Pet owners can get financial help caring for pets


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Humane Society has received a COVID-19 Relief Fund grant from the The Humane Society of the United States – Kentucky to help dog, cat and horse owners struggling during the coronavirus outbreak.

The goal is to help keep animals in their homes and out of shelters.

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KHS will use the $10,000 grant to provide critical resources such as pet food, horse feed, emergency veterinary services and emergency pet boarding for families financially impacted by COVID-19.

To qualify for assistance with dogs and cats, families must call the KHS Pet Help Line at 502-509-4738 to speak to a counselor.

For horse assistance, owners should call 502-272-1068.