Most DCHS and Wildlife Center services are by appointment only. If you found a lost animal, need to surrender a pet, found wildlife in need of help, or require another service, please call before coming to the shelter. Adoption visits are handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

General Rescue Guidelines

1. Wear personal protective devices

2. Be aware of your surroundings

3. Contact other resources for assistance

4. Secure in a container

5. Do not feed or give water

6. Make an appointment

7. Transport safely

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