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Friday, 05 July 2019 10:50

Because you are a supporter of the Kentucky Humane Society, we wanted you to be among the first to know about a dog we just saved.

Friday, 21 June 2019 10:15

Early Times Kentucky Whisky announced a special addition to its family – “Earl,” the 1-year old male rescue puppy adopted from the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS), a nonprofit organization that is Kentucky's largest pet adoption agency.

Friday, 14 June 2019 10:51
Friday, 21 June 2019 09:54

The Purrfect Day Café opened on International Cat Day on August 8, 2019. Since then, more than 1,000 Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) cats have been adopted through the café – blowing past the goal of 300 annual adoptions that Purrfect Day Café and KHS set!

Friday, 24 May 2019 09:15

Purrfect Day Cafe entered a video for Jackson Galaxy's Cat Pawsitive National High-Five Day Contest - and now we need YOU to vote to help the Kentucky Humane Society win a grant award!

Monday, 29 April 2019 12:19

Does your cat need to be spayed or neutered? Our S.N.I.P. Clinic offers affordable, high-quality spay/neuter surgeries five days a week. Call 502-636-3491 to schedule an appointment.

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 12:38

The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to the Kentucky Humane Society Equine C.A.R.E. Program as of June 20, 2019.

Thursday, 07 March 2019 13:18

The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) has announced a new project to help keep owned horses out of risk and in their homes. The project is funded by a $50,000 grant from the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).

Friday, 21 September 2018 16:51

Urgent need: Parker just arrived at the Kentucky Humane Society in critical condition from being malnurished. 

Friday, 11 May 2018 13:57
Friday, 05 May 2017 12:40

In 2017, the Kentucky Humane Society will host its 30th year of summer camp! This weeklong camp, offered June through July, helps your animal lover build a sense of kindness, respect and responsibility towards all living beings and our planet. This year our Lifelong Friends camp will take place at our East Campus location which is located at 1000 Lyndon Lane in Louisville, Ky.

Thursday, 04 July 2019 19:23

The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) invites the public to create a “pet independence day” for grateful shelter pets by adopting this weekend.

During the “Pet Independence Adoption Celebration” July 5-7, 2019, cats 4 months and older can be adopted for $4, and dogs 4 months and older can be adopted for $17.76, in honor of the founding of the country. Jefferson County adopters also pay for pet licensing fees ($10.50) and donations are gratefully accepted.

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 07:06

All Kentucky Humane Society locations have a two-hour delay on January 30. The SNIP Clinic is open. Please check the Feeders Supply website to learn of delays for our Feeders Supply sites.

Monday, 14 January 2019 13:06

Did you know that each cat or dog adopted from the Kentucky Humane Society comes with 30 days of pet insurance?  Adopters just need to contact PetFirst Pet Insurance to receive this benefit. 

Thursday, 12 January 2017 13:10

Jan. 12, 2017 - The Kentucky Humane Society announced the opening of its Sam Swope Pet Retreat, a rehabilitation center for needy shelter animal is named in honor of the late Sam Swope, founder of Sam Swope Auto Group.

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 09:56

Is your dog bored? Sometimes our animals need stimulation, even when we don't have time for play. One option to keep them occupied and happy is a puzzle toy. Puzzle toys make your dog think about how to get to a treat. The right toy can keep your dog occupied for quite some time. While there are dozens of puzzle toys on the market, you can make your own, as well.

Friday, 28 August 2015 11:15

This blog post was written by Traci Hall, a Kentucky Humane Society volunteer.

When I was 13 my surprise birthday present was a Miniature Schnauzer puppy. I wanted a dog for years and finally I got one! I was ecstatic! A few months later, my mom enrolled us in a private behavior class from a trainer who was “recommended.”

Friday, 05 July 2019 14:58

Have you lost a pet or found a stray? Check out these resources recommended by our Pet Help Line that can help reunite pets with their owners. 

Monday, 01 July 2019 13:02

Many people enjoy fireworks over the July 4th holiday, but fireworks can be terrifying for pets—causing many animals to escape their homes or yards and become lost. Animal shelters across the country often report an increase in strays following the July 4th holiday.

Monday, 24 June 2019 08:49

Summer can be a fun time for pet owners and their animals to get outside and play. But the Kentucky Humane Society’s free Pet Help Line, 502-509-4738, wants to remind pet parents that extreme heat can be very hazardous to pets.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 13:26

Do YOU have the cutest pet? Enter a photo in the Kentucky Humane Society Pet Resorts and WHAS11's Cutest Pet Contest!

Thursday, 09 February 2017 20:03

All Clear: The property beside the Fern Creek Pet Resort caught fire earlier this evening. We are happy to report the fire did not affect our property or our guests. All our guests are safe and sound. We'd like to thank the Fire Department for their quick response and for ensuring our guests remained safe at all times.

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 08:53

Just like humans, fur kids need regular grooming. Most groomers recommend a dog is brought in every 6 to 8 weeks, depending on the specific needs of the dog. Here are the top ten reasons to have your canine companion groomed on a regular basis!

Monday, 15 July 2019 10:08

Want to help homeless animals while having a fun night out with friends? Don’t miss the Kentucky Humane Society’s Tuxes & Tails Lounge Preview Party on Wednesday, July 31.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 14:56

We are encouraging students to get involved in this year’s Waggin’ Trail Festival for the Animals.

Friday, 07 December 2018 13:12

KHS will be closed to the public for the holidays on the following days:

Feeders Supply adoption centers will close at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 5 p.m. on New Year's Eve. All our adoption centers will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Healthy Pets Clinic will be open December 22 and then closed throughout the holiday, reopening December 26. Healthy Pets will also be closed Tuesday, New Year's Day.
KHS Pet Resorts will close to the public at noon on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, and they will be closed to the public on Christmas and New Year's Day.
Admissions will close at 3 p.m. Christmas Eve and New Years Eve, and will be closed on Christmas and New Year's Day. Admissions are by appointment only.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Monday, 08 July 2019 11:15

On Wednesday, June 26, local Humana Employees participated in a volunteer activity with the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS). 

Friday, 28 June 2019 13:57

Meet our July Volunteer of the Month, Roberta Elmore! Retired from the accounting field and as a dog groomer, Roberta has refueled her passion for animal care by volunteering at the Kentucky Humane Society.

Friday, 21 June 2019 10:03

In May Petco Foundation announced that is has awarded the Kentucky Humane Society $50,000 to increase its lifesaving capacity for cats.