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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October is “Adopt A Dog” Month

Friday, Oct. 10: Shopping Day
2-4pm, EconoFoods, 14th Avenue

Saturday, Oct. 11 & Sunday, Oct. 12: DCHS Booth at Townline Art Fair at Fine Line Art Gallery, on State Highway 42, North Ephraim

Thursday, Oct. 16: “Circle of Compassion” Pet Loss Discussion led by Rev. Bruce Joffe, DCHS Chaplain. At the shelter, 7:00-8:30pm. All who have lost a pet or are facing a hard decision are invited. No charge.

Friday, Oct. 17, Saturday, Oct. 18 & Sunday, Oct. 19: Fall Fest, Sister Bay. DCHS Booth is located just south of Al Johnson’s Restaurant. Logo merchandise on Friday; food, beverages, and merchandise on Saturday & Sunday. Bring your dog and join DCHS Director Carrie Counihan to walk in the parade on Saturday! We meet up on Maple Street at 10:30am. Parade begins at 11:00 down Hwy.42.

Saturday, Dec. 6: DCHS ANNUAL MEETING / VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION / OPEN HOUSE. More information coming as the date approaches. We can’t wait to see everyone!

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