Shelter Hours: Monday • Wednesday • Friday • Saturday • Sunday 12pm-4pm

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Door County Humane Society Mission Statement: The Door County Humane Society provides a safe haven for lost or homeless pets while working to reunite them with their owners or place them with a new loving family. We provide the highest level of care and compassion to each and every animal while providing a friendly, welcoming environment for customers. The Door County Humane Society encourages responsible pet ownership through education, training and spay/neutering. We encourage the public to please come out and visit the shelter and to become a member of the Door County Humane Society.

Please take a couple minutes to enjoy our most recent Newsletter with current updates on our shelter or browse through our Brochure. To receive our bi-weekly e-newsletter, please send an email request to

We are always in need of supplies to keep our animals well cared for. Our Wishlist is up to date with our most pressing needs.  

Want to come visit the shelter and meet our adoptable dogs and cats?

View our detailed directions on how to get to the shelter.

Upcoming Events

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Saturday, August 23

Fun Walk in Martin Park, 3rd Ave & Oregon Street. Registration is $25 and begins at 9 a.m.  Participants are encouraged to download the form HERE to sign up additional pledges.  Prizes awarded for contributions raised. All monies raised are tax deductible and go directly to the day-to-day operations budget of the Humane Society. Blessing of the Animals is at 9:45 a.m., and walk led by Harley Jr. , the camel,  starts at 10:00 a.m.  Lunch served to participants following the walk. Vendors will have booths around the park. Live music by Coverleague throughout the morning.

Friday, Aug. 29
Shopping Day at EconoFoods
, 2-4 p.m.

Sunday, August 31
Tile Ordering Deadline
is the second phase of ordering personalized floor tiles.  The tiles may be engraved with names and dates to remember a special person, pet, or life event.  Please mail or fax in the order form to reach us by the end of August.  Mail to DCHS, PO Box 93, Sturgeon Bay 54235 or fax to 920-746-4681

Saturday, Sept. 6
Brat Fry at EconoFoods
, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 12 - Sunday, Sept. 14
Petsmart Adoption Weekend

Saturday, September 13
"Catching Our Tales"
- Joint project with "Write On, Door County".  Kids from kindergarten through 5th Grade are invited to come to the shelter from 10:30-12noon, take a tour, and then write a "biography" of an animal they have met.  Admission: $1 or a can of dog or cat food.  Limited to 20 children.  Please email to reserve a space.

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