General Questions

These are common questions we receive regarding BCHS and our services. 

The Blount County Humane Society is the longest operating most successful humane organization operating in Blount County.  It operates on a no-kill philosophy.

First contact BCHS to find out if we have room and volunteers to accept the animal.

Just contact us and we will always make some adjustments.

At this time we only take cats and dogs.

The shelter and thrift store accepts donations of every kind.   Visit our web page for the All Creatures Great and Small to learn more about this outreach program for BCHS.

We welcome new volunteers and will always try to work with your schedule.

BCHS is not animal control.  If you live in the city contact Maryville City Shelter on Home Ave @ (865) 681-2241.  If you live in the county, contact BC Animal Center on Curry St @ (865)980-6244.

Yes if we have room and the staff.

Yes as long as it is a timely manner and we haven’t found him/ her a new home.

The best way is to join our Bark and Purr Club.   You can make a one-time or recurring financial donation.   See our donation page and specific campaigns for directing your contribution.

No we do not.

We have a surrender fee and an adoption fee.

As soon as the references has been checked out and/or a home visit.

BCHS Strives to Help All Animals in Need

Help us on this mission by volunteering, donating, or adopting.

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