Nelson County Animal Shelter 2391 New Haven Rd. Bardstown, KY 40004 Open to the Public 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday The Nelson County Animal Shelter is home to both agencies listed below: The Humane Society of Nelson County is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation which was formed in 1994. This organization cares for all animals during their stay at the shelter, funds and oversees the Adoptions Program at the Shelter, provides spay/neuter for shelter animals and low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for low income pet owners, offers behavioral modification and training information to help keep pets in their homes,offers humane education materials and visits to local schools, and pet therapy visits to nursing homes.502-349-2082, ext 201, firstname.lastname@example.org Nelson County Animal Control and Protection is an agency of county government that serves our community by enforcing our local ordinance, responding to animal-related complaints, protecting the public from animals running at large, and picking up stray/lost companion animals. Chief Animal Control Officer (“Dog Warden”), since 1995, is Larry Wimsett. 502-348-1865.