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Empty the Shelters will be held July 10-12

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.

Adoption Details:

  • 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.
LHS Main Adoption Center
1600 Old Frankfort Pike
Lexington, Ky. 40504
Friday, July 10, 2020 – 12:00pm
Sunday, July 12, 2020 – 5:00 pm