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.

Dec 2, 2022

You Made Our Hearts Soar This #GivingTuesday

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We are blown away by your gratitude this #GivingTuesday. Together, we raised over $108,000 for pets, barnyard animals, and wildlife in our community!

You Made #GivingTuesday FURnomenal!

Hundreds of you came together to do more to support animals than any one person could do alone. Thank you to everyone who donated, volunteered their time, engaged with us on social media, spread the word, or enjoyed the heartwarming tails we shared.

Together, we raised over $108,000 for pets, barnyard animals, and wildlife in our community! Thank you for providing compassion, healing, and new beginnings to the thousands of animals who come through our doors each year. We could not do this without you.

We would like to thank our $28,500 Matching Gift Challengers for inspiring such generosity with their combined matching gift:

  • Bob Bartholomew
  • Deb Walton
  • Clay Rehm and Giannina Milani-Rehm
  • Joyce & David V.G.
  • Pamela B. Phillips Memorial Gift

Enjoy Heartwarming Tails Made Possible By You!

Zak's Story: Helping Puppies Be Their Goofy Selves

Pretzel's Story: You’re Giving Pretzel His Second Chance

A Wild Story: You Helped This Green Heron Soar

Eddie's Story: From Rough Past to New Beginning Thanks to You

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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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Jan 24th, 2023

Bald Eagle Boom: Setting Intake Records in 2022

A record number of bald eagles came in to DCHS's Wildlife Center in 2022. How many eagles were admitted and for what reasons? The answers and numbers below may surprise you.

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Jan 24th, 2023

The Tale of the Lone Canada Goose

Heartwarming story alert! Read about one of the last patients to arrive at DCHS's Wildlife Center in 2022.

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Jan 24th, 2023

Intern Q&A: How Did This Internship Impact Your Learning?

Special thanks to our fall interns, who began training at DCHS's Wildlife Center last August and recently finished their semesters. But before they flew the nest, we asked one last question.

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Jan 24th, 2023

An Update on the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus

What affect did HPAI have on intake procedures at DCHS's Wildlife Center? Read about the process and what it took to maintain biosecurity.

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Jan 18th, 2023

You Can Help This Pelican & Swan While They Heal

For $30, you can provide fresh greens, fish, insects, and grains for these aquatic birds while they continue to heal.

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