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.

Humane Educator

Amber Middleton

Amber is a lifelong animal person and has volunteered with animal welfare organizations for almost ten years. She has a passion for educating the community, particularly kids, about animal welfare and the joys animals can bring. Amber is also an advocate for local food and agriculture and volunteers her free time with goats, pigs, and donkeys at a farm sanctuary. Amber shares her home with two dogs, Taffy and Roux, and two cats, Sadie and Sarge, three of which are DCHS Alums.

Amber leads Humane Education programming for DCHS. She coordinates Camp Pawprint, birthday parties, scout workshops, tours and presentations, and other education activities.

(608) 838-0413 ext. 115

Development Team

Amy Good

Director of Development and Marketing

Sarah Linn

Development and Marketing Supervisor

Natasha Saidikowski

Donor Engagement Coordinator

Korinne Pollison

Community Fundraising Coordinator

Lisa Bernard

Public Relations Coordinator

Kelsie Matt

Development and Marketing Assistant

Amber Middleton

Humane Educator

Paul Vornholt

Associate Director of Development

Hilary Hemmes-Kavanaugh

Associate Director of Development