|Aug 9 2018||
FOMAS Announces New Executive Director
Susanna M. Westerfield to spearhead fundraising efforts and expand community outreach in support of LMAS
|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
|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
|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.