mission is to promote the well-being of animals through
Spay/Neuter, Adopt, Volunteer and Educate.
deepest thanks to Richard Labunski and Elisa Devera for
donating this video
Woodford Humane Society is a non-profit animal
adoption center in Versailles, Kentucky. We care
for the homeless and unwanted animals in Woodford
County, surrounding counties, as well as animals
from other states. We have welcomed thousands of
animals since 1975 and strive to find
good, loving homes for all of them. A careful
screening process helps us match the right animals
to the right adoptive homes.
no government funding, we are completely
dependent on private contributions to continue
to provide care to 1,200 animals each year.
Since 2007, we have placed 92% of our animals
into their forever homes! The national average
is around 25%.
any given time, we are home to over 200 animals
available for adoption. Adoption counselors are on
staff to assist with the selection of a new pet.
We maintain a "wish book" for people
seeking a particular breed and let them know when
a match has been made.
fees include spay or neuter surgery, a Home
Again microchip, vaccinations and deworming,
feline leukemia and FIV screening for cats,
heartworm screening for dogs, rabies vaccination, a free veterinary checkup and dog
provide counseling and offer advice
for topics such as obedience training,
housebreaking, helping your pet adapt to a new
home and other behavioral issues.
open-door policy means that we take in animals in
need, regardless of their temperament, health, age
or breed as long as we have the room to
accommodate them. All of our animals are evaluated
based on health, known history and temperament
before being placed for adoption. We get to know
our animals well and provide the enrichment and
the playtime they need to stay happy.
animals are held for as long as health, behavior
and space permit. We never set a time limit for
adoptable animals to find a new home -- in fact, many
animals have remained here a year or more while
awaiting their new home Cageless
adoption. Click here to
learn more about our Adoption Center and facilities.
Owner-surrendered animals are by appointment. This
ensures that we have available space and reduces
stress for everyone. For information about
surrendering your pet, please
click here. We do not provide Animal Control
services for Woodford County. If you find a stray
animal in Woodford County, or have a complaint
about neglect, please contact Woodford County
Animal Control at 859-879-0598. We will bring
unclaimed stray pets to our facility for adoption
once their required stray days have elapsed.
our tax paperwork? Click here for our W-9
or our 501c3