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Please visit us at our off-site adoption at Petsmart on Gunbarrel Road. We are at Petsmart with our dogs on Saturdays from 12-4. We also have cats for adoption at Petsmart every day.

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Is a community assisted meal program to help lost or abandoned animals that end up in our shelter. We are committed to providing the best care for our animals as they await their new forever home. For as little as $25 we can purchase a 50 pound bag of quality food for our dogs or puppies! Read More Donate Now

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If you ask a dog owner what a Kong is, most likely they will reply that it is a toy for dogs, not an over-sized Gorilla who wreaks havoc on Manhattan. The Kong has become one of the most well known dog toys and for good reason. Made of hard rubber, it is very durable.

The Kong Company offers second hand Kongs for 85% less than the retail value for shelters! At such an amazingly low price, you can buy several with just $10 or $20 dollars! Please help us give them a better life while here at the shelter.... Donate towards the purchase of a Kong today!!

Kuranda Beds
Donate a Kuranda bed and bring comfort to a homeless pet (or two) for years! By donating a Kuranda bed to a homeless dog, you will provide a dry, soft, comfortable place for her to sleep during her time at our shelter. Donate a bed in your name, or send one as a gift in the name of your sweetheart, friend or family member. The beds are sent directly to the shelter in the donor's name at a discount of about 30%! Read more
UPCOMING EVENTS

Join HES in downtown Chattanooga at Ross's Landing Park Saturday, October 17th for the 13th annual Paws in the Park!

Hundreds of animal lovers will be gathering to raise money for the animals at the Humane Educational Society. The dog walk is a fun way to support the shelters mission to provide education and outreach to our community, medical services for needy animals, humane investigation, shelter for homeless animals, and strong adoption programs ensuring all animals adopted will have safe and loving forever homes.

Registration begins at 1pm and the dog walk starts at 2pm. Enjoy animal demos, vendors, dog and human Halloween costume contest, and more!

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Team or individual sponsorship request. Grand prize given for most funds raised.

5 Rescue organizations are coming together for one important cause - finding homes for our community's homeless animals! We are having our 5th Annual FALL IN LOVE adopt-a-thon September 11th through the 13th.

The event starts on Friday, Sept. 11 at Noon and goes until 4pm on Sunday September 13th. This fun-filled marathon adoption event is sponsored by Petsmart Charities and will be held in the Petsmart Parking Lot on Hwy 153.

There will be 5 shelters and rescue organizations - Humane Educational Society, McKamey Animal Center, Pet Placement Center, C.A.T.S & Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care.

There will be over 100 animals onsite each day. Our collective goal is to find homes for 70 animals! Come find your new best friend, partner in crime or snuggle bug and know that you are saving a life!

In addition to tons of adorable dogs and cats, you won't want to miss our famous kissing booth, adoption photo wall, fun in the doggie play zones, family photo session and much, much more. There will be food, fun and family friendly dogs and cats of all shapes, sizes, colors and breeds.

Please come out and be a part of this very important event for the animals in our community.

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