Local Shelters and Rescues

Local Shelters and Rescues


Below is a list of East Tennessee Open Admission Shelters and Animal Control. For more information on each shelters’ policies and procedures, please contact them directly.  Shelters: please contact Amber at amullins@humanesocietytennessee.com to update any information if needed.

Knox County
Young-Williams Animal Center
3201 Division St.
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 215-6599

City of Knoxville Animal Control
865-215-7457

Knox County Animal Control
865-215-2444

Anderson County
City of Oak Ridge Animal Shelter
395 Belgrade Rd.
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830
865-425-3423

Anderson County Animal Control Police Dispatch
865-457-2414

Clinton Animal Control
865-457-3112

Anderson County Animal Holding Facility
100 N Main St, Rm 127 Clinton, Tennessee
(865) 463-6856

City of Oak Ridge Animal Shelter
Business Hours: 865-425-3423
Emergency: 865-425-4399

Oliver Springs Animal Control
865-435-7777

Bledsoe County

Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Office 423-447-2197

Paws and Claws Animal Shelter 423-447-7297

Blount County
Blount County Animal Shelter
233 Currie Avenue
Maryville, TN. 37804
865-980-6244

Maryville Animal Shelter/Animal Control
426 Home Ave.
Maryville, Tennessee 37801
865-681-2241

Blount County Sheriff’s Office
865-573-5000

Blount County Animal Shelter
865-980-6244

City of Maryville Animal Control
Business Hours: 865-681-2241
Emergency: 865-983-3620

City of Alcoa Animal Control
Police Department: 865-981-4111
Comm. Center: 865-983-3620

Bradley County
Cleveland Animal Shelter 360 Hill St SE
Cleveland, TN 37312 (423) 479-2122

Campbell County
Campbell County Animal Shelter
749 Towe String Rd
Jacksboro, TN 37757
423-566-8018

Adrion W. Baird Animal Control
423-566-1892

Carter County
Elizabethton Carter County Animal Shelter
135 Sycamore Shoals Rd

Claiborne County
Claiborne Animal Shelter
674 Ritchie Lewis Dr.
New Tazwell, TN 37825
423-626-2686

Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department
423-626-3385

Claiborne County Animal Shelter
423-626-2686

Cocke County
Newport Animal Shelter
420 Humane Way
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-1010

Cocke County Animal Control
423-237-4472

Cumberland County
Cumberland County Animal Shelter
782 East Lane Road
Crossville, TN 38555
931-484-8525

Cumberland County Animal Control
931-456-9873
Shelter: 931-484-825

Crossville Animal Control
931-484-6991

Grainger County
Grainger County Sheriff’s Department
865-828-3613

Greene County
Greene County Animal Control
423-798-1777

Hamblen County
Morristown-Hamblen Humane Society
300 Dice Street
Morristown, TN 37813
423-581-1494

Morristown-Hamblen
Animal Control 423-581-1494

Hamilton County
East Ridge Animal Shelter
1015 Yale St.
East Ridge, TN 37412
423-664-0271

The Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga
212 N. Highland Park Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37404
423-624-5302

McKamey Animal Center
4500 N. Access Road
Chattanooga, TN 37415
423-305-6500

Hawkins County
Hawkins County Humane Society
5180 Lee Hwy
Rogersville, TN 37857
423-272-6538

Jefferson County
Humane Society of Jefferson County
310 Landfill Road
Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760
865-475-8930

Sheriff’s Department Animal Control Office
865-471-5980

Jefferson County Humane Society
865-475-8930

Johnson County
Mountain City Animal Shelter
901 Tobacco Rd
Mountain City, TN 37683
865-727-7880

Loudon County
Loudon County Animal Shelter
250 Jamie Drive
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-5593

Loudon County Animal Control
865-988-0175

Loudon County Animal Shelter
865-458-5593

McMinn County
McMinn Regional Humane Society
219 Alford Street
Athens, TN 37303
423-744-9548

City of Athens Animal Control
423-744-2745

Meigs County
Meigs County Sheriff’s Department
423-334-5268

Monroe County
Monroe County Animal Shelter
170 Kefauver Lane
Madisonville, TN 37354
423-442-1015

Monroe County Sheriff’s Department
423-442-3911

Sweetwater City Animal Control
423-337-6979

Morgan County
Morgan County Sheriff’s Department
423-346-6262

Rhea County
Rhea County Animal Shelter
9118 Back Valley Rd
Evensville, TN 37332
423-775-2029

Roane County
Roane County Animal Shelter
296 Manufacture Rd
Rockwood, TN 37854
865-354-7387

Roane County Animal Control
865-354-7387

Oliver Springs Animal Control
865-435-7777

Rockwood Animal Control
865-354-3603

Scott County
Scott County Sheriff’s Department
423-663-3111

Sevier County
Sevier County Humane Society
959 Gnatty Branch Rd
Sevierville TN
865-453-7000

Sevier County Animal Control
865-453-4668

Sullivan County
Sullivan County Animal Shelter
380 Massengil Rd
Blountville, TN 37617
423-279-2741

Unicoi County
Unicoi County Animal Shelter
185 N Industrial Dr.
Erwin, TN 37650
423-743-3071

Union County
Union County Humane Society
719 Hickory Star Road
Maynardville, TN 37807
865-992-7969

Union County Sheriff’s Department
865-992-5212

Washington County
Johnson City Animal Shelter
3411 N. Roan St
Johnson City, TN 37601
423-926-8769

Washington County Animal Control
423-926-8769

Town of Jonesborough Animal Control
423-753-1004
423-753-1006
423-791-3817

Bell County, KY
Bell County Animal Shelter
606-337-6331

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