Partners – Animal Care

In their junior year, all MIAD students complete a four credit Social Science course (HS380), which includes 35 hours of service in the Milwaukee metro area. Below is a list of over 200 organizations committed to strengthening the community, utilizing both grassroots and well-established means. MIAD students and alumni have worked with all of these organizations to better understand the issues that they deal with and to give of their time and energy.

Learn more about the work of these organizations and how you can volunteer your time – visit one of our community partners listed below. Names in violet identify partners who have been honored by MIAD for the work that they do.

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Happy Endings No Kill Shelter:

All adult cats are spayed or neutered before being adopted. We currently place an average of 200 cats per year. All potential adopters must fill out an application and go through an interview process. Adoption facilitators walk potential adopters through the shelter and help them find a cat that will touch their heart and fill an empty space in their home and life.

HAWS Pets:

HAWS promotes the humane care and treatment of all animals, supporting cooperative humane efforts throughout the state of Wisconsin. We are not affiliated with any other local or national humane society. HAWS is a member of the Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies.

Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Center:

To provide animal regulation and care services which protect the health, public safety and welfare of people and animals in Milwaukee County.

Washington County Humane Society:

The mission of The Washington County Humane Society is to protect animals from suffering and cruelty, to provide care for animals afflicted by neglect and abandonment, and to enhance the lives of animals and people through education, adoption and compassion.

Wisconsin Humane Society:

The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is a private nonprofit organization whose mission is to build a community where people value animals and treat them with respect and kindness.