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 Director
Animal Control presently has 4 animal control officers and 7 other employees that work in the shelter, as well as a volunteer program with over 50 volunteers. At any given time we can have up to 200 animals in our shelter that we are caring for.
Have you lost your pet?
Our shelter houses up to 200 animals at any given time. If you have lost a pet we encourage you to come in to the shelter in person to look for them and leave your contact information with a description of your lost pet. Descriptions of animals over the phone can be difficult to interpret, so please make a trip down to the shelter to look for your lost pet.
Want to volunteer your time to the animal shelter? Please come to the shelter and request a volunteer application. You must be 14 years old or older to volunteer.
Dogs are $90 which includes their Shots, Deworming, Rabies shot, Spay/Neuter, Microchip, and County license.
Cats range from $60 to $75. All cats receive their Shots, Deworming, Rabies shot, and Spay/Neuter. The cats in the condos are $60 and the ones in the communal room are $75. The difference being that the cats in the communal room have been tested and are negative for FELV/FIV where as the others have not been tested.
If we have picked up your pet as a stray there is a fee to reclaim them from our shelter. The first time is $35. Second time is $60 and the third time is $100.
A single dog license may be purchased through us for $12 or at your local Veterinary offices including 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.
Kennel Licenses are ONLY Available at Hardin County Animal Control. It is $50 for up to ten dogs, $75 for eleven or more.
you can visit our shelter Monday through Saturday from 12-4pm.
You can also check out our Facebook or Pet Finder pages to see some of the animals we have for available for adoption.