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03 October 2016

The first time Bear saw his foster dad remove his belt, he ran screaming from the room, terrified. The four-pound Pomeranian cowered and trembled under a bed and would not come out for hours.

It was just one of many indications that this little dog had witnessed terrible abuse in his last home – and had been a victim of domestic violence himself.

21 September 2016

The Tim Faulkner Art Gallery is inviting artists of all media to submit artwork for “Paws over Portland,” an animal-themed art show benefiting the dogs, cats and horses at the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS).

06 September 2016

Need a break at work? Want to reward your hardworking employees or coworkers for their efforts? Donate to the Kentucky Humane Society and have an adoptable pet visit your workplace Sept. 15.

01 September 2016

Share your pet's photos on social media and help KHS win money from Bayer Animal Health! 

22 August 2016

On Sunday, Aug. 21, the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) took in 19 animals who were rescued by Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) from a puppy mill in their Operation Dogs Day of Summer.

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08 August 2016

August 8, 2016: Every day at the Kentucky Humane Society, we celebrate the amazing people in our community who choose to adopt, to spay or neuter their pets, and who advocate for those who can’t speak for themselves.

But sometimes we see the ugly side of humanity. Animals who are abused, abandoned or neglected. 

30 June 2016

UPDATE: The $4 Adoption Special is extended to July 4th at Kentucky Humane Society adoptions at 8 Feeders Supply stores. See our Feeders Supply locations

29 June 2016

This morning a KHS employee found 6 one-week old kittens abandoned outside our doors. They were left in an ice cream tub without their mother. We don’t know how long they were there.

06 June 2016

Mark Early was driving home after a late evening working at Bluegrass Motor Sports on June 1 when he spotted a motionless lump in the middle of the street. From the light of his vehicle’s headlights, he recognized the furry body: it was a mother cat who had just taken up residence in his garage.

13 May 2016

kroger community rewards

Did you know that you can help the Kentucky Humane Society every time you use your Kroger Plus Card? With the Kroger Community Rewards program, Kroger donates to KHS when you use your card. Signing up is easy!