MADACC, Friends of MADACC and Lost Dogs of Wisconsin are teaming up to help increase the odds of getting your pet back home safely, and if possible, without a trip to MADACC! Learn more about programs available to Milwaukee County Pet Owners by clicking here!

Milwaukee County Dog and Cat licenses can be purchased or renewed now! Animal licenses are valid January 1 – December 31 each year. All municipalities in Milwaukee County require dogs and cats to be licensed. You can purchase/renew a license online here. If you need to have your pet’s rabies vaccine updated, call MADACC at 414-649-8640 to make an appointment to come in and get your pet’s license and rabies in one easy visit. Licenses can also be purchased in person at MADACC seven days a week during our business hours. License late fees begin April 1 each year.

Help is available for owners in need!

pets.findhelp.com is a social care platform to connect all people in need and the programs that serve them with dignity and ease. When families struggle, pets do, too. Loved pets are given up to animal shelters, by heartbroken owners who think this is their only option. pets.findhelp.com, available for free, is the first platform of its kind to make accessing pet support easy, keeps families together and prevents pets being unnecessarily surrendered to shelters.

Training, in your home, at your convenience, no matter where you live or where your dog came from!

In need of training for your dog? No matter where you adopted the dog from, if you have had your dog for a while, or live anywhere in the USA, you can use GoodPup University for one week FREE! There are lots of benefits for signing up to try the free week. You get one-on-one support, individual training plan, chat help anytime and you can send photos or videos to show behaviors you need help with, scheduling around your schedule and so much more! Click here to sign up (this is the link for MADACC referrals), or read this flyer to learn more. We are impressed with the trainers, which use force-free, reward based training techniques. You can sign up for additional training at a low cost and all you need is a phone, computer or tablet.

Short and long term fosters NEEDED! Click HERE for more info!

From a weekend out of the shelter, to socializing kittens until surgery and adoption, to helping us learn about the personality of a shy animal – we have a foster option for you! Fosters also get to be first in line to adopt their temporary roommate, or to find a home for them via your friends and family. We need help every day to ensure all animals can find a second chance and our fosters are a critical part of that! See what opportunities are available. Do it once a year, do it all summer. You get to choose!