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 | 9 years
Shepherd
Mix

Sugar
Available from Foster
Female | 3 years
Hound
Mix

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

Phineas
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Bacon
Male | 11 months
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Pebbles
Available from Foster
Female | Adult
Rex
Rhinelander

Leslie
Female | 4 years
Guinea Pig

Hibiscus
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Baby Dog
Available from Foster
Female | Adult
Chihuahua, Short Coat
Mix

Jadzia
Available from Foster
Female | Adult
Italian Greyhound
Mix

Nelly
Female | Senior
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Neytiri
Available from Foster
Female | Adult
Terrier, Pit Bull
Mix

Ember
Female | 1 year
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Jerry
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Daisy
Female | Adult
Domestic Medium Hair
Mix

Eudora
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix