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Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga, TN

212 N. Highland Park Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Our Mission

Check out our website at to find out more about our shelter, news and events!

Our mission at HES is to provide a safe haven for homeless, abused and neglected animals in our community and advocate on their behalf.


Adoption Policy

DOG ADOPTIONS: $85 including microchip, DAPPv & bordetella vaccines, heartworm test, spay/neuter, and rabies vaccine

CAT ADOPTIONS: $25 including microchip, FVRCP vaccine, FIV/FeLV test, spay/neuter, and rabies vaccine 

Please note that puppies and kittens under 3 months of age do not receive a rabies vaccine. Puppies under 6 months of age are too young for a heartworm test and kittens under 4 months of age are too young for an FIV/FeLV test.

 Animals already spayed or neutered may leave with you upon approval of your adoption application.  Animals NOT spayed or neutered will be scheduled for surgery at the time of adoption. The animal must be spayed or neutered before going home.  

All adoptions also include 30 days of opt-in Pet Insurance. 

Our shelter is open to the public.

Monday to Saturday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Except on Thursday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.


  • day hours
    Monday 11a-5p
    Tuesday 11a-5p
    Wednesday 11a-5p
    Thursday 11a-6p
    Friday 11a-5p
    Saturday 11a-5p
    Sunday 12p-4p
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