Most DCHS and Wildlife Center services are by appointment only. If you found a lost animal, need to surrender a pet, found wildlife in need of help, or require another service, please call before coming to the shelter. Adoption visits are handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Featured Story

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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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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Pet Care Resources

Jun 14th, 2022

Keep Your Pets Safe During Excessive Heat

Dane County Humane Society offers tips for pet families during extreme temperatures

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Outreach & Education

Jun 8th, 2022

Providing Support During a Difficult Decision

Whatever the reason pet owners are contemplating pet surrender, DCHS provides various forms of support and counseling to help.

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How to Help

Jun 8th, 2022

Age is Just a Number! Ways Kids Can Support DCHS

Too young to volunteer? From lemonade stands to selling handmade items, there are many ways children can support Dane County Humane Society (DCHS)!

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