Knoxville LGBTQ Friendly Business Directory

Pet Rescue

Knox Co Rescues

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

 Blount Co Rescues

Anderson Co Rescues

Sevier Co Rescues


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 

Mc Minn Co Rescues


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

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! 

Horse Rescues

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

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