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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

Jul 17th, 2023

Bat Rehabilitation Resumes at DCHS's Wildlife Center

Mammal rehabilitation has resumed at DCHS's Wildlife Center this summer. Highlights include red bats and a baby bobcat.

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Wildlife

Jul 16th, 2023

Intern Q&A: Was There a Wildlife Event that was Significant to You?

We asked two of our summer interns if there was a wildlife event that was significant to them and why was it special. Read their answers below.

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Wildlife

Jul 16th, 2023

Kevin the Pelican Catches Flight to New Home

“Kevin” the American White Pelican was officially transferred to Zootah in Utah last quarter. He went to join another non-releasable pelican named Nigel who was alone for more than a decade.

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Wildlife

Jul 16th, 2023

DCHS's Wildlife Center's Bi-Annual Stats

Summer stats are here! See our bi-annual patient volumes, species, and time of admissions. DCHS’s Wildlife Center hit its peak of patient intake at the end of May!

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Wildlife

Jul 13th, 2023

Special Species Update: Bobcat released

In July, Dane County Humane Society's Wildlife Center admitted our first-ever baby bobcat. Three months later, she grew enough to be released back to her home territory.

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How to Help

Jul 10th, 2023

Turning Donations into Dollars

What’s the best way to turn those “bought-when-hopeful-but-never-used running shoes” into a way to help animals? Donate them!

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