Main Campus is Open
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Don’t let the road closure signs deter you – our Main Campus is OPEN! To our valued CARE-a-van clients and shelter visitors, please enter from Strawberry Lane. This is the only way to enter. We can’t wait to see you!

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Adoption Fees Waived
December 1-17

Help us Empty the Shelters! Adoption fees are waived on dogs and cats one year and older thanks to the BISSELL Pet Foundation.

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 to learn more!

Give Hope 2023
Abandoned Animals
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Need Your Help

Thanks to a generous matching gift opportunity, your impact will be DOUBLED—every dollar matched up to $40,000 thanks to the Gauntt Foundation!

Fall Merch
Pawliday Merch in the

Make your pawlidays furry & bright with new merch in our Pawtique. Proceeds benefit KHS animals!

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. 

Pet Tales Lunch & Learn
December 13, 2023

Wednesday, December 13 Join us for a delicious boxed lunch and uplifting presentation by Alisa Gray, our President & CEO. Then get a behind-the-scenes tour of our Sam Swope Pet Treatment & Lifesaving Center, where you’ll meet incredible cats, dogs, kittens and puppies – and the remarkable team members who make our lifesaving work possible! […]

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Pearls and Puptails Howl-iday Event
December 14, 2023

Spend your holiday shopping in style and give back to animals in need at Royal Jewelers’ Annual Pearls and Puptails Howl-iday Event on December 14 from 4:30-8 PM! A portion of sale proceeds will be donated to KHS shelter animals. Guests will get to visit with adoptable puppies, enjoy specialty cocktails courtesy of Tito’s Vodka […]

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Paw-liday Tattoo Flash Fundraiser
December 16, 2023

This holiday season, make a difference for our sweet shelter animals! Tats by Bubbles is hosting a charity flash event and ALL proceeds will be donated to the Kentucky Humane Society. No appointments needed – it’s first come, first serve. Get a rad black-and-grey 2×2 tattoo from the flash sheet on your legs or arms, […]

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