It is the mission of East TN Pit Bull Rescue to educate on the true nature of the Pit Bull dog in an effort to restore the breed’s reputation - as we offer sanctuary to homeless and abandoned Pit Bulls while a loving and responsible home is found. East Tennessee Pit Bull Rescue, Inc. is a Tennessee Non-profit Corporation with 501c3 status with the IRS. We will be focused on placing the dogs in our care in loving and responsible homes as we continue to work hard and remain steadfast in restoring the reputation of this wonderful breed. We are prepared to battle ignorance and fear thru awareness events and educational efforts among the community. THIS is how we feel we will have the most impact in our community for these dogs. We will never be able to RESCUE them out of the mess we have allowed them to get in. It will only be thru education and awareness that we change the world around them!
ETPBR only places dogs in homes where they will be inside companion animals. We reserve the right to deny any application and to refuse placement of one dog in the home while allowing the placement of another dog in that same home. An application must be submitted, verified and approved. There will be an interview followed by a meet-n-greet between dog and family members, 2 & 4 legged! A home visit will be done, this often leads into a trial visit. At the time that the adopter takes possession of the dog, an adoption contract will be signed and the adoption fee will be payable to ETPBR at that time. If for any reason during the first 14 days, the adopter does not want/can not keep the dog, ETPBR will take the dog back and refund a portion(usually all) of the adoption fee. After the 14 day trial period, ETPBR will take the dog back but the adoption fee will not be returned unless a prior agreement is in place.