3rd Annual Wisconsin Week for the Animals August 13-21, 2011!
The Wisconsin Week for the Animals team is actively organizing events, connecting and working with leaders, shelters and organizations daily across the entire beautiful state of Wisconsin. 

Your ideas, suggestions and friendship are welcome as we work together to build this exciting week designed to celebrate Wisconsin animals and join together on their behalf!  See Contact Us page. 
  Saturday, August 13-Sunday August 21st

Thank you Wisconsin Working K-9’s and Handlers!

Wisconsin Law Enforcement Canine Handler Association
P.O. Box 20756
Greenfield, WI 53220

The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Canine Handler Association is dedicated to promoting the use of trained canines in law enforcement, corrections, and search and rescue operations.  Members are current or retired law enforcement officers. Please consider supporting  by sending  a thank you card to these brave officers and any military as well who are serving our great country!
God Bless Them All. www.wlecha.org
Saturday, August 13th                             9:00 am-4:00  pm
“Paws Booth” Brodhead Covered Bridge Days

Downtown Brodhead
Downtown Square & South Brodhead
Brodhead, WI 53520

Sidewalk sale, flea market, street dance, 5K run/walk, parade, antique tractor show & pull, antique car show, historic tours, softball & volleyball tournaments.
Contact Information Voice: 608-897-8411.
Saturday, August 13th                        9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Coulee Region Humane Society Bark in the Park

Copeland Park
1130 Copeland Park Dr.
La Crosse, WI 54601

Bark in the Park*, August 13th at Copeland Park, 9am – 1pm

Coulee Region Humane Society, 911 Critter Court Onalaska, WI 54650. Phone: 608-781-4014. Crown your canine as king or queen. Food, Agility games, Fido
frisbee, canine costume contest, and more! Ck out website.
Adopt..see our adoptables! www.couleehumane.com
Saturday, August 13th                          10am- 2:00 pm
Barney’s Pet Food Blessings Pet Food Drive

Pick ‘N Save
405 N. Wales Road 
Wales, WI  53183

We will be hosting a pet food drive  outside of the Pick ‘N Save in Wales WI ( Hwy 18 and Hwy 83) .  Dry food needed along with canned food.  Our ongoing Wish List is below:
• All varieties of dry/canned dog and cat food
(due to limited space at food pantries, smaller bags are preferred)
• Cat Litter
• All varieties of dog and cat treats.
•NEW blankets, leashes, collars, and toys.

From the founder, Tracy Harris:
My reason for starting this pantry was simple: helping animals is what brings me joy. Barney (my dog) brought me joy. I wanted to honor him in a way that could bring joy to others. It is the mission of Barney’s Blessings to see no animal is surrendered or abandoned due to sudden financial hardship.
How You Can Help
We currently have twelve drop off locations. Please go to the Donate page on our website below to see a list of items we currently need and our drop-off locations. Scroll down this calendar to see ONGOING year round drop off locations, too.
Saturday, August 13th                              10:00am – 3:00pm
Occupaws Guide Dog Association
National Assistance Dog Awareness Week

Janesville Plaza
Milton Avenue
Janesville, WI  53545

Silent Auction with Raffle, Scavengar Hunt, Photos with a Guide Dog Puppy, Prizes will be awarded starting at 2:00 pm . Occupaws provides dogs to visually impaired adults and children at no costs to Wisconsin residents.  Call 608-772-3787. www.occupaws.org

Saturday August 13th- Saturday, August 20th          Times below
Two Paws Up Bakery Donation
to Fox Valley Humane Assn. Animals

Two Paws Up Bakery
305 E. College Avenue,
Appleton, WI  54911

10% of Two Paws Up Bakery treat purchases will be donated to the Fox Valley Humane Association during Wisconsin Week for the Animals.   Good only on treats made by Two Paws Up Bakery and purchased at our store location, 305 E. College Avenue, Appleton, WI, during normal business hours (10:00-6:00 Tuesday-Friday and 10:00-4:00 Saturdays).

The critics’ choice for natural, fresh-made, great tasting dog, cat, and horse treats that pet lovers can feel good about giving to their pets every day.

Saturday, August 13th     •Registration, 10:00am – 11:00am
3rd Annual Dane County Humane Ride for Pets

Start: The Engelhart Center
(1589 Greenway Cross, Middleton
End at Quaker Steak & Lube
2259 Deming Way,
Middleton, WI  53562

Dane County Humane Society’s Ride for Pets is a great way for motorcycle riders to help animals. For our third annual Ride for Pets we invite you to begin at The Engelhart Center in Madison, motorcycle ride through the Black Earth, Blue Mounds, Mount Horeb, and Oregon areas stopping at interesting sites.  Gather at Quaker Steak & Lube in Middleton to enjoy delicious food, friendly dogs and entertaining music with your friends and other two-wheeling enthusiasts.

Your minimum donation of $35 per bike ($60 for two riders on one bike) includes a poker hand, commemorative t-shirt, meal, live music AND buys a dog three days of food and shelter at DCHS! •Registration, 10:00am – 11:00am.•Ride, 11:00am – 3:00pm.•Party, 3:00pm – 6:00pm

If you register before August 8, save $5 ($30 per bike, $55 for two riders on one bike).Please note:  Online registration will close at 12:00pm on Aug 12, but you can still register the day of the event between 10:00am – 11:00am at The Engelhart Center! www.giveshelter.org
Saturday, August 13th                       10:00 am-10:00 pm
Oshkosh Humane Society Cat Adoption Day!
Special Extended Hours, No Adoption Fees

Oshkosh Humane Society
1925 Shelter Ct.
Oshkosh, WI    54901

The cages, condos & galleries are full. Despurrate Plea!  URGENT! OAHS has a surplus (225) of adorable and smart cats and kittens looking for families they can entertain for a lifetime with their unconditional love and humorous antics. No adoption fees for cats or kittens for the month of August. Pick out your new beautiful feline friend today! www.oahs.org Phone 920.424.2128
Saturday, August 13th                       11:00am – 2:00pm
HAWS Mobile Adoption Day
Pet Supplies and More
S83 W20411
Janesville Rd.
Muskego, WI 53150

About HAWS mobile visits: Would you like HAWS to come to your business? Your business or event need not be pet-related for us to visit!  Contact Lisa Neaman, Mobile Adoptions Coordinator, at 262-542-8851, x200 or email her at mobile@hawspets.org to reserve your space on our calendar.

HAWS assists over 6,000 animals each year and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually.  An “open admissions” shelter, we accept animals regardless of age, health, temperament or breed.  Our active humane education department offers programs and services to promote responsible pet ownership and prevent animal abuse and neglect in our community and beyond.
Saturday August 13th                            1:30- 6:00 pm
Valley of the Kings Visitation Day

Valley of the Kings Sanctuary and Retreat
W7593 Townhall Road
Sharon, WI 53585-9728

Valley of the Kings Sanctuary and Retreat is home to 50 large cats and other animals. We invite you to browse our web site and introduce you to some of our animals so you may know their heartrending stories and find out what we’re doing to help these wonderful creatures.

Visiting the Sanctuary is a privilege we extend to our members. To make your visit a happy experience for you, your family and for the animals, we must have rules. Failure to comply with these rules can result in loss of membership. Thank you for your cooperation. Read rules on website.

The mission of Valley of the Kings Sanctuary and Retreat is to provide a home for abused, abandoned, retired, and injured large felid’s, exotic and domestic non-human animals.

We give the best available diet, housing, veterinary care and positive human interaction. Valley of the Kings educates the general public concerning the bond between human and non-human animals in the natural world.

We also teach that private and commercial ownership, hunting for profit or sport, and the destruction of natural habitat will mean eventual extinction for these creatures. Lastly, we teach that when we remove animals from the wild, we take their freedom and wildness, the essence of their being.   Open Saturdays & Sundays through summer.  e-mail: Phone: 262-736-9386
Website www.votk.org
Saturday – August 13th     2:00 -4:00 pm

Adams Adams County Humane Society &
Marquette Veterinarian Service
Low Cost Vaccinations  & Microchipping

Adams Town Hall
1980 11th Ave
(Just North of the Adams County Humane Society)
Friendship, WI 53934

We will be offering the following vaccinations for dogs & cats
Rabies: $10
Distemper: $10
Kennel Cough (Bordatella): $10

Also offering Microchips: $25 (Including national registration)

What is a Microchip?
A microchip looks like a small piece of rice inserted just under the skin in the area between the shoulder blades. This will stay in the animal for the rest of their lives. If for some reason the animal has run away or is stolen this is a good proof of ownership. If the animal came in to a Humane Society or Vet office we scan them
for a chip and if we find one we can get a hold of the owner within minutes and reunite them with their owners.

Dogs & Cats can be given rabies vaccination as early as 3 months old. By law dogs must be given a rabies vaccination by the age of 5 months old. You do not have to be from Adams County to come to our Clinic. We welcome everyone. Cash only.

All dogs must be on a leash. All cats must be in a crate. For more information call the Adams County Humane Society.Call 608-339-6700
Saturday, August 13th                          3:30pm – 4:15pm
Dane County Humane Society Critter Club

Dane County Humane Society
5132 Voges Road,
Madison, WI  53718

Preschool age children are invited with their parents to participate in animal interactions, animal-related games, stories, crafts, and other activities. Advance registration required.

Contact : Emily Steinwehe, esteinwehe@giveshelter.org or (608) 838-0413 ext. 115 
Saturday, August 13th                 4:00-8:00 pm
Brew City Bully Club Pitty Palooza

Elmbrook Humane Society
20950 Enterprise Avenue
Brookfield, WI 53045

Previously known as annual BBQ , now the Pitty Palooza event all in support of Brew City Bully Club.  Adoptables, lure course, vendors, fee food & drinks,
Visit  http://www.brewcitybullies.org/events

Read all about the Brew City Bully Club.
We hope that you will join our family on our journey to open minds and hearts – to change minds and save lives of the bully breed!