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 Member

Sara Colopy

Sara joined DCHS's Board of Directors in April 2016. She is a board-certified small animal surgeon at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. Her professional interests include thoracic and urogenital surgery, teaching, increasing veterinary access for shelter animals and low-income families, and increasing diversity and inclusion in veterinary medicine. For over 10 years, Sara has performed surgery and surgical consults for DCHS's Animal Medical Services on a volunteer basis.

Sara spends her free time with her wife, Lydia (who is also a veterinarian), and her 3 children, Maggie, Ty, and Noah. She enjoys playing hockey, running and spending time outside. Sara’s family has 4 dogs (Luna, Bernie, Bunny, and Tansy) and 2 cats (“Kitten” and Thomas). Thomas was adopted from DCHS in 2013 and has been making mischief ever since.

Board of Directors

Joseph Goode

President

Laura Murray

President-Elect

Maggie Premo

Vice President

Amy Manthey

Treasurer

Cathy Holmes

Secretary

Joy Cardin

Board Member

Sara Colopy

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Joel Davidson

Board Member

Julie Fagan

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Amy Johnson

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Linn Roth

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