In Middle Tennessee there are many organizations that find permanent and foster homes for animals. They also educated community and pet owners on animal population. It is very important to help out these organizations. You can make a difference by providing foster care, a safe home, or by volunteering. Here are 5 Animal Shelters located in the Nashville area.
5-Happy Tales Humane
This animal shelter was founded in 1996. The shelters concern is to provide a place that does not use euthanasia but instead gives animals a temporary /foster home. Happy tales is dedicated to improving the lives of animals. They encourage their community to volunteer and educate on animal overpopulation issues. You too can be a part of this worthy organization by adopting a pet in need of shelter or by becoming a volunteer. If you would like to do either of these please visit the link above for further info.
4-Rock N Acres Animal Rescue
La Vergne, Tennessee
This shelter was founded in 2002 by animal lovers. Their mission is to help animals of all kinds(not just cats and dogs) such as reptiles, horses, farm animals, rodents and birds. Since 2002 hundreds of animals have found safe permanent homes. They save animals who are about to be euthanized and change these innocent animals path to freedom. Rock N Acres also provides rehabilitation and training or those animals in need. They are a No Kill animal shelter. At this time they are in need of foster homes because they cannot take in any more cats or dogs at this time. You can help out this organization by providing foster care, a permanent home, or by donating food or blankets. Please visit the website above for more information.
3-Nashville Humane Association
This is one of the oldest service organizations in Nashville. Their mission is to find good homes for abandoned and/or stray animals, and educate the community on over population of animals. Yearly they provide over 2500 animals with homes. They also keep a record of lost and found pets and often times reunite pets and owners. You can help this organization by adopting a pet, providing a temporary home, or become a volunteer. Volunteers work as kennels aids, educators, and foster caregivers. To learn more information about this association and to find out how you can become a volunteer please visit the link above.
2-Middle Tennessee Sheltie Rescue
Their mission is to help Shetland Sheepdogs who are homeless find a permanent place of residence. Some of the dogs they take in are no longer wanted. They find these beautiful dogs wonderful homes. The dogs up for adoption have their shots and have been spayed/neutered. You can help this unique cause by providing foster care, a permanent home, or by donating food. Please visit the website above to view a list of 30 ways to help the Middle Tennessee Sheltie Rescue.
1-Love at First Sight
Their mission is to provide a safe loving home for unwanted kittens and puppies from the ages of 6-12 weeks. Love at first sight is also responsible for thousands of unwanted animals who are diseased or dying. They also educate owners and community on overpopulation of animals. They provide medical services from onsite doctors to ensure the well being of your pet. Please listen help this organization by providing an animal with a loving home. For more information please visit the link above.