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Columbia County Humane Society
N7768 Industrial Road
Portage, WI 53901
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Columbia County
Humane Society

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Pet of the Week!

Hi everyone! My name is Vogue. I am a young, beautiful American Pit Bull Terrier mix. There are people who won't even give me a chance because I was born an underdog. But maybe, just my sweetness will change your mind. I do look black in the my picture, which, is another strike against me but guess what!!!! Take me out in the sun and my brindle color will give you a pleasant surprise! I have freckles and stripes! I love to play with other dogs I can probably win over any dog that wants to play. I have a very playful side and I LOVE playing with Lucas here at CCHS but he was already adopted! Cats get me way too excited so I would prefer to live a life without them in my new home. Can you do me a big favor? Here at CCHS, any dog that has any American Pit Bull Terrier in it will sit for months waiting for a home. In that time, I will start hating my kennel and being stuck in a cage for a long period of time will start to wear on me. If you can't adopt me, please tell your friends about me. Let's get me, an underdog, adopted in record time. My adoption fee has been partially sponsored and will be reduced by $50 with an approved application.Click here for more info...

Paint Your Pet

Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 6 p.m.
205 Vino, Portage

This "Paint Your Pet" event is an artist-led paint evening with appetizers and a complimentary glass of wine.

Check out this flyer for more information.

Mark your calendars, and come out and join us for this worthwhile fundraiser for CCHS!

Click here to make your reservation, and as always, we thank you for supporting CCHS!

The Watchdog

Click here to see the latest version of The Watchdog.

Save Your Stuff For Fur-N-Fluff

CCHS is accepting donations for our annual garage sale which will be held June 19 and 20, 2015. We are seeking new or gently used items to be sold to benefit the animals at our shelter. Items can be dropped off at CCHS during regular business hours. Donations for our garage sale are greatly appreciated! Join us and help a good cause.

E-Waste Brigade

Do you have old cell phones, laptops, or camcorders that need to be recycled?

CCHS can help you now that we are part of E-Waste Brigade.

Please check out this flyer for more information regarding the types of items we can accept.

Do you buy Fresh Step® litter?
Please help us!

It's simple. Buy Fresh Step® litter, join the Fresh Step® Paw Points® program, and then donate your points to our shelter by visiting our Paw Points® page. The more points we earn, the more free litter we get.

Get started by clicking here. CCHS and all the cats
appreciate all your help! We can't do it without you!

Do you shop at

When you visit the link below before clicking over to Amazon, our organization will earn a portion of every purchase made! How simple is that! Please support CCHS and shop at using the link.

Click here to start shopping!

Supplies Needed ASAP!

Looking to donate items to CCHS? A few items we really need:
Laundry detergent (high-efficiency for front-loading machines),
garbage bags, dish soap, bleach,
and clay cat litter (non-scoopable).
Click here for complete list of needed items.

The Watchdog!

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Support our Business Sponsors!

Renew or Start your CCHS Membership!

Click here for more information on membership.

CCHS is striving to be proactive in its attempt to place homeless cats in forever homes. We constantly find ourselves full to the maximum with cats. So the Executive Director Susan and the Board of Directors met and talked about solutions to try to fix our problem with the over-abundance of homeless cats in our shelter. We have found that having the NO FEE cat adoptathons have significantly reduced our cat numbers at CCHS and we have been able to place our cats in record time. We realized that we needed a long-term solution to the problem we face here.

CCHS has decided to permanently lower our cat adoptions fees to the lowest amount possible. We realize that the fee we are getting will not come close to covering the expenses of getting the cats ready for adoption, but we are hoping our donations and having small fundraisers for that purpose will offset the amount needed to ready them for adoption.

Here are the new permanent CCHS cat adoption fees:

Young adult cats 6 months to 1 year: $40 (old fee: $50)
Cats over 1 year: $20 (old fee: $50)
Cats 6 years and older: NO FEE (old fee: $50)
Kitten fees will remain the same: $80

Our cats will always be spayed and neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and dewormed before adoption. That will not change even with the lower fees. We are hoping these new fees will keep a constant flow of adopters coming through our doors and make CCHS the hotspot for adoption!

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