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.

Main Shelter

ADDRESS

5132 Voges Road
Madison, WI 53718

(608) 838-0413

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HOURS

Every day except Wednesday
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Wednesdays
Closed

CLOSED New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Open 12:00pm to 3:00pm Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

If you found a lost animal, need to surrender a pet, or require another service, please contact the shelter to schedule an appointment. Please email or leave a detailed voicemail (including your contact information) and we will respond within 48 hours. Our website has helpful information and often forms to submit online any time. Donation drop offs are accepted during open hours, or items can be placed in the bin outside the main shelter entrance.

Adoption Center

ADDRESS

5132 Voges Road
Madison, WI 53718

(608) 838-0413 ext. 145

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HOURS

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

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

Wednesdays
Closed

CLOSED New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Open 12:00pm to 3:00pm Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

Adoptions are available as walk-in services during open hours. Adoption visits are handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Before you come to the shelter, we strongly recommend that you check our current waitlist: https://waitwhile.com/l/dchsadopt/list-view

DCHS's Wildlife Center

ADDRESS

5132 Voges Road
Madison, WI 53718

Located in the red building to the left of the Main Shelter building.

(608) 287-3235

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HOURS

**The DCHS Wildlife Center is open by appointment only.**

Please call and set an appointment before coming to the shelter.

9:00am to 5:00pm daily

Holiday hours may vary, please call for more details

All wildlife admissions are by appointment only. Please call to discuss the situation and schedule an appointment before bringing an animal in.

DCHS Thrift Store

ADDRESS

6904 Watts Road
Madison, WI 53719

(608) 709-1275

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HOURS

Shopping and Donation Drop Off Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday
11:00am to 7:00pm

Sunday and Monday
11:00am to 5:00pm

For more information, visit the Thrift Store Page.