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WHS Launches iPhone App

Wisconsin Humane Society Launches iPhone Application

Want to “oooh” at a puppy and “aaaah” at a kitten? Get a warm fuzzy after a tough meeting? The Wisconsin Humane Society has an app for that. WHS has launched its very own iPhone App, becoming one of the only animal shelters in the country with its own app. And it’s free.

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Mequon-Thiensville superintendent named to national group

Demond Means, Mequon-Thiensville, Education Commission of the States

Mequon-Thiensville School District Superintendent Demond Means has been appointed as a commissioner to the Education Commission of the States, the district announced Wednesday.

ECS, which was started in 1965, is a bipartisan organization that assists state policymakers on educational issues. Its current chair is Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty.

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Texting While Driving = Serious Consequences

Bayside, bayside, texting, text

Beginning December 1st, 2010 law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin will have the authority to stop drivers suspected of texting while driving.  The law prohibits a person from driving any motor vehicle while composing or sending an electronic text message or an electronic mail message.

The law does not apply to any of the following:

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FREE Family Fun with Animals

Sunday, December 5
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wisconsin Humane Society
4500 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee

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Keep Drunken Drivers Off the Roads This Holiday Season

Bayside, Booze and Belts, Drunk Driving, PSA, Public Service Announcement

The holiday season is in full swing.  To keep it from becoming a time of tragedy, Bayside Police Department along with law enforcement throughout Wisconsin will once again participate in the "Booze and Belts Mobilization". 

Beginning December 10th and running through December 18th law enforcement will be out in force watching for impaired drivers and occupants of vehicles not wearing seat belts.  Our goal is to continuously reduce the number of drunken drivers and accidents caused by drunken drivers. 

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50% OFF Dove Adoptions

Eddie is 8-months-old and ready to play!

Eddie is a happy 8-month-old Australian Cattle Dog/Bull Terrier mixed puppy who already appreciates the finer things in life.  Check out his new YouTube video at

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Holiday Notes

With the holidays fast approaching I just wanted to take a minute and review some items to remember for hosting parties and celebrating.

1. Know your limits and be in control of your surroundings- space your drinks or alternating between non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages.

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That Pesky Constitution

On December 13, 2010, U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson signed a Memorandum Opinion declaring unconstitutional a key provision of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 – better known as Obamacare. In his legal crosshairs was Section 1501 of the Act, known as the Minimum Essential Coverage Provision, which requires every U.S. citizen, other than those falling within specified exceptions, to purchase a minimum level of health insurance coverage beginning in 2014. Section 1501 is administered and enforced as part of the Internal Revenue Code and failure to comply will result in a penalty included with the taxpayer's annual federal tax return.

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Free Prizes! No Fee for 2nd Rat! 50% off Dove Fees! ...and more.

The Wisconsin Humane Society is hoping to place hundreds of homeless animals into loving homes in December. What better way to express the spirit and compassion of the holiday season than by helping an animal find a home? For many families who are on vacation and spending quality time at home this season, there is no better time to adopt.

Is your family looking to add a furry family member? It’s the perfect time of year with the Wisconsin Humane Society’s “Home for the Holidays” special promotion, starting Tuesday, December 21:

  • We’ll be open special hours to accommodate adopters. We'll be open on Friday, December 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and Friday, December 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Free prizes to all puppy, kitten, dog, cat and small animal adopters, while supplies last!
  • FREE 2011 WHS calendar to the first 10 people who show us the WHS iPhone App on their iPhone.
  • Adopt a pair of rat buddies! Adopt one Standard rat, and the second adoption fee is waived.
  • Get a coupon for 10% off your entire purchase in Animal Antics if you bring a cat or dog toy to donate (cannot combine coupon with other offers).
  • Dove adoption fees reduced by 50%

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Awesome Winter Activities


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Wish List 2011

Wish list for 2011

With all the New Year’s resolutions, best of the year and wish lists being proclaimed and readied for the New Year I thought I would jump on the bandwagon and give my own unique list. 

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