Almost all 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.

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May 17th, 2022

Help Wild Birds, Fox Kits Heal

Gifts will be matched to purchase PPE, tests, and supplies so our Wildlife Center can safely admit and care for wild birds and fox kits.

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Wildlife How to Help

May 17th, 2022

Help Wild Birds, Fox Kits Heal

Gifts will be matched to purchase PPE, tests, and supplies so our Wildlife Center can safely admit and care for wild birds and fox kits.

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Pet Care Resources

May 4th, 2022

Keep Your Pets Safe From Infectious Diseases

Vaccines are the best way to protect pets from infectious diseases. Learn what they are, how they work, and why they’re important.

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How to Help

May 4th, 2022

Foster Big Dogs

Dane County Humane Society (DCHS) is looking for foster families for big dogs. Could you provide a foster home where a pup can relax?

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How to Help

May 4th, 2022

My Journey Fostering Big Dogs

Dane County Humane Society volunteer Chelsea White shares her journey becoming a foster to help big dogs.

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How to Help

May 2nd, 2022

Seeing Her Impact Firsthand

Holly Hill-Putnam saw the challenges Dane County Humane Society faced with helping animals in need, so she decided to provide a sustaining gift.

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How to Help

Apr 29th, 2022

DCHS's Thrift Store Needs YOU!

Even from afar, the employees and volunteers at DCHS’s Thrift Store perform important work supporting animals in need.

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