News & Events

  • Bullitt County Shelter’s Big Top Fundraiser a Success - Under The Big Top On Sunday, October 21, 2018, the Friends of Bullitt  County Animal Shelter (FoBCAS) hosted an Under the Big Top fundraising event at Paroquet Springs Conference Center. The XALT Turners Circus performers entertained before dinner with a Ringmaster, clowns, jugglers, unicyclists, aerial silk acrobats, ribbon dancers, and stilt walkers…not to mention the wall […]
  • Cat Adoptions for Shamrock - Lucky Cat Café and Lounge is A Purr-fect Place for Cat Lovers The Lucky Cat Café and Lounge opened last month in the Douglas Loop area. Proprietors Karla and Gail have spent many, many months working to transform “the blue house” into a wonderful haven for cat lovers to spend time with adoptable cats, and […]
  • Dog Adoption Night - We had a full house at our adoption night in October. Over 10 dogs were there to show off their sweetness, and several families stopped by to say hello.  Our volunteers met several of our new additions, and by the end of the night a few other new dogs showed up to meet their new foster families […]
  • New Tax Laws Imposed and Other Regulations - A Note from Shamrock’s Board of Directors Shamrock has been notified that the 6% sales tax Kentucky is imposing will impact our organization as well as other nonprofit organizations trying to help animals across the state. This includes: Pet care services, including grooming, training, and pet sitting. Also small animal veterinary services, including spay and […]
  • Canine Flu Outbreak Triggered Changes for Shamrock - Canine Flu Still a Problem? Ask Your Veterinarian Last year’s outbreak of Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) was in the news a lot when several dogs were reported to have tested positive for CIV.  Some veterinarians feel it is still an issue; some do not. The Shamrock Pet Foundation (Shamrock) implemented some new strategies last year for […]
  • Carma’s Tail - Carma’s Tail is an educational, interactive children’s picture book that details the incredible journey of Carma the pitbull as she goes from starving and homeless to happy and healthy. All profits towards the book will go to Shamrock to help other animals like Carma. Shamrock would like to send another huge “Thank You!” to Steve Baralt […]