Helping People Help Animals

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Adopt
Meet your new best friend

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Make a life-saving gift

Help Wildlife
Found a wild animal? Find out what to do

Volunteer
Join our crew

Found a stray?

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Our Services

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For nearly 100 years, DCHS has provided services for our community, helping people help animals. Whether you are looking to bring a new pet into your family, searching for your lost pet, found a wild animal in need of assistance, have made the difficult decision to surrender your pet or are looking for educational opportunities, DCHS is here to help.

Upcoming Events

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Wed. Aug 15th, 2018

Rafflin' for Rescues

12:00 pm | 5132 Voges Road, Madison, WI 53718

Support DCHS and have a chance to win $1,000 toward travel anyway in the world!

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Fri. Aug 24th, 2018

Dog Adoption Event at Mounds

4:00 pm | Mounds Pet Food Warehouse in Middleton

Meet adoptable dogs during this Adoption Event at Mounds Pet Food Warehouse in Middleton!

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Sat. Aug 25th, 2018

Cat Adoption Event at Mounds

12:00 pm | Mounds Pet Food Warehouse in Fitchburg

Meet adoptable cats and kittens during this Adoption Event at Mounds Pet Food Warehouse in Fitchburg!

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Sat. Sep 15th, 2018

Fisher King 5K Fun-Run Trail Race (The Running of the Wines)

9:00 am | 1105 Laser St, Verona, WI 53593

Enjoy a Day at the Races to support DCHS!

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Aug 21st, 2018

Wildlife Center Prepares for Influx of Wild Patients

As Dane County residents begin to assess damage from storms and flooding last night, they may find injured or orphaned wild animals.

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Aug 21st, 2018

Adoption Center West is CLOSED today!

Adoption Center West will be closed today (August 21) since roads in the area are blocked off due to yesterday's flooding.

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Adopt

Rizzoli
Female | Age Unknown
Terrier, American Pit Bull

Marie
Female | 1 year
Shepherd

39433865
Female | 3 months
Domestic Shorthair

Thumper
Male | Age Unknown
Domestic Shorthair

Rocko
Male | 2 years
Hound

FIND YOUR BEST FRIEND

Main Shelter Location & Hours

ADDRESS

5132 Voges Road
Madison, WI 53718

(608) 838-0413

HOURS

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
12:00pm to 7:00pm 

Wednesday
CLOSED

Saturday and Sunday
12:00pm to 5:00pm