Ladonna (submitted photo)
Ladonna (submitted photo)
LaDonna is a domestic short hair female who is about one-year-old. She is a very sweet girl who loves to climb and explore. She is new at the shelter and the staff already love her. She loves to get attention and loves scratches behind her ears. She also likes to make new friends with those that visit the shelter.
Mich is a domestic short hair male who is around one- to three-years-old. He is a very sweet and loving guy who is looking for his forever home. He loves to climb, snuggle and receive belly rubs. He likes string toys as well. He would love for visitors to the shelter to come and pet him.
The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has two dogs or puppies, and eight cats or kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be viewed at
Normal shelter hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday from noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from noon to 4 p.m., and Sunday by appointment only. It is closed Tuesday. The shelter number is (812) 273-1788 and the email is
All cats and kittens are $45 off unless they are already spayed or neutered. Discount is courtesy of the Animal Shelter and the Jefferson County Humane Society.
Volunteers are always welcome at the shelter. Individuals must be at least 16 years old to volunteer. Volunteers can help with everyday cleaning, answering phones, and exercising the pets. Contact the shelter for details.
The shelter is a registered organization with the Kroger Community Rewards program. To support the shelter, register a Kroger card at and enter FL919.
Support the shelter while walking your dog. Use the “Walk for a Dog” or “WoofTrax” app available through the App Store or Google Play. For each mile walked, a donation is made to the shelter.
A list of needed items can be found on the shelter website. Donations can be mailed to 2727 Hannah Drive, Madison, IN 47250 or dropped off during shelter hours. The shelter also accepts aluminum and steel cans, which are recycled and the proceeds put toward the medical fund. The shelter asks that aluminum and steel donations be separated. Steel cans should also be rinsed before they are dropped off. Cans can be dropped off at anytime in a bin located on the east side of the shelter.
Those with missing pets can stop by the shelter, call or email a complete description of the pet, when and where it was last seen, the owner’s name and contact information, and a picture of the pet. Pets are held for three days before they are made available for adoption.
Animals should not be abandoned outside of the shelter or dropped off at the shelter after hours.
For animal control issues in Madison, call (812) 265-3347. For animal control issues in Hanover and Jefferson County, call (812) 265-2648.