J.B. Ogle Animal Shelter & Animal Control
201 Willinger Lane | Phone: 812-282-0071 | Fax: 812-285-6458
Please call the Jeffersonville Police Department (812-283-6633) for after-hours animal control assistance.
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 11 a.m - 3 p.m. on Saturdays. (Animals may be viewed after 11 a.m. only.)
Sarah Green, Shelter Director
Many animals currently available for adoption from the J.B. Ogle Animal Shelter can be seen at PetFinder.com
Adoption fees are $85 for female dogs, $75 for male dogs, and $15 for cats.
Adoption fees for dogs include spay/neuter, microchip, vaccinations and heart worm test. Adoption fees for cats include spay/neuter, microchip, and vaccinations.
All dogs that are adopted are implanted with a microchip identification tag which can identify the animal in the event that it is lost. Most shelters and veterinary clinics in North America have the ability to read these chips.
Local ordinances determine how long the J.B. Ogle Animal Shelter must hold animals, based on which the community from which an animal was brought to the shelter.
Jeffersonville, Charlestown, Sellersburg and unincorporated Clark County (Clark Clark County Commissioners) require that animals be held for a minimum of five days. In some cases, fees or fines must be paid before an animal can be returned to its owner.
About the J.B. Ogle Animal Shelter
The J.B. Ogle Animal Shelter is owned and operated by the City of Jeffersonville, but provides animal shelter services (not animal control, however) to other areas of Clark County -- including Borden, Charlestown, Clarksville, Sellersburg, Utica and unincorporated areas of Clark County -- through a series of interlocal agreements.
Within Jeffersonville, the J.B. Ogle Animal Shelter & Animal Control enforces Indiana Code (IC 15-20 Animal Control and IC 15-21 Commercial Dog Breeder) and local ordinances (2005-OR-045 and 2006-OR-014) relating to animals within the city. The agency assists law enforcement in the enforcement of state criminal law relating to animals under Indiana Code 35-46-3.