Waggin Tail
Get Your Waggin’ Tail
Tickets Now

Tickets for Waggin’ Tail on the Waterfront on June 2 are on sale now! Proceeds from tickets benefit KHS animals. And getting your ticket in advance gets you a swag bag when you check in at the event!

Lou Adopts
Lou Adopts

Mark your calendars for May 11! KHS with Louisville Metro Animal Services is hosting our second annual Hammer’s Lou Adopts, a mega adoption event aiming to find loving homes for nearly 200 adoptable local dogs and puppies. Click here to learn more!

Featured Pet
Featured Pet: Leland

My name is Leland and I am so excited to find my forever home! I may look big and intimidating at first, but I promise I’m just a 90-pound cuddle bug looking for someone to lean on (literally). Click here to learn more about me!

Adopt Cat
Adopt a Cat!

Visit our Sam Swope Pet TLC, East Campus or Purrfect Day Cafe to meet your new kitty friend today! Click here to see all of our adoptable cats and kittens.

Adopt Dog
Adopt a Dog!

Visit our Sam Swope Pet TLC or East Campus to meet your new furry friend today! Click here to see all of our adoptable dogs and puppies.

Adopt Horse
Adopt a Horse!

Visit our Willow Hope Farm to meet all of our adoptable equines. Click here to learn more!

KHS Hours
KHS Hours

Visit adoptable animals at our Sam Swope Pet TLC and East Campus Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Adoption applications are processed until 30 minutes before closing. We hope to see you soon!

See our CARE-a-van’s
Upcoming Dates

Find out when our mobile veterinary clinic is coming to your community and schedule your appointment!

We’re Hiring – 10/2022
We’re Hiring!

Want to help save animals? Apply for one of our open positions! Click to learn more.

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You Can Help!

Each of us has the ability to make a difference in the lives of homeless dogs, cats and horses. You can help by adopting or donating.

Help for Pet Owners

Are you struggling to keep your pet? Our Pet Resource Services provide advice and resources to help keep your pet in your home and out of shelters. 

Louisville Bats Dog Days
April 25, 2024

America’s pastime is even better when you bring your pup along! Dog Days at Louisville Slugger Field are back by paw-pular demand, starting April 25! Get Your Tickets Now Enjoy the excitement of Bats baseball alongside your four-legged friends at Louisville Slugger Field. All dog ticket proceeds benefit KHS’ lifesaving work for dogs, cats, and […]

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Teenage Puppy Social, puppies 4-6 months
April 28, 2024

2 weeks Sundays, 3:15 – 4:00 pm Instructor: Cherie $50 +tax Socialization in our puppy’s early adolescence can be hard to come by. Join us for our teenage puppy playgroup to help your pup stay socially savvy. *Puppies must be 6 months or under for all three weeks of class.

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Puppy Social, puppies 8-15 weeks
May 12, 2024

3 weeks Sundays, 3:15 – 4:00 pm Instructor: Cherie $75 +tax This playgroup for puppies 8-15 weeks focuses on socialization, learning to make friends, and confidence building to help your puppy grow into a well-adjusted adult. *Puppies should be 8-15 weeks old on the first day of class.

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