Most DCHS and Wildlife Center services are by appointment only. If you found a lost animal, need to surrender a pet, found wildlife in need of help, or require another service, please call before coming to the shelter. Adoption visits are handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Featured Story

Jul 5th, 2022

DCHS Celebrates Staff, Volunteers, and Community Partners

Dane County Humane Society honored staff, volunteers, and community partners during our Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, June 29.

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Wildlife

Jun 8th, 2022

Helping Wild Birds in the Time of HPAI

HPAI: What it is and how DCHS’s Wildlife Center made changes so we could continue helping wild birds in need.

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How to Help

Jun 6th, 2022

Supporting DCHS From Afar

He doesn’t live in Wisconsin anymore, but Michael still gives monthly to Dane County Humane Society (DCHS).

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Jun 2nd, 2022

Two Little Winter Birds

Two Wisconsin winter birds, a common redpoll and an American tree sparrow, both uncommon patients, were admitted and treated at Dane County Humane Society’s Wildlife Center in early 2022.

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Wildlife How to Help

May 17th, 2022

Help Wild Birds, Fox Kits Heal

Gifts will be matched to purchase PPE, tests, and supplies so our Wildlife Center can safely admit and care for wild birds and fox kits.

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Pet Care Resources

May 4th, 2022

Keep Your Pets Safe From Infectious Diseases

Vaccines are the best way to protect pets from infectious diseases. Learn what they are, how they work, and why they’re important.

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How to Help

May 4th, 2022

Foster Big Dogs

Dane County Humane Society (DCHS) is looking for foster families for big dogs. Could you provide a foster home where a pup can relax?

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