Oct 30 2015 Donations Needed

You can make a difference in the lives of the animals our community

Recently, Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) took in nearly 80 animals from a local hoarding case. Most of the animals, 66 dogs and 12 cats, were in poor condition and not well socialized.

Oct 11 2015 #VilleMegaAdopt - MegaMatch Adoption Event

Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) and the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) are gearing up for what they expect to be Louisville’s biggest pet adoption weekend on record.

On October 17 and 18, the two agencies will charge no adoption fees (license fees will still apply) for all animals at their two main adoption facilities—the KHS Main Campus in south Louisville and the LMAS Animal House on Newburg Road. The celebration, which runs 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days, is part of the ASPCA’s national Mega Match-a-thon presented by Subaru.

Oct 11 2015 Fall In Love

Fall in Love with you new best friend.

Adoption Fees for cats are $9 including license.

Adoption Fees for select dogs are between $25-$75 plus license.



Aug 3 2015 August is Amnesty Month for Overdue Pet Licenses!

Image of dog for pet amnesty month - August 2015

Jessica Montgomery, Director of Metro Animal Services has declared...

Jul 1 2015 LMAS Names July Employee of the Month

Hello, my name is Travis. I have worked at LMAS since July of 2013. For the first year at LMAS I was an Animal Care Specialist providing daily care for the animals in our shelter. I have since become an Animal Control Officer as of last July and enjoy every minute of it. I graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a concentration in Zoology. Ever since I was little I knew that I would be working with animals for the rest of my life.

Jun 25 2015 LMAS partners with KHS to offer $4 Adoption Fees June 27 though July 1


Andrea Blair, Spokesperson
Kentucky Humane Society
(502) 515-3158 (office) or 762-3729 (cell)

Jessica Montgomery, Director
Louisville Metro Animal Services
502-574-5524 or 297-4092

$4 Adoption Fees June 27-July 1
Create a Pet Independence Day: Adopt a Grateful Shelter Pet from the Kentucky Humane Society or Louisville Metro Animal Services

Jun 3 2015 Employee of the Month for June

We are proud to announce Shannon Riley is our June employee of the month. 


Here’s what her co-worker Deanna had to say:


Jun 3 2015 LMAS Joins KHS in Offering $5 Cat Adoptions Every Friday in June

LOUISVILLE KY – To celebrate Adopt a Shelter Cat month, the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) are joining together to offer $5 Feline Fridays in June. Adoptions for adult cats will be just $5 on June 5, 12, 19 and 26.


The $5 Feline Fridays adoption special is designed to help cats age one year or older find great homes faster.


Apr 22 2015 Low Cost Rabies Clinic

Saturday, May 9th

9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The Salvation Army

1010 Beecher Street, Louisville, KY 40215 

Sponsored by Councilwoman Marianne Butler, District 15

Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) wants to make sure you and your pets are protected!

LMAS’ staff veterinarian will administer rabies vaccines and implant microchips at affordable prices!  

Feb 6 2015 Public Integrity review finds no wrongdoing in Louisville Metro Animal Services case

After a thorough months-long review, Louisville Metro Police — along with the Jefferson County Attorney and the Jefferson County Commonwealth Attorney — have found no criminal wrongdoing or neglect regarding a dog in the care of Louisville Metro Animal Services that was surrendered by its owner.

Jan 21 2015 Louisville Agencies Launch Pit Bull Dogs Are Family Campaign!

Pit Bull Dogs Are Family’ Campaign
Launched by Local Animal Welfare Agencies

Funded by Best Friends, campaign is designed to increase adoptions

Dec 8 2014 Adopt-Don't-Shop Special

To encourage more people to adopt their next pet, Louisville’s two largest pet adoption agencies are charging no adoption fees for cats age 1 year or older and $40 for dogs 40 pounds or more Wednesday, December 10 through Sunday, December 14.

Oct 31 2014 Howl-O-Ween Adoption Special

Celebrate “Howl-O-Ween” with the Kentucky Humane Society and Louisville Metro Animal Services by adopting a pet. The two agencies are joining together to offer “spook-tacular” savings: adoption fees are just $10 for cats and $31 for dogs age five months and older Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 29–Nov. 1.


Oct 22 2014 Mayor Names New Director, Leadership Team at Animal Services

Mayor Greg Fischer today named a new three-person leadership team for Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS), including a director who has spent much of her career in veterinary medicine for the United States Army Veterinary Command, caring for wounded military working dogs.

Sep 10 2014 Rabies Clinic with Councilman Engel

Louisville Metro Animal Services

Rabies, License and Microchip Clinic

Friday, September 12, 2014
3 - 7 p.m.
Fern Creek Community Center
6104 Bardstown Road, 40291
Sponsored by Councilman Engel, District 22