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!

Devlin
Male | 14 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Nyx
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Bella
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

Barry
Male | 11 months
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Halo
Male | 9 months
Terrier, American Pit Bull
Mix

Pebbles
Male | 9 months
Terrier, American Pit Bull
Mix

Sky
Male | 10 months
Shepherd
Terrier, Pit Bull

Ophelia
Available from Foster
Female | 11 years
Pug
Mix

Silka
Available from Foster
Female | Adult
Retriever, Labrador
Mix

Milo
Male | 6 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Zazzle
Male | Adult
Terrier, Glen of Imaal
Mix

Basil
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Linden
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Layla
Female | 9 months
Terrier, Pit Bull
Mix