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.

Public Relations Coordinator

Lisa Bernard

As a child, Lisa dreamed of one day working with animals. After spending more than 12 years in journalism, Lisa is excited to meld her passion for storytelling with her love for animals. She lives in Madison with her husband, Kasey, and their three cats, Luna, Paris and Salem.

Lisa serves as our main media contact for the shelter, as well as coordinator for our social media and website.

(608) 848-0413 ext. 214

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