About Us



Microchip Information - Permanent Identification

You can now have a microchip inserted under your animals' skin at the Animal Shelter! 
The microchip is a permanent identification that can be used to return your pet to you. Most animal shelters and veterinary clinics have the capabilities to scan the chip implanted in your animal. This will give them your information and the animal will be returned to you. Most animals surrendered at the shelter or picked up by an officer do not have collars or tags. These animals have a lower possiblity of being reunited with their owner. 
Here is some important information: Microchipping cost $25.00 (Must be up to date on rabies shot)

Microchipping is done Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. There is no limit to the number of animals you can have microchipped!!



Adopting A Friend


All animals adopted at the shelter receive vaccinations (including rabies certificate), microchip, and a spay/neuter certificate. 

New owners are required to take their adopted animal to the specified veterinarian (on the spay/neuter certificate) within the given time frame to have the spay/neuter completed.

Dog and Cat adoption fees are: $115.00 


Interested applicants must complete the following: 

Complete a one page application, there is a possible 24 - 48 hour waiting period. 

Be over 18 years of age and have a valid identification card. (Valid identification cards include any picture government identifcation - Driver's Lisence or ID, military identification, or passport) Must be 21 years of age to adopt a bully dog.

Must be 21 years of age to adopt any bully breed.

Own their own home or have written permission from their landlord to own an animal. 

Meet the animal prior to adoption - We do NOT hold the animals.

Be in compliance with any previous adoptions.


Who We Are

We are the only all admittance shelter in Johnson County, we are not a 501c3, but a county run facility. We try our best to place each and every animal. We also house all animals picked up by Animal Control therefore; we intake a high volume of animals each year. 

Come Visit Us


Hours of operation: 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Wednesday and Sunday CLOSED 
Saturday 10:00a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (No adoptions on Saturdays)

Directions: From the crossroads of U.S. 31 and Commerce St in Franklin, travel east to the four way stop. Turn left (north) on Graham Road. We are immediately ahead on the left.

Johnson County Animal Shelter
2160 Graham Road
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: 317-736-3924


Contact Johnson County Animal Shelter


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