Lost & Found

For your lost pet, submit a form by clicking the green button below and your information will be placed on our Facebook page (per your approval) to help reunite you with your pet as soon as possible.

Visit our Facebook page for posts about strays and lost pets.

Animal(s) become property of the Humane Society of Sheboygan County after five (5) days.

If you found a pet, drop off at our Admissions Office between 10am and 4pm, read more below.

Lost Pet/Reclaim

A pet can be reclaimed through our Admissions office any day of the week between 10am and 4pm. Proof of ownership and current rabies vaccination (certificate only) will be required. If your pet is not up to date on rabies, it is required and costs $30.

We also recommend submitting a report with Lost Dogs of Wisconsin here.

Animal(s) become property of the Humane Society of Sheboygan County after five (5) days.

If we are closed please call and leave a message regarding your pet, (920) 458-2012 x104.

Reclaiming Fees

  • $50 first day for fixed pets
  • $100 first day for intact pets
  • $30 kenneling fee per day that pet is here with us (this is in addition to fees listed above)
  • First time offenders that have a microchip – waive first day kenneling fee
  • First time offenders that do not have a microchip – waive first day kenneling fee if owner agrees to purchase microchip
    • Microchip cost is $35
  • Additional fees based on required rehabilitation
  • All fees subject to change without notice
Please visit our Facebook page for the most recent updates about lost and found pets.

Found Pets/Strays

Drop-off 10am – 4pm

Drop off at HSSC Admissions door located on the south side of the building, down the sidewalk from the main entrance. Please ring the doorbell for assistance (grey button).

Questions? Call Admissions 920-458-2012 x104 or email admissions@scadopt.org


When We are Closed

The Sheboygan Police Department handles stray drop off when the shelter is closed. If you have found a domestic animal after hours, you can call the non-emergency number to request an officer, (920) 459-3333. 

Wildlife of Wisconsin

We do not accept wildlife here at Humane Society of Sheboygan County. If you have a concern involving a wild animal, please contact Wildlife of Wisconsin (W.O.W.).

W.O.W. helps to rehabilitate, provide medical care for, and release recuperated wildlife in partnership with local landowners.

Contact W.O.W.

10915 Melanie Way, Cato, WI 54230

(920) 323-5609


Pre-Surgery Instructions
  • Cats/dogs over 4 months old: Do NOT feed after 10:00pm the night before surgery (limited water intake is OK) no food or water the day of surgery.
  • Kittens/puppies under 4 months old: DO NOT withhold food or water prior to surgery.
  • Dogs must arrive with a collar and on leash (no retractable leashes). Cats and rabbits must be in a carrier.
  • Pets must be dropped off between 8:00am – 8:30am the day of surgery at the Admissions Department. (South side of the building near garage, door is labeled)
Important Notices

*The Following animals and conditions are excluded from the SNAP program:

  • Any animal that is actively showing signs of illness
  • Any animal that is revealed to have a health condition during their pre-surgery exam (example: heart murmur)
  • Any animal over 7 years of age
  • Any animal that is deemed to be obese
  • Any animal weighing over 100lbs or under 2lbs
  • Any female that has given birth within the previous 6 weeks
  • Animals that are too fearful or aggressive to be handled safely.


  • We will spay female animals that are “in heat” at the time of surgery, but they are at a higher surgical risk for bleeding during surgery and post-operatively. It is strongly recommended that you reschedule the surgery for 4-6 weeks post-cycle.
  • SNAP is not a feral or barn cat program. If you have feral or barn cats to be spayed or neutered, please utilize a TNR / Return to Field application.
  • ALL FEES MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE. HSSC accepts cash and credit/debit cards only – NO personal checks. If you do not show up for your appointment at the scheduled time, you will forfeit the fees you paid. In the case of a shelter emergency, severe weather, or staff illness, we reserve the right to reschedule your appointment.
  • You MUST drop off and pick up your pet at the times scheduled. Your appointment will be cancelled if you do not drop off your pet during the allotted time. Boarding fees will be charged if you do not pick up your pet on time.
  • City of Sheboygan residents: You are required, by law to have your dog or cat licensed with the city. If your pet is not currently licensed, HSSC can assist you with licensure for an additional cost.
  • Applicants must supply all vaccination records for their pet, including licensing information, if current prior to service.
  • Our on-staff veterinarian performs the SNAP surgeries. No other surgical or medical services other than what is listed will be provided under the SNAP program. For follow-up preventive care or for services other than spay/neuter, please contact your primary veterinarian.
  • Animals brought in for surgery that have fleas will be charged $12.00 for flea treatment, plus an additional $12.00 for every other SNAP animal also on the schedule that day.
  • All spays/neuters will have a small tattoo placed near their incision to mark that they have been sterilized.
  • You are welcome to call to check up on your pet, but visits are not allowed.
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