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Knox County Humane Society

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Would you like to help out with your physical presence?  We are always in need of great volunteers to help socialize and play with our cats, help with fundraisers, clean up the grounds and other projects! Click here to go to our Volunteering page to find out more about how you can help today!

Open Hours:

Monday: 9am-4pm

Tuesday: 9am-4pm

Wednesday: CLOSED

Thursday: 9am-4pm

Friday: 9am-4pm

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED

Special Hours:

(Because we are in the process of hiring a new vet, please call the shelter for current hours for spay/neuter surgery and wellness clinic appointments.)

Spay/Neuter Surgery Animal Drop Off

Monday, Thursday: 8am-9am 

Low Cost Wellness Clinic Tuesday, Friday: 9:30am-3pm

(by appointment only)

Surrender Evaluations (Temporarily Suspended due to Remodel)

Tuesday, Friday 9am-3pm (by appointment only)


Abuse and Neglect Concerns

Currently, we do not have the facilities or ability to conduct humane investigations. Please call 740-393-6713 to talk to a representative of the Knox County Animal Shelter.  Our appointed Humane Agent works out of this facility. Thank you for your concern.

Adoptable cats

Buy an Ohio Pet License Plate and support Spay/Neuter!

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Annual Garage/Yard Sale 

This year’s  event will be held at the KCHS-CATS Shelter, 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, on Friday and Saturday September 29-30, from 9 am to 4 pm. 

There will be lots of pet-oriented items plus other treasures. 

Donations are welcome, although we do not accept books or clothing. 

We are looking for volunteers (18+ years old or 16 years old with adult supervision) especially to help set up on the 29th and tear down on the 30th. 

Just call us (740 392 2287) to sign up.

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