$17 Adult Cats for 'St.Catrick's'

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Adoption Special for Cats One Year and Older March 14-20

Celebrate "St. Catrick's Day" by adopting a lucky adult cat for just $17. This special is valid March 14-20 on cats age one year and older at any of the Kentucky Humane Society's 10 adoption centers. 

Adopters from Jefferson County also pay for licensing fees ($10.50). All Kentucky Humane Society animals are spayed or neutered, micro-chipped and up-to-date on vaccinations. 

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$14 Adoptions on Select Pets Feb. 1-15

Find "The One" in Time for Valentine's Day

the-oneAre you looking for the right pet? Someone to love with all your heart? This February, let our adoption counselors (aka matchmakers) help you find "The One."

In honor of Valentine's Day, February 1-15, 2016, we will be offering some of our lonely hearts for an adoption fee of $14, to help them find "The One," too. Could one of our dogs or cats be a match made in heaven? Check out our selection on our website and then come see the pet of your dreams.

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Pets who are part of this special will have "$14 Adoption" listed after their name. 

This adoption special is made possible by Best Friends Animal Society. In addition, Hallmark Channel is graciously providing support for this promotion through their “Countdown to Valentine’s Day.” 


Pets for Vets Adoption Special

Show Military ID or Proof of Service and Pay No Adoption Fees for Dogs 1 Year or Older and Cats 4 Months or Older

buffyIn honor of Veteran’s Day, the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is offering a Pets for Vets adoption special on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. Active-duty military families, reservists and veterans who show their military or dependent I.D. or proof of service will pay no adoption fees for dogs age one year or older and cats four months or older at any KHS adoption center.

Jefferson County residents pay $9.50 in animal licensing fees. Legacy Pets are excluded from this special.

All pets adopted from KHS have been spayed or neutered, micro-chipped, vaccinated, given a de-wormer and flea (and for dogs, heartworm) preventatives – services valued at nearly $300. In addition to receiving a $100 Feeders Supply coupon book, adopters also receive more than $100 in KHS pet care gift certificates for behavior training, Doggie Daycare, boarding and more.

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$25 Adoptions on Select Pets in December


The Kentucky Humane Society Joins Best Friends Animal Society National Holiday Pet Adoption Promotion

LOUISVILLE KY — A mirth-filled holiday season is yours for the low price of saving the life of a rescued pet: a mere $25 adoption fee will give you the not-to-be missed experience of opening your heart and home to a new furry family member.

The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is joining national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society, along with animal rescue groups and shelters across the country, in the “Bring Joy to Your World” annual animal adoption campaign.

During the month of December 2015, select dogs and cats can be adopted for just $25. Jefferson County residents also pay $9.50 to license their newly adopted animal. Animals that are part of this special with have “$25 Adoption” added to their name.

Visit our adoptable pets pages to see which animals are part of this special:

“So many people don’t realize how absolutely amazing and love-filled rescued pets can be. It’s like they know you save their life. The Kentucky Humane Society has adorable adoptable pets ready to go home now,” said KHS spokesperson Andrea Blair. “You don’t have to pay high prices to have a top-shelf pet join your family. Just come meet our amazing dogs and cats and you’ll fall in love.”

KHS is an active partner in Best Friends No More Homeless Pets® Network which offers help and support to animal rescue groups that save lives in their communities.


$4 Adoption Fees June 27-July 1


Create a Pet Independence Day: Adopt a Grateful Shelter Pet from the Kentucky Humane Society or Louisville Metro Animal Services

WHO: Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS)

WHAT: Pet Independence Adoption Celebration: $4 adoption fees for cats age four months and older and dogs 25 pounds or more; excludes micro-chip fees ($20-$25) and Jefferson County licensing ($9.50)

WHEN: Saturday, June 27-Wednesday, July 1, 2015

WHERE: KHS Main Campus, KHS East Campus, seven Feeders Supply KHS adoption sites (Fern Creek, Hikes Point, Preston Highway, Springhurst, St. Matthews, Dixie Highway and Clarksville, Ind.) and LMAS Animal House Adoption Center


The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) invite the public to create a "pet independence day" for a grateful shelter pet by adopting before the July 4th holiday weekend.

The two agencies are joining together to offer their Pet Independence Adoption Celebration. Adoption fees for cats four months and older and dogs 25 pounds or more are just $4 Saturday through Wednesday, June 27-July 1. In addition to the $4 adoption fee, adopters pay for applicable Jefferson County licensing ($9.50) and microchip fees ($20-$25).

"July is typically our two agencies' largest intake month of the year," says Jessica Jo Montgomery, LMAS Director. "Combined, our two shelters took in more than 1,400 dogs and cats last July. We are currently at capacity so this adoption special helps us make room for the many homeless animals who will need our assistance."

"To save more lives and to give homeless pets a second chance, we need more people to choose to adopt," says Andrea Blair, KHS spokesperson. "There are so many wonderful pets in our community who end up homeless through no fault of their own. Whatever personality, size or breed adopters want, between our two agencies, we probably have the perfect pet for any household."

All pets adopted from KHS and LMAS have been spayed or neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and given worm, flea and tick preventatives – services which are valued at more than $250. Visit or to see all adoptable pets.

For more information, contact KHS at (502) 366-3355 or LMAS at (502) 473-7387. The adoption special runs June 27-July 1 and is valid for cats four months and older and dogs 25 pounds or more. Excludes Legacy Pets at KHS. Adopters must pay for applicable licensing fees and microchip registration. Adoption is pending approval of an application process that usually takes an hour or less.

About the participating agencies:

The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is dedicated to finding proactive solutions to ending pet homelessness through spay/neuter, education and adoption. Located in Louisville, KHS is a local, nonprofit animal welfare agency that is the state's largest pet adoption agency and spay/neuter provider. Each year KHS finds homes for more than 6,500 dogs and cats, spays or neuters more than 10,000 owned pets at its S.N.I.P. Clinic, and provides humane education to over 5,000 of children.

Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) is the only open intake shelter in Louisville Metro and the largest in Kentucky. LMAS is committed to caring for the over 10,000 animals that enter the facility every year and giving them a second chance through adoption, rescue, reunification with owners and much more. The department is dedicated to educating and reaching out to all members of the community to make sure responsible pet ownership and compassion are at the forefront. LMAS has a fundamental mission to protect public health and safety, ensure the humane treatment of animals and provide quality customer service to the public.