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Milwaukee Campus

4500 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53208
Phone: 414-264-6257   |   Email:
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Effective 5/23/22: Per CDC guidelines in response to rising COVID cases in Milwaukee County, masks are required for all persons entering the WHS Milwaukee Campus. If you are sick, please stay home and come back once you're feeling better. Thank you for helping us protect those who are more vulnerable in our community!

Adoption Hours

To adopt at the Milwaukee Campus, please join our waitlist online during adoption hours on the day you are available to visit. 

Mondays:        Closed
Tuesdays:       11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesdays:  11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursdays:      11 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
Fridays:           11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturdays:      10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sundays:         Closed

Surrender/Arrivals Hours

*If you are bringing an animal to WHS, please call us in advance at 414-264-6257 to make an appointment so we're better prepared for your animal's arrival. 

Mondays:        10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Tuesdays:       10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesdays:  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Thursdays:     10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Fridays:          10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturdays:      10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sundays:        10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Hours

Monday - Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.*

Important Note: Please call 414-431-6204 first before coming to WHS with an animal. Thank you! CLICK HERE for more information.
Due to the current prevalence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), commonly called ‘bird flu’, in our region, it is of vital importance that you do not bring in an animal to the wildlife hospital until our team has talked with you directly and has instructed you how to safely do so. CLICK HERE to learn more about HPAI, and CLICK HERE for information regarding potential human health risks.

*Hours subject to change. Please call 414-431-6204 before bringing in any wild animal patient. For more info, click here