Nov 6 2018 LMAS to hold Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Mobile Clinic to offer Microchipping and Pet Licensing purchase/renewal for Jefferson County Residents

Oct 25 2018 LMAS ‘Long-Stay VIP Champions Program’ finding homes for dogs in shelter the longest

Adopt a qualifying Champion and receive a VIP package worth more than $500 dollars in savings

Aug 9 2018 FOMAS Announces New Executive Director


Susanna M. Westerfield to spearhead fundraising efforts and expand community outreach in support of LMAS

Susanna Westerfield, FOMAS, board of directors

Jun 25 2018 Reward Offered in Death of Dog Shot with Arrow

LMAS seeking information, FOMAS offers $500 reward    

May 21 2018 PetSmart Charities® Awards LMAS $40K Grant

Funding aimed at reducing pet population through local spay/neuter efforts

Feb 27 2018 Pay it Forward Explained

Pay It Forward is paying off for Metro Animal Services and its shelter pets. Hundreds of cats and dogs have been adopted into loving homes for Free since the program began! Pay It Forward relies on donations which allows MAS to waive adoption fees for certain cats and dogs. Below explains how the program works.

Jan 7 2018 LMAS shelter rescue travels 1K miles to forever home!

Sometimes happy endings aren't so close to home for homeless pets who come through the LMAS shelter.

Jul 24 2017 LMAS Pay It Forward FREE Adoption Promotion Surpasses Six Month Milestone

Pay It Forward

Jun 30 2017 LMAS Urges Pet Owners to Take Extra Precautions During July 4th Celebrations

As people make preparations for Fourth of July celebrations, Louisville Metro Animal Services asks that you keep your pets in mind. Each year, pets across the country find their way into shelters during this festive time. While many look forward to the traditional celebratory sights and sounds of fireworks glowing and booming across the sky, this can be a scary experience for pets.

Mar 21 2017 Health officials warn against giving baby chicks or ducklings as gifts to children

Now that spring is here, and Easter is approaching, Louisville health officials are cautioning people against giving baby chicks, ducklings or other live poultry to children as gifts.

Mar 6 2017 Donations Needed as Kitten Season Approaches

As the weather begins to grow warmer and the days, longer, female cats go into their heat cycle. The spring and summer months not only produce warmer temperatures, but hundreds upon hundreds of kittens across communities.

Several hundred of those kittens end up at Louisville Metro Animal Services. Caring for them requires a lot of attention and resources. Neonatal kittens need to be bottle fed every two hours. Sick kittens require around-the-clock care.

Feb 23 2017 LMAS to Host Yoga Cats Event

Woman holding cat on yoga mat   Women practicing yoga near cat

Dec 22 2016 LMAS to Offer $10 Adoption Fees During Special

A $10 adoptions special will begin Tuesday, Dec. 27 and run through Saturday, Jan. 1. Stop by the Animal House Adoption Center (3516 Newburg Rd.) to take advantage of this deal, which was made possible through sponsorship by the Best Friends Animal Society. The goal is to get pets home for the holidays. Help us make that happen and adopt today! The normal adoption fee is $135-$150 for dogs and $50-$75 for cats.

Dec 22 2016 Former LMAS Shelter Animal Becomes Service Dog

A former LMAS shelter animal is doing BIG things these days! Benson came to LMAS with heartworms.

Dec 16 2016 Starting Friday: FREE ADOPTIONS for first 25 adopters

Thanks to a donation from the Bluegrass Boxer Club, Inc., LMAS will be waiving adoption fees for 25 adopters.