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Pet Safety Tips for the Heat

The heat index is expected to rise Thursday and Friday this week. It is best that your pets remain indoors in a climate controlled area. When your pet is outside...

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HAVE A “HAWS”-SOME SUMMER!

Wisconsin recently passed a state law providing civil immunity to anyone who forcibly enters a vehicle to free a child or pet believed to be endangered by temperatures inside that...

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It's Raining Kittens at HAWS

To kick off our Kitten Shower we will have a Q & A session with HAWS' Cat Trainer Leann Boucha and Dr. Gretchen Jaeger, DVM. If you are...

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Summer Camp with Animals!

Do your kids love animals? The Humane Animal Welfare Society has a camp that they will just love. Campers beween the ages of 7 and 14 years of age spend...

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Help HAWS Find Missing Foster Dog

HAWS Foster Dog missing from Pabst Farms Area. The dog went missing on 5/29/2016. The missing dog is approximately 15 lbs, long (Aussie mix possibly) black/white/brown. She was dragging her leash...

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HAWS NAMED A FINALIST IN WATERSTONE BANK’S 95TH ANNIVERSARY VIDEO CONTEST

In celebration of 95 years serving the Greater Milwaukee community, WaterStone Bank is giving away a total of $95,000 to local nonprofit organizations through a video contest. Starting April 11,...

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HAWS May Adoption Special

Stop in and find your new best friend today! For the month of May there is a discounted adoption price for "senior" cats, because we have "SENIORITS". Any cat 6 years...

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HAWS Adoptable, Gracie!

Gracie is a sweet, energetic 13 year old Shepherd Mix! She loves to play with other dogs and with tennis balls. Even at her mature age, she is still very...

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Romp ‘n Rally for HAWS

The Friends of HAWS’ 33rd annual dog-friendly event, Romp ‘n Rally, is this Saturday, May 7th, from 10am – 3pm at Sussex Village Park! Dogs can run the lure course and...

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Dog Behaving Badly? Free Seminar

Is your dog jumping on your guests, counter surfing, barking too much? Are you still dealing with housetraining issues or chewing on your stuff? Come to this free informational seminar...

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HAWS/EBHS TO HOST NORTH SHORE ANIMAL LEAGUE AMERICA’S TOUR FOR LIFE 2016

Waukesha animal resource center announces national adoption event tour stop in Waukesha HAWS, the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, joins North Shore Animal League America’s 2016 Tour For Life™...

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Free Dog Behavior Seminar

Is your dog jumping on your guests, counter surfing, barking too much? Are you still dealing with housetraining issues or chewing on your stuff? Come to this free informational seminar...

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It's That Time of Year Again

Now that spring is here (hopefully Mother Nature will cooperate soon) things get busy at the shelter with questions and concerns about wildlife. Generally when wildlife is injured, sick or thought...

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LOST Miniature Poodle in Wauwatosa

On December 12, 2015 our grey, miniature Poodle, named Jet escaped from our backyard. That night, he ventured through Mount Mary, downtown Tosa, and all the way up the Mayfair...

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Trinity UCC Hosts Pet Blessing Sunday

On Sunday, August 16, Trinity UCC in Brookfield held their annual Pet Blessing outdoor worship service. All pets were welcome and blessed by Pastor Jan Doleschal. Included in the blessings...

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Green Bay K-9 Police Officer Will Receive Life-saving Vest Courtesy of the MECA Foundation and Flat Rate Home Services

Green Bay, WI, June 15, 2015: Green Bay’s Police K9 Unit will soon be patrolling the streets with a little added safety. Today the MECA Foundation, a...

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Inaugural Pet Blessing set for Saturday July 18th during the 4th Annual MECA VEST A K-9 FEST!

Milwaukee, WI – June 10, 2015-The 4th annual MECA Vest a K9 Fest is excited to announce their first-ever Pet Blessing Ceremony. Held at the Milwaukee Emergency Center for...

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Inaugural Pet Blessing set for Saturday July 18th during the 4th Annual MECA VE A K-9 FE!

Milwaukee, WI – June 10, 2015-The 4th annual MECA Vest a K9 Fest is excited to announce their first-ever Pet Blessing Ceremony. Held at the Milwaukee Emergency Center for...

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Inaugural Pet Blessing set for Saturday July 18th during the 4th Annual MECA VEST A K-9 FEST!

Milwaukee, WI – June 10, 2015-The 4th annual MECA Vest a K9 Fest is excited to announce their first-ever Pet Blessing Ceremony. Held at the Milwaukee Emergency Center for...

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Inaugural Pet Blessing set for Saturday July 18th during the 4th Annual MECA VEST A K-9 FEST!

Milwaukee, WI – June 10, 2015-The 4th annual MECA Vest a K9 Fest is excited to announce their first-ever Pet Blessing Ceremony. Held at the Milwaukee Emergency Center for...

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Community Watch

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» Plans for new Mad Rooster Cafe net final approval from Waukesha Plan Commission Updated:  7/29

» Unfavorable weather crimps attendance at Waukesha County Fair 7/28

» Judge: Prison for Waukesha man who led police on naked, drug-fueled pursuit Updated:  7/28

» Waukesha man accused of spitting on, trying to bite police officers Updated:  7/28

» Ex-Kmart site in Waukesha to grow with new freestanding retail building 7/28

» Court of Appeals: Slender Man stabbing defendants stay in adult court Updated:  7/27

» Power outage temporarily closes Waukesha County Courthouse, administrative buildings 7/27

» Assembly District 83 candidates agree on taxes, differ on opiate issue 7/26

» Waukesha planning staff mulling another downtown apartment project Updated:  7/26

» GOP vice presidential candidate Mike Pence to hold rally at Waukesha County Expo Center 7/26

» Waukesha panel OKs La Casa de Esperanza's charter school expansion 7/25

» New Latin American restaurant Arepanitas opens near downtown Waukesha Updated:  7/25

» Complaint: Waukesha woman, drunk, grabbed gun following phone dispute Updated:  7/25

» Waukesha police report: July 28, 2016 issue 7/25

» Crest owner brings Irish flavor to new venture in downtown Waukesha Updated:  7/25

» 2016 Waukesha County Fair coverage 7/22

» Video: Animal races, 4-H and a geese champion at the Waukesha County Fair 7/22

» Unpaid fees could keep Waukesha students from graduation ceremonies 7/22

» Waukesha South open art studio gives students opportunity to create 7/22

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Resources available to Waukesha County residents during extreme heat 7/21

» Stay cool at Hebron House and Jeremy Safe Haven 7/21

» Waukesha Salvation Army offering cool place to stay in light of impending heat wave 7/20

» Woman killed in Waukesha County crash is identified Updated:  7/20

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Waukesha County Fair

 

The 2016 Waukesha County Fair saw rain, scorching temps and tropical humidity throughout its five-day run. Check out our stories, photos and video from the fair, including coverage of the new pig, duck and goat races, the 50th annual Fairest of the Fair contest, as well as a ranking of the top food items.

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

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