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Dec 2, 2021

You Made #GivingTuesday Exceptional!


You made #GivingTuesday 2021 the BEST day of the year for animals, raising over $82,000 to help pets, livestock, and wildlife in need!

You did it!

#GivingTuesday 2021 was a SPECTACULAR day for animals in need! You helped us raise over $82,000 for pets, livestock, and wildlife in our community! We are blown away by your generosity, and we cannot thank you enough for your support.

It's thanks to wonderful supporters like you that we can provide 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 $20,000 Matching Gift Challengers for inspiring such generosity with their combined record-breaking matching gift:

Read the happy tails made possible by you!

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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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May 19th, 2024

New Store, Same Mission

We’ve been asked over the past several years “When will we open a second location?” and now, we have some exciting news to share!

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May 18th, 2024

Hopping to Help

Thanks to our community’s support, an injured rabbit who was tossed away had a second chance at a new beginning.

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May 17th, 2024

Expanding Their Impact

More educational opportunities than ever before! Due to ever-increasing demand, DCHS's Humane Education team has been expanding their offerings.

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Apr 26th, 2024

Celebrating Ruth Vetter Day

April 26th marks a special day at Dane County Humane Society (DCHS).

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Apr 10th, 2024

YOU Can Help Wildlife's Youngest Patients During Baby Shower Week

Thanks to a surprise $2,500 matching gift from Steve and Margie Holzheuter, you can DOUBLE your impact for baby wildlife when you give between now and Sunday April 21st!

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