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Adopt from Breck County Animal Shelter

Breckinridge County Animal Shelter is dedicated to finding loving homes for animals in need. If you are interested in adopting, please review our animals available for adoption using the above buttons. Once you've selected your pet, return to this page to submit an application for adoption.

Frequently Asked Questions

Remember, adopting a pet is a lifelong commitment. Our team is committed to providing ongoing resources and educational materials to help you navigate the joys and challenges of pet ownership! View our FAQs below.

To view answers to more frequently asked questions, including questions related to Animal Control, please click here.


Mice Mafia Barn Cat Program

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All adoption of barn cats include:

Spay/Neuter Surgery

Microchip + Registration

First Vaccines

First Deworming

1 Month of Flea/Tick Preventative

Adoption Success Stories

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Stephany Jo Lynch

"This is Lettie. She was adopted from the Read to a Shelter Pup event. I saw and fell in love with her immediately! She is sweet and took to my aunt right away! She has fit right into our big family!"

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Jessica Stewart

"Meet Bailey! She’s a very energetic baby girl, but she’s the best baby girl ever! She’s always at the door to greet me when I come home, where she covers me with all her kisses."

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April Lohden

"Meet Piper! Piper was adopted from the  Breckinridge County Animal Shelter in June 2021. She is living her best life now and is beyond loved! She has truly completed our family."

Unable to adopt, but still want to help?

There are many ways to help the shelter other than adopting an animal! You can donate directly to our shelter, become a volunteer, foster an animal, sponsor an adoption, donate supplies, and much more. We appreciate your willingness to help these animals in need!


Monday . . . . . . .  12PM - 4PM
Tuesday . . . . . . .  12PM - 4PM
Wednesday . . . . 11AM - 4PM
Thursday . . . . . . . 11AM - 4PM
Friday . . . . . . . . . . 12PM - 4PM
Saturday . . . . . . . . 11AM - 1PM
Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . CLOSED


498 Glen Nash Lane
Hardinsburg, KY 40143