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May 20th, 2024

A Soft Landing for Rocket

When senior dog Rocket needed time outside of the shelter, one of DCHS’s foster families immediately stepped up. Now, she’s thriving in her new home.


Shelter Happenings

May 19th, 2024

New Store, Same Mission

We’ve been asked over the past several years “When will we open a second location?” and now, we have some exciting news to share!


How to Help Shelter Happenings

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.


How to Help Shelter Happenings

Jan 2nd, 2024

DCHS Thrift Store Celebrates 5 Years

What started as an “experiment” has turned into a thriving DCHS program, thanks to our customers and volunteers.


Pet Care Resources Shelter Happenings

Dec 29th, 2023

DCHS Reunites Dog Missing Since Holidays with His Family

Dog missing days before Christmas reunited with family in time for the New Year.


Shelter Happenings

Oct 27th, 2023

DCHS Given 4-Star Rating by Charity Navigator

Dane County Humane Society has earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, assuring donors they can give with confidence to DCHS.


Adoption Event Shelter Happenings

Sep 5th, 2023

Clear The Shelters Helps Pets Find New Homes

DCHS helps more pets find loving homes in August, besting other recent months by a wide margin, thanks to the Clear The Shelters adoption event.