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Jessamine County Animal Shelter

120 Fairground Way, Nicholasville, KY 40356

Contact Timothy Brown
Email jessaminecountyacc@gmail.com
Phone (859) 881-0821 ext.1001
cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, reptiles & small animals at Jessamine County Animal Shelter
1 - 10 of 26 adoptable pets at this shelter

Areas Jessamine County Animal Shelter serves

We serve Jessamine County, the City of Nicholasville, and the City of Wilmore.

Jessamine County Animal Shelter's adoption process

Additional adoption info

Once someone is interested in an adoptable pet located at our facility, they are required to fill out an adoption application. Once they have filled out their application we will call vet references and landlords. Once it is agreed that this animal is an ideal fit for the person and/or family, the animal is then completely vetted and sent home with their new family.

Adoption application

About Jessamine County Animal Shelter

The Jessamine County Animal Shelter is a county-run facility, that is dedicated to the care and well being of all animals located at our facility, until the appropriate home is found. Our mission is to provide services which safeguard public health and safety, to humanely house and care for animals in its charge, to protect the animals of the community from neglect, and to provide its citizens with information concerning responsible ownership.

Jessamine County Animal Shelter's adopted pets

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Support adoption and rescue. Why go to a dog breeder, cat breeder or pet store to buy a dog or buy a cat when you can adopt?

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.