***NEW Aluminum Cans to Save Lives NEW***

*Purina, Iams or Science Diet cat and kitten food* 

*Meat flavored baby food (no onion power)

*Cat scratchers (found at

*Timothy hay

*Canned cat food - loaf please, no meats in gravy/sauce

*Kitten Milk Replacer - KMR or PetLac brand

*Non-clumping cat litter


Contact Info

Coulee Region Humane Society, Inc.
911 Critter Court
Onalaska, WI 54650

Phone: 608-781-4014
Fax: 608-781-1646

Facility Operator License Number 268468-DS

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Animal Control, Protection and Rescue

The Coulee Region Humane Society developed our Animal Control program in 1975 in response to area needs. We are proud of the continuing commitment to animal welfare shown by our dedicated, professional staff. The Animal Control, Protection and Rescue program has successfully expanded to the current level of service described below.


1. Provides the following coverage to all areas within La Crosse County. Coverage to the City of La Crosse and the City of Onalaska has no time limitations. These two areas also have pickup available for sick/injured wildlife. All of the listed services are available 24 hours a day to these two municipalities.

Villages and Townships

Full coverage from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. , Monday through Sunday.

Includes the following services:

Pick up of stray dogs being held

Pick up of stray cats being held

Attempt capture of dogs running at large

Attempt capture of exotic animals running at large

Issue compliance orders for violations of county ordinances

Service box traps for feral cats

Pick up of D.O.A. dogs and cats

Issue citations

Respond to livestock complaints


Plus Emergency service coverage 24/7/365

Includes the following services:

Respond to vicious animal complaints/currently at large

Respond to wild animals posing a human health risk

Respond to emergent domestic animal cruelty, abuse or neglect complaints

Respond to domestic animals hit by cars

Pick up rabies specimens as needed

Respond to assist law enforcement with emergency animal related calls

Meet law enforcement at the shelter with strays

Pick up domestic animals ordered impounded by law enforcement

Pick up of exotic animals when ordered impounded by law enforcement