Established in 1965, HAWS assists over 6,000 animals and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually. As an "open admissions" shelter we lead the community in animal welfare and assure sanctuary for all animals in need, regardless of age, health or temperament. HAWS is a non-profit, entirely donor-fund organization with an active humane education program, and both wildlife and companion animal rescue services for Waukesha County.
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HAWS heads into the holiday season with shop-portunities, “Kodak” moments, a “TTouch”-ing seminar and more at our Waukesha shelter.
The Friends of HAWS annual Holiday Craft Bazaar & Bake Sale is Saturday, Nov. 5, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pet-related merchandise, seasonal items and sweet treats make for great early holiday shopping. Stop by for lunch, enter prize drawings, browse and buy, with proceeds supporting HAWS.
T-Touch for Little Critters will be demonstrated Sunday, Nov. 6 at 1:00 p.m. Lead by Dr. Claudeen E. McAuliffe, this hands-on class shows ways to alleviate stress in our small pets. Pre-registration is required – call 262-542-8851 or log onto www.hawspets.org.
Get Fido dressed in his holiday finest and ready to smile for the Holiday Pet Photos on Nov. 12 - 13. Call 262-542-8851 to reserve a sitting. Photos taken by Unlimited Vision Photography Club, with proceeds donated to HAWS.
HAWS’ Mod Squad™ celebrates two years of success with a “birthday” party on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome - meet current Mod Squad™ dogs and learn more about this behavior program!
HAWS’ Mobile Adoption Center is in full holiday-prep mode, with the Dog Wash on Nov. 13 at Petlicious Spa. Stops at the Petco stores in Waukesha, Germantown and Delafield are planned, as well as a day at PetSmart – Brookfield and Pet Supplies ‘N More of Muskego. All details are at www.hawspets.org!
By the way - be sure to register the kids today for HAWS’ Winter Kids ‘N Critters Day Camp. Held December 26-30, sessions include both 2- and 3-day camps and are available for children ages 7 – 13 years. Spots fill quickly – don’t miss out on a great way to spend holiday break!