Check out our new hours. Most DCHS and Wildlife Center services are by appointment only, including reuniting lost animals, surrendering a pet, wildlife rehabilitation, and more. Adoption visits are first-come, first-served. We recommend checking our current waitlist prior to your visit.

Board members are chosen either by appointment from the Board or by election from DCHS members at the annual meeting.

Please review the following documents carefully before deciding to pursue a Board of Director seat. If after considering this information you decide to continue, please contact Pam McCloud Smith, DCHS Executive Director, at (608) 838-0413 ext. 111.

Board Job Description

Board Candidate Process

Board Candidate Profile

Board Candidate Skill Assessment

Board Candidate Agreement