Discover endless tail wags and heartwarming purrs at the Animal Shelter of Sullivan County in Blountville, Tennessee.

Adopting is more than just finding a pet; it’s about creating a lifetime bond. Join us in making a difference — for our furry friends and you. Add a special member to your family today by starting your adoption journey and experience the love that a shelter animal can offer. 

Our Mission:

Increase awareness in Sullivan County about the humane treatment of animals through responsible sheltering, education, spay/neuter assistance and access to wellness. 

Important Information:

The Animal Shelter of Sullivan County, Tennessee, conducts owner surrenders by appointment only. Please call 423-279-2741 to make an appointment. No walk-in surrenders will be permitted.

All animal control calls will be dispatched in a triage fashion, taking into consideration the urgent nature of the call. All strays must be brought in by animal control.

We need your donations!

100% of your tax deductible donation benefits our lifesaving rescue efforts for Sullivan County, Tennessee, animals in need.

Services

The Animal Shelter of Sullivan County has a number of services, including intake, spay/neuter and a vaccine clinic.

Intake

Intake services are available at the Animal Shelter of Sullivan County. Please click here to learn more about our intake process.

Foster

Foster families are essential members of the Animal Shelter of Sullivan County family. Take part of a rewarding program with us.

Programs

Learn about the programs offered at the Animal Shelter of Sullivan County here.

Adopt

Explore our furry friends at the Animal Shelter of Sullivan County. Complete and submit an adoption application here.

Volunteer

If you are searching for a rewarding experience and love animals, we invite you to volunteer with us. Learn more here.

Featured Stars for Adoption

Ready to Adopt? It's simple.

Fill out the application online here or click the button to the side. Once submitted and approved, a team member will contact you to arrange an appointment for the adoption OR visit the shelter during regular business hours to view the animals and complete an adoption application onsite. Once approved, your adoption will be complete, and you can welcome a new member to your family!

View all our Adoptables

View all of the wonderful animal companions waiting for adoption at our shelter on PETFINDER! 

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🌟Shelter Spotlight 🐾
Meet RIFFENDOR

This handsome guy is about 3 years old.😸 He was a surrender and struggled at first but has done GREAT! He is the sweetest guy who loves to be rubbed!❤️

He is a happy boy that loves his delectable treats 😋 He is ready for a house and family of his own 🏡

He has been at the shelter about 30 days but he is beyond ready to go home with his person!

His adoption fee is $35. Go meet him at Petmart-Exit 7, Bristol, VA. Application link below.
service.sheltermanager.com/asmservice?account=sctnas&method=online_form_html&formid=3
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1 CommentComment on Facebook

This guy has my heart & so deserving of a loving home. Go meet him 💙

🌟Shelter Spotlight 🐾 
     Meet RIFFENDOR 

This handsome guy is about 3 years old.😸 He was a surrender and struggled at first but has done GREAT! He is the sweetest guy who loves to be rubbed!❤️

He is a happy boy that loves his delectable treats 😋 He is ready for a house and family of his own 🏡

He has been at the shelter about 30 days but he is beyond ready to go home with his person! 

His adoption fee is $35. Go meet him at Petmart-Exit 7, Bristol, VA. Application link below. 
 https://service.sheltermanager.com/asmservice?account=sctnas&method=online_form_html&formid=3Image attachment

We are gearing up for our first Outreach Community Event May 18th at the shelter. Save the date!!!

Do you have a food truck that wants to join our community event ? 🚚🥨

We are also looking for vendors to set up. 🐾

Calling on everyone to come out and make a great event for our community.

Please comment below if you want to participate and we will get in touch with you ❤️
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Found running in traffic on Bloomingdale road in Kingsport ... See MoreSee Less

9 CommentsComment on Facebook

Could this be the baby???

What a sweet boy. Looks like he is in timeout

Ah! Looks just like my girl! Hope his owner finds him soon. He's super cute!

What a precious face 🫶🥰

Glinda Johnson is this your baby?

#adoptme #rescuesworkingtogether

Mark Witt

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Found running in traffic on Bloomingdale road in Kingsport
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