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Ethan Named 2022 American Hero Dog!

We are thrilled to announce that our very own Ethan has been named the 2022 American Hero Dog! More than one million people across the country voted in American Humane’s 12th annual American Hero Dog Awards competition to recognize extraordinary canines. This year, they chose Ethan for his remarkable journey of hope and heroic work …

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UPDATES: Kentucky Humane Society Supports Animals and Shelters Impacted by Eastern Kentucky Flooding

HOW TO HELP The best way to support the shelters and animals in Eastern Kentucky is to make a monetary donation directly to shelters in the region or KHS, or to adopt or foster from KHS or Louisville Metro Animal Services. Donate to the Floyd County Animal Shelter (Dewey Dam) here. Donate to the Kentucky River …

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Beagles FAQ

On Thursday, August 4, the Kentucky Humane Society took in 30 of the approximately 4,000 beagles who are being removed from a mass-breeding facility in Cumberland, Virginia that was riddled with animal welfare violations. The facility, owned by Envigo RMS LLC, bred the dogs for sale to laboratories for animal experimentation. We are thankful that …

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KHS Takes in 30 of the Approximately 4,000 Beagles from the Envigo Facility in Cumberland, Virginia

Beagles Being Evaluated For Medical Needs Before Going Up for Adoption at a Later Date The Kentucky Humane Society today took in 30 of the approximately 4,000 beagles who are being removed from a mass-breeding facility in Cumberland, Virginia that was riddled with animal welfare violations. The facility, owned by Envigo RMS LLC, bred the …

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BISSELL Pet Foundation Fights Shelter Overcrowding by Reducing Adoption Fees Across the Country

Kentucky Humane Society Joins Louisville Metro Animal Services and 250+ shelters participating in summer “Empty the Shelters” event Our nation’s shelters are facing unprecedented overcrowding this summer, including those in Louisville and across Kentucky. To help take homeless pets from kennels to couches, BISSELL Pet Foundation is sponsoring reduced adoption fees of $50 or less …

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KHS and Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center Partner to Bring Low-Cost Pet Wellness to Louisville’s West End

The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and ASM Global managed Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center (SLC) today announced a partnership to bring low-cost pet wellness services to Louisville’s west end. For two days each month starting in July, the SLC will host the KHS CARE-a-van mobile veterinary clinic to provide local pet owners access to …

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Tips for Getting the Purrfect Photo to Submit to the KHS Calendar Contest

As fellow animal lovers and pet owners, we know you love to show off your furry best friend. Now’s your chance to have them featured in the popular 2023 Kentucky Humane Society Pet Calendar! We’ve got some great tips to help you get the purrfect photo to submit to the contest. Location and Background Look …

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March Right In to Find Your Best Friend – Now through 3/13!

The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is kicking off the month of March by waiving adoption fees for dogs 40 pounds and over during the March Right In to Find Your Best Friend event, taking place Thursday, March 3 through Sunday, March 6 at KHS’ Main and East Campus adoption centers.

Dog Survives 20 Ft Drop From Interstate Overpass

Ludwig’s journey to KHS began on Saturday, February 19 when a pair of local bakery owners spotted the beautiful St. Bernard running along an interstate overpass in early morning traffic.

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