Iowa County Humane Society

Serving the animals and citizens of Iowa County and its surrounding communities

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Iowa County Humane Society
The Iowa County Humane Society (ICHS) is a non-profit, no kill shelter. We run 100% on donations. Please consider a donation to 
help us continue to help animals!
-Thank you! 

We have about 30 cats and kittens at ICHS and more are coming in every day. The number of dogs is also on the rise. Donations are slow and resources are critically tight. So, please consider DONATING or ADOPTING Today!

Amazon_Shopping.jpgAlso, check out our Wish List on to send us something special.  If you are a regular Amazon shopper, do not forget to include us as your charity!

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Canine Good Citizen Class Spring 2017

It's that time of year again!  ICHS will be holding Spring 2017 CGC on the first four Saturdays of April (4/1, 4/8, 4/15, and 4/22). The classes will be every Saturday of the month from 1PM to 3PM with the certification test on the last Saturday (4/22).  The cost for this session is just $60. Sign up now, spots are limited and fill up fast! Call (608) 935-1381 or email to sign up or for more information.


Requirements for class:

-The dogs must have been trained in basic obedience--sit, stay etc.

-No dogs allowed who have shown serious aggression toward other dogs or people.

-Any collar can be used for the training classes (but only a slip chain or flat collar can be used for the test).

-A 4 or 6 foot lead should be used --NO flexileads or chain leashes.

-Bring lots of small treats.

-We will work outside as well as inside, so dress accordingly.

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Announcing: Yoga with Cats!

Sunday April 9th at 1pm and 2:45pm


**The 1pm class has SOLD OUT, so we've decided to add a second class that day at 2:45pm. Please click on the PayPal link below to secure your spot!**

We are thrilled to announce a purrfectly fun new fundraising event- a yoga class with cats! This will be a 75 minute, all levels yoga class taught by instructor Jasen Hum of Blue Mounds Dharma Center amongst a room full of our most personable homeless cats.

The class fee is a $15 donation to ICHS. Don't wait... We're expecting this one to sell out. Click on the ticket link below to sign up for your spot in the 2:45 class!



Email Jen at or call (608) 935-1381 with any questions. We hope to see you there!

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Paint Your Pet Fundraiser April 13th in Mt. Horeb


We are having a "Paint Your Pet" fundraising event at the Firehouse on Thursday, April 13th. Painting instuction begins at 6:30pm, but please arrive around 6:15 so that you have time to get food/drink and get settled before we start. The event lasts approximately 2.5-3 hours. Professional artists will walk you through painting your own animal- No experience needed! This is a 12+ event.

**Please plan on arriving by 6:15 so that you have time to get your supplies and get settled before instruction begins. We will start promptly at 6:30pm!

Each ticket includes all paintings supplies & materials, professional instruction, and a pre-sketched canvas of your animal (you provide a photo ahead of time). Tickets are $60 each.

Tickets are limited, so reserve your spot now! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP. Choose the PayPal payment button listed for the ICHS event (be sure to select the ICHS event, it is near the bottom!), and then you can pay with either a credit card or PayPal account. Once you've done that send a good clear photo of the pet you want to paint to, and be sure to include your name and phone number: 

Contact Jen at or 608-935-1381 with any questions!

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ICHS Annual Garage Sale Fundraiser April 21st and 22nd

It’s that time of year… are you starting to think about spring cleaning? Keep the Iowa County Humane Society in mind! We are now accepting donations for our annual Garage Sale Fundraiser! We will accept:

Household items
Books/movies/xbox games, etc.

Donations can be dropped off at the Iowa County Humane Society during our open hours. Please bring only items in decent, re-sellable condition. No clothes or broken items please. If you have any questions on whether or not your items are appropriate, please email or call (608) 935-1381. Thank you!!

The sale will be open from 8am-2pm each day. We'll have TONS of great deals on new and lightly used animal items (dog & cat crates, toys, bowls, beds, collars, etc.), as well as everything else you'd expect at a garage sale!

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ICHS Annual Plant Sale Fundraiser May 20th and 27th

Please join us on both Saturday May 20th and 27th for our annual Plant Sale fundraiser! The sale will run from 8:30am-12pm both days, and will also include a small garage sale as well. The plant sale will feature a large variety of both annuals and perennials.

We hope to see you there! Thank you!

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Shelter Animals Count | The National Database Project

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Your online shopping can earn dollars for ICHS!iGive.jpg
iGive (click here), then shop at over 1300 different stores through iGive and on average 3% of your purchase dollars goes to ICHS.  Amazon_Smile.jpgIf you shop with, then shop through (click here), select "Iowa County Humane Society" as your charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the dollars you spend to ICHS.

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 Ways To Help ICHS Help The Animals:

Donation Form & PayPal Donations

ICHS Wish List or Pick an aging bill, let us know and pay it.

Don't let your online shopping go to waste, shop through iGive or and benefit ICHS.
Kwik-Trip Fund-Raiser
GoodSearch - web search that pays ICHS

Donate to this organization through Drs. Foster and Smith
Drs. Foster and Smith: Dog Supplies - Cat Supplies - Pet Blog

Patented Kuranda Dog Beds We have chosen Kuranda dog beds for our boarding facilities because they are so good for our dogs. We still don't have enough for all of our kennels. If you would like to donate a bed so another dog can sleep in proper comfort.

Thank you to PetMeds for their support of our homeless animals!


Low Cost Vaccination and Dog Licensing Clinic Schedule
Low Cost Vaccination and Dog Licensing Clinic Schedule
Upcoming Event Calendar
ICHS Memberships
Donate to ICHS
ICHS Thanks Business and Organizations who help us help the animals!
Board Meetings and Financial Information
I.C.H.S. Newsletter


ICHS Pets of the Month

Partner Websites:
Use GoodSearch for internet searchs and earn money for ICHS

Shop using iGive and earn money for ICHS - More than 500 of your favorite stores!
Donate to this organization through Drs. Foster and Smith
Dog Supplies - Cat Supplies - Pet Blog
Kwik-Trip Fund-Raiser

We have chosen Kuranda dog beds because they are so good for our dogs. We don't have enough for all of our kennels. You can help by donating a bed.

WI Dog Rescue


Local Communities

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Iowa County Humane Society
305 Co. Rd. YZ
Dodgeville, WI. 53533

Phone: 608-935-1381
Fax: 608-935-2884

For additional contacts go to:
 Board of Directors and Staff

WI Dog Seller & Dog Facility Operator license #267019-DS

ICHS Hours:
Tues - Fri:  1:00 to 5:30pm
Sat & Sun:  Noon to 4pm
Mondays & Holidays: Closed


ICHS shelter dogs are walking the red carpet!

Check out their debut in the
Lands' End Home catalog

modeling their pet jackets!

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