No Kill Louisville

We work with Louisville Metro Government, rescue organizations, and pet owners to improve animal welfare & prevent unnecessary shelter killing.


The first step in the adoption process is to fill out an application, which you will find below.  This application doesn't obligate you to anything, it just helps us get to know you better and match you with the best suited animal.  The adoption process also includes a home visit and meeting all family members and dogs residing in the home where the animal will be living.

Prior to adoption, each animal will be spayed or neutered, brought current on all vaccines, de-wormed, and micro-chipped.  Dogs are also heart-worm tested and cats are tested for FIV/FELUK.  

Adoption fees are normally $150 for adult dogs, $200 for puppies*, $150 for adult cats, and $200 for kittens*. * Puppy and kitten adoption fees are higher due to the additional vaccines they require to keep them healthy.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at [email protected].

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Dog Adoption Application

Online Form  <--- Click here to apply

Microsoft Word Form 

(This will need to be emailed to 

[email protected] 

when completed)

Cat Adoption Application

Online Form  <--- Click here to apply

Microsoft Word Form 

(This will need to be emailed to [email protected] 

when completed)

Not ready to adopt just yet? 

Sponsor a pet! 

$10 - Thank you! Every bit helps!        

$30 - buys misc. foster care supplies.  

$100 - pays for medical care for an adult pet. 

$200 - covers medical expenses for a sick pet.  

$500 + provides surgery for a special needs pet.

To make a donation to our Foster/Adoption Program, click the "donate" button.


The following animals are in our adoption program! Note: not all animals are immediately available for adoption, but you are welcome to submit an application to be pre-approved when the animal becomes available (usually after its spay / neuter surgery). We look forward to hearing from you!

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