Check out our new hours. 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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Dec 2nd, 2022

You Made Our Hearts Soar This #GivingTuesday

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

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Oct 20th, 2022

Planned Raptor Pen to Get Solar Boost

DCHS's Wildlife Center recently received several grants to add solar panels to the project onto our 100-foot raptor flight enclosure

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Oct 4th, 2022

More Than Phones: How DCHS Counselors Help Pets in Our Community

A DCHS Shelter Resource Counselor shares the complex and varied responsibilities of our front office staff.

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Adoption How to Help

Sep 7th, 2022

Helping Her True Personality Shine Through

Shy Piper spent most of her time at DCHS hiding, but thanks to extra attention from staff, she became more comfortable at the shelter and found a new home where her personality could shine through.

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Pet Care Resources How to Help

Sep 7th, 2022

Keeping Pets With the Families Who Love Them

Animals thrive with the families who love them. Pets for Life supports people in our community, like Fernando and his family, by providing essential supplies and services – all at no cost.

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Adoption

Sep 7th, 2022

Despite Challenges, Animals Near and Far Find New Homes

In response to increasing animal populations, DCHS partnered with NBC15 to host a month-long Clear The Shelters adoption event.

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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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