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.

Make a difference.

DONATE TO THE WILDLIFE CENTER

Volunteer

Volunteers are critical to the success of Dane County Humane Society's Wildlife Center. Volunteers help us with everything from direct animal care and answering phone calls to cage construction and maintenance.

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Become a release site

Help in the rehabilitation process by providing a release site for a wild animal in need. Your rural or larger suburban parcel of land can become a home to some Wisconsin wildlife we have cared for.

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Internship Opportunities

Take part in caring for thousands of wild animals every year at DCHS's Wildlife Center as an intern. You'll get lots of hands-on experience while working with a dedicated and knowledgeable team.

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Other ways to help

There are opportunities to help, from collecting natural foods and enrichment for wild patients to participating in citizen science opportunities. No matter what you choose you'll be helping wildlife in need.

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