The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County leads the community in animal welfare and assures sanctuary for animals in need.- HAWS Mission Statement
WELCOME TO HAWS!
The Humane Animal Welfare Society | Waukesha County Animal Shelter
The Humane Animal Welfare Society | Waukesha County Animal Shelter HAWS, is a non-profit organization established in 1965 that assists 8,000 animals each year and welcomes more than 35,000 human visitors annually. As an “open admissions” shelter, we accept animals regardless of age, health, temperament or breed. Our full service humane society 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. We invite you to explore our site and learn more about us!
OCTOBER 3, 2016: Join HAWS for the Groundbreaking!
Construction of HAWS’ latest facility expansion will officially begin on Monday, October 3rd at 3:30pm with a Groundbreaking Ceremony. Everyone is welcome to attend and celebrate with us! HAWS is committed to making life better for our community’s pets and their people, and we’re so grateful for YOUR support. Please enjoy this special moment with us – refreshments and shelter tours to follow the ceremony.