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Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS) Animal rescue in Waukesha, WI

HAWS is a non-profit organization established in 1965 that assists over 6,000 animals each year and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually. As an “open admissions” shelter, we accept animals regardless of age, health, temperament or breed. Our active humane education department offers programs and services that promote responsible pet ownership, preventing animal abuse and neglect in our community and beyond.

HAWS promotes the humane care and treatment of all animals, in support of cooperative humane efforts throughout the state of Wisconsin. HAWS is a member of the Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies, and not affiliated with any other local or national humane society.

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701 Northview Rd
Waukesha, WI 53188
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701 Northview Rd

Waukesha, WI 53188

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Adoptable pets at Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS)

We'll also keep you updated on Cookie Cake's adoption status with email updates.
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Cookie Cake

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Kitten
Waukesha, WI
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Ice Cream Cake

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Kitten
Waukesha, WI
We'll also keep you updated on Mooshie's adoption status with email updates.
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Mooshie

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Waukesha, WI
We'll also keep you updated on Pepper's adoption status with email updates.
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Pepper

Havana

Female, Adult
Waukesha, WI
We'll also keep you updated on Takota's adoption status with email updates.
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Takota

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Waukesha, WI
We'll also keep you updated on Nova's adoption status with email updates.
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Nova

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Young
Waukesha, WI
We'll also keep you updated on Brock's adoption status with email updates.
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Brock

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Kitten
Waukesha, WI
We'll also keep you updated on Schwartz's adoption status with email updates.
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Schwartz

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Kitten
Waukesha, WI

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Waukesha County

Additional adoption info

Adoption fee for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens are based on age. Small Animals are based on species. Required spay or neuter surgery, basic vaccinations, and microchipping are included in adoption fees for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens. All adoption fees are subject to applicable state and local taxes.

Pets at shelters & rescues near Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS)

Pitter Patter Animal Rescue Inc

Foster Based,
Silver Lake, WI 53170

Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin - PetSmart

2700 Potomac Place, Unit 100,
Janesville, WI 53545

We'll also keep you updated on JOSS's adoption status with email updates.
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JOSS

Domestic Shorthair/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Adult
Slinger, WI
We'll also keep you updated on Madrigal's adoption status with email updates.
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Madrigal

Australian Shepherd

Female, Puppy
Grayslake, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Emmett's adoption status with email updates.
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Emmett

Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier

Male, 3 mos
Hainesville, IL
We'll also keep you updated on **ELIAS**'s adoption status with email updates.
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**ELIAS**

Labrador Retriever/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

Male, Puppy
Genesee Depot, WI
We'll also keep you updated on Ash $450's adoption status with email updates.
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Ash $450

Labrador Retriever

Male, 6 mos
West Milwaukee, WI
We'll also keep you updated on Dijon's adoption status with email updates.
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Dijon

Labrador Retriever

Male, 1 yr 2 mos
Union Grove, WI

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