5th Kentucky Week for the Animals
celebration is April 6-14, 2013
KY Week is spotlighting shelters, leaders and orgs daily across the entire state. Your ideas and suggestions are welcome as we work together to build this exciting week designed to celebrate the amazing animals of Kentucky!
Contact us and we will brainstorm to create the purrfect event with you.
Salute to Brave Fort Knox Military K-9's & Handlers
Ft. Knox Army Base
Dept of Emergency Services
308 Old Ironsides Avenue
Ft. Knox, Kentucky 40121
As part of our Kentucky salute to the courageous military, we are requesting that everyone please send a card or letter of appreciation to the Ft. Knox K-9's and handlers. Also a thank you to S.F.C. Christopher Keller!
These brave soldiers risk their lives and serve our country everyday with great distinction and honor. We can also be encouraged to send our well-wishes and thank-you's. We love you, Ft. Knox. God Bless Our Troops!
Saturday, April 6th 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
LIFE House @ Reforest Frankfort
Cove Springs Park uplands
* Off Peaks Mill Rd.
100 Cove Spring Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
ReForest Frankfort is a community-wide event bringing people together to learn about the benefits of trees and protecting our valuable natural resources. We plant trees, educate, celebrate Arbor Day and HAVE FUN!
Several volunteers will be needed to help set up our booth, sell LIFE House merchandise, answer questions about LIFE House, bring adoptable dogs, and help with tear-down. You do not have to volunteer for the entire event, but lots of help is needed! Please contact Amy at email@example.com to sign up. Visit
LIFE House for Animals is a no-kill canine and feline adoption facility with limited access. Our mission is to nurture, celebrate, and reinforce the human-animal bond with successful animal adoptions, preventing overpopulation of pets and providing community education and awareness of animal issues. Our mission is accomplished by making permanent placements based on the individual needs of the animals and adopters. http://www.lifehouse4animals.org/
Saturday April 6th All day starting at 9:00 am
Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park
4441 Ky. Hwy. 1833
Buckhorn, KY 41721
Beginning at 9:00 A.M., a variety of "Project Learning Tree" , and fun-filled nature activities will take place through the day.
These activities will be ideal for school-age children, scout groups, and anyone interested in learning ways to help the environment.
Saturday, April 6th Reg begins at 9:30 am
Great Teddy Bear Run
The Warren County Justice Center
1001 Center Street
Bowling Green,KY 42101
The 13th Annual Great Teddy Bear Run raises money and collects hundreds of teddy bears and stuffed animals to help support mission and services to children who have been abused of the BRADD region. For more information, visit our Great Teddy Bear Run page. Motorcylce Run ans festivities all day http://www.bracac.org/
Saturday, April 6th 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Dog-gone Egg Hunt!
Old Mulkey State Historic Site
38 Old Mulkey Park Road,
Old Mulkey Meetinghouse SHS
Tompkinsville , KY 42167
Hundreds of eggs will be filled with dog treats and hidden for man’s best friend to find. Lots of prizes will be awarded. The Dog-Gone Best Bonnet Contest will be held immediately following the egg hunt.
Cost is $3.00 only per dog and includes a day-of-the-event-on-site free photo session!! (Photo purchases will be at an additional charge as set and collected by the photographer.) Dogs will be separated according to size for the hunt. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times.
Aggressive dogs will not be allowed to participate. This is a “poop and scoop” event.
Saturday, April 6th (all wk) library hours
Kentucky Week for the Animals Book Display
Paul Sawyier Public Library
319 Wapping Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
For more info, contact Stacy St. John at (502)352-2665x108 firstname.lastname@example.org
Serves the citizens of Frankfort / Franklin County and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Animal World USA will be donating animal books to the library.
Saturday, April 6th 11:00 am -6:00 pm
Kentucky Humane Society S/N Special
Kentucky Humane Society
241 Steedly Drive
Louisville, KY 40214
$10 Off Spay & Neuter Surgeries in April!
Call the Kentucky Humane Society's SNIP Clinic to receive $10 off spay or neuter surgeries in April for pets under age six months, 636-FIX1 (3491).
The Kentucky Humane Society's S.N.I.P. Clinic is our city's only full-time, donor-supported public spay/neuter clinic. Since it opened in 2007, more than 55,000 cats and dogs have been spayed or neutered--leading to a reduction in the number of pets turned in to local animal shelters. The S.N.I.P. Clinic is located at 2445 Crittenden Drive, Louisville, KY 40217. More about the S.N.I.P. Clinic on website.
Register today for KHS summer camp .The Kentucky Humane Society's popular summer camps for children are filling up quickly. This year's programs have been revamped to offer a fresh, educational and fun experience for children of all ages! View more information and register.
Saturday, April 6th 11:00 am- 4:00 pm
Kentucky Tails & SOAR Rescue Adoption Day
1060 Hansel Dr. (next to Target)
Florence, Ky 41042
BlueGrass Boxer Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization that provides charitable and educational services in the form of: quality shelter and care to unwanted, neglected and/or abused Boxers. We operate solely out of foster homes and care for Boxers until proper, permanent homes can be found. Boxers being fostered in the Louisville area will only attend the Louisville events.
BlueGrass Boxer Rescue, Inc., P.O. Box 21134 in Owensboro, KY 42304-1134
If you would like to contact Boxer Rescue : Lisa 859-283-5995 at 937-416-0281.
Saturday, April 6th 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Davies County Animal Shelter Adoption Day
5241 Frederica St.
Owensboro, Kentucky 42301
Come out and meet our loving adoptables. We are located at 2620 Hwy 81 (GPS users try "Old Calhoun Rd.) just 1 mile South of Owensboro. But we willl be at Petsmart on April 6th
We are in the Daviess County Operations Center. You can reach us at (270) 685-8275 or stop by the shelter during the hours listed below.
Thursday 12-6 NEW HOURS on Thursday
We are rescue friendly too!!!
Saturday, April 6th 12 noon- 6:00 pm
TLC Animal Refuge Adoption Day!
Petsmart (Richmond Centre)
2175 Lantern Ridge Drive
Richmond, KY 40475
TLC Animal Refuge, Inc. loves animals and believes in the sanctity of all life. Our mission is to implement a humane, innovative approach to animal overpopulation through an education, spay/neuter, and adoption program in Madison County.
Call us: 859-779-8462 Email us: email@example.com
Saturday, April 6th 12:00 noon- til
Franklin County Humane Society Pet Adoption Day
4101 Tates Creek Centre Dr
Lexington, KY 40517
Come see our loving adoptable dogs! You will fall in love.
Senior Adoption Special!
For a limited time all dogs that are 5 years or older are available for adoption for $45. We have select other dogs for adoption at $50. Please visit us on Facebook or our "Adopt" page to see who is for adoption. http://www.fchsanimals.org/
Saturday, April 6th 1:00 - til
Marshall County Animal Shelter Offsite Adoption Day
2929 James Sanders Blvd
Paducah, KY 42001
Marshall County Animal Shelter will be there with loving adoptables. Come out-we would love to meet you! (Marshall County Animal Shelter 839 Benton-Briensburg Road Benton, Kentucky 42025 .)Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Phone(270) 527-0954 EmailMarshallCountyAnimalShelter@hotmail.com
Saturday, April 6th 1:00 pm -3:00 pm
Kentucky Equine Humane Center Farm Open House
Kentucky Equine Humane Center
1713 Catnip Hill
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Mission: To provide humane treatment and shelter while working as a clearinghouse to seek adoptive homes for all of Kentucky's unwanted equines, regardless of breed. firstname.lastname@example.org To educate the public and raise awareness for responsible equine ownership so that fewer horses end up in crisis. To work with and serve as a model for organizations with the same mission in other states: to save America's equines from inhumane treatment. http://kyehc.org/
From Nicholasville Rd. : South on NICHOLASVILLE RD / US-27 toward Nicholasville. Turn right onto CATNIP HILL RD / KY-3375, go approximately 1 1/2 miles. Farm is on right.1713 Catnip Hill Rd.
Sunday, April 7th 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
DEWEY DAM DOG & CAT PROTECTION SOCIETY
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!
Animal Shelter - Floyd County
PO Box 1502
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
We are dedicated. We are open to the public and we place animals in the area (Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia & West Virginia) and beyond. We are very rescue friendly! If you are a breed-specific rescue or just want to save them all - please contact us. We would be happy to hear from you!
We will do anything we can to find lasting homes for animals in need. Please call about adopting a pet today!
Monday thru Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm Saturday 10:00am to 3:00pm and Sunday 10:00am to 1:00pm Phone: 606-886-3189
-5 minutes from Prestonsburg, KY, downtown area
-1.5 hour from Ashland, KY and Huntington, WV.
-2 hours from Lexington, KY.
-2.5 hours from Bristol, TN and Abingdon, VA.
-3 Hours from Cincinnati, OH.
Sunday, April 7th 10:00 am- 6:00 pm
Friends of Gallatin County Shelter Adoptions
Gallatin County Animal Shelter
4550 Hwy 455 (Johnson Rd)
Sparta, KY 41086
Shelter is open 7 days a week, 10am - 6pm. Every other Sunday at Petsmart in Florence, KY from 12-4. We now have cats at Petco in Crescent Springs, KY, 7 days a week! 1 859.643.3647 www.fogsky.org Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FOGSKY
The shelter is open for adoptions 7 days a week. Our adoption fees are as follows:
Dogs $85. Includes DHLPP vaccine, wormer, rabies shot and spay/neuter voucher.
Cats $65. Includes FRCP vaccine, wormer, rabies shot and spay/neuter voucher.
ALL Day-All Month
April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month.
Sunday, April 7th 3:00 pm-til
Pacing for Paws 5K & Adoption Day
Lincoln County High School
60 Education Way
Stanford, KY 40484
Bring your sneakers and cold wet snouts to the Pacing for Paws 5k Run/Walk! Pre-registration is $15 and "day of" registration is $18. Proceeds will provide spay and neuter surgeries for homeless, shelter, and less fortunate pets. Bring a bag of food or cat litter to benefit the humane society and receive $1 off your entry fee! Registration forms can be picked up at the Lincoln County High School or at Keith's Electrical Supply (804 Miller Street, Stanford)
We will also have a few local vendors setting up with handmade goods, if you would like to set up a booth or would be interested in becoming a monetary sponsor, please contact Haley Reichenbach at email@example.com.
Sunday, April 7th 4:15 pm to 5:00 pm
Pawzitive Petz Rescue Ltd.
"Pits Rock" Northern Kentucky walks
All responsible Pit Bull owners and supporters are welcome to join us for an informal social and walk every Sunday from 4:15 to 5 to show the community that Pit Bulls are as social and well behaved as any other breed of dog. Be sure to check ahead of time to make sure walk is scheduled.
Pawzitive Petz Rescue Ltd. -- advocate, educate, and rescue for bullied breeds
Adopt A Shelter Pet, Volunteer, Donate
Kentucky Animal Shelters
Shelters & Rescue Groups
Monday, April 8th drop off 8:00 am -8:30 am
Garrard County Animal Shelter
Low Cost Spay Neuter Clinic
Crab Orchard Rd.
Lancaster, KY 40444
Please help spread the word. Location: Crab Orchard Rd., Lancaster, white house to right of Mine Shields. Call Garrard County Animal Shelter to make appointment or for more information: 859-792-1562. Email below.
The Garrard Co Animal Shelter is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to the protection of all animals from cruelty and exploitation and to the elimination of pet overpopulation. Working to insure the well-being of all animals, the shelter is committed to educating the public about responsible pet ownership, advocating the humane treatment of all animals, and inspiring compassion toward every living creature. Always looking for fosters. http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/KY175.html
P.A.W.S. Cat Adoption Special
P.A.W.S. Animal Shelter
PO Box 222
6 Legion Drive
Paris, KY 40362
Right now, PAWS is having an adoption special for cats. You can adopt two cats for the price of one. We have many wonderful cats available and are sure we have the right one for you. Pls visit our website.
Come to the shelter and meet them! You can also see some of them during our portable adoptions at the Lexington PetSmart in Hamburg Pavilion. Phone: 859-988-9800. PAWSinKY@aol.com Website is http://www.pawspets.org/Index.htm
April Adopt a Greyhound Month!
~~~Check Greyhounds of Shamrock website~~~
All week 8:30 am- 5:30 pm
The International Museum of the Horse
International Museum of the Horse
4089 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511
IMH has recently acquired a collection of traditional Manipuri polo artifacts. The Horse at IMH. The newest exhibit at the IMH is “The Horse” which is now going on. Collections Research
The staff at IMH is working with UK scientists to learn more about selected items from the Calumet collection. See current exhibits. http://www.imh.org/
Tuesday, April 9th Call for times
RePets Spay/Neuter Voucher Program
1603 31W By Pass
Bowling Green, Ky 42101
Through the proceeds from our Thrift Store we are able to offer the low income community Spay~Neuter Assistance at a much discounted price of $7 or $17.
Vouchers can be picked up 7 days a week at our Thrift Store on the By Pass. HOWEVER! We only get about 80 per month and we run out quick! You can also call to see if we have any left. Phone 270-780-7729.
See monthly schedule and all the details at
Month of April
Girl Scouts & Johnson County Animal Shelter
'April Showers Bring Animal Power '
Johnson County Shelter(Temporary)
124 Homestead Estates
Tutor Key Key, KY 41263
Whiskers or Wags - Johnson County Animal Shelter Project - Girl Scout hosting 'April Showers Bring Animal Power' - donations of Food and accessories for dogs and cats accepted. Through April 1 - June 1. Call Stacy for info. 606-789-2576.
Wednesday & Thursday, April 10th and 11th
Owensboro Humane Society Low Cost
Spay & Neuter Clinic
Owensboro Humane Society
3101 West Second Street
Owensboro, KY 43201
Cats are now ONLY $30 Dogs are $87.
This includes their pain medicine. If you do not have a proof of Rabies vaccination you will have to purchase one for an additional $5. Animals must be 6 months of age.
For more information please call 270-302-6813. To sign your pet up please come down to the humane society during normal hours. **We accept cash only for our clinic.Owensboro Humane Society is open 7 days a week from 11:00am-4:00pm daily.
Wednesday, April 10th 12:00 noon- 1:00 pm
Kentucky Humane Society’s Pet Tales
Kentucky Humane Society
241 Steedly Drive
Louisville, KY 40214
Are you interested in learning more about the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS)? Perhaps you're an adopter or volunteer who hasn't visited us in a while? Maybe you're a donor who wants to see how your money is being used to help the animals?
Or, maybe you're a pet lover who just wants to know more about the animal issues in our community and what KHS is doing to address those issues?
Then, come join us for PET TALES, a free luncheon and tour at the KHS Main Campus. Chances are, there's more to KHS than you think! We'll educate you on the animal issues our community faces and bust some commonly held myths. PET TALES is your chance to meet our president, staff and volunteers! Feel free to bring a friend! PET TALES is a Free One-Hour Luncheon & Tour
RSVP by phone at (502) 515-3147 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, April 10th 6:00 pm-til
Louisville Vegetarian Initiative Dine Out Night
Queen of Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant
2804 Taylorsville, Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40205
Founded in 2010, we are a social group of vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores interested in a vegan diet, living in and around the Louisville area.
Our purpose is to promote a peaceful, sustainable vegan lifestyle, with a focus on animal rights, human health, and the environment.
Our goal is to come together monthly/bi-monthly to support, promote, and share the joys of veganism. In the past and hopefully to continue in the future are such events we have held: - Vegan potlucks - Dining out events - Walk for Farm Animals - Bake sales and "dessert parties" - Community meetings with discussion topics - Book club
Restaurant phone 502-459-6301
Ongoing Schedule an appt.
Kentucky Wildlife Center Wildlife Center
Kentucky Wildlife Center, Inc.
Georgetown, Kentucky 40324
Kentucky Wildlife Center, Inc. will provide education programs for your school or youth group free of charge. The programs can be tailored to fit specific age groups and core requirements. Generally, we focus on Kentucky native mammals, and we can bring education animals to enhance the learning experience. However, no actual contact is allowed with the animals. We also have wonderful pictures and handouts.
Karen Bailey, founder of Kentucky Wildlife Center, Inc., received her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Vanderbilt University. She is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and a Certified Wildlife Rehabilitator (CWR) with the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council. She is also certified in the educational training programs, Project Wild and Flying Wild. KWC is located on a 700 acre horse farm in Georgetown, Kentucky. KWC is located on a 700 acre horse farm in Georgetown, Kentucky. Website http://www.kywildlife.org/
Thursday, April 11th 4:00 pm-7:30 pm
Project Flying WILD
500 Alumni Drive
Lexington, KY 40503
Project Flying WILD is an environmental education curriculum for formal and non-formal educators working with upper elementary and middle school students. Flying WILD offers an interdisciplinary approach to environmental education using birds as the focus. Phone (859) 257-6955
Join us for this fun training involving language arts, social science, and math experiences, coupled with community outreach & service learning applications. Cost $10 (snack & guide book provided) (for upper elem. and middle school educators).
Thursday, April 11th 6:00 pm- til
Shelby County Humane Bingo Night
Shelby County Flea Mkt (entrance)
200 Buck Creek Road
Simpsonville, KY 40067
Pack sales start at 6:00 PM - EarlyBird Games at 7:1pm - Main Event at 7:30 pm
200 Buck Creek Road (same road as the Shelby County Flea Market, same driveway as JT’s, look to your left) Come see and enjoy our beautiful new location with a glass enclosed non-smoking section. http://www.shelbycohumanesociety.com/
502-633-4033. Humane Society is in Shelbyville, KY
Thursday, April 11th 7:00 pm-til
Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
The Grand Theatre
308 St. Clair St.
Frankfort, KY, 40622
America's best-known animal adventurer, Jack Hanna, will present an exciting, unscripted stage show featuring exotic animal species. Call the Grand at (502) 352-7469
Built in 1911 as a 135-seat vaudeville house, the Grand added motion-picture entertainment first with silent movies and then “talkies.” In 1941, under the ownership of Chakeres Theatres, the Grand was converted to a then-modern 680-seat movie theatre. It boasted the first air conditioning system, which used ice to cool water and produce a cold mist carried through pipes.
Kentucky Humane Society Free Pit Bull Surgeries
Kentucky Humane Society main campus
241 Steedly Drive
Louisville, KY 40214
Because of the overpopulation of this breed in our area, no pit bull will be turned away as a S.N.I.P. Clinic client, regardless of the owner’s financial situation. KHS will reserve several surgery spots each day to perform free pit bull surgeries for those who cannot afford the low-cost rates.
“There is an overpopulation of pit bulls in Louisville and surrounding areas,” said Lindsy Wallace, the KHS Animal Welfare Director who helped spearhead the S.N.I.P. Clinic. “Pit bulls actually have much larger litters than other dog breeds , can birth up to 13 to 14 puppies at a time, more than double the average litter by other canines.”
Please call 502-636-FIX1 (3491) to learn more about free spay/neuter surgeries at no cost. Website is http://www.kyhumane.org/
Kentucky Horse Adoptions
Want to know when new horses are posted? Subscribe to Rescue Alerts. Need to find a home for an animal? Post Animals for Adoption.
Animals posted on Rescue Me! are viewed by thousands every day and most find homes fast! Each week stray animals, animals at shelters, and animals from families forced to move suddenly are posted here. The vast majority are adopted in a very short time.
Do you have an animal emergency? Post or find your animal now.
Logan County Humane Society Low Cost Spay & Neuter
Logan County Humane Society
550 Sportsman Club Rd.
Russellville KY 42276
If you acquired your pet from someplace other than the Logan County shelter, our veterinary services will perform a spay or neuter surgery when your pet is 12 weeks of age or older for a fee. This is done through our low-cost spay and neuter program. Phone 270.726.2186
Cost for the spay or neuter depends on the size of the pet.
$35 All cats
$45 Small dogs under 40 pounds
$55 Dogs 45 - 90 pounds
$65 Dogs over 90 pounds
Adopt A Shelter Pet, Volunteer, Donate
Kentucky Animal Shelters
Shelters & Rescue Groups
Kentucky Orgs & Sanctuaries
The Shamrock Pet Foundation Thrift/Consignment Store
414 Baxter Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204
Do you have items around your home that you don't need or want anymore? Well, Wags-N-Wiggles has offered the Shamrock Pet Foundation the opportunity to raise funds in a new way. When you take items there for the purpose of selling and specify that when those items sell, the proceeds be donated to Shamrock, we will receive a check. It's that simple! www.wagsnwigglesky.com 502-817-2224
The Shamrock Pet Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of companion animals through proactive programs such as spay/neuter, public education and adoption options. We are a group of highly committed, unpaid volunteers who have a passion for our mission and its goals.
Saturday, April 13th 10:45 am til
Kentucky Humane Society Manners for Life
Kentucky Humane Society
Louisville, KY 40291
This is a (dogs 4 months and older) 6 week course.It’s time for your dog to learn the basics! Your dog will master sit, stay, down, loose leash walking and more. Classes also address unwanted behaviors, such as jumping on people. To register, click here . Payment is required at time of registration. All fees are non-refundable. (502) 366-3355. http://www.kyhumane.org/
Saturday, April 13th 9:00 am- 2:00 pm
Humane Society of Calloway County Sale
Calloway County Public Library Community Room
- Donations from many households!
- Custom Pet ID tags made while you wait for $3 each
- Volunteers needed
- Call 270-759-1884 or email email@example.com
- Click here to download Yard Sale Flier
See our programs and provide assistance to pets and pet owners when it is needed.
If you are an animal lover and would like to get involved, call our office at (270) 759-1884 or send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, April 13th 10:00am til
Boone County Volunteer Orientation
Boone County Animal Shelter
5643 Idlewild Rd
Burlington, Kentucky 41005
Have you been thinking about volunteering at our shelter? If so, get started by attending one of our Volunteer Orientations!
This training session will introduce you to all the ways you can get involved at our shelter.
Volunteer Orientation is 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Foster Orientation is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
If you've considered fostering, please stay for both!Thank you so much...please tell your friends! Come help us save even more lives in 2013!
Saturday, April 13th 11:00- 2:00 pm
Louisville Animal Services
Low Cost Clinic at Jumpin' for Juleps
2050 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206.
The SPOT truck will be at the Jumpin' for Juleps Dog Competition hosting a low-cost rabies clinic.
Metro Animal Services is offering low cost clinics to make sure your pets are protected! Metro Animal Services’ staff veterinarian will administer rabies vaccines and implant microchips at affordable prices! Citizens can also license their pets. Licensing your pet is extremely important and it’s the law. If you ever lose your pet, licensing can help you be reunited. License numbers provide MAS staff with your contact information. If a Metro Animal Control Officer finds a roaming dog or cat with a license, the officer may be able to provide your pet a free ride home.
License: $9.50/ $50.50 (unaltered pets). Rabies: $8 (1 year)
Microchips: $25.*Senior citizens receive a discount on license fees.
Saturday, April 13th 2:00 pm- til
Lexington Humane Society
'Is Insurance for my Pet really Worth It?'
Lexington Humane Society Conference Room
1600 Old Frankfort Pike
Lexington, KY 40504
Go to a FREE unbiased Pet Insurance seminar and find out if insurance is right for you.
•Find out how pet insurance works •Compare different companies’ benefits and rates •Find out what alternative financial assistance is available
Presented by,VILLAGE ANIMAL HOSPITAL, LLC Olivia Balzer, Veterinary Assistant
To be held Saturday, April 13th at 2:00 pm, at the Lexington Humane Society Conference Room -Q & A after the presentation
Sunday, April 14th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm both days
Louisville Metro Animal Services
Derby City's Jumpin' for Juleps Discdogathon
& World Qualifier
2050 River Rd.
Louisville, KY 40206
Are you ready to see some of the most competitive dogs in the nation? Join us for the National Disc Dog Competition at beautiful Champions Park. Derby City Disc Dogs and Metro Animal Services are teaming up for an exciting weekend. We'll be there on April 13th too!
LMAS will be participating in Derby City's Jumpin' for Juleps Discdogathon and World Qualifier on April 13 and 14th.
Saturday, April 13th 10:00am - 4:00pm
Scott County Humane Society Adoption Day
& New Lost Cost Spay Neuter Clinic
1060 Hansel Ave.
Florence, KY. 41042
Come see some of our beautiful adoptable dogs and cats and find your next best friend at Petsmart. Also learn how to become involved to help the animals.
The Scott County Humane Society, a non-profit community in Scott County, KY is united in a mission to ensure humane care and conditions for companion animals through spay/neuter, humane awareness education, and responsible pet adoption and ownership. Website is http://www.sc4paws.org/
The Scott County Humane Society is pleased to announce the opening of our new Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic! For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 502-370-4086.
Saturday, April 13th 10:00am to 11:30am
Louisville Nature Center
3745 Illinois Avenue
Louisville, Kentucky 40213
What's a decomposer to do? Find the answer as we examine earthworms, search for soil critters and find fungi in the forest. Program includes a hike in the preserve -- Please NOTE that the trails may be muddy so wear appropriate clothes and shoes.
Appropriate for ages 5 and up. NOTE: Space is limited to 18 participants.
Saturday, April 13th 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Greyhounds of Shamrock Adoption Day
Middletown Plaza, Across from McDonald's
12318 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40243-1471
We are an all volunteer organization dedicated to finding loving homes for retired racing Greyhounds. would love for you stop by & meet some of our beautiful hounds & friendly volunteers.
This is a great opportunity to ask questions if you are not sure you are ready to adopt. If you have questions you can also email us at questions@greyhoundsofshamrock Our placement reps service the area of Louisville, Lexington, Southern Indiana, Northern Kentucky & Greater Cincinnati. Our mission is to place Greyhounds into loving homes that will benefit both the Greyhound and the pet adopter. http://www.greyhoundsofshamrock.org/
Saturday, April 13th 11:00 am- 5:00 pm
Speak Out And Rescue Educational & Adoption Event
North & Central Kentucky
Adoption Event at Petsmart
Lexington, KY 40509
SOAR is an all volunteer organization based in Georgetown, Kentucky focusing on the plight of dogs chained continuously outdoors.
SOAR was formed to speak out on behalf of chained, abused, and neglected dogs, and to help rescue those in need.
SOAR works with other animal welfare groups and helps transport, advocate and educate, to create better living conditions for all animals.
SOAR supports legislation for stiffer penalties for animal abuse and works with state and local governments to change laws and ordinances.
Congratulations to Tracy who along with fellow advocates was able to get a NO CHAINING law passed in Frankfort in December 2010. No dog can be chained unless accompanied with person who is 14 yrs old there with them.
Saturday, April 13th 11:00 am- 2:00 pm
1060 Hansel Avenue
Florence KY 41042
See all of the animals attending this event by visiting our website. Come and see our adoptable animals and take one home with you. be a forever loving family to a special animal deserving a second chance. ROSA'S Rescue primary mission is to find permanent homes for adoptable shelter animals and strays. We rescue all breeds and emphasize the importance of training in building a strong bond with your animal. Training is included in foster care, and additional training sessions are sponsored by the rescue throughout the year. http://rosas.rescuegroups.org/
Saturday, April 13th 12 noon- til
Earth Angels Adoptions at Earth Day Celebration
300 N 30th Street,
Paducah, KY 42001
PAws 4 a Cause is coordinating several rescue groups/shelters to be at the Earth Day at Carson Park. It's going to FUN!
This is the 4th time that Concept Zero will be holding Earth Day in the Park. Come celebrate with us! We will have speakers, information from local Earth-friendly businesses and organizations and of course, live local music! All proceeds will go to GPS Recycling in Paducah, KY. This event is completely free. No tickets needed.
Paws 4 a Cause Paducah: Our goal for the future is that there are no unwanted, unloved, or abandoned animals. Our purpose is to easily bring together pets with families.
We are dedicated to improving the welfare of every animal in our community through shelter, placement, spay / neuter education and awareness.
GRRAND for Animals/ Kroger Card
Louisville, KY 40601
Do you have a GRRAND Kroger card? GRRAND receives 4% of every purchase you make at Kroger on your GRRAND Kroger card. That means, if you spend $500 a month on groceries and/or fuel, GRRAND receives $20! It’s that easy! Thank you to everyone who has a GRRAND Kroger card!
If you would like to request one, please e-mail Mary Ann at email@example.com. Each Kroger card costs $5, but is pre-loaded with a $5 credit. http://www.grrand.org/
Saturday, April 13th 1:00 - til
Crittendon County Offsite Adoption Day
2929 James Sanders Blvd
Paducah, KY 42001
Crittenden County Animal Shelter. 1901 U.S. 60 East • Marion, KY • (270)969-1054 • Hours: Monday thru Friday 8 am to 2 pm & Saturday 8 am-til
Saturday, April 13th 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greyhound Pets of America Adoption Day
Bowling Green – Petco
1680 Campbell Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Also. Sunday, April 15th from 11 am - 2 pm. Greyhound Pets of America - Nashville (GPA/N) works collaboratively with adopters, with rescue, humane and other greyhound groups and the racing industry to find homes for retired racers. Each year, 20,000 greyhounds retire from U.S. tracks in need of homes. Our targeted adoption territory includes middle Tennessee, northern Alabama and southern and western Kentucky.
Our adoption application, intake and home visit process helps us identify appropriate homes for these gentle, loving dogs and to match people with compatible greyhounds. Retired racers are uniquely suited to live as companion animals. Affectionate and calm, they thrive on human attention and interaction, adjust well to home life and repay the kindness of their people with faithfulness and devotion. Visit website.http://www.gpanashville.org/events.php
Sunday, April 14th 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Tygart Creek Regretta Canoe Excursion
Carter Caves State Resort Park
344 Caveland Drive
Olive Hill , KY 41164
This is a 6-mile canoe trip that navigates you through the Tygarts Creek Gorge, Kentucky's most scenic limestone gorge. You will be on the creek for at least 3.5 hours. Canoe experience is required!! If you don’t have the experience, then you’ll know why we call this a REGRETTA. Along the way we will see high cliff sides and the natural beauty that the spring has to offer. We will also take a side trip into one of Kentucky’s largest natural limestone tunnels. A guide, canoes, paddles, life jackets and transportation to and from the creek are provided. Meet at Welcome Center.
Required equipment is warm clothes, extra change of clothes, treaded footwear, flashlight (for natural tunnel visit), sack lunch, bottled water and a dry bag for your supplies. The cost is $25 per person. Limited space available, pre-registration is required. Call the park at 800-325-0059 to Register. mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves/default.aspx
Sunday, April 14th 10:00am -2:00 pm
Creatures Great & Small Adoption Day
2929 James Sanders Boulevard
Paducah, KY 42001
Come see us at Petsmart. If we don't have the pet for you that day, I'm sure we can find one that you like. We have a lot of sweet pets that need homes. 270-495-0773
Our foster group continually shares the care for over 20 dogs and 50 cats, plus any horses who are in our rescue at any given time.
We also always need volunteers in the following areas:
help at events, pickup and delivery, foster support (repairs, setup) , preparation for events, serve on the fundraising committee . See our adoptabels at http://www.helpthecreatures.com/
Sunday, April 14th 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Franklin County Humane Society Food Supply Day
Frankfort, KY 42134
Phone: (270) 586-9281
The more food we collect, money we raise then the lower our clinic prices and adoption fees can become so please support these efforts.
The demand on the shelter to provide the community with animal control services is great and space is limited. Due to this a foster care program has been started and rescues transfer efforts are being utilized. Your time, talents, and input is invaluable to help our animals. http://www.fchsky.org/
Sunday April 14th 10:30 am -2:00 pm
Wolf Run Wildlife Sanctuary
Collegiate Internship program
7376 Old Danville Road
just south of the Camp Nelson Heritage Park and military cemetery
Wolf Run Wildlife Refuge and Educational Facility, Inc. began its lifesaving efforts in 1993. The facility, located in Nicholasville, KY, was enacted to help innocent animals find a world that was safe, free from abuse and a permanent sanctuary for those that could not be released back into the wild. Wolf Run has grown into a state and USDA licensed educational facility that houses Kentucky native wildlife as well as African lions to South American cougars, from Wolves and Coyotes to our native Whitetail deer. We work to offer each of them an existence that closely mimics their natural habitats. It is our intense compassion and devotion to caring for these animals that makes Wolf Run Wildlife Refuge such a wonderful place!
Wolf Run's Collegiate Internship Programs
Participation in an internship program offers many benefits to a student. First, it allows a student to both make and develop professional contacts. Second, both full and part-time employment offers become available. Third, students can develop greater understanding of their own strengths and weaknesses. Fourth, students can refine their career goals. Internship programs also hold benefits for the sponsoring organizations. Our interns at Wolf Run are providing motivated workers at no cost to an 501(c)3 non profit charity and furnishing the opportunity to train possible future interns for the organization.
We also rescue homeless, abused, neglected, abandoned, unwanted, and senior dogs and other pets along with other domestic and farm animals in hopes of healing them physically and emotionally then finding quality homes for them to reside in.
Sunday, April 14th 12 noon-4:00 pm
Pawzitive Petz Rescue Ltd.
Tractor Supply Company
5895 Centennial Circle
Florence, KY 41042
Pawzitive Petz Rescue Ltd. advocate, educate, and rescue for bullied breeds
Humane Society of Henderson County in Kentucky
Low Income Pit Bull Spay / Neuters only $20.00 -
Humane of Henderson County shelter
203 Drury Lane
Henderson, KY 42420
The Humane Society of Henderson County in Kentucky has obtained a grant to assist with low and no income families with Pit Bull Terriers in Henderson County.
The Pit Bull Terrier vastly overrules any other breed of dog at the shelter. These dogs are all filling the shelter as stray, unwanted, abused, or neglected dogs and they sit in the shelters
The Humane Society of Henderson County would like to try to reduce the numbers of unwanted animals by offering the funds of this grant to the community in the form of VERY LOW cost spay and neuters to families that are on supplemental, low, or no income (with documentation).
Here is the plan of action. For just $20.00 The Humane Society of Henderson County will spay and / or neuter your pet and microchip the dog. The Humane Society will then pick up the cost of the rest.
To get signed up for your Pit Bull to be spay and / or neutered, please come to the shelter to get prequalified and get put on the list of appointments. You should bring documentation of income to the shelter located at 203 Drury Lane Henderson, KY . They will set up an appointment and give instructions as to how to prepare.
Remember Pit Bull owners that are going through a rough time, are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to get your animal spay/neutered though this Pit Bull grant program through the Humane Society of Henderson County in Kentucky.
For more information, contact Joshua Cromer at email@example.com or Misty Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 270-826-8966
Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center Pet Therapy
Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center
200 Veterans Dr.
Hazard, KY 41701
We have been blessed here at the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center with a facility dog provided to us from Canine Companions for Independence. Canine Companion “Graham”, a 2 year old blonde golden retriever and Labrador retriever mix and handler Neil Napier (Recreation Director) can be seen throughout the facility providing one on one visits to residents.
Graham is specifically trained to work in a healthcare setting having the ability to visit residents in multiple situations as well as help with various rehabilitation exercises with our residents. Graham definitely brightens the day of everyone he meets and is loved by residents and staff.
If you have questions about out Pet therapy program or would like to donate to the “Graham Fund” contact Neil Napier for more information at 606-435-6196.
Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society
Year Round Low cost/spay neuter & open clinic
Bowling Green Humane Society
1925 Old Louisville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42103
We accept dogs/cats from out of state & out of county, anyone willing to drive is welcome! www.bgwchsky.org/ (270) 842-8572 •Dogs (spay/neuter)- $65.......Cats (spay/neuter)- $45 •$6 rabies vaccination (mandatory if pet is not current) •$10 dhlpp & fvrcp vaccinations (yearly dog & cat booster vaccinations) •$15 bordetella vaccination (kennel cough booster) •$15 for heartworm testing •$20 felv/fiv testing •$5 Nail Trim •$10 Cat deworming w/ Protal •$15 Drontal deworming Cat/Dog 2-50 lbs •$20 Drontal deworming 51+ lbs •$15 Cat Metacam (pain reliever) •$15 Dog Rimadyl 2-50 lbs •$20 Dog Rimadyl 51-100 lbs •$20 for 24 PetWatch Microchip ~Permanent Identification~(no annual fee) •$20 additional fee (in-heat, pregnant) •$35 Chryptorchid (testicle has dropped) •$25 Pyometra (infection of uterus) •$20 per dew claw (Removing Dew Claws) •$30 Hernia Repair •Call 270-842-8572 or 270-783-9404 for detail
You must come to the shelter & fill out the required paperwork & pre-pay in order to make an appointment. If you are out of county or out of state, please feel welcome to make an appointment & pay over the phone via credit card.
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Sunday, April 14th 5:00 pm-6:00 pm eastern time
A Prayer for the Animals
~An official Kentucky Week for the Animals event~
Join others who would like to observe a moment of prayer for the precious animals. We are requesting prayers from 5-6 pm central time on Sunday April 14th.
This is a multi-faith observance.
Wherever you are, if you can observe a moment for the animals who need us...that collective energy will surely grow and bring light to our cause to love, assist and help them from any and all suffering.
For ideas on this activity:
Click on the swimming dolphins to hear "One Love."