We need foster homes! If you would like to open your heart and home to these needy kitties please call the shelter for more infomation about our Foster Family Program (207) 626-3491.
Who We Are
Caring for animals since 1927
The Kennebec Valley Humane Society is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization serving 24 communities in the Greater Kennebec Valley area.
KVHS serves as an animal control facility with 24 hour, 7-day-a-week access, for Animal Control Officers.
KVHS holds stray dogs for the state-mandated six-day holding period. This period allows owners to reclaim their dogs before making them available for adoption.
KVHS holds stray cats for five days (state-mandate is only 48 hours without identification) before making them available for adoption. This period allows owners to reclaim their cats before making them available for adoption.
KVHS provides a quarantine facility for stray animals that have bitten people for the State mandated ten day rabies observation period.
KVHS collects impoundment fees as requested by municipalities and ensures all reclaimed dogs are vaccinated for rabies and licensed.
Upon admittance animals receive a vet exam, rabies and distemper vaccinations.
HW/lyme/ehrlichiosis testing is administered for dogs and FeLV/FIV testing is administered for cats.
lf not altered, animals are spayed/neutered before adoption.
KVHS offers microchips, one form of permanent identification.
KVHS offers lost and found services
KVHS, in conjunction with 11 participating veterinarians, offers a free exam program for new adopters
KVHS offers adoption counseling services to help aid in the selection of the appropriate pet for each family
Adopting a friend
If you see an animal you wish to adopt or are looking for a certain type of animal please feel free to contact us at (207) 626-3491 You can also fill out an application on line at www.pethavenlane.org.
Come Visit Us!
From Interstate 95 from the South:
Take exit 109, stay right heading toward Western Avenue, go through 2 stop lights, look for Pet Haven Lane on the right, turn right, the shelter is at the end of the lane.
From Interstate 95 from the North:
Take exit 109A, stay right heading toward Western Avenue (toward Augusta -- not Winthrop), go through 2 stop lights and look for Pet Haven Lane on the right, turn right, the shelter is at the end of the lane.
Kennebec Valley Humane Society 10 Pet Haven Lane
Augusta, ME 04330
Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday 11 -4, Open Saturday 10-4, closed on Monday & Tuesday