Bowling Green/Warren County Humane Society

The BGWC Humane Society is located at 1924 Louisville Road in Bowling Green, Kentucky. If you are interested in volunteering or adopting an animal for you or your family, please call 270-783-9404 or visit the Humane Society's web page for more information.

Services Offered


The Humane Society has kittens, puppies, cats and dogs of all sizes and descriptions available for adoption at the shelter. The adoption fee pays our vets for a check-up, worming, a rabies shot, the first distemper shot, and spaying or neutering. We screen all adopters to see if they will be loving, responsible caregivers. Prices for adoption are as follows:

Kittens (Under 4 months old): $75 or $100 (for 2)
Adult Cats: $50
Puppies (Under 6 months of age): $95
Dogs (Over 6 months old): $85


To find more information about animals that are available for adoption, please visit the following web page. These animals are currently up for adoption at the animal shelter and due to limited space these animals will be euthanized to make room for incoming animals. If you have been considering a pet for yourself or your family now is the perfect time to adopt one at the animal shelter.


Spay-Neuter Program

Six veterinarians in Warren, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, and Simpson counties participate in the Humane Society's Prevent-A-Litter program, which offers low-cost spay/neuter certificates to individuals on limited incomes. This is run on-site in the shelter at the Spay/Neuter Clinic and is available to all residents of Warren County. If the animal is not current on Rabies Vaccine, which is required , then there is an additional $6. If you woud like to inquire about having your pet spayed or neutered, please call 270-745-8646 to setup an appointment. Prices for the Spay-Neuter Program are as follows:

Male Cats: $45
Female Cats: $50
Dogs (2-60 lbs): $70
Dogs (61-90 lbs): $75
Dogs (+ 91 lbs): $80




The Humane Society shelter cares for over 6,000 homeless, lost, injured, and abused animals every year. Most are dogs and cats, but we never turn away an animal of any kind.

Rescue Service

The Humane Society operates an emergency rescue service 24 hours a day, seven days a week for injured, sick, and abused animals.

Humane Education

The Humane Society seeks to educate both children and adults on responsible care and humane treatment of animals. Our volunteers make presentations at schools, the Public Library, Girls' Inc., daycare centers, etc.

Medical Care

The Humane Society spends over $5,000 a year of donation money for treatment of injured and sick animals.

Nursing Home Visits

Through the Humane Society's Nursing Home Visitation Program, our volunteers take shelter puppies to visit all nursing homes in the community, as well as Mediplex Rehab.

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