Helping People Help Animals

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Adopt
Meet your new best friend

Donate
Make a life-saving gift

Help Wildlife
Found a wild animal? Find out what to do

Volunteer
Join our crew

Found a stray?

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Our Services

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For nearly 100 years, DCHS has provided services for our community, helping people help animals. Whether you are looking to bring a new pet into your family, searching for your lost pet, found a wild animal in need of assistance, have made the difficult decision to surrender your pet or are looking for educational opportunities, DCHS is here to help.

Upcoming Events

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Fri. Mar 29th, 2019

Dog Adoption Event at Mounds - Fitchburg

4:00 pm | 5350 King James Way, Fitchburg, WI 53719

Come shop for your pet supplies and maybe meet your new best friend!

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Sun. Apr 7th, 2019

Canine Campus Crawl

11:00 am | UW Lot 60 - 801-899 WALNUT St, Madison

Enjoy this fun run with your pup and help other dogs in need!

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Mon. Apr 8th, 2019

Wines for Humanity’s Animal Shelter Week

Host a wine sampling event and help animals in need!

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Sat. Apr 13th, 2019

Pets Reducing For Rescues 2019 Final Weigh-In & Contest Finale

12:30 pm | West Towne Veterinary Center - 6605 Mineral Point Rd Madison, WI 53705

Help your pet get healthy and support DCHS!

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Mar 11th, 2019

DCHS Supports Protecting Wisconsin Animals

Your urgent action is needed! Please ask your WI State Representative and WI State Senator to co-sponsor LRB 0164/01 - The PAWS Act.

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Feb 27th, 2019

Wildlife Center Volunteering: Behind the Scenes

Have you ever wondered what our Wildlife Center Volunteers really do on a day-to-day basis? Learn more by watching the video below.

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Adopt

Liam
Male | 2 years
Domestic Shorthair

Eddie
Male | 2 years
Terrier, Pit Bull

Fuzz
Male | 1 year
Rat

Julio
Male | 12 years
Domestic Shorthair

Joey
Male | 2 years
Domestic Shorthair

FIND YOUR BEST FRIEND

Main Shelter Location & Hours

ADDRESS

5132 Voges Road
Madison, WI 53718

(608) 838-0413

HOURS

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
12:00pm to 7:00pm 

Wednesday
CLOSED

Saturday and Sunday
12:00pm to 5:00pm