Our Main Shelter (including the Adoption Center and Front Office) will be closed Saturday, 9/30, for Bark & Wine! The Wildlife Center and Thrift Store will be open their regular hours.

Dec 3, 2020

You Made #GivingTuesday Amazing!


You made #GivingTuesday 2020 the BEST day of the year for animals, exceeding our goal and raising over $118,000 to help pets, livestock and wildlife in need!

You did it!

#GivingTuesday 2020 was an AMAZING day for animals in need! Your generosity exceeded our wildest dreams and raised over $118,000 for pets, livestock and wildlife in our community! This amazing generosity is almost double last year’s #GivingTuesday and we cannot thank you enough for your support.

We cannot thank you enough for providing compassion, healing and new beginnings to the thousands of animals that come through our doors each year. Your support makes families whole, and we could not do it without you.

We would like to thank our $31,000 Matching Gift Challengers for inspiring such generosity with their combined record-breaking matching gift:

  • Deb Sybell Realtor
  • Bob Bartholomew
  • Yvonne and Victor Gagliano
  • Clay Rehm and Giannina Milani
  • Anonymous friends of DCHS

Read happy tales made possible by you!

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Sep 7th, 2023

Supporting Our Community Together

Your incredible support provides that extra help needed to keep families together.

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Sep 5th, 2023

Clear The Shelters Helps Pets Find New Homes

DCHS helps more pets find loving homes in August, besting other recent months by a wide margin, thanks to the Clear The Shelters adoption event.

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Aug 28th, 2023

An Ode to Crows

Enjoy an ode to crows, learn about theses interesting birds, and read a rehabilitation story from DCHS's Wildlife Program Manager.

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Aug 1st, 2023

DCHS Hosts Clear The Shelters 2023

DCHS holds month-long adoption promotion to help more pets find loving homes during Clear The Shelters 2023.

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Jul 31st, 2023

New Beginnings for Senior Dogs

Thanks to a generous grant award from The Grey Muzzle Organization, DCHS could provide necessary dental care to senior dog Barbie.

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Jul 17th, 2023

It's Raining Woodpeckers!

Over 1,000 animals have already been admitted to DCHS’s Wildlife Center for rehabilitation in the first half of 2023. What species of songbird are we seeing the most? Woodpeckers!

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