Almost all DCHS and Wildlife Center services are by appointment only. If you found a lost animal, need to surrender a pet, found wildlife in need of help, or require another service, please call before coming to the shelter.

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Found a wild animal? Find out what to do

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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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Now through Mon. May 30th, 2022

ONEHOPE Wine Tasting

12:00 pm

Drink wine and help animals in need!

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Now through Sun. Jun 5th, 2022

Raising Cane's Plush Sale

10:00 am | Raising Cane's | 579 State Street, Madison, WI 53703

Purchase a limited edition plush and a donation will be made to DCHS!

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Now through Tue. May 31st, 2022

Menards Pet Supply Drive

Stop by a local Menards store all through May and help DCHS stock up on our wish list items!

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Now through Tue. May 31st, 2022

DCHS Month at Delta Beer Lab

9:00 am | 167 East Badger Road, Madison, WI 53713

Delta Beer Lab and DCHS have teamed up to help raise money for local animals in need!

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May 17th, 2022

Help Wild Birds, Fox Kits Heal

Gifts will be matched to purchase PPE, tests, and supplies so our Wildlife Center can safely admit and care for wild birds and fox kits.

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May 4th, 2022

Keep Your Pets Safe From Infectious Diseases

Vaccines are the best way to protect pets from infectious diseases. Learn what they are, how they work, and why they’re important.

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Adopt

Lucy
Female | 12 years
Lhasa Apso

Scotty
Male | 7 months
Terrier, Pit Bull

Dexter
Male | 1 year
Terrier, Pit Bull

Betty Boop
Female | Age Unknown
Terrier, Pit Bull

Patches
Female | Age Unknown
Domestic Shorthair

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

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

Wednesdays
By Appointment Only