How to Adopt

Fees are WAIVED on dogs and cats 1 year and older through July 31 thanks to the BISSELL Pet Foundation!

Adopters Welcome!

The Kentucky Humane Society is welcoming adopters! Stop by our adoption centers to meet your next furry family member:

  • Sam Swope Pet Treatment & Lifesaving Center (Main Campus), 241 Steedly Drive, Louisville KY 40214. Visit adoptable dogs and cats Monday-Wednesday and Friday from 11am-5:30pm; and 11am-4:30pm on weekends. We are open late on Thursdays, 11am-7pm! Adoption applications are processed until 30 minutes before closing.
  • Purrfect Day Café, 1741 Bardstown Road, Louisville KY 40205, offering cat adoptions in a cafe setting. Reservations are strongly recommended. Visit their website to schedule your visit and learn more: www.purrfectdaycafe.com/book-now.
  • East Campus, Visit adoptable dogs and cats 11am-5:30pm weekdays and 11am-4:30pm weekends. Adoption applications are processed between 11am-5:00pm weekdays and 11am-4:00pm weekends.

We Can Hold an Animal for You!

Unless there is an adoption special involving the pet, a hold may be placed on a cat or dog with a $25 hold fee, paid by credit card, cash or check. The hold is valid until the close of the following business day. This $25 hold fee is in addition to the pet’s adoption fee and is nonrefundable, even if the adopter decides not to adopt. Holds may only be placed in person while the adoption locations are open.

30 Days of Pet Health Insurance

Did you know that every Kentucky Humane Society adoptable dog and cat comes with 30 days of health insurance through MetLife Pet Insurance? Ask an adoption counselor for details. 

Adoptable Dogs
Adoptable Cats
Adoptable Horses

Need more information? 

Visit our Adoption FAQ page for more info about the adoption process

Hill’s Pet Nutrition has helped over 14 million pets find homes. As a proud partner, we’re working to help even more. Learn more at HillsPet.com/ShelterPets.

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