Animal Welfare

Updated: 11/11/2011 01:15:05 PM

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIVISION
Animal Abuse and Neglect Prevention

HUMANE OFFICER PROGRAM

Waukesha County Dept. of Parks & Land Use
515 W. Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, WI 53188

Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
Telephone: (262) 896-8300

Welcome to the Waukesha County Humane Officer Program Website Our Website offers a variety of information to pet owners in our county. Over time we will be adding and upgrading this site with more information and features to benefit the citizens of Waukesha County.


HUMANE OFFICER DUTIES

What services are provided by County Humane Officers? 

  • Animal abuse and neglect investigations
  • Emergency assistance to law enforcement agencies
  • County-wide rabies control
  • Humane animal education 

 

What services are NOT provided by County Humane Officers?
Animal Control Issues like:

  • Reports of barking dogs
  • Stray animals running at large
  • Wildlife or domestic animal nuisance issues 


Who does provide Animal Control Services in the County?
Local municipalities will continue to be responsible for animal control. Most municipalities contract with local Humane Societies for animal control or in some instances may refer this type of complaint to local police. Please click here to go to our Stray Animal Contacts By Municipality page to see who to call for your animal-related problem. 

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