The Main Shelter and Thrift Store are closing at 4:00 pm Friday, March 24, for a special event. Adoption visits are first-come, first-served. We recommend checking our current waitlist prior to your visit. Most other services are by appointment only, including reuniting lost animals, surrendering a pet, wildlife rehabilitation, and more.

Biographies of Board Members Running for Re-Election

Join us for a brief overview of our work from 2021. DCHS Board members Laura Murray, Joy Cardin, Cathy Holmes, Amy Johnson and Joseph Goode will be running for re-election. Please review their biographies below. Voting will happen in person during the meeting. In order to vote, you will need to have been a DCHS member since March 29, 2022 and be present at the meeting. To attend the meeting, kindly RSVP by June 22 to Hilary Hemmes-Kavanaugh at or (608) 838-0413x196.