Waggin Tail
Get Your Waggin’ Tail
Tickets Now

Tickets for Waggin’ Tail on the Waterfront on June 2 are on sale now! Proceeds from tickets benefit KHS animals. And getting your ticket in advance gets you a swag bag when you check in at the event!

Lou Adopts
Lou Adopts

Mark your calendars for May 11! KHS with Louisville Metro Animal Services is hosting our second annual Hammer’s Lou Adopts, a mega adoption event aiming to find loving homes for nearly 200 adoptable local dogs and puppies. Click here to learn more!

Adopt Dog
Adopt a Dog!

Visit our Sam Swope Pet TLC or East Campus to meet your new furry friend today! Click here to see all of our adoptable dogs and puppies.

Featured Pet
Featured Pet: Leland

My name is Leland and I am so excited to find my forever home! I may look big and intimidating at first, but I promise I’m just a 90-pound cuddle bug looking for someone to lean on (literally). Click here to learn more about me!

Adopt Cat
Adopt a Cat!

Visit our Sam Swope Pet TLC, East Campus or Purrfect Day Cafe to meet your new kitty friend today! Click here to see all of our adoptable cats and kittens.

Adopt Horse
Adopt a Horse!

Visit our Willow Hope Farm to meet all of our adoptable equines. Click here to learn more!

KHS Hours
KHS Hours

Visit adoptable animals at our Sam Swope Pet TLC and East Campus Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Adoption applications are processed until 30 minutes before closing. We hope to see you soon!

See our CARE-a-van’s
Upcoming Dates

Find out when our mobile veterinary clinic is coming to your community and schedule your appointment!

We’re Hiring – 10/2022
We’re Hiring!

Want to help save animals? Apply for one of our open positions! Click to learn more.

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You Can Help!

Each of us has the ability to make a difference in the lives of homeless dogs, cats and horses. You can help by adopting or donating.

Help for Pet Owners

Are you struggling to keep your pet? Our Pet Resource Services provide advice and resources to help keep your pet in your home and out of shelters. 

Positively Puppies, pups 8-15 weeks
April 18, 2024

*This class is currently full. Please email [email protected] to be added to the waitlist. 6 weeks Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm Instructor: Cherie $120 +tax Our in-person group class for puppies age 8-15 weeks old and their handlers to learn the basics in socialization and early foundation skills to start your puppy off right. *Puppies […]

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Dreams & Wishes Mini-Photography Sessions
April 20, 2024

Have you ever dreamed of being a princess and enjoying a tea party with your equine companion? What about being a buckaroo walking off into the sunset with your trusty steed? Now’s your chance to spend a day as “king” or “queen” with a gallant mount at your side! The KHS Equine C.A.R.E. team presents… […]

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Pups and Pilates
April 20, 2024

We’re teaming up with Persevere CrossFit for Pups and Pilates! Join us on Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a paw-some pilates class led by Erica Scott. KHS staff will be onsite with adoptable puppies, and 100% of proceeds benefit our sweet shelter animals as they search for loving forever homes. […]

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