Contacts

Humane Society of Vilas County

2477 Highway 45 N (PO Box 904)
Eagle River, WI 54521

715-479-9777
vilashumane@yahoo.com

The Humane Society of Vilas County is located on Hwy. 45 North between Conover and Eagle River.

 

What to do if you need to surrender your own pet?
Owner surrender of your personal pet, please call and make an appointment with HSVC at 715-479-9777 (owner surrenders are subject to space available) HSVC does not perform euthanasia services or veterinary services to the general public.
What to do if you find a stray?
If you have found a stray please call your local animal control officer or town constable. Townships are responsible to provide all animal control. See below:

Dog Catchers per Township

ARBOR VITAE – Al Spatz  715-356-3042
BOULDER JUNCTION – Dennis Reuss 262-993-1857
CLOVERLAND – Melissa 715-617-1979
CONOVER – Ed Evert   715-891-8439
LAC DU FLAMBEAU – Robert Smith 715-614-0034, 2nd call  Officer Ray   715-614-2521
LAND O LAKES – Connie Sparks  715-547-6904 (day), or Daniel Balog   715-547-6034 (night)
LINCOLN and WASHINGTON TOWNSHIPS – Melissa 715-617-1979
MANITOWISH WATERS – Eric Behnke 715-604-2253, or Chuck Rayala III   715-543-8300
PHELPS – Rick Brown 715-617-0196
PLUM LAKE – Sharon Brooker   715-892-7049
PRESQUE ISLE – Howard Meyer  715-686-7155
ST.GERMAIN –  Don 715-891-2707
WINCHESTER – Town Chairman Rick Clem 715-686-2584, 715-543-2094

EAGLE RIVER CITY ONLY – (Mike) Public Works 715-479-4330

****If you bring a stray to the shelter directly you will be responsible for the stray fee that the towns would otherwise pay for holding.****

 

 

ABUSE, HOARDING, AND/OR NEGLECT: PLEASE CALL THE VILAS SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT FOR THE HUMANE OFFICER AT 715-479-4441

Animal Shelters

Humane Society of Vilas County 715-479-9777

Forest County Humane Society 715-478-2098

Northwoods Humane Society (Iron River, MI) 906-265-7387

Oneida County Humane Society 715-362-5992

 

 

 

Veterinarians

  • Eagle River Animal Hospital 715-479-7090
  • Northwoods Animal Hospital – Eagle River 715-479-6992 – Manitowish Waters 715-543-            2860 – Minocqua 715-356-3269
  • Animal Health Care 715-365-8387
  • Cloverland Veterinary Clinic 715-479-4284 Dr. E. F. Gough
  • Northern Paws Animal Hospital Dr. Goodroad 715-369-4900
  • Dr. Schuff 715-356-7737
  • Dr. Bodewes 715-358-4300
  • French’s Homestead Veterinary Care 715-337-2700

 

 

 

Injured or displaced wildlife

  • Wild Instincts  4621 Apperson Dr, Rhinelander, WI 54501
           Phone:(715) 362-9453 Mark Nanoit
  • Nuisance Wildlife  800-228-1368 APHIS-ADC