Animal Shelter

Elizabethton/Carter County Animal Shelter

Shannon Posada,


(423) 547-6359

135 Sycamore Shoals Dr
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 12:00 to 4:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Closed all holidays


If you need to meet or speak with an Animal Control Officer regarding an animal issue or wish to report suspected animal neglect or cruelty, please contact 911.



We are having an Adoption Event on Friday, November 2, 2018. All spayed and neutered cats and dogs are available to adopt for only $10. We have several wonderful furry friends awaiting their forever home just in time for the upcoming holidays.


Top Five Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Pet

  • You’ll Save a Life
  • You’ll Get a Healthy Pet
  • You’ll Save Money
  • You’ll Feel Better
  • You Won’t Be Supporting Puppy Mills





Carter County Government extends their thanks and appreciation to the Estate of Glenda Taylor DeLawder for their loving gift of the Suncatcher Catios and for Custom Cages’ owner Adam Keller and Ted Judy – Public Relations & Social Media Manager for producing this wonderful video. 


Animal Shelter Board Meeting Minutes