|ADAMS COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY
Placing animals in loving forever homes
|ACHS “Brief” History
Adams County Humane Society was formed in the early ‘70’s by a group of concerned citizens. It was incorporated in 1975.
The animal control officer at the time had to shelter the animals at his farm. Eventually, this dedicated group decided that a shelter in
Adams/ Friendship was needed. Through the endless hours doing fundraisers and hard work by this group of citizens, in 1988 the first
Humane Society was built. Finally, a permanent home for ACHS to better help the animals of Adams County.
In 2000, plans were made to expand the shelter into a larger facility with outdoor exercise areas, and better separation of animal areas.
After a generous memorial gift given by Dr. Wesley Willard, the Board of Directors decided to add on once again in 2008, adding a surgical
room, an intake room, isolation room and creating a larger cat room.
Although the number of animals has increased since 1975, we take great pride in our animal care and adoption rate.
ACHS continues to strive to improve the quality of life for animals through education, adoption, and redemptions.
ACHS is a private non-profit 501.C3 organization. We need your support to continue our important work of helping the animals & people of
Adams County & surrounding areas.
ACHS takes great pride in the care we give our animals on their way to loving forever homes.
Before animals are adopted the dogs are spayed /neutered and are also give their rabies, distemper, kennel cough vaccinations, de-
wormed, Heartworm tested and they get a microchip.
We test the cats to make sure they are negative for FIV/Leukemia, give rabies & distemper vaccinations as well as de-worm them.
We microchip offer microchips to the adopted cats at a discounted rate.
We also offer microchiping to the public for a discounted price for $25.
We always need volunteers to help with:
Dog Walking, Cat Cuddling, Pet Porters, Foster Homes, Cleaning, Fundraisers
|Hours: 12- 5pm Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 12 - 4pm on Sundays.
Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
|ACHS Board of Directors
President: Lynn Moen
Vice President/ Treasurer: Al Schmidt
Secretary: Joyce Koehler
Director: Mary Anne Keul
BOD Meetings are held at 9am, the second Thursday of every month at the local community center - 569 N Cedar Street Adams, WI 53910
Executive Director: Christina Ackerman
Part time Kennel Workers: Kelly Orth
Part time Kennel Workers: Louise Murch
Part time Kennel Workers: Kim Meinhardt
ACHS is a smaller facility with 1 full time and 3 part time employees. We are 100% run by donations and adoptions.
We do not euthanize for space, no healthy well disposition animals are ever euthanized . We have taken many
animals who were very afraid of people and showed them how loved and safe they are here with us and now they
are living in their loving forever homes. We work regularly with rescues across the state as well as a few out of
state to help work with the dogs who may need more care then we can provide. We have several volunteers who
come in and help socialize our cats by cuddling, brushing and playing with them. We have 16 large outside play
areas for the dog’s so on nice days we partner them up to go outside and play. The dogs all get at least a one - 1
mile walk a day and if we have enough volunteers they get to go for three 1 mile walks each day.
We would like to thank everyone who has supported us over the years and continue to do so. We take pride in the
care and love we give the animals while they stay with us. Without your support we would not be able to continue
to help the homeless animals that come to us. If you are in the area and would like to stop by for a tour please do
so. We are open Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12-5 and Sundays 12-4, we are closed on
Tuesdays and Wednesdays.