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.


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


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


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


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


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


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

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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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