Our Journey Home

Our Journey Home

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We Need Foster Families

We Need Foster Families

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Wellness Clinics Are Now Open

Wellness Clinics Are Now Open

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Unveiling Our New Brand

Unveiling Our New Brand

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Supporting our Community

Supporting our Community

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About Us

Founded in 1885, Humane Society, Tennessee Valley is the longest standing animal shelter in the State of Tennessee. A stand-alone 501c(3) limited admissions animal shelter, Humane Society, Tennessee Valley receives no funding from national humane entities or government agencies; relying solely on private donations and grant funding.

Located in Knoxville and Clinton, TN our organization is committed to our relationships with over 55 shelters and rescues across East Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia.  Our life-saving programs include our Knoxville Adoption Center, Traveling Tails Transport Program, PetHelp Program-Keeping Pets and People Together, Foster and Outreach. Our  Wellness Clinic offers the public and their companion animals an examination by our veterinarian, low-cost vaccines, microchip, limited bloodwork if needed.  We also sell preventatives for flea & tick and heartworm for our current clients.  Our staff is a group of dedicated individuals that work tirelessly each day to maintain a 99% save rate for the animals that enter our doors each year.

Vision: We envision a future in which all animals are treated humanely, with compassion and respect.

Mission: Humane Society, Tennessee Valley is dedicated to providing lifesaving programs and resources to enrich the lives of people and companion animals in the communities we serve.

 

 

 

 

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Services

Adoption

Find the newest member of your family. View photos, learn about the adoption process, and find great resources.

Wellness Clinic

Find costs, policies, and information about the services offered by our on-site wellness clinic.

 

Pet Help

Find resources for keeping healthy, happy and well-behaved pets in their homes and out of area shelters.

View our Adoptable Dogs and Cats on Petfinder!

Adult Dogs

Adult Cats

Puppies

Kittens

1522

Pet Adoptions in 2020

769

Animals in Foster 2020

98%

Lifesaving Rate

Latest News

  • Meet ‘Prince Ali,’ our pet of the week from the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley

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  • Meet Holston! Our Pet of the Week

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  • He’s called Mashed Potatoes and he can do the twist meet our Pet Of The Week

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  • Meet Jughead our Pet Of The Week

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