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Adopting an Animal
Madison County Animal Shelter

Adoptable canines, turned in by owners, and canines belonging to the Animal Shelter, can be adopted Monday through Saturday, 12:00 PM - 15 minutes PRIOR to Closing. The current canine adoption fee is $35.00 and includes a partial vaccination, a license for Madison County residents, discounts on spay/neuter, microchip and a free Vet check up.

Current adoption fees for felines are $20.00 and include partial vaccinations, discount on spay/neuter, microchip and a free Vet check up. Only limited facilities are available for felines. Owned cats are accepted by appointment only, so call during business hours before bringing in felines. The Madison County Animal Shelter does NOT accept stray cats.

For more information about the Madison County Animal Shelter or 
about Animal Control and Adoption contact us at (859) 986-9625

Our Address:
101 W Main Street
Richmond, KY, USA 40475
Hours of Operation:
Mon. to Fri. 8:00am to 4:30pm
(T) 859.624.4700
(F) 859.624.9140


County Information

Madison County is one of the fastest growing areas in Kentucky. It is rich in heritage and history. The County is unique in that it has two incorporated cities, Richmond and Berea. The County sits below Fayette County with the Kentucky River as its border. Madison County is a blend of urban, suburban and rural environments. It is a rapidly growing county enjoying both residential and industrial growth. As a tourist site, the County offers many attractions.

Area: 443 sq miles
Founded: 1786
Population: 84,786 (2012)
County Seat: Richmond, Kentucky