Dog Warden

John Carhart
dogwarden@co.knox.oh.us

Office Location

285 Columbus Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone:  740-393-6713 or 740-393-6714

Office Hours

Monday thru Saturday
11:00am to 3:00pm
Closed Sunday

Adoption Hours

Monday thru Saturday
11:00am to 3:00pm
or Call to make an appointment

The Knox County Animal Shelter is funded and managed by the county.  Our staff and volunteers are dedicated to maintaining the health of the dogs in the shelter.  KCAS works in close cooperation with the Knox County Humane Society to re-home as many animals as possible.

Adoption Fees

AN ADOPTION FEE OF $120.00 INCLUDES:

  • Dog license for the current year
  • Bordatella vaccine
  • DHPP vaccine
  • Rabies vaccine
  • Spay/neuter
  • Heartworm test
  • One month of preventative heartworm medication
  • Microchip and registration

Adoption Hours:

Monday thru Saturday
11:00am-3:00pm
or Call to make an appointment

We accept cash, local check or credit card