Knoxville & East TN LGBTQ Friendly Businesses



Adorable Pets Grooming & Day Care are pet grooming specialists serving the Farragut and West Knoxville, TN area. In a sanitary environment, we specialize in full-service grooming for all breeds and mixed breeds. Our expert team guarantees professional pet services. 10420 Kingston Pike Knoxville TN (865) 691-9236

Rick's Pet Depot All-Natural Pet Grooming 11505 Kingston Pike, Farragut, TN 37934 (865) 392-1151


Powell Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Enrichment-focused pet sitting and dog walking serving pets and their families in Powell, Halls, Karns and Fountain City, TN (865) 406-8779 Email

Pet Watchers Melina Corzo Licensed & Insured In-home pet sitting Dog walking Drop in visits 7 yrs in business, servicing all of Knoxville. Woman & minority owned (865) 590-9138 Email

Our mission is to help rescue homeless, endangered, sick, or even a risky rehoming situation. We dedicate our time, love, and compassion to helping save the lives of animals who don’t have a voice. We will continue to save lives, one paw at a time!


East TN Pitbull Rescue It is the mission of East TN Pit Bull Rescue to educate on the true nature of the Pit Bull dog in an effort to restore the breed’s reputation - as we offer sanctuary to homeless and abandoned Pit Bulls while a loving and responsible home is found.

Slum Dog Rescue Crew is a canine rescue located in Andersonville, TN. We are dedicated to rescuing URGENT dogs from the "slums" of high-risk shelters.

Small Breed Rescue of East Tennessee (865) 705-3480 Email SBRET

Scruffy’s Cafe Knoxville's first cat cafe! We host adoptable cats, serve local treats, and support all local makers. (865) 540-6955

Young Williams Animal Center We are dedicated to the sheltering and placement of animals and general animal welfare. Knox County (Discounted spay/neuter clinic). (865) 215-6599

Humane Society, Tennessee Valley We envision a future in which all animals are treated humanely, with compassion and respect. (865) 573-9675

BellyRubs Basset Rescue

Fighting For The Bullys Pit Bull Rescue

Break The Chain Pit Bull Rescue

The Stray Connection


Oak Ridge Animal Shelter


Blount County Humane Society


Sevier County Humane Society is a non-profit, animal protection organization offering adoptions of cats and dogs, low cost spay/neuter program and humane education. (865) 453-7000


McMinn Regional Humane Society helps provide loving care for homeless animals from Athens & McMinn County. (423) 744-9548

Jennifer Egelston Attorney at Law also practices Equine Law (865) 404-8226 Email Jennifer

Horse Rescue

Horse Haven Horse Haven is the only equine rescue that serves all 95 counties in TN. Our goal is to provide a safe environment where these animals can be rehabiliated and then ultimately re-homed! (865) 609-4030 Email Horse Haven

Faith n Friends brings horses and people together by caring for and rehoming in-transition horses while providing therapy, education, and opportunity to our communities. (865) 236-0607 Email Faith N Friends


Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR) is a non-profit. our mission is to foster personal achievement by providing therapeutic experiences using horse related activities for persons with physical, mental and neurological disabilities or those considered at-risk. STAR works with children and adults starting at age four to seniors. 11800 US-11 East, Lenoir City, TN (865) 988-4711 Email STAR

Goat Yoga

PYGMY HARBOR "Goat Yoga is a fun-filled outdoor class guaranteed to make you smile! Meet us on the farm in Knoxville, TN for a one-of-a-kind experience you’ll never forget. Laughter and playfulness abound as adorable pygmy goats roam through​ this gentle and easy practice. There are plenty of opportunities for photos and goat snuggles – wear something you don’t mind getting dirty, the goats may or may not climb on you and your mat! "


PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUP Our Pet Loss Support Group is held via telehealth. Sessions are free of charge and open to the community as well as to clients of the UT Veterinary Medical Center. They provide: A caring environment where people can share their varied experiences of loss and grieving with others who are having similar experiences. A place to remember and honor the life of the animal* who has died. An opportunity to learn additional ways of coping with the loss of an animal. Resources regarding issues related to pet loss. For more information, please call 865-755-8839.