The Blount County animal shelter is a pet adoption center located in Tennessee – Blount County, from its opening to the public in November 2009, the animal shelter has protected and has contributed to ensure the welfare of thousands of pets of Blount County.

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blount county animal shelter logo

Pets brought to the shelter are implemented adoption after provide care such as vaccines and sterilization cases be necessary. The refuge rules allow you to receive street or property tag pets, giving a time limit so that their owners can claim them in the event that these had been lost, for animals with label owner within 5 days, while If they do not have identification will be given 3 days, later if they are not claimed these animals may be up for adoption.

Data and statistics of animals admitted to the Blount County animal shelter in comparison with those who are adopted, reflect that 90% of pets manage to find a family that ensure their welfare, this gives assurance that the animal is they take refuge may be adopted.

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On the other hand it is worth mentioning that euthanasia for animals inside the only refuge is carried out in specific cases, for example when the pet suffers from a terminal illness or irreparable harm, also in cases where the animal represents danger to society placing aggressive animals attacking people in this group.

Information of the Blount County animal shelter


Tuesday to Friday: from 11 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 2 pm (adoptions only)
Sunday and Monday: closed
State and federal holidays: closed


233 Currie Avenue, Maryville, TN, 37804


+ 1 865-980-6244

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