Animal Welfare & Vet Resources
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Vetco Clinics (Low-cost Pet clinics at several Petco stores). Rabies (1 or 3 year) $10, Microchips $19, Healthy Dog Package $69-$89, Healthy Cat Package $59. Appointments may be booked online at https://www.vetcoclinics.com/services-and-clinics/clinic-locations-and-schedules/louisville-kentucky-vaccination-clinics/
Kentucky Humane Society: Free Pet Help Line – 502-509-4PET (4738). Anyone in our community can call to receive free advice on all things pet-related.
Louisville Metro Animal Services: (502) 473-7387. Pet Licenses., Lost and Found Pets
Best Friends Animal Society: Pet care information https://bestfriends.org/resources
My Dog Eats First: If your pet is in need of medical care that you cannot afford and you are HOMELESS please call 502-694-2746.
SPAY/NEUTER & WELLNESS: Shamrock Foundation: For pets that need spay/neuter and wellness services, you can request a voucher from the Shamrock Foundation to receive a spay/neuter voucher. To request a voucher call Shamrock at (502) 585-3220. Be sure to leave a DETAILED message including your name, number and that you need help with spay/neuter for your pet.
SPAY/NEUTER: Kentucky Humane Society: If you cannot afford to spay/neuter your pet, KHS (Kentucky Humane Society) offers free Spay/Neuter for income qualified pet owners. Call the KHS Helpline at (502) 509-4738 and request a “Financial Fix’ Application.Assistance is limited, so you will need to speak with one of their Pet Resource Counselors to see if you qualify for assistance.
SPAY/NEUTER (For Bully Breeds): Kentucky Humane Society: If you own a dog that is considered a ‘bully’ breed (Ex. American Pit Bull Terriers, Bull Terriers, Bullmastiffs, Staffordshire Terriers, Boston Terriers, Boxers and French Bulldogs), then the Kentucky Humane Society SNIP Clinic offers free spay/neuter. Please call the KHS Helpline at (502) 509-4738 and ask about the free pit bull surgery.
24-Hour Emergency Vets
Jefferson Animal Hospital 24-hour Emergency & Wellness Center Phone: 502-966-4104 Location: 4504 Outer Loop, Louisville KY 40219
Metropolitan Veterinary Specialists: 502-266-7007 24-hour facility Location: 11800 Capital Way, Louisville, KY 40299
BluePearl Pet Hospital –502-244-3036 Location: 13160 Magisterial Drive, Louisville, KY 40223
Home Care Veterinarians
|At Home Veterinary Service||Dr. Chele Zehnder||502-345-3863|
|Derby City Veterinary Services||Dr. Bridgette Dean-Hines||502-758-5558|
|Hearts Ease Veterinary Hospice||Dr. Courtney Bennett & Dr. Nathanial Cook||502-715-2536|
|Mobile Vet Practice||Dr. Laurelee Rubsch||502-552-0897|
|Pet Call Veterinary Care||Dr. Steven Dill||502-499-7265|
|Pet Call Inc||Dr. Janie Farnsworth||812-923-9820|
|The Advetcate||Dr. Isaac Croudep||502-608-2426|
Pet Food Banks
My Dog Eats First: Free pet food & supplies to under-served individuals on Waggle Wednesdays are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month at 7:00 pm at The Table, 1800 Portland Avenue Note: This program is currently on hold.
Kentucky Humane Society Covid Pet Food Bank 2020: Pet food assistance is available to qualifying pet owners who first fill out a COVID-19 Pet Food Assistance Application. Due to staffing limitations, pet owners must first fill out the online application. A Pet Help-Line counselor will call to gather information and explain the program.
No Kill Louisville Pet Food Bank Regular food banks held at 135 Commerce Center Place, Louisville, KY 40211. Must complete an application and be approved. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 502-536-8738 Website: https://www.nokill-louisville.com/pet-food-bank
Microchip Company Contacts:
Home Again 888-466-3242