The Main Shelter and Thrift Store are closing at 4:00 pm Friday, March 24, for a special event. Adoption visits are first-come, first-served. We recommend checking our current waitlist prior to your visit. Most other services are by appointment only, including reuniting lost animals, surrendering a pet, wildlife rehabilitation, and more.
I found a wild animal. Can I bring it to you?
Is there a fee for me to bring an animal into the wildlife center?
Can I keep and care for the animal I found?
Can I come tour the Wildlife Center?
Does DCHS’s Wildlife Center provide educational presentations with live animals?
How do I follow up on an animal I brought to the Wildlife Center?
Can I come visit the animal I brought to the Wildlife Center?
Can you come pick up an animal that I found?
There is a wild animal living in my yard/house that doesn't belong there. What should I do?
I've touched the baby animal. Won't the mother reject or abandon it now?
I'm worried about outdoor cats hurting the babies. Can you take the babies?
How old do I have to be to volunteer with the Wildlife Center?
What is wildlife rehabilitation?
Why is wildlife rehabilitation important?
What is involved with the wildlife rehabilitation process?
How does someone become a wildlife rehabilitator?