Holiday Pet Wishes!
Dec 1-31 

Our shelter animals have made a few wishes for what they’d like this holiday season! These simple yet special items dramatically improve the comfort and care for the animals while they're at the shelter. 

Please help make a homeless cat, dog, or little critter's wish come true by choosing a Holiday Pet Wish from our tree (located in the lobby) and donating the items listed on the back!

Can't make it into the shelter but still want to help? Purchase items off of our Amazon Wishlist, which can be delivered right to the SCHS! 618 Hwy 136 Baraboo, WI 53913

Please help us make our shelter animals holiday season cheery and bright!


 Pet of the Week


Sasha is a nine year old Rat Terrier mix.  She was adopted nine years ago from another shelter but was brought to the SCHS when her owners decided they no longer wanted her.  Although initially shy, Sasha is a wonderful, playful little dog who enjoys being around people.  She especially likes treats and knows several commands.  She lived with cats and other dogs and walks nicely on a leash.  Sasha is spayed and up to date on all initial vaccinations.

Pet of the Week

Little Man

Little Man is a three-year-old domestic shorthair who has been at the shelter way too long.  He was abandoned by his previous owner and then brought to the shelter.  Little Man is a very laid back cat who loves to be petted and hang out with people.  He is the perfect lap cat, willing to sit and cuddle for as long as someone will let him.  Little Man is neutered and up to date on initial vaccinations.

The Sauk County Humane Society (SCHS) is an open admission shelter; no animal is ever turned away.

 We provide comfort and care to more than 2300 animals each year and turn no animal away. We provide rescue, adoptions, pet lost & found, emergency assistance to low-income pet owners, community programs, and humane education.

Click on the About Us tab to learn more!

  2015 Calendars Have Arrived!!!


Get yours today for only $10!

These make great birthday, holiday, and just because gifts.

Stop by the shelter or one of the following locations today!

• Baraboo Valley Veterinary Clinic
• Gavin Brothers Auctioneers LLC
• The Grainery
• Jen’s Alpine Café & Soup Kitchen
• The Jewlers Edge LLC
• Minuteman Press
• Wild Bird Barn
• Hill Dale Veterinary Hospital

Reedsburg/La Valle
• Reedsburg Small Animal Clinic
• RE/MAX Preferred-Julie Alibrando
• River Valley Veterinary Clinic
• Sunrise Veterinary Services
• Susie’s Petpourii

Wisconsin Dells/Lake Delton
• Dells Animal Hospital
• Noble Hound
• Pine Knoll Veterinary Clinic

Sauk City/Prairie du Sac
• Sauk Prairie Small Animal Hospital
• Cayuse Shop

• Mounds Pet Food Warehouse

 Have You Ever Thought About Fostering?

Everyone enjoys hearing the updates, and seeing the wonderful pictures we receive from our volunteers while they have foster animals in their homes, then witnessing the wonderful adoptions at the shelter, right? Now it could be your turn to be a part of this process! Are you interested in helping us save and care for more cats, kittens, puppies and/or dogs simply by opening up your home? Have you thought about it, but weren't sure exactly what fostering entails? Now is the PEFECT time to ask! As a volunteer at the Sauk County Humane Society, you have a wonderful and rewarding opportunity to directly help the lives of animals that come through our door.
The need for committed foster families is especially urgent from spring to fall, known in the animal shelter world as "kitten season." Cats (and many animals in general) tend to breed in warm weather, which means local animal shelters get flooded with litters, sometimes accompanied by their moms, but very often orphaned. These babies can't stay in the shelters--their undeveloped immune systems make them susceptible to diseases carried by other animals.
Fostering in a home environment where they are able to grow and thrive makes a world of a difference to these animals. You are saving lives and creating a positive outcome for these innocent creatures! The shelter is always taking applications for foster families, but ESPECIALLY now! Already have animals at home? That's okay! You can have current pets at home and still foster dogs/cats. Call at the shelter at 356-2520 or send the Volunteer Coordinator an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll work to get you on the fast track to becoming a foster parent!

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Sauk County Humane Society

618 Highway 136
Baraboo, WI 53913

Phone: (608) 356-2520
Fax (608) 356-2519
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The Shelter is located in West Baraboo at 618 Hwy 136, just west of Walgreens and next to the Sauk County Highway Department.

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NEW HOURS 8/1/2013

Building/Animal Drop-off Hours

Mon. Wed. Fri.  8am-6pm
Tues. Sat. Sun.  8am-5pm
Thurs. 8am-8pm

Animal Viewing Hours

Mon. Wed. Fri. 12pm-5pm
Thurs. 12pm-7pm
Sat. Sun. 11am-4pm
Closed Tues.

After Hours

If you have an animal emergency or found an animal, please contact Sauk County Dispatch at 355-4495

Upcoming Events

Sat Jan 03 @11:00AM - 02:00PM
Sat Feb 07 @11:00AM - 02:00PM
Sat Mar 07 @11:00AM - 02:00PM


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