Most DCHS and Wildlife Center services are by appointment only, including reuniting lost animals, surrendering a pet, wildlife rehabilitation, and more. Adoption visits are first-come, first-served. We recommend checking our current waitlist prior to your visit.


Male | 2 years | Terrier, American Pit Bull • Mastiff


***** Valor has been with us longer than we would like so he is a member of our Lonely Hearts Club and his adoption fee has been reduced to $100. *****

Name: Valor

Age: 2 years

Weight (approx.): 51 lbs.

Personality: Oh, hello.. I'm Valor, it's so lovely to meet you. I'm a bit of a nervous guy when we first meet, so perhaps my name is something I will be able to show someday. Once we get to know each other, I'm a very sweet and snuggly boy. I love baby talking and gentle pets. My ideal home environment would be a patient and loving family that will go slow with me, and give me the time needed to warm up and get comfortable. In my previous home, I lived with other dogs, cats, and critters and even older children, so with a proper introduction I might be the right boy for your family. I know several commands, including sit, lie down, come, stay, and shake. I love the great outdoors, including going on trail walks, boat rides, and going swimming! There's still lots of summer left to enjoy together. Can I come hang with your pack? Come ask about me today in the Adoption Center; I'm staying in a staff office where it is quieter instead of the adoptable dog kennels.

Medical History: I appear to be a healthy dog, but it's always a good idea to set up an appointment with my new vet soon, so that we can meet and make plans to keep me happy and healthy!

Adoption Fee: $100 plus tax

If you'd like to meet me, click the "Learn About the Adoption Process" button below to plan a visit to the shelter!


Come find me at the

Main Shelter

5132 Voges Road
Madison, WI 53718