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Trempealeau County Humane Society was founded in 2005 as a no-kill, non-profit organization. The land, materials, and construction of the building were entirely donated by individuals in the community dedicated to ensuring the welfare of the animals.
Trempealeau County Humane Society serves the community by offering several important services:
Volunteers are the backbone of Trempealeau County Humane Society. By volunteering, you’re helping to keep the shelter going. Volunteers can do any number of tasks including, working directly with the animals by feeding and training them, cleaning kennels, and providing companionship. Additionally, volunteers can help by assisting with housekeeping chores such as cleaning, laundry, and maintenance. Volunteers frequently help in the office with tasks such as data entry and open hours. Whatever your skills are, you’ll be welcomed as a volunteer!
Adopting a pet from Trempealeau County Humane Society is straightforward with just a few steps:
Adoption fees at Trempealeau County Humane Society are as follows:
Your adoption fee helps Trempealeau County Humane Society partially cover the costs of feeding and caring for the homeless animals they take in.
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.