Upcoming Events at the Eau Claire County Humane Assocation

Fundraising Committee

The Fundraising Committee plans and organizes our fundraisers. The committee is looking for new and creative ways to increase our revenue in addition to volunteers to be a part of this committee so that we can continue to accomplish our mission. The committee meets every other month a Wednesday evening. For more information, contact our Executive Director at 715-839-4747 ext. 25 or email at .

Education Committee

The Education Committee was developed to increase awareness of animal welfare issues in addition to promoting ECCHA's mission and goals. The committee will meet as often as necessary to develop, implement, and monitor education programs. For more information, contact our Executive Director at 715-839-4747 ext. 25 or email at .

News & Events:

what's happening at ECCHA.

Raising awareness about animal welfare and working to increase donation revenue are both key elements to keeping the shelter running. From pet expos to community outreach opportunities, ECCHA always has something exciting to involve you and your pet. We host new events almost monthly and are always reaching out to our community for support. So check back often to learn more about our current needs and upcoming events.


  • PAWS to Remember

    June 1, 2016

    The ECCHA is offering

    This unique Honor and Memorial gift program is a heartfelt way to acknowledge the animal lovers in your life, past and present. "Paws to Remember" celebrates a special person or pet. Your $100 contribution to ECCHA ensures the care, safety, and placement of ECCHA animals in their forever homes. The Paw Plaque will be permanently displayed at ECCHA's lobby in a beautiful homemade show- case. All donors will receive a paw print lapel pin and a certificate showing this honor. 

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  • Thank you for joining us at Painting for PAWS!

    March 30, 2018

    Thank you to everyone who made our 3rd Annual Painting for Paws a success. There were 70 people who attended this fun filled evening to benefit ECCHA. The event raised over $2200 for our communities' homeless pets. ECCHA would like to thank our artist Cyndi from The Paint Shack for her time and expertise and The Metropolis Resort for donating the room. Please patronize these local businesses who donated wonderful gifts that were raffled off: Eauxx Claire Music Festival, Jackson Galaxy, Avalon Floral, Willow on Water, Pizza Del Re, The Paint Shack, Charter Bank, Keep Collective (Tonja Lanphere), RCU, Maureen Lux, Westconsin, Infinity Beverages, River Looks, Tri-Pawd pet sitting, Rex's Canine Training, Wagner's Lanes, Culvers, and Emmy Mathwig. We would also like to thank our volunteers, Janice and Barb, who donated their time the entire evening.  ECCHA and the Painting for Paws committee thank you for your support. We hope to see you and so many more next year.


  • Eau Claire Humane Association Honors our Life Saving Volunteers

    May 17, 2018

    Eau Claire Humane Association Honors our Life Saving Volunteers

    Like other non- profit organizations, volunteers are the backbone of the Eau Claire County Humane Association.  Volunteers provide many services that help us fulfill our mission and enrich the lives of the animals we care for yearly.  A total of 450 volunteers contributed over 12,000 hours of service in 2017. 

    We honored all of our volunteers on April 24th during our Annual Volunteer Banquet and Meeting and recognized a few that have gone above and beyond for animal welfare. The evening was hosted by the Best Western Plus with a delicious meal. Our guest speaker was Eau Claire Police Officer and Handler Ian O'Connell with K-9 Officer Jake who performed a few demonstrations as well. 

    We are thankful to the following contributing sponsors that provided table raffle baskets allowing ECCHA to raise $560 for pets in need:

    Chippewa Valley Growers, Lee Lee Photography, Wegners CPA, Chippewa Valley Wildlife Rehabilitation, Green Bay Packers Corporate Giving, Famous Dave's, Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association, The Joynt, Marc-On Shooting, Country Inn & Suites, Green Oasis, Cousin Subs, Imagine Art by Presleigh, and Caradori Pottery.  Volunteers, volunteer award recipients, and staff reservations were sponsored in part by Dr. Daniel and Kerry Kincaid, Christina Thrun, and Nikki Hanna

  • A Huge Fido 32 Thank You!

    May 30, 2018

    32nd Fido & Friends Results

     A huge Fido thirty-two thank you to everyone that came out to Carson Park and supported the shelter on May 19th, 2018. Over three hundred people participated along with fifty volunteers and thirty-five sponsors. We had a great run/walk along with delicious food, fun games and exciting prizes. 

    Please see our sponsorship list below and support these area businesses whenever possible. A special thank you goes out to Smarty Paws Agility for being the Presenting Sponsor. The iHeart Media Team provided radio commercials, door prizes to Country Fest and 3 sets of Milwaukee Brewer's game tickets. Additionally, radio host, Tess Morgan, emceed the event.

    The Fido & Friends Sub-Committee consisted of: Tracy Bush, Nicolette Hanna, Bambridge Peterson, Lynne Shaffer, Christina Thrun and Rolf Ylvisaker. These volunteers along with fifty others made this event a success! We appreciate all of their hard work and support. If you are interested in a 2018 Fido & Friends T-shirt they are available at ECCHA for only $10. 

     Presenting Sponsor ($2,000): Smarty Paws Agility

    Great Dane Sponsors ($500):

    Animal Wellness Center of Buffalo Valley


    Chilson Subaru

    Eau Claire Animal Hospital

    iHeart Media


    Kelly Heating & Electric

    Marc-on Shooting, LLC.

    Northside Pet Hospital

    Scrubs Love

    The Yoga Room

    WQOW - TV 18

    Labrador Sponsors ($300)

    Ann Braue's Canine Training Center

    Area Financial Services

    The Ark Animal Hospital

    Charter Bank

    Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire

    Holiday Vacations


    The Joynt

    Kindness Animal Hospital

    Kelly Heating & Electrical

    Oakwood Hills Animal Hospital

    Pamela J. Veith, Attorney-at-Law

    WESTconsin Credit Union

    Dachshund Sponsors ($150)

    Bravo Salon & Spa, LLC.

    Eau Claire Pet Care

    emBARK, LLC

    The Joynt

    Morrie's Chippewa Valley Mazda

    New Age Inspection, LCC.

    Pure Living, LLC.

    Rex's Canine Training, LLC.

    Tri-Paw'd Pet Care


    American Ice Company

    Indianhead Food Service Distribution

    Sam's Club

    Park Ridge Distributing

    Premium Waters.


    Barks & Recreation



    iHeart Media

    Max & Neo Dog Gear


    Micon Cinemas

    Milwaukee Brewer's

    Mt. Olympus Water Park & Theme Park

    Rex's Canine Training

    Rocky Rococo's Pizza

    Wagner's Lanes


  • NEW! Barn Cat Project

    July 5, 2017

    If you are interested in supporting this NEW project, please consider making a donation for these homeless cats who are willing to work! DONATE HERE

  • Adopt A Cat Month

    June 1, 2018

  • Parade for a Purpose

    June 9, 2018

    Parade for a Purpose

    Parade of Homes, Home 14

    June 9 &10, 2018 - 10:00am-5:00pm

    Peterson Custom Homes is partnering with the Eau Claire County Humane Association for an exciting event, Parade for a Purpose! Parade goers that give a monetary donation to ECCHA will have the opportunity to interact with our adoptable animals - cats, kittens and dogs. Donors will also be entered into a drawing for a $5,000 woodworking credit through Peterson Custom Homes. Please join us at the very first Parade for a Purpose event!

    You can purchase tickets to the Parade of Homes at: http://web.cvhomebuilders.com/events/44th-Annual-Parade-of-Homes-53/details


  • Eat Wings. Raise Funds.

    June 25, 2018

    Join us at Buffalo Wild Wings on Monday, June 25th for lunch or dinner. Present this ticket and 10% of your bill will be donated to us! Buffalo Wild Wings is located at 4612 Keystone Crossing in Eau Claire, WI. 



     Download the ticket here