News & Events

  • National Dog Week in September - National Dog Week takes place the fourth week of September. Show your dogs how much you truly appreciate them! Play with your dog for a few minutes several times a day. Throw the ball, throw a Frisbee, take a walk, play in the sprinkler or in the pool (if your dog likes the water). Your dog […]
  • Adoption Events Change Temporarily - 6/2/20…Shamrock Pet Foundation will NOT be holding their regular adoption events in person until we feel the COVID-19 situation is more stable. However, we will still be accepting adoption applications and screening candidates while we continue to find our cats and dogs their new forever homes. We’re just doing it differently for now, through our […]
  • Coming Back Slowly from Quarantine - 7/8/20…Shamrock Pet Foundation has begun to slowly come back to our regular adoption events while at the same time keeping our pets and volunteers safe through social distancing measures.  Our efforts will expand as state mandates allow. CATS: The Lucky Cat Cafe opened their doors at the end of May and now have limited Thursday, […]
  • News from Lucky Cat Café - NEW HOURS Thursday, Friday & Saturday only, 12:00-6:00 pm (May change once things get back to normal.) Sip Coffee. Pet Cats. RELAX. Dear Supporters, Visitors & Adopters: During this difficult time, we have continued to receive amazing support from our community AND we have continued to adopt cats into loving forever homes! Our doors are […]
  • 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 […]
  • SB21 Passes in Kentucky - Kentucky is no longer at the bottom of the barrel in animal cruelty laws!  04/15/20…Up until now, in Kentucky (the only state in the USA) it has been against the law for a veterinarian to report animal abuse.  SB21 rectifies this and allows a veterinarian to report without breaking the law.  Passage of this law […]
  • Animal Abuse Offender Registry - 4/9/19…On April 9, 2019, Metro Council passed an Animal Abuse Offender Registry Ordinance. This ordinance went into effect October 22, 2019. Louisville Metro Animal Services (MAS) will be operating the Registry for offenders.  The following information was sent to us from MAS. Prior to selling, transferring, exchanging, or adopting an animal to a person you […]
  • Wish List 2020 - If you are interested in making a donation to Shamrock to help our companion animals, here is a list of the items we use the most.  You can drop them off with our volunteers who will be at our cat and dog adoption days during the times listed at the bottom of each page of […]
  • Spay/Neuter Awareness - As a pet owner, you can help reduce the pet overpopulation problem by getting your pet spayed (female) or neutered (male). The following chart shows some statistics that you may find interesting. It shows how may litters of puppies and kittens each pair of dogs and cats can have in a year’s period of time. […]
  • Silent Donation Drive - 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 […]