It has been an incredibly busy summer for our wildlife rehabilitation program.  One of our more notable patients was a Blanding’s turtle – a threatened species in Wisconsin.  He came to FLWC in March with a fracture on his lower shell after being hit by a car.  As with all things turtle, their wounds

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Trapping Bill SB 226 is a danger to companion animals and nature enthusiasts!  DCHS is asking supporters for an email and phone call campaign urging state senators to try to prevent SB-226, a bill related to trapping on public land, from moving forward.  Join DCHS by asking your state senators to

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A handsome 3 year old Labrador Retriever mix named Spike, originally from a Texas shelter that had reached its capacity, arrived at Dane County Humane Society (DCHS) this past July.  Shortly after Spike’s arrival, DCHS’s Animal Medical Services realized he was limping and favored his hind leg. 

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Dane County Humane Society's (DCHS) Animal Medical Services (AMS) provides outstanding medical attention and care to all of the homeless animals that come through their doors. Occasionally, an animal needs special care, and DCHS is there for them!  A small, female Maltese mix, now named Sheba,

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Warning Signs of Canine Heat Stroke

By: Bridget Heyrman, DCHS Animal Medical Services Intern

thermometerAs we near the extreme heat of summer, we all need to be aware of the effects that the heat can have on our beloved pets. Pets can quickly become overheated, from being left in a warm car where

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