Shelbyville/Shelby County

Animal Shelter

Our Pet List

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Donate a Bed
We use Patented Kuranda Dog Beds because they are durable, chew proof and easy to clean. If you would like to donate a bed to us, click here.

We are looking for GOOD homes for our pets!

Homes where they will be part of your family!

General Information:

  • All animals must be spayed or neutered

  • $83.00 Adoption fee for dogs and $30.00 for cats.These prices are for animals NOT spayed or neutered. The adoption fee for dogs includes the spay/neuter, Home Again Microchip, registration, wormer, booster and rabies vaccine. The adoption fee for cats includes the spay/neuter, and rabies vaccine.

  • Neuter age is approximately four months old. This date will be on your adoption form. This is the date when you bring your pet to the shelter for their spay/neuter.They will be transported to Pets Alive Spay/Neuter Clinic that day, and brought back to the shelter the next day. You will be able to pick them up at that time.

  • $30.00 Adoption Fee for dogs (this includes microchip), and $5.00 for cats that are already spayed or neutered.

  • City/County Ordinances require that all dogs and cats six months of age must be vaccinated against rabies each year. Your pet will be given the rabies shot on the day that they are spayed or neutered. This is included in your adoption fee.

  • We reserve the right to refuse an adoption for any reason.

  • There may be a 24-hour waiting period on adoptions.

Microchipping for an animal NOT adopted from the shelter is only $25.00.

We Need a Few Good Men & Women

Volunteers are a vital source of support for our animals.

 The following Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Grooming;
  • Dog Walking;
  • Special Events;
  • Map to our shelter


    705 Hale Road

    Shelbyville, IN 46176

    (317) 392-5127

    Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 CLOSED ON ALL HOLIDAYS