Waukesha County

 Environmental Health Home Page

Animal Abuse & Neglect Prevention -
Humane Officer Program

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.

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. 

Waukesha County Environmental Health
515 W. Moreland Blvd • AC 260
Waukesha WI 53188 (directions)

Hours Monday - Friday • 8 am - 4:30 pm (closed holidays)

Contact us
 | Phone 262-896-8300 | Fax 262-896-8298
Visit us in person in room AC 260