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.


Tue. Nov 29th, 2022


Thank you for an EXCEPTIONAL #GivingTuesday 2021!

#GivingTuesday 2021 was a SPECTACULAR day for animals in need! You helped us raise over $82,000 for pets, livestock, and wildlife in our community! We are blown away by your generosity, and we cannot thank you enough for your support.

It's thanks to wonderful supporters like you that we can provide compassion, healing, and new beginnings to the thousands of animals that come through our doors each year. Your support makes families whole, and we could not do it without you.

Thank you to our matching gift donors for their matching gift challenge of $20,000!

Read happy tales made possible by you!

Are you ready for #GivingTuesday 2022?

On November 29, 2022, join us for a global day of giving and for stories of animals impacted by your support. Learn about sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife, companion animals, and more that have found a second chance due to your generosity. All money raised on #GivingTuesday allows DCHS to continue to provide care and comfort for thousands of companion animals and Wisconsin wildlife every year.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and our News Blog to see wonderful animal success stories and discover ways you have impacted the people and animals in our community.

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Make a gift towards #GivingTuesday!





$10,000 Matching Gift Sponsor