News & Events

  • July’s Yard Sale CANCELED- Our furry friends have reminded us: “IT’S TOO HOT TO BE OUTSIDE!”  And you know what?  They are right! So due to the extremely hot weather and a heat index that will be in the hundreds over the weekend, Shamrock is canceling its yard sale that was scheduled for July 20.  As soon as the […]
  • Shamrock Supports Local K-9 Units- Shamrock heard there was a need for trauma kits for our local K-9 units, and we stepped up to the plate! Here is an article from WAVE 3 News. Shamrock Pet Foundation helps provide trauma kits to LMPD K-9 officers     The trauma kits have medical supplies for K-9 officers and their handlers in […]
  • Silent Donation Drive at Shamrock- DO YOU SHOP AT KROGER OR AMAZON? As you shop and buy items, you can identify a small % of each purchase to help Shamrock Pet Foundation. Log in to Kroger’s Community Rewards Program and choose Shamrock Pet Foundation as your charity of choice. Members have to re-enroll every August.  CLICK HERE to sign up and make […]
  • Fireworks Can Scare Your Pet- It’s that time of year again.  Fourth of July celebrations are happening everywhere you turn, with loud noises and displays of fireworks overhead and on the ground.  If you have a pet that is bothered by thunderstorms, you can be sure the fireworks you love so much will cause just as much high stress. Here […]
  • Check Out What’s Happening at Lucky Cat Café- Lucky Cat Café & Lounge 2230 Dundee Road Louisville, KY 40205 502.403.5809   SPOTLIGHT: Cat of the Month Meet 10-year-old Wendy who came to us from Shamrock. Wendy has been at Lucky Cat since the end of February. She naps most of the day, waiting for someone to come and see her. Her […]
  • Dog Adoption Night at Feeders Supply- Our next Dog Adoption Night at Feeders Supply-Middletown will be on Friday, August 2, 2019, from 7-8:30pm.  July’s adoption night was well attended by the 4-leggeds and the 2-leggeds!  Nearly all of Shamrock’s dog team was there, joined by Molly, Lillie, Georgia, Biscuit, Pebbles, and Mindy.  Newcomer Poppy stopped by with her foster family.  All the dogs were busy […]
  • Keep Pets Safe in the Heat- How and where to cool animals down when temperatures soar. The summer months can be uncomfortable—even dangerous—for pets and people. It’s difficult enough simply to cope with rising temperatures, let alone thick humidity, but things really get tough in areas that are hit with the double blow of intense heat and storm-caused power outages, sometimes […]
  • Crossing the Rainbow Bridge- The Rainbow Bridge Inspired by a Norse legend By the edge of a woods, at the foot of a hill, Is a lush, green meadow where time stands still. Where the friends of man and woman do run, When their time on earth is over and done. For here, between this world and the next, […]
  • 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 […]
  • Sales Tax Imposed on Nonprofits- 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 […]