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Help us continue to provide essential care to the lost, homeless, and abandoned animals of Douglas County by contributing to our fundraising efforts!

No act of generosity is too small to make a difference.

2024 Animal Highlights

Dear Supporters,

Welcome to our 18th Annual Paws for Love auction! Thank you for being part of this special virtual event that will help us continue to provide essential life-saving care for stray and homeless animals in Douglas County.

We are here to provide humane care and treatment for the lost, homeless and abandoned animals of the City of Superior and Douglas County. Our community has continued to show support and involvement with the shelter in so many ways. Every dollar given during this event will help us continue our mission to care for those animals.

We hope you will delve into our fundraising site to learn more about our generous major sponsors, our wonderful auction item donors, our featured artists, and of course our astounding auction items.

Remember to bid high, bid often, and most importantly-HAVE FUN!

Thank you to everyone whose generous spirit of giving is vital to this event's success.



Thank you to our Paws for Love Major Sponsors, without whom this event would not be possible.

*All animals featured in this video without listed names are Humane Society of Douglas County, Inc. Shelter animals.


Bidding and Pick Up Information:

This virtual system will alert you if you are the winning bidder. Payment must be made at the end of the event, on Sunday, April 14, 2024, at 9 PM. You will have 24 hours to cancel your winning bid before your credit card will be automatically charged. Payment can ONLY be accepted with a credit or debit card on this auction site.

All items will be available for pick up at the Superior U-Haul storage facility located at 3015 Tower Avenue in Superior, Wisconsin. You must present a picture ID at the time of pick up. Shipping/Mailing is not available on any auction items. 

Pick up dates are:

Saturday, April 20 from 9 AM to 1 PM

Monday, April 22 from 5 PM to 7 PM

Please provide our Greeter with your Bidder Number at the time of pickup. If you need to have someone other than yourself pick up your item(s), you must contact Cheri at [email protected] and provide the name of the person who will be picking up on your behalf. Items will not be released to anyone other than the winner if the above step has not been taken. 

All auction items and services must be used by the dates specified by the donor. Please read any specifications and restrictions carefully. The successful bidder must contact the donor to arrange for services. You must be 21 years of age to win the alcohol baskets. 

 ALL SALES ARE FINAL.  There will be no exchanges or refunds on any items.  

 Thank you for joining us at our virtual Paws for Love Auction! 

This year we have so many talented artists that donated to our auction we would like to list the pet-specific ones for your pet portrait needs!

-Jana LaPine Painted Portraits:

-Ginger Backus Stained Glass Portraits:

-Shine Pet Photography: 

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Humane Society of Douglas County, Inc.

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DISCLAIMER: All items are sold AS IS.  The Humane Society of Douglas County, Inc. makes no express or implied warranties or representations of any kind with respect to items or services sold in the Silent Auction.  In no event shall the Humane Society of Douglas County, Inc. be responsible for the correctness of description, genuineness, authorship, authenticity, or condition of the items or services.  No statement in the descriptions made at the sale, in the bill of sale or elsewhere, shall be deemed as such, or warrant a representation of an assumption of liability.  By his or her purchase, the buyer waives any claims for liability against the property or services, and neither the Humane Society of Douglas County, Inc. nor the donor is responsible for any personal injuries that may result from the utilization of the property or services. *If you wish to donate your empty basket back to the shelter for us to use next year please return them to 138 Moccasin Mike Road, Superior, WI 54880 at your convenience.