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!

Xena
Female | Adult
Terrier, American Pit Bull
Mix

Bast
Male | 12 years
Beagle
Chihuahua, Short Coat

Nilla
Female | 12 years
Retriever, Labrador
Terrier, American Pit Bull

Tux
Male | 9 months
Shepherd
Mix

Buttercup
Available from Foster
Female | 5 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Tutu
Unavailable for Visits Today
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Ratpunzel
Female | Baby
Rat
Rat

Mini Mouse
Female | 10 months
Terrier, American Pit Bull
Mix

Jazz
Female | 13 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Midnight
Female | 7 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Natasha
Female | 7 years
Domestic Medium Hair
Mix

Dale
Male | 5 months
Retriever, Labrador
Mix

Violet
Unavailable for Visits Today
Female | Adult
Terrier, American Pit Bull
Mix

Miles
Male | 5 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Jolene
Female | 3 months
Hound
Mix

Blaire
Female | Adult
Great Dane
Mix