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Central Dispatch: 270-821-1720

Hopkins County Sheriff: 270-821-5661

TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT: 877-597-2331 or 800-752-6200

Ensuring the humane and compassionate treatment of all animals offers the following services:

  • Emergency after hours on call for any sick, injured, or biting stray animals
  • Pick up stray dogs any where in Hopkins County
  • Take in any animal at the shelter owned or stray
  • Offer low income spay/neuter program
  • Investigate cruelty to animals
  • Adoptions
  • Traps for catching wild animals

Adoption Fees:
Dogs and puppies: $80.00  |  Cats and kittens: $60.00

Reclaim Fees: $20

*Owners must show proof of rabies vaccine.

If the animal does not have a current rabies vaccination the fee is $20.00 and that fee will be added to reclaim fee. The owner will be issued a rabies voucher to take to the vet clinic. The reclaim fee doubles each time we have the animal.

Other Services / Information

We do not pick up the following:  Owned animals  |  Dead animals  |  Cats

We will accept owned or dead animals, and cats, but they MUST be delivered to the Shelter.

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Hopkins County Humane Society: 

2210 Laffoon Trail, Madisonville KY 42431 
Phone (270) 821-8965

Animal Control Facility / Pick-up or Drop off 319 Dulin Street Phone (270) 825-0644

Shelter Hours: (Monday, Friday, and Saturday from 9am until 5pm  |  Other days By Appointment.)

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