Kenton County Animal Services at full capacity, running adoption specials

Kitten Charles poses for a photo at Kenton County Animal Services. Photo provided | Kenton County Animal Services

Looking to adopt a furry friend? The Kenton County Animal shelter is at full capacity and is running an adoption special through Thursday, Nov. 10, to help alleviate their intake.

The normal $125 adoption fee has been reduced to $22. The reduced fee is for all pets in the shelter’s care. There is no limit on the age or weight of the animals.

To see available animals for adoption, click here.

Immunizations and Medication:

All animals are given dewormer and flea/tick preventative.

Every adoption includes spaying/neutering of the pet (this is mandatory), and each new pet owner signs a legal adoption contract.


  • DAPPv+L4 (Distemper, Adenovirus-Type 2, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus, Leptospiruria)
  • Bordatella
  • Dogs over 6 months are Heartworm tested.


  • DAPPv (Distemper, Adenovirus-Type 2, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • Bordatella

Cats and Kittens:

  • FVRCP (Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Panleukopenia)
  • Tested for FIV and FeLV.

The shelter is located at 1020 Mary Laidley Drive in Covington and is closed Friday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day.

The shelter’s hours of operation are: 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Wednesday: noon to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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