Established in 1965, HAWS assists over 6,000 animals and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually. As an "open admissions" shelter we lead the community in animal welfare and assure sanctuary for all animals in need, regardless of age, health or temperament. HAWS is a non-profit, entirely donor-fund organization with an active humane education program, and both wildlife and companion animal rescue services for Waukesha County.
HAWS License #267280-DS
Just in time for a season of storms and celebrations...
This Friday, June 24th, HAWS presents a free seminar titled “The Big Bang!” The informative talk will be at the shelter from 6:00-8:00 p.m. (Well-behaved dogs are welcome to attend with their owners.)
HAWS’ behaviorist Dr. Claudeen McAuliffe will lead this session about helping dogs cope with thunderstorms and fireworks. Bring your questions and learn why Fido hides in the shower during a storm, or why Fluffy flees for the comfort of under the bed.
Dr. Claudeeen will also discuss the Thundershirt™ and its use. (What's a Thundershirt, you say? It is a garment that provides gentle, constant pressure that has been proven to have a dramatic calming effect for most dogs. It is recommended by thousands of veterinarians and dog trainers, and is now on sale at HAWS for only $36.00 plus tax. Proceeds from the sale of these shirts supports HAWS’ animal care and behavior programs).
Call HAWS at 262-542-8851 and ask for the Behavior Department for more information or to RSVP for this Friday's seminar!
By the way - we're still running our Two-tally 2-fer Cat adoption special featuring adult cats in bonded pairs. Plenty to choose from - twice as nice, twice the fun!