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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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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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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Jun 30th, 2022

DCHS Joins Team Berkeley

After escaping his family’s camper as they moved across the country, it took a village to help Berkeley find his way home again.

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Pet Care Resources

Jun 27th, 2022

Tips to Help Pets During Fireworks Season

DCHS provides tips on how to keep your pets safe during the Independence Day holiday and what to do if they get lost.

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