10 Pethaven Lane, Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 626-3491

Adoptions by Appointment Only - Until Further Notice

As the impact of COVID-19 in Maine continues to change, we feel that it’s important to limit public gatherings in our space at KVHS. For this reason, effective immediately and until further notice we will be doing adoptions by appointment only. To view animals ready for adoption click here.

To make an appointment, please email customerservice@pethavenlane.org or call 626-3491.

We love our animals and this community. We are making every effort to provide the highest care to our animals while also practicing social distancing and cleaning and disinfecting our facility multiple times daily. Our team is at the shelter every day and remain dedicated to our
mission. We are grateful for your support.

Our Mission

We believe in creating a kinder community by nurturing the animal human bond. Our mission is to enrich lives by placing animals for adoption in loving homes where they can thrive on kindness and care. We support the potential in every animal by providing them with healing, hope and second chances.

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Your gift will mean so much to animals in need

Dog Photo by Barkley and Co. www.barkleyandco.com

What's Happening at KVHS.

See some of our most recent Facebook posts below.


We have many small pets available for adoption. We can't wait to find our small friends their forever homes.🏡
Not looking for guinea pig friends? Take a look at our hamsters and rabbits!

We think you'll find your tiny, furry, best friend!❤️🐭🐹🐰
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Mittens is very comfortable here, but we know she'll be much more comfortable in her very own home.🏡❤️ This sweet girl is quirky, affectionate but mellow, and curious. She can't wait to be the center of attention, in her forever home.🐾

For more information about Queen Mittens👑:
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Mutt Strut Challenge #6
Our final challange is here!🐾

This week is a bit different, but the most exciting one yet. We're asking you to take your pups on a special field trip to 168 Leighton Road, in Augusta. The future home of the Kennebec Valley Humane Society Nancy Shuman Shelter!❤️🏡

We're so excited to share our future with you all. So take your pups, explore the site of our future home, and capture some photos for our final Mutt Strut challenge. You'll have one week to complete this challenge!

- post a public photo of your pet completeing the challenge.
- tag Kennebec Valley Humane Society and use #summerofthestrut
- post by 6pm on Wednesday the 12th.
- we'll ask our Facebook followers to vote for their favorite on Thursday.
- winner of the grand prize will be announced Friday!

Register to participate and win: give.pethavenlane.org/MuttStrut2020

Don't want to compete? Totally fine! You can still register to fundraise for our animals, and get a chance at the grand prize! Or, simply donate!

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