Show your love for homeless pets on Love Your Pet Day! Stop by any Mounds Pet Food Warehouse store in Dane County today (February 20th) and round up your purchase or choose an amount to donate at the register. Mounds will contribute $2 for every $1 donated to DCHS! Learn more.

Oct 22, 2018

57 Dogs and 73 Cats Find Homes During Adoption Specials

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Two recent Dane County Humane Society adoption specials helped find loving families for many homeless cats and dogs!

Two recent Dane County Humane Society adoption specials helped find loving families for many homeless cats and dogs! During the one week Fall in Love cat adoption promotion, adoption fees for adult and senior cats were reduced to $5 and $75 for kittens.

73 cats and kittens were adopted during this week!

To celebrate October, which is Adopt a Dog Month, a two week promotion ran to encourage community members to ‘Find Your Fido!’ During this promotion, adoption fees were reduced for dogs who had stayed at DCHS for over 30 days, microchips for adopted dogs were half-price, and there were giveaways including a drawing for free dog training classes held at the shelter.

A total of 57 dogs and puppies found new, loving homes in the two weeks!

Two of the dogs who were adopted included senior Rat Terrier mix, Sadie, and hound mix, Mikita. Sadie had been patiently waiting at DCHS for just the right person for over five months. Mikita, who was originally found stray in the Town of Blue Munds, had been waiting at DCHS for nearly six months for just the right family. Both were adopted into loving homes during the two week promotion.

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Jan 22nd, 2024

Help Queenie Heal

Queenie was in pain, and we asked for your help to fund her unexpected medical needs so she can live without pain and find her new loving family.

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Jan 12th, 2024

Behind the Numbers: Wildlife Center's 2023 Annual Report

What animals were admitted to DCHS’s Wildlife Center for rehabilitation in 2023? How many of what species, and what patients were our favorites? See our annual wildlife rehabilitation report.

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Jan 12th, 2024

Helping Red Foxes with Itchy Situation

Two red fox siblings were among 26 foxes admitted to DCHS's Wildlife Center in 2023, which took our team a lot of time and work. Read their story to learn how they were unique to our program.

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Jan 12th, 2024

DCHS Offers Tips to Keep Animals Safe in Winter

Dane County Humane Society is offering tips to keep animals safe this winter.

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Jan 12th, 2024

Wildlife Center Staff Saves Snake: A Special Serpentine Story

An adult Common Garter Snake was admitted to DCHS's Wildlife Center with a fish hook embedded in its side. Read how staff worked to save this snake.

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Jan 12th, 2024

Risks of Rodenticides in Raptors and Other Wildlife

Rodenticides and wildlife – potent toxins used for a deadly purpose that can lead to lethal consequences for non-target animals. Read about how they affect various species.

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