Animal Control

Richard Paige,
Animal Control Officer

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm


(502) 875-8582 DISPATCH

(502) 875-8751 Office Phone


Animal Control duties and responsibilities are under the direction of the Franklin County Fiscal Court.

The Franklin County Animal Control Officer answers to calls concerning dogs and nuisance control.  All animals are taken to the Franklin County Humane Society.  All dogs in the Commonwealth of Kentucky MUST be vaccinated yearly.  Currently, neither the Commonwealth of Kentucky nor the County of Franklin have a license program.  Please contact the office for more information about Animal Control or Ordinances relating to Animal Control.

As always, should you have an emergency concerning a vicious animal, dial: 9-1-1

Animal Shelters

Franklin County Humane Society
1041 Kentucky Avenue
Frankfort, KY  40601
Phone: (502) 875-7297

LIFE House for Animals​
14 Fido Court
Frankfort, KY  40601
Phone:  (502) 875-3436