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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.

Select a location below to discover upcoming events near you:


-WHS Events in the Milwaukee Area-

CANCELLED - FOX6 & Wisconsin Humane Society Pet Telethon

Friday, March 20, 2020  |  6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
Live on FOX6 News and streaming on Fox6Now.com
Tune in to FOX6 starting at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, March 20 for our 3rd annual FOX6 & Wisconsin Humane Society Pet Telethon! Join us for a morning of inspirational stories, hilarious antics in our puppy play pen, and countless ways to help us provide lifesaving care to thousands of animals who need it most.

Pet Walk (formerly “Tails on the Trail”)

Saturday, June 19, 2021  |  8:00 a.m. registration, 10:00 a.m. start
More details coming soon!
Pet Walk is the Wisconsin Humane Society's annual run/walk to support local animals in need.  Join us for the race then stick around for an afternoon of activities for the whole family, including live entertainment, vendors and exhibitor booths, food and beverages, dog agility courses, lure courses, a doggie fashion show, games, prize wheels, and so much more! All proceeds directly support the animals at WHS.

CANCELLED - Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon
Charity Partnership with WHS

Sunday, October 4, 2020 | Start Time: 7:30 a.m.
Start: Grafton High School | End: Summerfest Grounds
Join TEAM WHS and help save the lives of homeless animals! TEAM WHS is a new charity racing and fundraising partnership, giving 2020 Lakefront Marathon participants the opportunity to run this year’s race on behalf of the Wisconsin Humane Society! When you join Team WHS, you commit to raising much-needed funds for the 40,000 animals the Wisconsin Humane Society serves each year, and in return, you’ll receive an exclusive Team WHS race jersey, training program perks, and become part of a community of people who are committed to saving the lives of animals in need. 
Learn more here.

Paws & Claws Gala 

October 16, 2021
More details coming soon! 
Don't miss out on your chance to be part of the 2021 Paws & Claws Gala to support animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society!

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-WHS Events in the Ozaukee Area-

CANCELLED - FOX6 & Wisconsin Humane Society Pet Telethon

Friday, March 20, 2020  |  6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
Live on FOX6 News and streaming on Fox6Now.com
Tune in to FOX6 starting at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, March 20 for our 3rd annual FOX6 & Wisconsin Humane Society Pet Telethon! Join us for a morning of inspirational stories, hilarious antics in our puppy play pen, and countless ways to help us provide lifesaving care to thousands of animals who need it most.
Learn more here

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-WHS Events in the Green Bay Area-

CANCELLED - Dog Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 11, 2020  |  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Brown County Dog Park  |  1000 Pleasant Lane, Hobart
Bring your furry friend and join us for our 4th annual Dog Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Brown County Parks Department! There will have music and food trucks on site in case you work up an appetite looking for those eggs. Proceeds from the egg hunt will benefit the shelter animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society Green Bay Campus and to purchase improvements for the Brown County Dog Park.

Barkin’ Beer Fest

Sunday, April 18, 2021 
More details coming soon!
Join us for the Wisconsin Humane Society’s 5th annual Barkin’ Beer Fest! This fun afternoon includes tastings of amazing craft beers, AND wine and hard ciders from local establishments. Enjoy music, a variety of raffles, snacks, and your own commemorative glass. Purchase VIP tickets for extra perks, which includes an additional hour of tastings! Please leave your pets at home; this party is just for the humans. Designated driver tickets are available. 

Pet Walk Green Bay

Sunday, June 6, 2021  
More details coming soon!
Pet Walk is the Wisconsin Humane Society Green Bay Campus's 22nd annual walk to support local animals in need. Join us for the race then stick around for an afternoon of activities for the whole family, including musical entertainment, vendors and exhibitor booths, food and beverages, dog agility courses, lure courses, games, a doggie costume contest, and so much more! 

CANCELLED - Doggie Dip

Sunday, August 16, 2020  |  12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ashwaubomay Lake  |  2881 S Broadway, Ashwaubenon
This one is for the dogs! The annual "Doggie Dip" at Ashwaubomay Lake is the one day out of the whole year dogs are welcome to swim. Don't forget to bring their favorite toy or a tube of tennis balls! There will be limited concessions and raffles throughout the event to support the shelter. 

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-WHS Events in the Door County Area-

CANCELLED - Dog Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
WHS Door County Campus | 3475 Park Drive, Sturgeon Bay
Join us for the Wisconsin Humane Society Door County Campus' first ever Easter Egg Hunt just for dogs! 

CANCELLED - Annual Rummage Sale

Friday, May 1, 2020  |  12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 2, 2020  |  7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Hall  |  692 Tacoma Beach Rd., Sturgeon Bay
Shop till you drop at the annual Rummage Sale to benefit the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society Door County Campus! Donations of gently used items and volunteers are needed. Stop in and see what treasures you will find!

Pet Walk Door County

September 2021
More details coming soon!

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-WHS Events in the Racine Area-

CANCELLED - FOX6 & Wisconsin Humane Society Pet Telethon

Friday, March 20, 2020  |  6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
Live on FOX6 News and streaming on Fox6Now.com
Tune in to FOX6 starting at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, March 20 for our 3rd annual FOX6 & Wisconsin Humane Society Pet Telethon! Join us for a morning of inspirational stories, hilarious antics in our puppy play pen, and countless ways to help us provide lifesaving care to thousands of animals who need it most.
Learn more here

There are often fun events going on in the Racine community to benefit WHS – click here to check for upcoming third-party fundraisers near you!  

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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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