LEXINGTON, Ky. — In order to make an impact on the homeless pet population, BISSELL Pet Foundation is hosting Empty the Shelters – a national adoption event. The event will be held at Main Adoption Center, 1600 Old Frankfort Pike Friday, July 10 – Sunday, July 12 for $25 adoption fees on select animals available.
COVID-19 Information: The safety of our customers, staff, and volunteers remains a top priority.
- All customers are required to wear a mask before entering our facility. Please plan accordingly. If you forget a mask, we will have a limited number available for purchase.
- You must be pre-approved for adoption and pass a temperature screening before walking through the kennel area. To become pre-approved, please visit the adoption desk. To save time, you’re welcome to print and complete the pre-adoption survey before arriving. We are not able to pre-approve adopters via phone, email, or chat during this event.
- A limited number of people will be allowed inside the facility. If we already have an allotted number of visitors, you will be asked to wait in your car.
- We will have dogs, cats, and kittens available for adoption.
- Kitten and select dog adoption fees will be $25. Adult cat (>1 year) adoption fees will be $25 or under.
- All potential adopters are screened by a qualified adoptions specialist and all adoption criteria must be met.
- We require all adopters to spend quality time with the animal(s) they are interested in before completing the adoption process.
- Adopting a pet is a serious commitment of love and responsibility; therefore, the adoption process is a serious commitment of time—please be prepared!
The Small Print:
- All animals must leave in an approved carrier or on a leash.
- Sorry, no holds can be placed on animals during this event.
- Mandatory $8 Fayette County city license fee not included (if applicable).
- The adoption process must start 2 hours before closing and MUST be completed on the same day in order to qualify for the $25 fee.