Most 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. Adoption visits are handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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