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Dodge County Humane Society is a non-profit animal shelter in Juneau, Wisconsin focused on giving care and shelter to all animals in need. They dedicate their energy to making pets happier and healthier by educating the public, providing services to animals in need, and facilitating adoptions. Their mission?
Dodge County Humane Society aims to reduce over-PUPulation by promoting spay/neuter surgery. They happily house as many pets as they can, but their goal is to get them all into new, loving forever homes, reducing the amount of strays and homeless dogs and cats in the community.
The adoption process at Dodge County Humane Society is as follows:
Adoption applications are located here.
Adoption fees at Dodge County Humane Society are as follows:
Adoption fees above are subject to state tax.
*A farm friendly cat likes being outside in warm weather. Provide them with food and water and they'll keep pests under control.
Your adoption fee covers spaying/neutering, age and species-appropriate vaccinations, feline leukemia/FIV testing for cats, heartworm testing for dogs, and microchipping.
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.