The Kentucky Humane Society will be waiving adoption fees for dogs six months and older, along with cats one year and older, beginning Tuesday, September 6 through Wednesday, September 14. All KHS pets are spayed/neutered, micro-chipped and up-to-date on vaccinations. Jefferson County residents will need to pay a $10.50 licensing fee.
This adoption special is to help KHS clear the shelter of as many pets as possible so that we can continue to help our friends in Eastern Kentucky who were devastated by horrific flooding in late July. To date, KHS has transported over 250 cats, dogs, puppies and kittens to KHS from Eastern Kentucky shelters impacted by the flooding, including Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter in Hazard Kentucky, the Floyd County Animal Shelter in Prestonsburg and Dumas Rescue in Garrett.
All of these animals were up for adoption prior to the flooding, surrendered by their owners, or past their 30-day disaster stray hold. After the flooding, the shelters extended their stray holds from 5 days to 30 days to make sure families have the time to be reunited with lost pets. The Eastern Kentucky community continues to hurt. We are doing everything we can to help the shelters and animals in the region, including transporting out as many homeless animals as possible and providing food, supplies and manpower.
If you’ve been considering adoption, there is no better time! Not only will be you providing a home to a grateful pet in need, you will also be helping KHS clear space so that we can continue transporting animals from Eastern Kentucky to KHS who need our help.
See all KHS adoptable dogs.
See all KHS adoptable cats.
Learn more about the Kentucky Humane Society’s rescue efforts.