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!

Rocky
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Derwin
Male | Young
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Dolly
Female | 9 months
Retriever, Labrador
Mix

Rowena
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Crowley
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Fred
Male | 3 years
Pointer, German Wirehaired
Mix

Mac
Male | 3 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Mari
Female | 2 months
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Sesame
Male | Baby
Polish
Rabbit

Vanilla Bean
Female | Baby
Polish
Rabbit

Hershey
Male | Adult
Havana
American

Duped
Male | Baby
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Hoodwink
Male | Baby
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Lorax
Female | 2 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Everything Bagel
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Harper
Female | Young
Domestic Shorthair
Mix