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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Wildlife

Jul 12th, 2022

A Flurry of Foxes

DCHS's Wildlife Center admitted a record number of red foxes this year, including one young fox that was found in the road with a broken leg.

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Wildlife

Jul 12th, 2022

A Turtle's Story of Revival After Prairie Burns

Two volunteers at DCHS's Wildlife Center share the story of a Blanding's turtle that was badly burned in a controlled prairie fire, and the turtle's slow road to recovery.

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Wildlife

Jul 11th, 2022

Intern Q&A: Why Apply for a Wildlife Internship?

We asked DCHS's Wildlife Center interns: What inspired you to apply for this wildlife internship and what are you hoping to learn? Below are their answers.

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Wildlife

Jul 11th, 2022

A Busy Year at DCHS's Wildlife Center

The Wildlife Program Manager at Dane County Humane Society's Wildlife Center gives an update on the year so far.

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Pet Care Resources

Jul 5th, 2022

From Lost to Found Thanks to DCHS

Dane County Humane Society's Lost and Found staff and volunteers work hard cross-checking various files and photos to reunite hundreds of lost pets with their families each year.

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Shelter Happenings

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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