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 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.
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
$16.00 per domestic animals surrendered to animal control
$16.00 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
Up to 10 Dogs $21.20
11+ Dogs $31.80