Rescue Spotlight: Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County

The COVID-19 pandemic has actually profoundly impacted the lives of both individuals and animals. With physical distancing procedures in location, more people staying at house, stores closing or failing, fur parents unable to look after their family pets, it has actually ended up being significantly harder for animals to discover food or appropriate care and shelter. It’s a good thing that rescue companies like the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County are offering these animals a lifeline and a 2nd possibility at life.

In this short article, let’s take a look at how HAWS has actually made a distinction in both the lives of animals and their community.

Mission Statement

The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, Inc. leads the neighborhood in animal welfare and ensures sanctuary for animals in need.

About HAWS of Waukesha County

HAWS was established in 1965 by a group of Waukesha County citizens who felt the need for a gentle shelter where homeless and roaming animals can have a 2nd opportunity. As of this writing, HAWS has actually assisted more than 8000 animals and welcomes more than 35,000 human visitors each year.

HAWS is an open admission shelter. They accept animals regardless of age, type, health, or temperament. The organization’s complete gentle society provides programs and services such as dog training, spay/neuter, minor medical and oral procedures, animal adoption and re-homing, educational programs for children, seminars for grownups with a range of topics such as pet care and managing habits concerns, community pet pantry, and more.

How Does HAWS Operate

The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit company and funded mainly by contributions and fundraising events. Presently, HAWS has more than 40 team member, 500+ volunteers, 1000+ members, and 3000+ active donors.

How HAWS Benefits the Animals and Serves the Community Even throughout the COVID-19 crisis, HAWS of Waukesha County stayed open and continues to serve the neighborhood by offering short-term shelters for family pet owners in requirement, a totally free family pet kitchen, animal rescue, virtual adoptions, and animal transportations from other shelters. Their newest transportation was a partnership with Wings of Rescue, inviting 40 animals to their shelter after Hurricane Laura ruined their Louisiana-based shelter.

How Did Michelle Milford Get Involved With HAWS Michelle Milford is the Development Assistant for HAWS of Waukesha County and submitted her company for our Rescue Spotlight Program. When asked how she got included with the company, she said, “I have actually constantly needed 3 things out of a job: one, a sense of fulfillment in my duties. 2, being enthusiastic about the mission, and three, take pleasure in concerning work each early morning. HAWS checks all those boxes for me!”

How You Can Help

There are many ways you can support HAWS’s mission. Donations of money and supplies are both accepted. Funds are utilized to spend for the animals’veterinary care, and purchase food, beds, and toys for them.

These funds are also used to support the organization’s academic and outreach programs.

If you wish to provide an assisting hand, you can:

Upcoming Events

Pawstruck Rescue Spotlight Features HAWS of Waukesha County

Haws needs your aid to support their work! Their yearly charity event Pleased Tails 2020: An Evening to Benefit Haws is set for October 23, 2020 at 7pm. It’s the shelter’s very first gala participated in by family pets and their households. It’s 100 %virtual, great deals of fun things to look forward to, and a great method to socialize with your furry buddy from the conveniences of your house. Registration is now open and will nearby October 19, 2020. Contact If you have concerns or require more info, please do not hesitate to call the Humane AnimalWelfare

Society of Waukesha County:

Phone:(262 )542 8851

Email: offic[email protected]



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