MADACC will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Day. Click here for info on what to do if you find a stray while we are closed for the holiday. We will reopen our regular hours on Monday, December 26th. Thank you for all of your support for the animals we care for and our staff. We wish every person and every animal in our community joy this holiday season.

Milwaukee, this is an SOS from your animal control. We are absolutely full of cats and kittens. We need your help. Please consider adopting TODAY! All cats 6-months and up are FEE WAIVED. Kittens are now only $75. Please help us save lives. This special is in effect until we have enough space to hold animals comfortably and with less stress. Milwaukee County residents will be responsible for a $12 license for animals 5-months and up. 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., 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.

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.

Join the MADACC Team! New Opportunities!

We have NEW full and part-time openings. If you are looking for a career that is so much more, check out our open positions here. MADACC is an excellent place to work where you make a real difference in the lives of the animals and people in our community. Working at MADACC is a dynamic, challenging, heartbreaking, heartwarming and life changing experience. Apply and see why!

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!