After placing over 23,000 pets in homes since 2016, BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF) is back to Empty the Shelters at participating animal shelters across the country, including the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS). On Saturday, October 12, KHS is reducing adoption fees on dogs to just $25 and will be charging no adoption fees on cats. BPF sponsors the remaining adoption fees.
The special is valid for all dogs, cats, puppies and kittens at the KHS East Campus, 1000 Lyndon Lane, and at KHS adoption centers at six Feeders Supply stores: Dixie, Fern Creek, Hikes Point, Springhurst, St. Matthews and North Dixie. (Cats at Purrfect Day Café are excluded from this special.) View all KHS adoptable dogs and cats and their locations.
While KHS is reducing adoption fees this Saturday, the adoption process remains the same. Families will fill out an application and meet with an adoption counselor to ensure every pet finds the right home. All pets are spayed or neutered, micro-chipped and up-to-date on vaccinations. Adopters are asked to bring or purchase a collar and leash for dogs and a crate for cats. Jefferson County residents also pay $10.50 for pet licensing; donations are gratefully accepted.
“We are thrilled to partner with BISSELL Pet Foundation to Empty the Shelters and help shelter animals find loving homes faster,” said KHS spokesperson Andrea Blair. “The Kentucky Humane Society has seen a large increase in the number of animals needing our help this year, and every empty kennel means we can help another animal in need.”
BPF’s Empty the Shelters program began in 2016 to capitalize on the foundation’s mission to find every pet a loving home. Empty the Shelters aims to shed light on pet homelessness across the county and encourage families to adopt a pet and save a life.
The Kentucky Humane Society is one of 125 organizations in 26 states taking part in this special adoption day. To see a list of all participating locations, please visit www.bissellpetfoundation.org/ETS.