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!

Rocket
Male | 3 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Dozer
Male | 9 years
Olde English Bulldogge
Mix

J Love
Male | Adult
Terrier, Pit Bull
Mix

Marble
Female | 2 years
Border Collie
Mix

Pig
Male | 2 years
Guinea Pig
Guinea Pig

Mustache
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Lily
Female | 10 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Grover
Available from Foster
Male | 1 year
Hound
Shepherd

Zipper
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Atlas
Male | Young
Alaskan Husky
Shepherd

Squirt
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Rocket
Male | Adult
Alaskan Husky
Mix

Archer
Male | Adult
Alaskan Husky
Shepherd

Raven
Female | Adult
Beveren
Beveren

Sylvester
Available from Foster
Male | Adult
Shih Tzu
Mix

Spot
Male | 3 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix