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.

Adoption Assistant — [pdf]

Help create new families alongside our Adoptions Team at the Main Shelter.

Adoption Pick-up Assistant — [pdf]

Help pets on their way to their new home by assisting Adoption Center staff with preparing materials for pet pick-ups and facilitating the final stages of scheduled adoptions.

Pet Profile Writer — [pdf]

Help the public fall in love with our animals by writing compelling and informative profiles for adoptable pets.

Reception Assistant - Front Office — [pdf]

Help people who are helping animals by providing friendly and efficient customer service to shelter patrons.

Reception Assistant with Lost & Found Program — [pdf]

Help reunite lost pets with their families.