These animals are available for adoption and are located at the DCHS Main Shelter or satellite locations.

LEARN ABOUT THE ADOPTION PROCESS

ADOPTION FEES

SEE THE CURRENT WAITLIST

Check the Waitlist Before Your Visit

Wait times can vary from a few minutes to several hours before you are paired with a counselor to meet potential new pet(s). Shortest wait times tend to be between 2:00-4:00 on weekdays.

Important Labels to Notice on Adoptable Animals

“Unavailable for Visits Today” animals may be recovering from surgery or otherwise unavailable. If you are interested in that animal, visit the shelter a different day.

“Available from Foster” and “On an Outing” animals are not in the shelter. Leave a message for the Adoption Center at (608) 838-0413 ext. 145 to set up an appointment to meet these animals.

“Available from DCHS Thrift Store” animals are at our Thrift Store located at 6904 Watts Rd, Madison. Meet them during the store’s open hours.

Adopt

Select a pet for more information!

Neil
Male | 12 years
Chihuahua, Short Coat

Sugar
Available from Foster
Female | 3 years
Hound
Mix

Bella
Available from Foster
Female | 2 years
Retriever, Labrador
Terrier, Pit Bull

Bailey
Available from Foster
Female | 2 years
Hound
Mix

Lily
Available from Foster
Female | Senior
Terrier
Mix

Pebbles
Male | 10 months
Terrier, American Pit Bull
Mix

Silka
Available from Foster
Female | Adult
Retriever, Labrador
Mix

Tink
Female | Young
Guinea Pig
Guinea Pig

Blush
Female | Young
Guinea Pig
Guinea Pig

Buttercup
Female | 5 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Violet
Available from Foster
Female | Adult
Terrier, American Pit Bull
Mix

TJ
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Chase
Male | 4 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Sumo
Male | 1 year
Terrier, Pit Bull
Mix

Sandra
Available from Foster
Female | Adult
Lionhead

Simba
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix