NHS was authorized as a non-profit organization in 1987. NHS is funded through donations, memberships, adoption fees and fund raising. A volunteer Board of Directors establishes policies and operational guidelines. Our objectives are to place animals in good, loving homes. To provide appropriate health care for NHS animals waiting for homes. To work to nurture and train animals so that they are adoptable. To educate the public on humane treatment of animals. To administer a spay/neuter assistance program. To provide a pet visitation program to local nursing homes. To provide a pet education program for area schools and the general public. To work cooperatively with the Sawyer County Dog Pound and the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation Animal Control (which are independent of NHS). To network community Resources to meet the needs of animals. To provide a pet food shelf for families in need. To operate the NHS Shelter.
Come Meet Our Pets...
We are located at 10812N O' Brien Hill Road approximately 4 miles east of Hayward, WI off of Hwy 77. Our hours are Monday thru Saturday from 11am to 3pm and closed on Sundays.
Our Adoption Process...
NHS works to place animals in good, loving homes. Potential families must complete a pre-adoption application. References are required and checked. There may be a 24 to 48 hour waiting period before adoption is finalized. All responsible adults in the family must be in agreement. The goal of NHS is for each adoption to be permanent.
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