LIVE TRAP RENTAL  (Domestic animals only)  


Marion County Animal Shelter   In The Heart of the Bluegrass

When all else fails, the way to catch and bring in that stray cat or small dog on your property may be with a live trap.  You may rent traps from the shelter for $10.00 which will be refunded to you upon return of the trap. MARION AND WASHINGTON COUNTY RESIDENTS may use our live traps per the agreement below:

- This device may not be used to trap wildlife. 

- The traps may be rented for a duration of one week

- All animals that are caught will be surrendered to the Marion County Animal Shelter.
- Alterations or damages to the trap while in your possession will be a violation of the agreement.

-Failure to return the trap by the due date and time, is a violation of this agreement.
-Transfer of this trap or any other equipment which belongs to the Marion County Department of Animal Control & Protection is strictly prohibited.
-It is your responsibility to provide adequate food, water, and protection from adverse weather conditions for the animal(s) captured by this device.

Sorry, as of 1/23/18

We no longer offer cremation services at the shelter. Please check with your local vet.  

Visit our shelter and you might just find your next best friend !