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Researched and updated frequently, this is the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive list of animal rescue organizations, sanctuaries, and rehabilitation facilities. If you notice an error in a listing or if there is an organization missing from the list, please tell us about it.

A Voice for Animals

1765 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Bowling Green, KY 42103
n/a

Alley Cat Advocates

3044 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 634-8777

Anderson Humane Society

1410 Versailles Rd.
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
(502) 839-8339

Animal Refuge Center

185 Basham Trail
Vine Grove, KY 40175-0400
(270) 877-6064

Barktown Rescue

n/a
Bardstown, KY n/a
n/a

Barren River Animal Welfare Association

175 Trojan Trail
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 651-7297

BC's K9 Rescue

202 Thornhill Estates Lane
Irvington, KY 40146
(270) 536-3077

Blair's Equine Rescue

7605 Cedar Grove Rd.
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
(502) 543-2956

Bluegrass Boxer Rescue

P.O. Box 21134
Owensboro, KY 42304
(270) 302-7920

Bluegrass Senior Dog Rescue

PO Box 1086
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 542-5948

Bluegrass Shih Tzu Rescue

P.O. Box 910276
Lexington, KY 40591
n/a

Bluegrass Wildlife Rescue

P.O. Box 52
Hustonville, KY 40437
(606) 346-4480

Bluegrass Working Terrier Assoc. Rescue

75 Old Clifton Rd.
Versailles, KY 40383
(859) 873-8531

Boone County Animal Care & Control

5643 Idlewild Rd.
Burlington, KY 41005
(859) 586-5285

Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society

1925 Old Louisville Rd.
Bowling Green, KY 42102
(270) 783-9404

Broadbent Wildlife Sanctuary

U.S. Hwy. 60 East
Irvington, KY 40146
(270) 547-4200

Buckeye Farm

805 Lemon-Northcutt Rd.
Dry Ridge, KY 41035
(859) 428-3345

Camel Ranch Rescue

n/a
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 843-4092

Campbell County Animal Shelter

1989 Poplar Ridge Rd.
Melbourne, KY 41059
(859) 635-2819

Caring Hearts

459 Bold Court
Versailles, KY 40383
(859) 873-8971

Carroll County Animal Support

512 Windy Ridge
Bedford, KY 41006
(502) 732-6040

Central Kentucky Boxer Rescue

P.O. Box 953
Danville, KY 40422
(859) 319-1531

Central Kentucky Wildlife Rehabilitation

n/a
Georgetown, KY n/a
(859) 983-4330

Central KY Regional Humane Society & Garrard Humane Society

308 West Maple Avenue
Lancaster, KY 40444
(859) 979-2460

Christian County Animal Shelter

2935 Russellville Rd.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
(270) 887-4175

Christian County Humane Society

1229 Skyline Dr.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
(270) 885-7014

Clark County Animal Shelter

5000 Ironworks Rd.
Winchester, KY 40391
(859) 737-0053

Clinton County Humane Society, Paige's Crossroads for Life

P.O. Box 672
Albany, KY 42602
n/a

Corgi Rescue & Adoption

231 Sayersville Rd.
Warsaw, KY 41095
(859) 643-0321

Country Critters Wildlife Rescue Inc.

1265 Clifton Rd.
Danville, KY 40422
(859) 583-7035

Creatures Great & Small

P.O. Box 9173
Paducah, KY 42002
n/a

Dachshund Rescue of North America

n/a
Louisville, KY n/a
(502) 326-5199

Danville-Boyle Co. Humane Society

777 N. Danville Bypass
Danville, KY 40423
(859) 238-1117

Daviess County Animal Shelter

2620 Highway 81
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 685-8275

Dewey Dam Dog & Cat Protection Society

P.O. Box 1502
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
(606) 886-3189

Dumas German Shepherd Rescue

P.O. Box 2503
Paintsville, KY 41240
n/a

East Kentucky Rescue

289 Scalf Dr.
Stanville, KY 41659
(606) 478-4400

Edmonson County Animal Control

188 Sanders Rd.
Bee Spring, KY 42207
(270) 286-6096

English Springer Rescue America Inc. of Kentucky

n/a
Lexington, KY n/a
(502) 649-9034

Franklin County Humane Society

1041 Kentucky Ave.
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 875-7297

Friends of Powell County's Pets Inc.

PO Box 474
Stanton, KY 40380
(606) 481-5721

Friends of the Shelter

P.O. Box 910
Franklin, KY 42135
(270) 776-2507

Furever Friends Rescue & Transport Corp.

P.O. Box 316
Brooks, KY 40109
n/a

Gallatin Area Greyhound Adoption

231 Sayersville Rd.
Warsaw, KY 41095
(859) 643-0321

Gateway Area Humane Society

P.O. Bos 123
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
(859) 404-7834

Golden Retriever Rescue and Adoption of Needy Dogs (Grrand)

P.O. Box 6132
Louisville, KY 40206-0132
(866) 981-2251

Grayson County Humane Society

213 William Thomason Byway
Leitchfield, KY 42754
(270) 230-8839

Greyhound Pets of America—Louisville Chapter

P.O. Box 72237
Louisville, KY 40272-0237
(502) 995-3767

Hal's Haven Inc.

2108 Wells Landing Rd.
Danville, KY 40422
(859) 319-2056

Hancock County Animal Rescue

515 Park Rd.
Hawesville, KY 42348
(270) 927-8022

Happy Hounds Mountainside Rescue

n/a
Georgetown, KY n/a
n/a

Hardin County Animal Control

116 Nicholas St.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-3428

Harlan County Shelter

394 Hwy. 840
Baxter, KY 40806
(606) 573-8867

Heart of Kentucky Sheltie Rescue

n/a
Winchester, KY (859) 514-5172
(859) 514-5172

Henderson Animal Shelter

203 Drury Lane
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 826-8966

Holly's Place

P.O. Box 455
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
(502) 859-5342

Home At Last Animal Sanctuary

P.O. Box 144
Salvisa, KY 40372
(502) 839-1974

Hope for Pets

218 Red Cardinal Drive
Mt. Washington, KY 40047
(502) 955-3586

HOPE Spay Neuter Clinic

378 Crossfield Drive
Versailles, KY 40383
(859) 873-4673

Humane Society of Calloway County

607 Poplar Street, Suite A1
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 759-1884

Humane Society of Gallatin County

P.O. Box 48
Glencoe, KY 41046
(859) 567-5590

Humane Society of Harrison County

608 Hicks Pike
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-1222

Humane Society of Henderson County

203 Drury Lane
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 826-8966

Humane Society of Marshall County

6301 U.S. Hwy. 68E
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 354-8738

Humane Society of Nelson County

2391 New Haven Rd.
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 349-2082

Humane Society, Animal League for Life of Madison County

P.O. Box 2094
Richmond, KY 40476
(859) 626-5600

Internet Miniature Pinscher Service

n/a
n/a, KY n/a
n/a

Jack's Place

P.O. Box 5
White Plains, KY 42464
(270) 399-3013

Jessamine County S.A.V.E. Center

400-1/2 Park Dr.
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 881-0821

Kenton County Animal Shelter

1020 Mary Laidley Dr.
Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 356-7400

Kentuckiana Pug Rescue

P.O. Box 22697
Louisville, KY 40252-0697
(877) 784-7988

Kentucky Boston Terrier Rescue

P.O. Box 433
Drakesboro, KY 42337
(270) 476-8891

Kentucky Equine Humane Center

P.O. Box 910124
Lexington, KY 40591
(859) 881-5849

Kentucky Humane Society

241 Steedly Dr.
Louisville, KY 40214
(502) 366-3355

Kentucky Humane Society S.N.I.P. Clinic

2445 Crittenden Dr.
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 636-3491

Kentucky Russell Rescue

n/a
Louisville, KY n/a
n/a

Kickapoo Valley Animal Rescue & Refuge

310 Dishman Rd.
Canmer, KY 42722
(270) 528-8555

L.I.F.E. House for Animals

P.O. Box 1365
Frankfort, KY 40602-1365
(502) 875-3436

Lake Cumberland Animal Welfare League

P.O. Box 33
Jamestown, KY 42627
(270) 250-7171

Lawrence County Humane Society

Isaac Rd., Route 3395
Louisa, KY 41230
(606) 673-4509

Lexington Humane Society

1600 Old Frankfort Pike
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 233-0044

Life For Pets

P.O. Box 4304
Winchester, KY 40391
(859) 737-5600

Lisa's Lil Buddies

n/a
Berea, KY n/a
n/a

Logan County Humane Society

550 Sportsman Club Rd.
Russellville, KY 42276
(270) 726-2186

Lost But Loved Animal Rescue

P.O. Box 929
Murray, KY 42071
(931) 572-7007

Louisville Metro Animal Services

3705 Manslick Rd.
Louisville, KY 40215
(502) 361-1318

Maine Coon Rescue

304 First Ave. W.
Franklin, KY 42134
n/a

Marion County Animal Shelter

1105 Highway 208
Lebanon, KY 40033
(270) 692-0464

Mayfield/Graves County Animal Shelter

500 N. 12th St.
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 251-0130

McLean County Animal Control

1508 Hwy. 136 E.
Calhoun, KY 42327
(270) 499-2556

Meade County Animal Shelter

P.O. Box 522
Brandenburg, KY 40108
(270) 422-3838

Menifee County Animal Shelter

P.O. Box 75
Frenchburg, KY 40322
(606) 768-9368

Mercer Humane Society

132 N. Main St.
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
(859) 734-9500

Misfit Island Wildlife Rescue/Rehabilitation Center

2375 Zion Road
Soaper Farm
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 827-8143

Montgomery County Animal Shelter

491 Adena Drive
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
(859) 498-8751

Montgomery County Humane Society

P.O. Box 123
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
(859) 498-5821

Morgan County Animal Shelter

Hwy. 460 E
West Liberty, KY 41472
n/a

Mountain View Rescue

P.O. Box 1542
Columbia, KY 42728
n/a

Muhlenberg County Humane Society

615 Dean Rd.
P.O. Box 164
Greenville, KY 42345
(270) 338-6940

National Brittany Rescue and Adoption Network

n/a
n/a, KY n/a
(859) 689-1859

New Beginnings

108 Blue Heron Way
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 737-1772

No Kill Louisville

PO Box 6655
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 851-1131

Ohio County Animal Shelter

1582 Country Club Lane
Hartford, KY 42347
(270) 298-4499

Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement

1841 Paynes Depot Rd.
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-1775

Oldham County Animal Shelter

3946 Jones Dr.
LaGrange, KY 40031
(502) 222-7387

Our Mims Retirement Haven

2810 Millersburg Ruddles Mill Rd.
Paris, KY 40361
(859) 484-9582

Owensboro Humane Society

3101 W. 2nd Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 302-6813

P.A.W.S. Animal Shelter

6 Legion Dr.
Paris, KY 40362
(859) 988-9800

Paws & Claws Animal Rescue, Inc

PO Box 223
Hebron, KY 41048
(859) 250-9396

Pay It Forward Animal Welfare Network

n/a
Henderson, KY n/a
(270) 724-0614

Pendleton County Animal Shelter

1314 Brian Griffin Rd.
Falmouth, KY 41040
(859) 472-5400

Pet Connection

1199 Hwy. 330
Falmouth, KY 41010
(859) 466-3719

Pike County Animal Shelter

228 Pound Puppy Dr.
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-6293

Primate Rescue Center Inc.

2515 Bethel Rd.
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 858-4866

Pulaski County Animal Shelter

Adopt Me Lane
Somerset, KY 42501
(606) 679-6432

Pulaski County Humane Society

P.O. Box 448
Somerset, KY 42502
(606) 451-2367

Rainhill Equine Facility

11125 Ky. Highway 185
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 777-3164

Raptor Rehab of Kentucky

P.O. Box 18002
Louisville, KY 40261
(502) 491-1939

Rays of Hope Inc. Cat Sanctuary

P.O. Box 114
Eubank, KY 42567
n/a

Real Dog RsQ Inc.

P.O. Box 163
Munfordville, KY 42765
n/a

ReRun Thoroughbred Adoption Program

1838 Lower Jackstown Rd.
Carlisle, KY 40311
(859) 704-0570

Roby Animal Sanctuary & Cat Rescue

P.O. Box 355
Owensboro, KY 42302
(270) 222-0056

ROSAS—Rescue Our Shelter Animals & Strays

P.O. Box 99
Alexandria, KY 41001
(859) 694-7672

Sadie's Animal Rescue & Adoption

P.O. Box 112
Perryville, KY 40468
n/a

Scott County Animal Shelter

1185 Cardinal Dr.
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-7897

Scott County Humane Society

751 Slone Dr., Suite 13
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-3279

Second Chances Wildlife Center

PO Box 572
Goshen, KY 40026
(502) 228-6333

Second Stride

P.O. Box 1483
Crestwood, KY 40014
(502) 228-7085

Shamrock Foundation

P.O. Box 99811
Louisville, KY 40269
(502) 585-3220

Shamrock Greyhound Placement

PO Box 1308
Shelbyville, KY 40066
(502) 241-3140

Shelby County Animal Shelter

266 Kentucky Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-0009

Shelby County Humane Society

40 N. 7th St.
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-4033

SOAR Speak Out And Rescue

P.O. Box 904
Georgetown, KY 40324
(859) 621-0079

Spay Our Strays (SOS Cats)

P.O. Box 21965
Lexington, KY 40522
(859) 420-4076

Speak Up for Horses

P.O. Box 434
Falmouth, KY 41040
(859) 445-7766

STAR, Saving the Animals of Rowan Inc.

n/a
Morehead, KY 40351
n/a

Stray Animal Adoption Program

P.O. Box 72040
Newport, KY 41072
(859) 391-1234

T.R.A.I.N. (Transporting & Rescuing Animals in Need)

n/a
Paintsville, KY 41240
(606) 424-7082

The Animal Care Society

12207 Westport Rd.
Louisville, KY 40245
(502) 426-6303

The Ferret Haven

n/a
Louisville, KY n/a
(502) 439-0923

The Fix Foundation

P.O. Box 181
Franklin, KY 42135
(270) 776-2507

The Haven for Dogs

P.O. Box 22505
Lexington, KY 40522-2505
(859) 887-8733

The Humane Association of Northern Kentucky Shelters

n/a
Florence, KY 41042-9541
n/a

The Trixie Foundation

P.O. Box 1
Webbville, KY 41180
(606) 738-4276

Tiny Paws of Kentucky

161 Kristal Springs Dr.
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
(502) 762-6079

True Heart MinPin Rescue Inc.

P.O. Box 1686
Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 625-4859

Tyson's Chance Animal Foundation

n/a
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-4944

U.S. Equine Rescue League

P.O. Box 43273
Louisville, KY 40253
(800) 650-8549

United Rescues of KY Inc. (UR_KY)

1555 E. New Circle Rd., Suite 142-220
Lexington, KY 40509
n/a

Wags and Whiskers Rescue

n/a
Taylor Mill, KY 41015
(859) 363-0388

Wild Valley Raccoon Rehabilitation

n/a
Eddyville, KY n/a
(270) 625-8881

Willow Creek Sanctuary

P.O. Box 171
Danville, KY 40423
(859) 236-7019

Witch Trot Farms

1692 Waddy Rd.
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
(502) 839-4425

Wolf Run Wildlife & Educational Facility

7376 Old U.S. 27 South
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 887-9663

Woodford Humane Society

265 Thomas Lane
P.O. Box 44
Versailles, KY 40383
(859) 873-5491

Woodstock Animal Foundation

715 Allendale Dr.
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 489-7319