Rescues and Shelters in Tennessee

Please remember most rescues are very full and quite over-worked.

This list has been compiled by Petfinder.com. Imminent Danger German Shepherd Rescue thanks Petfinder for all they do to help animal rescue groups find forever homes for so many displaced, unwanted, stray and abandoned animals.

This list is sorted by location in Tennessee and then by the organization name.  We hope this helps you in your endeavor.

Organization
CITY, STATE/PROV
CONTACT
PRECIOUS PAWS ASIAN AND SMALL BREED DOG RESCUE, INC
Alcoa, TN
PreciousPawsADR@aol.com
Slumdog Rescue Crew
Andersonville, TN
(865) 748-3145
Nashville PITTIE
Antioch, TN
info@nashvillepittie.org
Paws Angels Dog Rescue
Antioch, TN
(615) 483-2177
Critters Nest, Inc.
Ashland City, TN
(618) 719-1252
McMinn Regional Humane Society
Athens, TN
(423) 744-9548
Bartlett Animal Shelter
Bartlett, TN
(901) 385-6484
MidSouth Animal Rescue League
Bartlett, TN
(901) 503-0162
Tennessee Scottish Terrier Rescue
Baxter, TN
(931) 325-9150
Hardeman Adoptable Animals, Inc.
Bolivar, TN
(731) 234-4421
Hardeman Adoptable Animals, Inc.
Bolivar, TN
(731) 234-4421
Sunshine Bridge Animal Rescue
Brentwood , TN
(615) 663-4714
SPCA of Tennessee
Brentwood, TN
(615) 354-3531
Angels Among Us Animal Rescue
Brighton, TN
angie@angelsamongusanimalrescue.org
For Pete's Sake Animal Rescue
Bristol, TN
(276) 494-6718
Friends 4 Paws Animal Rescue
Bristol, TN
friends4paws@yahoo.com
Forever Friends Animal Sanctuary
Buchanan, TN
(731) 644-1508
PAWS of Dale Hollow
Byrdstown, TN
pawsofdalehollow@gmail.com
Hickman Humane Society
Centerville, TN
(866) 304-3352
Collie & Sheltie Rescue of Middle TN
Chapel Hill, TN
joniwilloB@gmail.com
Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue Inc.
Chapmansboro, TN
YTNR@bellsouth.net
A Paw And A Prayer Rescue
Chattanooga, TN
(423) 718-0939
Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga, TN
Chattanooga, TN
(423) 624-5302
McKamey Animal Center
Chattanooga, TN
(423) 305-6503
Pet Placement Center
Chattanooga, TN
(423) 877-0738
Pit Happens Rescue, Inc.
Chattanooga, TN
(423) 400-2873
ResponsiBully Rescue
Chattanooga, TN
ResponsibullyRescue@gmail.com
Save One Make A Difference (SOMAD)
Chattanooga, TN
somadrescue@yahoo.com
Southern Comfort Maltese Rescue
Chattanooga, TN
(423) 443-4082
TiggerTown, Inc.
Chattanooga, TN
(423) 680-1225
Trooper's Treasures
Chattanooga, TN
(423) 596-9973
Operation Education Animal Rescue
Christiana, TN
Opedanimalrescue@gmail.com
Forgotten Angels Animal Rescue
Chuckey, TN
(423) 329-5400
Cats Are Us
Clarksville, TN
(931) 503-0053
Chi-Chi's Rescue Team
Clarksville, TN
(931) 266-6073
Companion Pet Rescue of Middle TN
Clarksville, TN
(615) 260-8473
Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County
Clarksville, TN
(931) 648-8042
Montgomery County Animal Care and Control
Clarksville, TN
(931) 648-5750
Ark of Cleveland, Inc.
Cleveland, TN
(423) 472-2744
Citizens for Animal Rights and Education
Cleveland, TN
carerescue423@gmail.com
Cleveland Animal Control Division
Cleveland, TN
clevelandforanokillcity@gmail.com
Paws of Valor Animal Rescue, Inc.
Cleveland, TN
pawsofvalor.ar@gmail.com
SPCA of Bradley County TN
Cleveland, TN
(423) 790-1915
SPAY Anderson County
Clinton, TN
(865) 659-7958
Collierville Animal Services
Collierville, TN
(901) 457-2670
Fresh Start Sheltie Rescue
Collierville, TN
(901) 734-5414
Hoping Hearts Shelter Pet Rescue
Collierville, TN
bsweat13@gmail.com
Kitty City, Inc.
Collierville, TN
info@kittycityinc.org
Shih-Tzu and Precious Paws Rescue
Collierville, TN
(901) 485-4303
Whisker Wishes Rescue
Collierville, TN
whiskerwishesrescue@gmail.com
Bunny Rescue
Columbia, TN
(615) 260-3808
City of Columbia - Maury County Animal Services Facility
Columbia, TN
(931) 375-1402
Russell Rescue, Inc.
Columbia, TN
russellrescuetn@gmail.com
A.A.R.F. (All About Rescue and Fixin Inc)
Cookeville, TN
(931) 260-8018
Carin' About The Strays, Inc.
Cookeville, TN
(931) 529-1883
Cookeville/Putnam County Animal Shelter
Cookeville, TN
(931) 526-3647
Open Heart Animal Rescue
Cookeville, TN
(931) 319-9359
Safe Haven Puppy Sanctuary
Cookeville, TN
info@safehaventn.com
Shelly's Angels
Cookeville, TN
ShellysAngels4u@Gmail.com
Tennessee Dachshund Rescue
Cookeville, TN
tndachshundrescue@gmail.com
Kitties for Keeps
Cordova, TN
ginlord@hotmail.com
MidSouth Pug Rescue Inc
Cordova, TN
(901) 209-9784
West Tennessee Border Collie Rescue
Cordova, TN
thistle540@cs.com
Safe Harbor Equine and Livestock Sanctuary
Cottontown, TN
(615) 997-0697
A Time 4 Paws
Crossville, TN
(931) 456-6906
Cumberland County Animal Shelter
Crossville, TN
(931) 484-8525
Focus on Cumberland County Animal Shelter
Crossville, TN
FOCCAS.rescue@gmail.com
Helping Animals Rescue Team
Crossville, TN
(931) 250-1254
Wild About Cats
Crossville, TN
(865) 399-6607
Animal Control of Dickson TN
Dickson, TN
(615) 797-9716
Humane Society of Dickson County
Dickson, TN
(615) 446-7387
Humane Society of Dover - Stewart County
Dover, TN
(785) 207-5641
Short Mountain Dog Rescue
Dowelltown, TN
(615) 536-1625
Red Fern Animal Shelter
Dresden, TN
(731) 332-9116
Dyersburg-Dyer County Humane Society
Dyersburg, TN
(731) 285-4889
All Aboard Animal Rescue
Eagleville, TN
Allaboardanimalrescue@yahoo.com
East Ridge Animal Shelter
East Ridge, TN
(423) 664-0271
Elizabethton Carter County Animal Shelter
Elizabethton, TN
(423) 547-6359
Willow Foster and Feral
Erwin, TN
(919) 412-2388
Rhea County Animal Shelter
Evensville, TN
(423)775-2029
Humane Society of Lincoln County
Fayetteville, TN
(931) 433-3726
Patches Place Cat Rescue
Fayetteville, TN
(931) 625-9128
Animal Relief Fund
Franklin, TN
Brigid@CopySolutionsinc.com
Animal Support and Placement Rescue
Franklin, TN
storkwoods@comcast.net
Calavar Farm Animal Rescue
Franklin, TN
(615) 595-8545
Clover Patch Sanctuary
Franklin, TN
cloverpatchsanctuary@gmail.com
Critter Cavalry Rescue
Franklin, TN
(615) 661-5333
Heaven Can Wait Animal Rescue and Sanctuary
Franklin, TN
heavencanwaitrescue@q.com
Must Love Danes
Franklin, TN
mustlovedanesrescue@gmail.com
Rural Animal Rescue Effort - RARE
Franklin, TN
(615) 330-4769
WeHelpAnimals.net
Franklin, TN
(615) 979-8410
Westie Rescue of Tennessee & Westie Rescue of Alabama
Franklin, TN
westie_rescue_tn@yahoo.com
Williamson County Animal Center
Franklin, TN
(615) 790-5590
Clover for Rover Animal Rescue and Sanctuary
Gallatin, TN
cloverforrover@yahoo.com
JoJo's DogHouse
Gallatin, TN
jojosdogrescue@gmail.com
Lucky Farms Animal Rescue
Gallatin, TN
Luckyfarmsanimalrescue@gmail.com
Safe Place for Animals (SPA)
Gallatin, TN
(615) 451-7342
Sumner County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Div
Gallatin, TN
(615) 452-2400
Germantown Animal Shelter
Germantown, TN
(901) 757-7358
Happy Dog Rescue
Germantown, TN
reply@happydogrescue.org
Gigi's Rescue
Goodlettsville, TN
gigisrescue1@gmail.com
Greyhound Pets of America/Nashville
Goodlettsville, TN
(615) 269-4088
Keely's Friends Dog Rescue
Goodlettsville, TN
(615) 456-8995
PPAW Spay Neuter Clinic
Greenback, TN
(865) 856-7729
Big Dog Haven
Greeneville , TN
(615) 517-0282
GreenePets Foster Network, Inc.
Greeneville, TN
gpfnadoption@gmail.com
Greeneville - Greene County Humane Society
Greeneville, TN
(423) 639-4771
HelpingPawsMountainViewRescue,Inc.
Greeneville, TN
(423) 638-4278
Karin 4 Kritters
Greenfield, TN
(731) 514-9828
East TN Pit Bull Rescue
Harriman, TN
etnpitbullrescue@gmail.com
Roane County Paws
Harriman, TN
(865) 607-2865
Dakota and Casey Rescue Inc.
Hendersonville, TN
(615) 712-0242
Freedom Farm Animal Sanctuary
Hendersonville, TN
(615) 664-2380
Humane Society of Sumner County
Hendersonville, TN
(615) 822-0061
Dogingham Palace Rescue
Hermitage, TN
Doginghamrescue@aol.com
SCRATCH, Inc.
Hixson, TN
scratchcats@gmail.com
Horse Plus Humane Society
Hohenwald , TN
(888) 474-7077
High Forest Humane Society
Hohenwald, TN
(931) 628-2369
Friends of Gibson County Animals
Humboldt, TN
fogcarescue@gmail.com
For The Love of Paws, Inc.
Huntsville, TN
(980) 395-1806
Sagley's Biker Bully Farm
Indian Mound, TN
sbbfrescue@gmail.com
Stewart County Faithful Friends Animal Rescue
Indian Mound, TN
(931) 627-1459
Jackson Animal Care Center
Jackson, TN
(731) 422-7028
Saving The Animals Together
Jackson, TN
(731) 313-7828
Southern Cross Boston Terrier Rescue
Jackson, TN
(270) 963-6755
MARC - Marion Animal Resource Connection
Jasper, TN
(423) 240-9074
Humane Society of Jefferson County
Jefferson City, TN
(865) 475-8930
Neonatal Kitten Rescue
Johnson City , TN
(276) 285-1532
Humane Society of Washington County, TN
Johnson City, TN
(423) 926-8533
Washington County/Johnson City Animal Control Ctr
Johnson City, TN
(423) 926-8769
TCGC Animal League
Kingsport, TN
adoptions@tcgcal.com
Belly Rubs Basset Rescue
Knoxville, TN
bellyrubsbr@bellyrubs.org
Dragon's Dream Rescue
Knoxville, TN
vols4paws@gmail.com
Fighting For The Bullys Pit Bull Rescue
Knoxville, TN
rescue@fightingforthebullys.org
German Shepherd Rescue of East Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
gsdrescueofeasttn@gmail.com
Greyhound Rescue Foundation of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
(865) 690-0009, (865) 539-9942
Happy Paws Kitten Rescue
Knoxville, TN
(865) 765-3400
Hops and Lops Tennessee Rabbit Rescue
Knoxville, TN
(865) 414-7073
Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley
Knoxville, TN
(865) 573-9675
Knoxville Guinea Pig Rescue
Knoxville, TN
knoxguineapig@yahoo.com
RescuesForJoJo
Knoxville, TN
rescuesforjojo@yahoo.com
SOS Beagle Rescue Inc.
Knoxville, TN
(865) 607-1990
Small Breed Rescue of East TN
Knoxville, TN
(865) 966-6597
Smoky Mountains Bulldog Rescue
Knoxville, TN
mdecuir@utk.edu
Tennessee Doberman Rescue Plus
Knoxville, TN
adoption@tdr.dog
Tennessee Valley Golden Retriever Rescue
Knoxville, TN
(855) 558-3100
The Stray Connection
Knoxville, TN
(865) 671-4564
Young - Williams Animal Center
Knoxville, TN
(865) 215-6599
Macon County Animal Control
Lafayette , TN
(615) 388-8956
City of Lawrenceburg Animal Control
Lawrenceburg, TN
(931) 242-3511
City of Lebanon Animal Control
Lebanon, TN
(615) 947-8468
Country K-9 Rescue
Lebanon, TN
(615) 444-8011
Freetown Farm Sanctuary, LLC
Lebanon, TN
Freetown.Adopt@gmail.com
New Leash on Life
Lebanon, TN
(615) 444-1144
Wilson County Animal Control
Lebanon, TN
(615) 444-9775
All American Dachshund Rescue
Lewisburg, TN
aadrpresident@gmail.com
Lewisburg Animal Shelter
Lewisburg, TN
(931) 359-5948
Lewisburg Animal Shelter Volunteers
Lewisburg, TN
lewisburgsheltervols@gmail.com
Rudimentary Rescue
Lewisburg, TN
rudimentaryrescue@gmail.com
Frances H. Hensley Animal Shelter
Lexington, TN
(731) 249-9443
Perry County Humane Society
Linden, TN
(931) 589-5352
Loudon County Animal Shelter
Loudon, TN
(865) 458-5593
Loudon County Friends of Animals
Loudon, TN
(865) 809-1400
Rockin Community Cats
Loudon, TN
(713) 494-6934
Husky Haven Rescue
Lyles, TN
(931) 623-1266
Rags to Riches Animal Rescue
Lyles, TN
(615) 224-8694
Friends of Animals Rescue & Adoption Center
Lynchburg, TN
(931) 434-7508
Healing Hearts Animal Rescue
Madison, TN
hharginfo@gmail.com
Monroe County Animal Shelter
Madisonville, TN
(423) 442-1015
Coffee County Humane Society
Manchester, TN
(931) 728-0903
Susannas SafeHaven Rescue
Manchester, TN
settertown@aol.com
Volunteer State Doberman Rescue
Manchester, TN
(865) 363-6706
Almost Home Animal Rescue
Maryville, TN
(865) 236-0830
Blount County Animal Center
Maryville, TN
(865) 980-6244
Blount County Humane Society
Maryville, TN
(865) 233-3739
Boston Terrier Rescue of East Tennessee
Maryville, TN
inquiries@bostonterriertn.org
Humane Society of East TN
Maryville, TN
(865) 309-4738
Maryville/Alcoa Animal Rescue Center MAARC
Maryville, TN
(865) 273-3751
Siamese Cat Rescue Center
Maryville, TN
pf@siameserescue.org
Union County Humane Society
Maynardville, TN
(865) 992-7969
Carroll County Humane Society
McKenzie, TN
(731) 352-9950
City of McKenzie TN Shelter
McKenzie, TN
(731) 535-2700
Hoof and Hound Rescue
Memphis , TN
Hoofandhoundrescue@gmail.com
ALIVE Rescue Memphis
Memphis, TN
ranise.aliverescue@gmail.com
All Heart Animal Rescue
Memphis, TN
allheartanimalrescue@gmail.com
Bark and Soul Animal Rescue
Memphis, TN
barkandsoulrescue@gmail.com
Cyan's Private Garden Rescue
Memphis, TN
(901) 361-1045
Dogs 2nd Chance
Memphis, TN
lectrolinda@gmail.com
Hearts of Gold Pit Rescue
Memphis, TN
(901) 491-2818
Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County
Memphis, TN
(901) 937-3900
Memphis Animal Services
Memphis, TN
(901) 636-1416
Memphis Pets Alive!
Memphis, TN
(901) 541-5415
Memphis Rottweiler Rescue
Memphis, TN
rottierescue.memphis@gmail.com
Mewtopia Cat Rescue
Memphis, TN
(901) 503-9328
Mid-South Cocker Spaniel Rescue
Memphis, TN
midsouthcockerrescue@gmail.com
Perfect Match Animal Rescue
Memphis, TN
jillk1969@gmail.com
Real Good Dog Rescue
Memphis, TN
(901) 276-7751
Save Our Shepherds
Memphis, TN
SOS@SaveOurShepherds.org
St. Francis Animal Rescue Refuge (SFARR)
Memphis, TN
(901) 482-9921
Streetdog Foundation
Memphis, TN
application@streetdogfoundation.com