About Perry County Dog Shelter
Perry County Dog Shelter
Kerrie Taylor, Chief Dog Warden
1650 Commerce Drive
New Lexington, OH 43764
(740) 342-3795 - Phone
(740) 342-9052 - Fax
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Saturday
ALERT Perry County Dog Shelter ALERT
Their Facebook site has been illegally taken over by a third party. They are advertising puppies and dogs for sale. THIS IS A SCAM. Before you perform any transactions involving cash or credit cards, call our Dog Warden at (740) 342-3795 to determine its legitimacy.
We are working to correct the situation and will notify everyone in this same space when the issue is resolved. In the meantime, we thank everyone for their patience.
Dog photos are examples only. Check with the shelter for availability.
Shelter dogs are available for an adoption fee of $141.00 for adults and $146.00 for puppies. All dogs that leave the shelter are completely vetted: spayed or neutered, up to date on shots, heart worm tested, given flea and tick medication, have had their nails trimmed, and have been given de-wormer. Also included in the adoption fee are dog tags/license and records for shots given while at the shelter.
The adoption fee includes a bag containing:
The Perry County Dog Shelter typically averages 20 - 30 adoptable dogs on hand at any given time.
In 2020 155 dogs were placed into the dog rescue system. 289 dogs were adopted out of the Shelter.
If your dog ends up in the shelter it costs $40 to release the dog from the shelter. If the dog does NOT have a valid dog tag the redemption fee is $72 and includes a new tag. In addition, there is a $10/day boarding fee. ALL dogs brought to the shelter are given the Bordetella and 5-Way vaccines. They are also wormed. If you can prove your dog has had the Bordetella vaccine, the $15 vaccine fee will be waived.