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Humane animal welfare society of waukesha county, inc.

701 northview rd
Waukesha, WI 53188
262-542-8851
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User Reviews (16)

  • 1. Interesting to See

    by: jkrueger

    I went with a friend to this shelter, and she did find a cat here. I volunteer at a different shelter so that was my point of comparison. Our facility is larger and brighter than HAWS. There really wasn't an adoption counselor that spent time with us. We just spent time with the cat in a small visiting room. I haven't been here recently so they may have made changes.

    Pros

    Friendly staff, easy to locate

    Cons

    Crowded dog area, no one-on-one pet counseling

  • 2. Nice Shelter

    by: granbarb

    I've stopped in at HAWS occasionally and always like that everything is so clean. They take in a LOT of animals so they need more room.

    Pros

    Clean

    Cons

    none

  • 3. HAWS is a nice shelter

    by: SarahBequest

    The animals are well cared for and the dogs are walked frequently. It is always very clean and the lobby is beautiful!

    Pros

    HAWS is very clean and the staff is kind.

    Cons

    They don't have alot of room for cats.

  • 4. Nice shelter

    by: ratqueen

    This is a very nice shelter and usually very clean whenever we have visited. The staff is usually friendly and helpful. They have nice viewing rooms too!

    Pros

    Clean

    Cons

    Far drive from my house

  • 5. Very nice

    by: Jalorge

    This was a very nice enviornment and a nice building. The staff was nice and curtious and helped me with all my questions.

    Pros

    Nice facility

    Cons

    Wasnt acknowledged for a few min

  • 6. My cat from Haws

    by: chocho

    I got my cat from this shelter in 2002. I had looked at many other places but did not find on I liked. Sneakers had just been put on the floor after spending time in the back. I did not know if she was the cat for me but the woman suggested that I put a hold on her because everyone there loved her and she would be gone soon. Needless to say I called and said that I wanted her and it was the best decision I could have made. I have not been back since then so things may have changed but I was very happy with the results.

    Pros

    staff was good

    Cons

    cats kept in small cages

  • 7. Nice Humane Society

    by: rjm

    HAWS is a great Humane Society. The staff is knowledgeble and very caring. It is very clean and they really care for the animals.

    Pros

    Great staff

    Cons

    none

  • 8. Very nice shelter

    by: kitten42

    HAWS is a wonderful shelter. The animals are very well cared for and the facility is very clean and well organized. I love the lobby! The staff is very helpful as well.

    Pros

    The lobby is beautiful!

    Cons

    The dog kennel area is loud.

  • 9. HAWS

    by: tbarrel3

    HAWS is a wonderful shelter with very knowledgeble and caring staff. They have a wonderful building for the animals and care very much for them.

    Pros

    Wonderful Shelter

    Cons

    None

  • 10. Great shelter

    by: Katt3

    This shelter is great. The people are nice and they help out other shelters as well.

    Pros

    great people

    Cons

    needs new facilities

  • 11. Waukesha should be proud

    by: rosemarymorey

    This is a very nice humane society building--they have many rooms for private meetings with an animal you are thinking of adopting. Meeting rooms for which they hold public classes--like the first aid class for pets. There's always many staff members and volunteers there every day.

    Pros

    great building, many staff members and volunteers

    Cons

    none

  • 12. Nice shelter

    by: Greg12

    We enjoyed seeing HAWS. It is a far drive from our house, but the staff was very nice to us and they have a nice building. The viewing rooms are clean and they have a nice area for their animals.

    Pros

    Nice viewing rooms

    Cons

    Far drive

  • 13. Nice shelter

    by: Cory3

    We visited HAWS with our daughter. This is a nice shelter and has a very nice lobby and viewing rooms. We were greeted and enjoyed seeing the animals.

    Pros

    Nice building

    Cons

    Far drive

  • 14. Good place

    by: JannaO

    HAWS is a very nice shelter with many great programs and volunteers. The do a great service for Waukesha.

    Pros

    Easy to get around

    Cons

    Hard to find

  • 15. HAWSS

    by: wchsroxmorethanyou

    HAWS is one of the better humane societys around the area like WCHS. it is clean, large, and has very nice viewing rooms where you can meet your possible new pet

    Pros

    size, set up.

    Cons

    cages

  • 16. Nice shelter

    by: cf14

    I enjoyed seeing HAWS when we went to visit. They have a great building and it is very nicely organized. They have nice visiting rooms for meeting the animals. The kennels and cat rooms seemed very clean. They have a nice staff too!

    Pros

    Nice building

    Cons

    None that I can think of