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Coulee Region Humane Society has been serving the people and pets of the Coulee region since 1971. They're the designated stray holding facility for La Crosse County. No animal in need of care or shelter will be turned away regardless of age, health, behavior, or circumstance. The society’s mission is to rehome as many healthy, adoptable animals as possible while reducing the number being needlessly euthanized every year. By working with and educating the public, they hope to inspire responsible pet ownership and humane animal care.
In addition to a comprehensive adoption program the society also offer the following community services:
Considering adoption from Coulee Region Humane Society? Keep reading below for more info on their adoption process and fees.
If you're interested in adopting a new best friend from Coulee Region Humane Society, the process is as follows:
The following are list of adoption contract requirements, which must be carried out within a specified time period:
Adoption fees at Coulee Region Humane Society are as follows:
Our writing team is hard at work researching this shelter's adoption process and fees, so this page will be updated soon!
In the meantime, here's some nice-to-know info that applies to nearly every animal shelter, humane society, and rescue.
Because shelter dogs are full of love!
Is it because they know you saved them and love you harder for it?
I can't say for certain, but yes.
Jokes aside, there are three things all shelter dogs need to thrive in their new home:
Older shelter dogs, generally 1+ years old, may have experienced a lot of trauma, which often results in one of 8 common behavioral issues:
These issues are correctable! Your dog isn't broken, they're just damaged. You can fix them with enough love, patience, and a good training plan.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, finding good dog trainers can be hard. Like everything else, dog training is moving only. but there are great online dog trainers that are proven to work and can help get your new pup on the right path.
You can learn a lot about an animal welfare organization just by looking at their name.
Adoption processes vary drastically from organization to organization, but here are some general tips that apply in most instances. Note that we'll use the term "shelters" here for simplicity but it includes all types of rescue organizations.
If you have any questions about adopting an animal (what you'll need, what to expect, etc.) feel free to contact the PetLists team!
If you're looking to adopt a new dog, our Dog Adoption Guide is a must-read. It has everything you need to know about bringing a shelter dog home:
And we're adding new guides all the time.