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End of Life Services

We're here to help you with all the stages of your pet's life.

Euthanasia Services

The Wisconsin Humane Society provides compassionate, low-cost euthanasia services at our Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, and Green Bay Campuses.

Service hours vary by location. 

  • For services at the Milwaukee Campus, click here to book your appointment.
  • For all other locations, please call ahead to schedule an appointment. Appointments are highly encouraged as we may not have staff available to perform euthanasia during all hours of operation.

Please note that this service does not include veterinary consultation and we are also unable to accommodate requests for visitation during the procedure. We cannot return your animal's body to you after euthanasia, as home burial is not legal in many municipalities and can pose a safety risk to other animals and the environment.  

Animal Euthanasia & Communal Cremation Fee
No remains returned

  • Dog - $90
  • Cat - $70
  • Rabbit - $70
  • Small Animal - $20

Animal Euthanasia & Private Cremation Fee 
Pet’s remains returned 

  • Dog (under 50lbs) - $240
  • Dog (over 50lbs) - $265
  • Cat - $220
  • Rabbit - $220
  • Small Animal - $95

If you are looking for in-home euthanasia services, please contact your veterinarian for references. You may also find resources by searching or; these resources are not affiliated with the Wisconsin Humane Society in any way.   

Cremation Services

The Wisconsin Humane Society offers communal and private cremation services at our Milwaukee, Green Bay, Ozaukee, Racine, and Door County Campuses.

Communal Cremation Fee Only - NO remains returned 
Ashes will not be returned to the client. Fees below do not include euthanasia services. 

  • Dog - $45
  • Cat - $35
  • Rabbit - $35
  • Small Animal - $10
  • Exotic/Large Birds - $45

Private Cremation Fee Only - pet's remains returned
Ashes will be returned to the family. Fees below do not include euthanasia services. 

  • Dog (under 50lbs) - $150
  • Dog (over 50lbs) - $175
  • Cat - $150
  • Rabbit - $150
  • Small Animal (guinea pig or smaller) - $75
  • Exotic/Large Birds - $150

Grief Counseling & Memorials

Pet Loss Seminar

The Wisconsin Humane Society offers an individual Pet Loss Seminar via phone once a month. The 30-minute conversation with our volunteer facilitator includes a discussion of the grieving process for all age groups and suggestions for coping with loss. View our calendar for upcoming dates. 

Memorial Gardens & Spaces

At our Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Green Bay, and Door County Campuses, we have reserved a special area for remembering the beloved pets who are no longer with us. These memorial spaces serve as a serene place you can visit to feel closer to your loved one. The WHS Milwaukee Campus is home to a Columbarium Garden that stands as a final resting place for cherished pets. 

To learn more about memorial spaces and options at a campus near you, please click here or contact the WHS Development Team via phone at 414-431-6119 or via email