Dec 7 2018 LMAS waives redemption fees to reduce shelter overcrowding

Amnesty offered to dog owners who claim their pet

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

Jul 11 2018 LMAS Shelter Near Maximum Capacity; Adoption Fees Waived for All Shelter Pets
Public encouraged to adopt to make room for incoming stray animals 

The Louisville Metro Animal Services Animal Care Facility is operating near maximum capacity so LMAS has waived adoption fees for all adoptable pets  the month of July, to make sure there is room for incoming stray animals.

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.

Feb 8 2018 Mayor Fischer, Louisville Metro Animal Services celebrate history-making 2017

City’s only open intake shelter achieves no-kill status for time or space

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.

Oct 5 2017 Top Reasons to Adopt an Older Dog

Almost everyone loves puppies; where there's one, the ooh and aahs are sure to follow. But raising puppies comes with its own struggles. For first time pet owners, it can be too much work. Many people overlook older dogs, for the new puppy experience. The puppy stage doesn't last long, so it may be more beneficial for new pet parents to adopt an older or senior citizen dogs. Check out our list of the Top Reasons to Adopt an Older Dog:  


Sep 6 2017 Animal Services & Kentucky Humane Society offer second low-cost vaccine clinic for dog flu


$10 vaccines offered Sept. 7, 4-7pm, in Portland neighborhood

Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) and the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) are teaming up to offer local dog owners $10 vaccines against canine influenza, or dog flu, on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 4-7 p.m. at My Dog Eats First headquarters, 2509 Portland Avenue in Louisville.

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.