Animal Control & Shelter

The Boyd County Kentucky Animal Control and shelter was established by the Boyd County Fiscal Court in accordance with the Kentuckey Revised Statues. It’s mission is to provide services which safeguard the public health and safety, to humanely house and care for the animals it is in charge of, to protect the animals of the community from abuse and to provide its citizens with information concerning spay/neuter and responsible ownership.

Contact Info
1617 Fraley Lane
Ashland, KY 41102

Phone: (606) 324-0745
Fax: (606) 324-1081

Monday – Friday
10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Saturday and Sunday

*Holidays may affect these hours

Prices and Fees

  • Adoption (All Cats and Dogs) = $75.00*
  • Reclamation= $30.00**
  • Private Surrender (Dogs) = $50.00
  • Private Surrender (Cats) = $20.00
  • Stray Surrender (Adult Dog/Cat) = $10.00
  • Stray Surrender (Puppy/Kitten) = $5.00
  • Bite Case (10 Day Quarantine) = $125.00

Farm Animal:

First Offense = $0
Second Offense = $50.00

Wild Animal Response (Pests) = $25.00***

All monetary donations are welcome and will go directly to our new animal heath and spay/neuter program. You may mail donations direct to the shelter. Donations of pet supplies and food are welcome any time.

*Neuter/Spay Included in Adoption Fee.
**You must have proof of ownership and valid rabies certificate or tag to reclaim. If you do not have a rabies certificate for the animal you must buy a voucher from the shelter for $15.00 per animal, for the state law required vaccine.
***Only charged if the animal is successfully caught.