Oshkosh Area Humane Society
Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
1925 Shelter Ct.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Pets at Our Shelter:
Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:Oshkosh and surrounding Winnebago County
About Our Shelter:The Oshkosh Area Humane Society, Inc. is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to providing shelter and care to stray, unwanted or abandoned cats and dogs in the Oshkosh area. Founded on the principal of compassionate care, the organization is committed to assisting the community by helping place animals in healthy, humane surroundings while providing education and information about responsible pet ownership to all the members of our community.
Come Meet our Pets:The Oshkosh Area Humane Society is located at 1925 Shelter Court in Oshkosh. Take Bowen St. just north of Murdock to Doctors Court. From Doctors Court take a left to Shelter Court.
The Oshkosh Area Humane Society hours are:
Tuesday and Wednesday Noon - 6 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Closed Sundays, Mondays and Holidays
Our Adoption Process:It is important to the Oshkosh Area Humane Society to find “forever” homes, one owner for the rest of an animal’s life. To find just the right match for both family and pet, we ask that everyone who is interested in adopting a pet be willing to do the following:
Spend quality time with the chosen animal.
Visit the animal – all members of the household.
Complete the adoption application.
Comply with our requirements based on the chosen animal.
Prepay for spay or neuter as well as rabies vaccinations if the animal is not altered or current.
Attend an appointment with an adoption counselor at the time of pick up.
Un-altered puppies and dogs: $75 with prepay for surgery required
Altered mixed breed adult dogs: $100
Altered puppies, pure bred dogs and some small breed dogs: $150
Dogs with special needs: $35
Altered cats and kittens: $50
Un-altered cats and kittens: $35 with prepay of surgery required
Cats three years of age and up: Fee is waived
Reimbursement for rabies vaccination may be required in addition to adoption fee
Adopters are required to prepay the cost of having the rabbit altered at their vet prior to adoption if it is unaltered at the time of adoption.
Special Program Fees
The Oshkosh Area Humane Society has special programs that adopters may be qualified to participate in, thereby reducing adoption fees.
Buddy Program: Adopt one cat and get the second for an additional $10.
Senior Pets: Adoption fees for animals five years and older will be reduced $20.
Pets for People: Adopters 60 years and older receive $50 off the adoption fee.
Ladies Benevolent Society Fund: Seniors on a fixed income finding the adoption fee a hardship will have the adoption fee waived.