Adopt a Prairie Dog

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Photo by Kyle Schroeder

Photo by Kyle Schroeder


Adopt a Prairie Dog

Millions of prairie dogs once lived across the Great Plains, providing abundant food and shelter for many other species of wildlife. But over the last 150 years prairie dogs have been reduced by more than 95 percent, and they continue to be poisoned, shot, bulldozed, and killed by plague.

How Your Adoption Helps Prairie Dogs

Your adoption helps Defenders continue to assist Native American Tribes, public land managers and wildlife-friendly ranchers to restore prairie dogs. We also work to stop prairie dog poisoning and shooting on public lands, and to promote nonlethal options like grass buffers and relocation instead.

All donations support our work to protect and restore the wildlife and wild places you care about.

Adoption Levels


$45
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Prairie Dog Group
$25
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Prairie Dog Family
$15
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Prairie Dog

How Your Adoption Helps to Protect Species and Habitats

Named "America's Best Wildlife Charity" by Reader's Digest, Defenders of Wildlife has been a leading innovator in developing the most effective ways to conserve imperiled wildlife and wild lands for over 65 years. Your adoption donation will immediately be put to use where it is most needed to achieve these goals.