Knoxville Guinea Pig Rescue is a family run rescue that opened in June 2001 by Janet Adams and her three children. Peggy Barron is the Coordinator bringing over 40 years of Guinea Pig experience with her.
TVGRR helps Goldens located in Northern Alabama, East Tennessee and select parts of Southeast Kentucky. Each year we place approximately 145 Golden Retrievers in forever homes.
Middle Tennessee Boxer Rescue is located in Brentwood, Tennessee – about ten miles south of Nashville. MTBR has been rescuing and placing boxers since approximately 1990. During this time, we have seen more and more boxers come into rescue as the breed becomes more and more popular.
The Stray Connection is a program dedicated to rescuing stray cats and kittens and is structured to ensure that all cats go to good homes. By adopting a cat from the Stray Connection you will be supporting our caring, no-kill organization and making room for one more homeless cat
Adopt a Golden Knoxville, Inc. is a group of volunteers who devote our energy and resources to find safe, loving, permanent homes for the dogs that come into our care.
It is the mission of East TN Pit Bull Rescue to educate on the true nature of the Pit Bull dog in an effort to restore the breed’s reputation – as we offer a safe place to homeless and abandoned Pit Bulls while a loving and responsible home is found.
Young Williams Animal Center
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The Young-Williams Animal Center (YWAC) is the public shelter for the city of Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee. YWAC is a 22,000 square foot facility that opened in the spring of 2004, having moved from a temporary facility that had served as the public shelter for three years. In 2011, YWAC housed almost 15,000 animals, of which 5,762 were adopted, reclaimed by owner, or transferred to the care of rescue groups or other shelters. YWAC has an annual budget of $2 million and has approximately 40 employees. YWAC was reviewed by the ASPCA who said, “This is an incredible ‘must see’ shelter for southern areas to visit.”