|Jul 19 2019||
LMAS Offers Pet Safety Tips for Extreme Heat
What to do to keep animals cool and safe when temperatures soar
|Jul 10 2019||
LMAS Shelter nears Max Capacity; Redemption fees waived for July
Director announces amnesty in an effort to reduce kennel overcrowding as shelter struggles to manage increase in stray pets
The Louisville Metro Animal Services shelter is near maximum capacity, so in an effort to reduce kennel overcrowding, all redemption fees for impounded stray pets at the LMAS shelter are waived for the month of July.
|Feb 19 2019||
LMAS urges public to take precautions after Coyote sightings
Louisville Metro Animal Services is urging residents in Strathmoore Village and on Schuff Lane to take precautions after multiple sightings of coyotes in the area recently.
|Jan 14 2019||
Grace Period to obtain Pig Permit from LMAS ends Jan. 28th
The Louisville Metro Council has amended an ordinance which revised requirements for swine kept as pets in Jefferson County, and granted own
|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||
Long-Stay VIP Champions Program finds homes for long term shelter dogs
Long-Stay Champion Adoptions include a VIP package worth more than $500 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
|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: