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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.

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Wildlife How to Help

Nov 29th, 2022

You Helped This Green Heron Soar

Thanks to the support of incredible community members like you, DCHS’s wildlife rehabilitators nursed this green heron back to health.

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Adoption How to Help

Nov 26th, 2022

Helping Puppies Be Their Goofy Selves

When puppies like Zak become sick, DCHS can quickly diagnose and treat them thanks to generous supporters like you.

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How to Help Shelter Happenings

Nov 21st, 2022

You’re Giving Pretzel His Second Chance

When a puppy needed immediate help for his broken hip, DCHS could jump into action thanks to compassionate supporters like you.

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Nov 1st, 2022

Senior Pets: Aged to Perfection

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month. In honor of this special month, we look at some of the benefits of bringing home a senior companion animal.

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Adoption

Nov 1st, 2022

New Program Connects Seniors With Pets

Thanks to funding from Pets for the Elderly, senior citizens are finding it a little easier to bring a new companion home from DCHS.

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Wildlife

Oct 21st, 2022

The Long Journey of Bird Migration

A volunteer at DCHS's Wildlife Center writes about a few bird species that move through Wisconsin in the fall and spring months, some traveling thousands of miles each time.

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