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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: 11am-4pm

Tuesday: 11am-4pm

Wednesday: CLOSED

Thursday: 11am-4pm

Friday: 11am-4pm

Saturday: 11am-2pm

Sunday: CLOSED

Special Hours:

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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Past Event: KCHS-CATS Annual Yard Sale - Date: 8/12/2022

Come out  and support KCHS-CATS with our annual yard sale!  Pet supplies, carriers and miscellaneous items. 100% of the proceeds benefit the cats and kittens at the shelter. Cash or Check only please.  

Past Event: Animals Light Up Our Lives - Date: 12/4/21, Noon

Join us for our annual tree lighting ceremony - in person! Come out and help us recognize our wonderful pets, both living and past on. Pets are welcome and encouraged to attend!  Light refreshments provided. Sign up your pets ahead of time to be a part of the ceremony.

Past Event: $5 Rabies Vaccine Clinic - 5/21/22, 11am-2pm

Come out to KCHS-CATS and bring your dog(s) or cat(s) for our public service rabies vaccine clinic.  $5 Cash or Check for a 1 yr or 3 yr rabies vaccine (with a previous, non-expired rabies certificate). Help us make Mount Vernon a safer place for all of us!

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