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! 

Events

Jul
27
2nd Annual Fun Fest Walk N Wag
Join us on the last day of FunFest for a community walk down the Kingsport Greenbelt! The event is f...
Aug
3
Back to School Bash
We are partnering with the Bluff City Family Committee for the Back to School Bash. We will have a t...
Aug
10
National Night Out
Join us as we partner with Bristol Tennessee Police Dept for National Night out! This will be a free...
Aug
10
Snip & Snicker Comedy Fundraiser
Join us for a night of laughter and dinner. We have an amazing line up of comedians: Mack, Phil Ketr...
Jul
27
2nd Annual Fun Fest Walk N Wag
Join us on the last day of FunFest for a community walk down the Kingsport Greenbelt! The event is f...
Aug
3
Back to School Bash
We are partnering with the Bluff City Family Committee for the Back to School Bash. We will have a t...
Aug
10
National Night Out
Join us as we partner with Bristol Tennessee Police Dept for National Night out! This will be a free...
Aug
10
Snip & Snicker Comedy Fundraiser
Join us for a night of laughter and dinner. We have an amazing line up of comedians: Mack, Phil Ketr...

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We are truly sorry but we had to cancel clinic for today. We have 95% chance of rain over the next few hours. If your animal needs vaccines you can call the shelter to make an appt. The only vaccine we can’t give is rabies. However, we have another clinic scheduled for Aug 15th. We are sorry for any inconvenience this has caused. ... See MoreSee Less

We are truly sorry but we had to cancel clinic for today. We have 95% chance of rain over the next few hours. If your animal needs vaccines you can call the shelter to make an appt. The only vaccine we can’t give is rabies. However, we have another clinic scheduled for Aug 15th. We are sorry for any inconvenience this has caused.

Due to the weather forecast, we are canceling our vaccine clinic today, July 18th. We are terribly sorry! If you do not need a rabies vaccine, you can schedule an appointment at the shelter for flea meds, dewormer etc. Please call 423-279-2741 option 2 or 3. We will still have our monthly clinic in August! ... See MoreSee Less

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