UPDATE - KASSIE WAS ADOPTED!!!
Kassie is a an adorable 5 week old pure bred female saint puppy. She is a full mantle rough coat with a full mask. Her parents were a breeding pair that were turned into rescue. Kassie was born on June 7, 2008 at the TN Saint Bernard Resue. She is outgoing, playful and healthy. She is very friendly and loves people. She has been wormed, had her dew claws removed and received her first set of of puppy shots. If you would like to adopt Kassie, please contact Kaye Andre at (901) 643-8133.
Foster families are desperately needed!.
You can help by becoming a foster parent for a homeless Saint!
If you have room in your heart and home for a saint in need, please contact Kaye Andre for
more information and fill out a volunteer application.
Who We Are
Tennessee Saint Bernard Rescue is the Tennessee chapter of the National Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation, Inc., a national non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to the care, rehabilitation and placement of unwanted, homeless, abandoned and abused Saint Bernards. We are the exclusive endorsed rescue organization of the Saint Bernard Club of America (est. 1888). TSBR is run solely by volunteers who put in countless hours, provide foster care and travel great distances to ensure that these gentle giants find loving forever homes.
To act as a shepherd for Saint Bernard dogs and puppies that are without suitable caretakers and are in need of help; to shelter the homeless; to care for and find homes for the unwanted, abandoned, neglected and abused; to feed the hungry; to provide medical services to the sick, injured and lame; to assist in the rescue of those subjected to conditions hazardous to their well-being or to confinement in government or private shelter, who without intervention would be needlessly Euthanize; to provide for the humane disposition of those not sound in mind, body or temperament; to educate the public as to the characteristics of, and proper care for, the breed so as to promote compatible, loving, lasting home/family placements; to educate the public as to responsible pet ownership so as to prevent accidental litters and to prevent inhumane trafficking in puppies and dogs, and so as to promote the most humane manner of disposition of pets at journey's end; to encourage, promote and support research respecting the breed that explores or improves relations between the breed and owners or sheds light on the causes of abandonment, neglect or abuse, or promotes the public's understanding of the special characteristics and attributes of the breed or that is designed to improve the welfare of the breed in any manner. Though the Foundation is established to provide services primarily to the Saint Bernard, the foundation will not refuse services to any dog in need of immediate and caring attention.
Adopting a friend
We require all applicants to complete an adoption application and to talk with one of our volunteers.
An adoption fee of $350 is required for all of our adult Saints, unless listed otherwise. Adoption fees are listed as follows unless stated otherwise: Puppy Saint Bernard Adoption Fee - $400.00 Adult Saint Bernard Adoption Fee - $350.00 "Not Quite Saint Bernards" Adoption - $75.00 This fee covers the veterinary costs necessary to ready the animal for adoption and the cost to feed and house the animal while in rescue. The dogs are fully vaccinated, spay/neutered, heartworm tested, parasite free and temperament tested prior to adoption.