We are an open admission shelter; no animal is ever turned away no matter what its age, condition, extent of injuries, or behavior.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Sauk County Humane Society is to encourage responsible treatment of animals through:

  • preventing cruelty to animals
  • finding homes for animals
  • promoting spay-neutering efforts, and
  • extending humane education and outreach.

SCHS Services Provided to Sauk County Communities

  • serves as an open-door shelter for all animals
  • cares for about 2,100 animals each year
  • provides Animal Control services for the County – about 600 calls each year
  • adopts out about 460 pets each year
  • educates over 2,000 children each year about safety around pets
  • works to reduce pet over-population in our area
  • offers a low cost spay/neuter clinic for cats and dogs
  • quarantines bite case animals
  • serves as a resource for pet owners seeking advice on pet issues
  • has (limited) Josh Diehm Veterinarian Costs assistance funds for qualifying individuals
  • provides talks on bite prevention, safety around pets, and the importance of spaying/neutering to children of any age
  • has a 4 day educational summer day camp for youth
  • help Scouts earn "pet care" badges
  • and much, much more!
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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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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 608-355-4495