Oconto area

humane society

about us

The Oconto Area Humane Society & Animal Shelter, Inc. is a 501[c]3 open-admission shelter dedicated to providing protection, care and shelter for abandoned and homeless companion animals.

* If you are interested in donating not via PayPal, you can mail a check to

150 S Katch Dr, Oconto, WI 54153


Now Hiring

 Hiring PART-TIME Animal Caretaker


If you are interested in our Animal Caretaker position fill out an application below.


Drop off an application in person during shelter hours or email to oahsdirector@gmail.com

This job will primarily consist of caring for the dogs in the evening and on weekends.  Ideal candidate would be an independent person with experience working with a variety of different dog sizes/temperaments.

must be 18 years or older to apply.

Thank you,

bond foundation!

The bond foundation has made an amazing donation for veterinary expenses at the shelter!  The Leon H. and Clymene M. Bond Foundation is a family endowed Foundation committed to the growth and improvement of Oconto County and its surrounding areas. With this donation the Oconto Area Humane Society will be able to help so many more animals in need. Thank you!


Become A Board Member!

Contact the shelter at 

920-835-1738 or


Becoming a board member is a great way to help the shelter for anyone who may not have time to consistently volunteer, or would like to have more of a say in what goes on behind the scenes. Board requirements include meeting once a month and communicating by email. 
Board meetings are always open to the public, so feel free to swing by and see what we are all about!

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Check out our bi-monthly newsletter! It features an OAHS adoption story and how the year has been going for the shelter.

OAHS is continually updating our Petfinder on our newest adoptable furry friends! Check out Petfinder to get to know all their adorable faces.

Every second Saturday of the month we hold a volunteer orientation at the shelter. If you are interested fill out the application below and RSVP to the next meeting.

our address

© 2016 by OAHS Team

150 South Katch Drive

Oconto, WI 54153

Email: ocontoareahumane@gmail.com

Phone: 920-835-1738

Fax: 920-835-1739

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Monday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Thursday: Closed

Friday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Saturday: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm


**We are under temporary hour changes**

Click HERE for more information

Tiger Adopted 7/7/2018