s Day! Click here for info. OHS is located at 2073 Highway W in Grafton. Call 262-377-7580 or go to www.ozaukeehumane.org for general adoption information.