Animal Shelter

​The Animal Shelter Director oversees the operation of the Mercer County Animal Shelter. The director maintains all administrative animal records and reports, enforces the Mercer County Ordinance for the Control of Domestic Animals and assists in the adoption of animals.
Fee Schedule​
Fee schedule as of January 1, 2019. Fee's are shown below and include applicable Kentucky Sales Tax. All fees are subject to change at any time.

Adoption Fees
Includes: Spaying. Neutering, Worming, Vaccinations

$106.00 for Male Dogs for residents of Mercer County
$128.00 or Female Dogs for residents of Mercer County     
$64.00 for Male and/or Females for residents of Mercer County

Pick Up Fees
$37.10  per domestic animals surrendered to animal control
$26.50  per domestic animals picked up by animal control and returned to owner

$7.95 Per day after pickup while at shelter

$79.50 payable before the start of the quarantine period
Altered $3.00
Unaltered $5.00


Up to 10 Dogs $21.20 
11+ Dogs $31.80​​

896 Moberly Rd.
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
Phone: (859) 734-5154

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesdays - Saturday
10:00am - 12:00pm

Animal Shelter