Animal Control Department
Address: 220 Peterson Dr.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Hours: M-F 9:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 12:00 - 4:00
Emergency after hours number:
Animal Control Officer
Animal Control presently has 3 Animal Control Officers on staff and 3 employees
that work in the shelter. We also have a staff of volunteers, if you would like to
become a volunteer contact the office to fill out an application.
Fees and License Requirements
- Costs are as follows: Dog adoption $80 and cat adoptions $75. All adoption fees include spay-neuter surgery, rabies vaccination, puppy or kitten vaccinations and deworming, and county license for dogs. If the pet you are adopting is not old enough at time of adoption for these procedures, an approximate date will be given to bring that pet back and no further payment will be necessary.
County License Fee: $12. Available at Hardin County Animal Control, Elizabethtown Animal Hospital, Helmwood Vet Clinic, Radcliff Vet Clinic, North Hardin Vet Clinic, Heartland Vet Clinic, Vine Grove City Hall, and West Point City Hall.
Animal Reclaim: 1st time - $35, 2nd time - $60, 3rd time - $100
Kennel Licenses "Only Available at Hardin County Animal Control": $50 for up to 10 dogs, $75 for 11 or more.
- Our shelter now requires that an adoption
application be completed before you adopt your new dog from us.
You can also find your next pet by using Pet Finder and be sure to put KY59 as the shelter ID.