HPAN is able to assist local verified rescue groups with funds for their rescue efforts because of the generous donations of our network supporters. Rescues must be located in Anderson County, its bordering counties, and Blount County of East Tennessee. Official organizations that would like to be considered for rescue partnership can contact us to begin the vetting process.
Almost Home Animal Rescue
With the purpose to rescue mistreated or homeless animals and place them in loving environments
Animal Works (feral spay/neuter program)
With a mission to reduce the number of homeless pets by providing high quality, affordable spay and neuter services.
At Risk Intervention (ARI)
A “waystation” for at-risk animals who are soon on their way to rescues.
Blount County Humane Society
A grassroots, citizen-based animal protection organization.
Dames for Danes Rescue
Dedicated to saving the lives of homeless, abused, and neglected Great Danes.
Dogwood Dog Camp
A boarding facility in Kingston, TN
East Tennessee Miniature Horse and Donkey Rescue
You can’t buy love, but you can rescue it!
East Tennessee Pit Bull Rescue
Rescue and education efforts dedicated to restoring the image of the pit bull breed.
Feral Feline Friends of East Tennessee
Dedicated to the care of feral cats.
Fighting for the Bullys Pit Bull Rescue
Searching shelters to rescue Bullys off death row.
Friends of the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter (FORAS)
Partnering with the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter to help save adoptable animals.
Friends of Campbell County Animals
Partnering with Campbell County Animal Control to rescue dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens.
GRReat Dog Rescue
Helping adoptable pets that end up homeless through no fault of their own.
Halos Second Chance Rescue
Transporting healthy dogs from overpopulated shelters in Tennessee to northern no–kill shelters and rescues.
Homeward Bound Dog Rescue
Helping great dogs find their way home.
Horse Haven of Tennessee
Rescuing equines from cruelty, abuse, and neglect in Tennessee.
Humane Society of Roane County
Saving animals and finding them a better life than where they came from.
John R. Hamil Animal Wellness Foundation
Finding dogs and cats a safe, loving, and committed forever family willing to make a lifetime commitment.
Knoxville Animal Lovers Making a Difference (MAD)
Making a difference in the lives of the tossed away animals.
Labrador Retriever Rescue of East Tennessee
A moment to rescue…a lifetime to love.
Little Ponderosa Zoo and Rescue
Exotic animal rescue, providing a safe, loving, forever home for exotic pets that have been surrendered.
Loudon County Friends of Animals
Ensuring animals are rescued through adoption or fostering.
Oak Ridge Animal Shelter (ORAS)
Providing care for animals that have been surrendered or apprehended.
Innovative approaches to ending animal overpopulation in Knox County, Tennessee, and surrounding counties.
People Promoting Animal Welfare (PPAW)
With the purpose of making spays and neuters affordable to everyone.
Loudon County rescue.
Roane County Animal Shelter
Animal Care and Control Agency that ensures the legal protection of animals from mistreatment and abuse.
Roane County Paws
The righteous care for the needs of their animals (Prov. 12:10)
Secret City Animal Rescue
With a mission to save as many Oak Ridge Animal Shelter cats as possible.
Second Chance K9 Rescue
Dedicated to finding good homes for homeless animals.
Shelter Animal Rescue Group (SARG)
Working for animals in need of homes.
Small Breed Rescue of East Tennessee
Dedicated to finding forever homes for displaced or abandoned small breed dogs.
Smoky Mountain Animal Rescue of Tennessee (SMART)
Improving animal welfare in Blunt County and the surrounding areas of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Southeast German Shepherd Rescue
Founded to save German Shepherd Dogs from abuse, abandonment, and high-kill shelters.
Southern ROOTS Rescue (Rehoming Orphans of the South)
Rescuing dogs throughout the southeast from shelters that have to euthanize animals due to overpopulation.
Sweetwater Valley Dog Rescue
Saving hounds from the pound so that one day kill shelters will no longer exist.
Tennessee Doberman Rescue Plus (TDR+)
Fostering Doberman Pinschers that have suffered from abuse and neglect prior to their new start with rescue.
The Stray Connection
Dedicated to rescuing cats and kittens and seeking homes for them.
Union County Humane Society
Promoting animal welfare in Union County and operating an animal shelter in Maynardville.
Warrior Angels for Tennessee Animals (WATA)
Animals for adoption.
An advocacy and rescue effort for displaced Plott hounds in Southern Appalachia.
Young Williams Animal Center (YWAC)
With a vision of a healthy community through compassionate care of animals.