We're celebrating Adopt a Shelter Cat Month with reduced adoption fees for cats and kittens from June 17th-23rd. Learn more here.

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!

Precious
Female | Senior
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Cookie
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Dahlia
Female | 2 months
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Cosmo
Male | 2 months
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Miss Finkle
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Comet
Male | Senior
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Celeste
Female | Senior
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Jalepeno
Female | Young
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Peppercorn
Female | Young
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

May
Female | 2 months
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Umbrella
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Blossom
Female | 2 months
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Ben
Male | 2 months
Domestic Medium Hair
Mix

Bitty
Female | 2 months
Domestic Medium Hair
Mix

Ares
Male | 5 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Kitty
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix