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Our Featured Mount Vernon, OH Partner:

Knox County Humane Society (Ohio)

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

Knox County OH

About Our Shelter:

The Knox County Humane Society provides for the rescue, rehabilitation, adoption, and care of stray, unwanted, or lost cats and dogs. KCHS operates a shelter in Mount Vernon, OH which offers feline & canine adoption services, a pet food pantry, and low-cost spay/neuter clinics to the community.

Come Meet our Pets:

At the Humane Society. Our hours of operation are Tues-Thurs: Noon - 6 pm, Fri-Sat: Noon - 4 pm.

Our Adoption Process:

Kittens - $55
Cats - $45
Lonely Heart Cats (been at the shelter for 6+ mon) - $25

Adoption fee for dogs varies based on age.

If you rent, we must verify with your landlord that you have approval to have a pet in your home.

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.