Directory of Animal Shelters in Tennessee

Looking for a new pet? Please consider adopting a new dog or puppy from an animal shelter in Tennessee. You’ll find information on all of the animal shelters, humane societies, and rescue groups we've partnered with in Tennessee below. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Tennessee.

Pet Friendly Humane Educational Society
Humane Educational Society Pet overpopulation is a national epidemic. Our mission is to educate the public concerning proper care & treatment of all companion animals & to utilize available resources to effectively reduce the number of those animals found homeless in our community. See Details
Pet Friendly Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center
Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center The Williamson County Animal Center is a public open-intake shelter serving the citizens of Williamson County, Tennessee. Their goal is to increase the save rate, find a good home for every adoptable pet, slow pet population growth, end animal neglect and abuse and be a positive force in the community. See Details
Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary is a Forever Foster Home based Sanctuary in beautiful Mount Juliet, Tennessee, generally housing approximately 120 senior dogs at the Sanctuary and others in temporary and Forever Foster Homes. While providing lifetime homes for senior dogs, OFSDS strives to raise awareness of the joys and challenges of living with older dogs. See Details
Metro Animal Care and Control Metro Animal Care and Control is committed to the delivery of humane and responsive animal care and control services to and for the residents and animals of Nashville-Davidson County. They have animals available for adoption every day. If you are looking to add an awesome animal to your family, MACC is the right place to find your new furry friend. We have been matching pets with people for many years, and when you visit, our staff and volunteers will work with you to try to find your perfect loyal companion. See Details
Safe Place For Animals It is the mission of Safe Place for Animals to provide the best care and temporary housing for unwanted animals, while trying to find them the best forever home possible. It is also the mission of SPA to educate the public on responsible pet ownership, promote spay/neuter and provide unique animal services to the community. They have helped over 6000 animals in the past 8 years with a 95% volunteer run staff and no government or local funding. Their dream is to create a facility that offers love and security to homeless animals and offers unique, professional and low cost services to the public and its pets. See Details
New Leash On Life New Leash on Life is dedicated to improving the welfare of companion animals in their community through shelter, placement, spay/neuter, education and awareness. Their mission to establish permanent adoption of abandoned cats and dogs is achieved through providing shelter, food, basic medical care and training to each rescued animal. See Details