Most DCHS and Wildlife Center services are by appointment only, including reuniting lost animals, surrendering a pet, wildlife rehabilitation, and more. Adoption visits are first-come, first-served. We recommend checking our current waitlist prior to your visit.

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Jan 24th, 2023

Behind the Numbers: Wildlife Center's 2022 Annual Report Data

What animals were admitted to DCHS's Wildlife Center for rehabilitation in 2022? How many of what species, and could we find any trends? See details of our recent annual wildlife reports!

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Outreach & Education

Sep 7th, 2022

Camp Pawprint Makes PAW-some Return

A huge round of a-paws to our presenters for helping make Camp Pawprint’s return educational and fun for all!

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Outreach & Education

Jun 8th, 2022

Providing Support During a Difficult Decision

Whatever the reason pet owners are contemplating pet surrender, DCHS provides various forms of support and counseling to help.

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Wildlife Outreach & Education

Sep 7th, 2021

For the Love of Bats

It’s the perfect time of year to exclude bats from homes. If you have bats in your attic or other spaces on your property, consider doing this task before cold weather comes.

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How to Help Outreach & Education

Jul 20th, 2020

Keep People and Pets Together in our Community

You can keep families together by supporting Pets for Life today!

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Pet Care Resources Outreach & Education

Apr 27th, 2020

Ask the Cat Specialist - Part 1

Spending more time with our feline friends has raised new questions in cat care

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Pet Care Resources Outreach & Education

Apr 17th, 2020

Environmental Enrichment - Guinea Pigs, Rats & Snakes, Oh My!

Keep your critters active through environmental enrichment.

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