News & Events

News & Events

  • 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 […]
  • Check Out What’s Happening at Lucky Cat Café - Lucky Cat Café & Lounge 2230 Dundee Road Louisville, KY 40205 luckycatcafe502@gmail.com luckycatcafe.org 502.403.5809   Cats In and Cats Out We are up to 107 adoptions!  In the last month, we said goodbye and have a happy life to:  Tuck, Oscar, Sassafras, Sprinkles, Catrick Swayze (#100), Jewels, Kramer (see above), Maggie, Meowly Cyrus, and Lexus. […]
  • Dog Adoption Night at Feeders Supply - Our next Dog Adoption Night at Feeders Supply-Middletown will be on Friday, October 9, 2019, from 7-8:30pm.  Adoption night in September was well attended by the 4-leggeds and the 2-leggeds!  All the dogs were busy entertaining potential adoptive families, and their foster moms and dads were there to answer questions. Check back here at the end of September […]
  • 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 […]
  • FDA Alerts - Another Vitamin D Recall 1/31/2019 — Hill’s Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling select canned dog food products due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D. While vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, ingestion of elevated levels can lead to potential health issues depending on the level of vitamin D and the length of […]
  • 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 […]