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Feline intakes or surrenders
taken ONLY on Tuesday,
Friday and Saturday,
the hours of 11-3
and ONLY
if space permits.
Please call
ahead first,
and intakes accepted

from Knox County ONLY.
400 Columbus Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Business Hours
 Monday - 11 to 4
      Tuesday - 11 to 4
      Wednesday - Closed
      Thursday - 11 to 4
      Friday - 11 to 4
    1st and 3rd  Saturday - 11 to 4
      Sunday - Closed
Our Mission

The Knox County Humane Society’s primary purpose is to provide for the welfare of cats and dogs through public awareness clinics and campaigns, humane sheltering and fostering, adoption and surrender services, rescue and transfer services, initial medical and altering services for stray, surrendered and rescued dogs and cats. The organization places its emphasis on performing all of its goals for all cats and dogs who are healthy and adoptable.
Abuse & Neglect Cases
Please call 740-393-6713
In April of 2012, on a single business day, the Knox County Humane Society took in 99 kittens.  To avoid this situation, the Board and Staff of the Knox County Humane Society are asking for your help. Would you be willing to sponsor spay or neuter surgeries for the month of February?  Your $45.00 surgery sponsorship will be applied to one female cat or two male cats.  The owner will be asked to pay a small fee of $10.00 to cover the remaining costs.  Every dollar will be applied to surgery costs.
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The Dog Warden and Humane Officer are officers of the Knox County Animal Shelter.  The Humane Society has no authorization for animal cruelty or animals running at large.  This is the responsibility of the county officers.
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