Local Adoption Resources

AGAPE Animal Rescue - Making a difference in animals' lives, AGAPE strives to provide their animals with their forever homes.

Almost Home Animal Rescue of Rutherford County - Providing re-homing for large breeds and animals, utilizing a network of foster homes to nurture and prepare rescues for their transition into permanent homes. Located in Murfreesboro.

Big Fluffy Dog Rescue - Dedicated to helping giant breed and large mixed breed dogs in need. Located in East Nashville.

Bonaparte's Retreat - Dedicated to providing nurturing foster care for dogs whose allotted time at the shelter has been reached and finding them permanent, loving homes.

East C.A.N. - A neighbor helping neighbor network in East Nashville, among other things East C.A.N. rescues strays and seeks to place them with loving families.

Happy Tales Humane - A no-kill dog & cat rescue located in Franklin, TN inside the The Factory at Franklin.

Kimber's Kritters - Specializing in placing the unadoptable, Kimber mainly helps mixed breeds, medically needy, elderly, and Pitties taken from local shelters right before they would be euthanized. Located in Shelbyville but very active in shelters all over Middle Tennessee.

Nashville Cat Rescue - Dedicated to rescuing cats and kittens from the streets and high-kill shelters, they showcase their adoptables at the 100 Oaks, Cool Springs, and Hermitage PetSmart stores.

Safe Place for Animals (SPA) - An adoption center, thrift store, and vet center all in one located in Gallatin.

Snooty Giggles - Specializing in the hard to place pets.They rescue dogs from high-kill shelters, socialize and temperment test them to prepare them for placement in forever homes.