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The Wisconsin Humane Society offers a wide variety of events to connect with the communities we serve while supporting animals in need!

All events listed below are hosted by the Wisconsin Humane Society. If you're looking for additional ways to support the animals at WHS, consider attending a third-party event happening the community near you or check our full calendar of events here!

Select a location below to discover upcoming events near you:


-WHS Events in the Milwaukee Area-

 

FOX6 & Wisconsin Humane Society Pet Telethon

Friday, March 22, 2024  |  6 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Live on FOX6 News and streaming on Fox6Now.com
Tune in to FOX6 on the morning of Friday, March 22 for our annual FOX6 & Wisconsin Humane Society Pet Telethon! Join us for a morning of inspirational stories and countless ways to help us provide lifesaving care to thousands of animals who need it most. Learn more at www.wihumane.org/telethon.

Spring Online Auction

Thursday, April 11 - Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Join us for our Spring Online Auction starting April 11. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Have items to donate to the auction? Fill out our auction donation form here.

Pet Walk MKE

Saturday, June 15, 2024
Veterans Park, Milwaukee
Pet Walk is the Wisconsin Humane Society's annual family-friendly run/walk to raise funds for animals in need. The event kicks off with a 5K run/walk or a 1-mile walk followed by a post-race festival featuring musical entertainment, food trucks, vendors and exhibitors, contests, games, and plenty of fun for the whole family. Leashed and well-behaved pets are welcome to join, but not required.
Registration for 2024 opens March 15.

Paws & Claws Gala 

Saturday, October 19, 2024 | 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202
The Paws & Claws Gala is the Wisconsin Humane Society’s largest fundraising event of the year. Held at the historic Pfister Hotel, the event is attended by more than 400 business leaders annually and features a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, raffles and games, wine pull, formal dinner, and program. Did we mention that it’s also the only gala in town where you can mingle with shelter pups, our favorite felines, and some of our very best wildlife ambassadors? You don’t want to miss this!
Click here to learn more!

Winter Online Auction

Thursday, December 5 - Wednesday, December 11, 2024
Online
Join us for our Winter Online Auction starting December 5. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Interested in donating to one of our auctions to support WHS? Fill out our auction donation form here.

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-WHS Events in the Green Bay Area-

 

Spring Online Auction

Thursday, April 11 - Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Join us for our Spring Online Auction starting April 11. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Have items to donate to the auction? Fill out our auction donation form here.

Pet Walk Green Bay

Sunday, June 2, 2024
Pamperin Park, Green Bay
Pet Walk is the Wisconsin Humane Society’s annual family-friendly walk to support animals in need and this year, we hope you'll join us to celebrate 25 years of Pet Walk GB! This fun-filled event is the largest and oldest fundraiser for animals at our Green Bay Campus, and features a leisurely stroll through the park, as well as music, local vendors, a doggie costume contest, family-friendly activities, plus games and treats for our four-legged participants! Leashed and well-behaved pets are welcome to join, but not required.
Registration for 2024 opens March 15.

Holiday Bingo Extravaganza!

Thursday, November 14, 2024 | 5 p.m. 
Stadium View on Holmgren Way
Kick off the holiday season at our annual Holiday Bingo Extravaganza! This fun-filled night starts off with a buffet dinner followed by a variety of raffles, silent auction, and Bingo, of course! Whether you’re looking for a new tradition for your family and friends that involves giving back or hoping to replace that outdated holiday party, enjoy an evening out for a great cause! 

Check back soon to purchase tickets for our 2024 event!

Winter Online Auction

Thursday, December 5 - Wednesday, December 11, 2024
Online
Join us for our Winter Online Auction starting December 5. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Interested in donating to one of our auctions to support WHS? Fill out our auction donation form here.

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-WHS Events in the Door County Area-

 

Spring Online Auction

Thursday, April 11 - Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Join us for our Spring Online Auction starting April 11. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Have items to donate to the auction? Fill out our auction donation form here.

Rummage Sale

Friday - Saturday, May 3-4, 2024
Arle Memorial Hall, Sturgeon Bay
Shop 'till you drop at our annual rummage sale to benefit the animals! Whether you want to donate items before hand, shop, or volunteer, click here for details!

 

Pet Walk Door County

Sunday, September 8, 2024
Sunset Park, Sturgeon Bay
Pet Walk is the Wisconsin Humane Society's annual family-friendly walk to support local animals in need. Participants will earn cool prizes for meeting fundraising goals leading up to the event! Then all are welcome to join the fun on Sunday morning for activities, music, and of course a walk around the beautiful Sunset Park. Dogs are welcome, but not required! All proceeds directly benefit the animals at the WHS Door County Campus. 
Registration for 2024 opens on March 15.

Photos with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2024 | 1 - 3 p.m.
WHS Door County Campus, 3475 Park Dr., Sturgeon Bay
Bring your kids and social companion animals and join the festive atmosphere at our Door County Campus for a special holiday photo, plus great raffle prizes! A $10 donation will directly benefit the animals in our care. Photos will be available for digital download after the event. 
More details coming soon!

Winter Online Auction

Thursday, December 5 - Wednesday, December 11, 2024
Online
Join us for our Winter Online Auction starting December 5. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Interested in donating to one of our auctions to support WHS? Fill out our auction donation form here.

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-WHS Events in the Ozaukee Area-

 

Spring Online Auction

Thursday, April 11 - Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Join us for our Spring Online Auction starting April 11. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Have items to donate to the auction? Fill out our auction donation form here.

 

Pet Walk Ozaukee

Saturday, August 24, 2024
Rotary Park, Mequon
Pet Walk is the Wisconsin Humane Society’s annual family-friendly walk to support animals in need. This exciting fundraiser features a leisurely stroll through the park, as well as music, local vendors, a doggie costume contest, family-friendly activities, plus games and treats for our four-legged participants! Leashed and well-behaved pets are welcome to join, but not rquired. All proceeds directly benefit the animals at the WHS Ozaukee Campus. 
Registration for 2024 opens on March 15.

Winter Online Auction

Thursday, December 5 - Wednesday, December 11
Online
Join us for our Winter Online Auction starting December 5. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Interested in donating to one of our auctions to support WHS? Fill out our auction donation form here.

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-WHS Events in the Racine Area-

 

Spring Online Auction

Thursday, April 11 - Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Online
Join us for our Spring Online Auction starting April 11. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Have items to donate to the auction? Fill out our auction donation form here.

 

Pet Walk Racine/ Kenosha

Saturday, August 3, 2024
Petrifying Springs Park (Pets), Kenosha
Pet Walk is the Wisconsin Humane Society’s annual family-friendly walk to support animals in need. This exciting fundraiser features a leisurely stroll through the park, as well as music, local vendors, a doggie costume contest, family-friendly activities, plus games and treats for our four-legged participants! Leashed and well-behaved pets are welcome to join, but not rquired. All proceeds directly benefit the animals and programs at WHS. 

Registration for 2024 opens on March 15.

Winter Online Auction

Thursday, December 5 - Wednesday, December 11, 2024
Online
Join us for our Winter Online Auction starting December 5. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Interested in donating to one of our auctions to support WHS? Fill out our auction donation form here.

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-WHS Events in the Kenosha Area-

 

Spring Online Auction

Thursday, April 11 - Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Online
Join us for our Spring Online Auction starting April 11. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Have items to donate to the auction? Fill out our auction donation form here.

 

Pet Walk Racine/ Kenosha

Saturday, August 3, 2024
Petrifying Springs Park (Pets), Kenosha
Pet Walk is the Wisconsin Humane Society’s annual family-friendly walk to support animals in need. This exciting fundraiser features a leisurely stroll through the park, as well as music, local vendors, a doggie costume contest, family-friendly activities, plus games and treats for our four-legged participants! Leashed and well-behaved pets are welcome to join, but not rquired. All proceeds directly benefit the animals and programs at WHS. 

Registration for 2024 opens on March 15.

 

Winter Online Auction

Thursday, December 5 - Wednesday, December 11, 2024
Online
Join us for our Winter Online Auction starting December 5. Bid on fabulous packages from the comfort of your own home while helping the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We have something for everyone! Interested in donating to one of our auctions to support WHS? Fill out our auction donation form here.

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For questions or more information:

Contact our events team at events@wihumane.org or call 414-ANIMALS!

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Volunteers Needed

We are currently in high need of foster parents to care for either dogs or cats ranging in age and condition.  All you need is a little extra room in your home and heart!