Carrying on the legacy of Carl W. Nelson , the Carl W. Nelson Animal Shelter is a 501c3 organization in Mauston, Wisconsin with a goal to build a modern, state-of-the-art,  no-kill  animal shelter for Juneau County's homeless animals.  We are a non-profit organization with a mission  to help homeless animals through our foster program,  through community outreach programs  and humane education programs .    We have acquired a building, holding fund raisers,  building our membership base, and raising money for our future facility.  If you would like to help us with reach our goal, visit our volunteer page our donation page , or our membership page WE NEED YOU!

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"The one absolutely unselfish friend that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog."  - George Graham Vest

   Available for Adoption       PET-Pourri

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Hours of Operation:  Sunday: 1-4 PM 
Monday – Closed  
Tuesday: 12-3 PM  Wednesday: 1-4 PM Thursday: 9-12 AM 
Friday: 1-4 PM 
Saturday:  1-4 PM.  
Other times by appointment