Metro Animal Services hopes to adopt out 100 pets this weekend. They’re discounting their adoption fees through Saturday to encourage adoptions. Spokesperson Jackie Gulbe says it’s for the benefit of the agency and the pets. “The animals that survived the flood have been through a lot,” says Gulbe, “and we want to make sure they […]
Metro Animal Services is in the process of moving animals from its temporary site at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center back to its permanent location on Manslick Road. This week’s flood forced the agency – and its more than 500 animals – to higher ground. Spokesperson Jackie Gulbe says they’re in the process of […]
Divorce, health issues the family can’t afford to address, a new baby, moving into a place where pets aren’t allowed – those are some of the most common reasons pets find themselves without a roof over their heads. And those are just the circumstantial reasons. There are also reasons related to the pet itself, like aggression, chewing, and other unwanted behaviors. Other pets end up in shelters after they’ve been rescued from abusive or neglectful environments.