Our Main Shelter (including the Adoption Center and Front Office) will be closed Saturday, 9/30, for Bark & Wine! The Wildlife Center and Thrift Store will be open their regular hours.

Foster families open their hearts and homes to animals who need temporary care outside of the shelter environment. These compassionate volunteers play a vital role in the life of that animal and help to ensure successful adoptions. Foster families save lives!

Read on to learn from foster parents who provided care and comfort to DCHS animals in 2022.

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Read Family Tails 2023