About Us

. . . a place of compassion and hope . . .

Our Vision

  • To promote a positive relationship between animals and people through education and community programs.
  • To provide animals with a compassionate experience in a temporary residence, and to assist them in finding their forever home.

Our Mission

  • To offer a safe refuge, nourishment and opportunity for a better life for unwanted, abused or injured animals.
  • To promote responsible pet ownership through humane education and spay/neuter programs in the area.
  • To work to unite lost animals with owners and place unwanted animals in caring homes.
  • To build communication and community support so people will value animals and treat them with kindness and respect.
  • To provide care and respect through the life and death of the animal using qualified veterinary professionals.

Click here for an introduction to our Strategic Plan


  • Many Generous, Caring Supporters


  • Diana Neubarth – President & Coord: Volunteers and Fundraising
  • Patricia Bruhn – Vice President & Chair Public Relations
  • Vicki Donatell – Secretary, Coord: Spay/Neuter, & Building Committee
  • Nette Jenkins – Treasurer
  • Denise Carter – Facebook, Web posts, & Voice Mail
  • Dr. David Datt – Building Committee, Co-Chair Dance, & Veterinary Consult
  • Dan DeMaio – Co-Chair Building Committee & Legal Consult
  • Matthew Hall – Chair Fund Research & Financial Consult
  • Dani Langer – Chair Animal Walk & Coord: Website
  • Michele McElmeel – Coord: Reaching Out
  • Kate Nelson – Building Committe, Co-Chair Dance, & Coord: Microchipping
  • Kayla Van Effen – Public Relations
  • Dave Walker – Co-Chair Building Committee
  • Judy Webster – Acknowledgements & Membership

Our Meetings

Our meetings are currently held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 502 Cty Tk UU Hudson, Wisconsin
Please note: meeting location, dates, and times are subject to change as of January 2012. Meeting changes will be posted.  

The public is welcome to attend our meetings to learn more about SCAF, offer suggestions, find ways to volunteer, and participate in our activities.   Please join us!

1st Thursday Board of Directors Open Meeting 6:30pm