Resources

For those interested in finding more regional resources on animal and/or human welfare, specific to a certain need, please contact our local partners. There IS help available, even if it is out of ETSN's scope.

 

🐾 Carter County Animal Assistance Numbers 🐾

There have been a few changes in our animal control services which have left residents scratching their heads or afraid to call. We assure you, these are the proper numbers to use for the type of animal issue you may have.

🔸Call 911 if you have an animal emergency.
* Livestock in roadway
* Injured animal, hit by car
* Welfare check for animals without food, shelter, water, or exposure from the elements
* If you witness cruelty or abuse document it and call IMMEDIATELY. Don't wait!
* Bite reports

🔸Call Sheriff's Dept. if you have a non emergency.
(423) 542-1845
* Barking dog, nuisance animals
* Off leash dogs, roaming animals

🔸Call Elizabethton Carter Co. Animal Shelter to report lost and found animals.
(423) 547-6359

🔸Injured or Orphaned Wildlife:
* Wynnwood Wildlife Rehab
(423) 474-6220


* Bays Mountain
(423) 229-9447


* May Wildlife Rehab Center
(828) 898-2568


* Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary
(828) 387-2979

* Wildlife Rescue of East TN - WREN

(423) 378-4443

🔸Snake & Wildlife Conflicts & Relocation:
Michael Maughon
(423) 483-3380

🔸Animals Stuck in High Places: (cats in trees, etc.)
Hoover's Arborscapes, LLC
(423) 557-7759
Adam Hoover

🔸Feral Cats are a big issue in Carter County.
Currently there is no assistance for the elimination of feral cats.
Please see these articles for helpful information.


www.howtogetridofstuff.com/how-to-get-rid-of-stray-cats

www.communitycatmovement.org/blog

https://www.cozycatfurniture.com/blog/how-to-help-stray-or-feral-cats

https://kyanimalwelfare.com/community-cats


For Trap/Neuter/Return assistance:
* Email ziggyssecondchancenetwork@gmail.com

* Appalachian Tails Rescue

(423) 957-0243

Robin McKamey

🔸Orphaned kittens younger than 6 weeks:
Neonatal Kitten Rescue
(276) 285-1532
Heather Whittle

🔸For low to no cost spay neuter assistance:
* East Tennessee Spay & Neuter
(423) 289-5548


* Carter County Humane Society
(423) 547-3031

or check this link if you are out of Carter Co. but in TN.

www.spaytennessee.org/services.html

🔸If you need help providing your pets or outside companions with food, proper shelter, bedding, etc.
Contact:
* ETSN Pet Food Pantry
(423) 289-5548


* Appalachia: Mission Pawsible
(423) 398-3380

* Friends of Elizabethton/ Carter County Animal Shelter

(423) 676-3061


* Veterans Buddies
(423) 218-2159

🔸For year round, low cost vaccination and wellness clinic:
ETSN Critter Care Cruiser
(423) 289-5548

🔸Veterinary Financial Help:

* Carter County Humane Society
(423) 547-3031

https://face4pets.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Resources-for-Veterinary-Expenses.pdf

* hswctn.org/assistance-with-vet-care-expenses

Payment plans for veterinary financing:

https://vetbilling.com/participating-veterinarians/

 

www.scratchpay.com

www.carecredit.com/vetmed/

Crowdfunding for pets:

www.waggle.org

www.fundrazr.com

www.plumfund.com

💜 We have compiled a list of client recommended, full service veterinary practices in the East TN area. They MAY offer; reasonable or discounted rates, low-income based payment plans, credit options, angel funds, or accept fundraiser payments from outside sourcing.

 

Please call them to confirm what financial options are available to your pets specific needs.

 

Please save this list for future reference. This list is based solely on word-of-mouth from our clientele.

 

ETSN Critter Care is not affiliated with any outside full-service veterinary practices, nor is this list an endorsement.

 

If you need routine low cost veterinary wellness and vaccine services, or low cost spay/neuter services in or around Carter County, please visit Our Programs page.

 

🐾 Cherokee Hospital for Animals

708 Cherokee Road

Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

(423) 928-7272

www.cherokeevet.com

 

🐾 Dr B's Healthy Pets

5276 Highway 11W,

Rogersville, TN 37857 

(423) 293-0199

www.drbshealthypets.securevetsource.com

 

🐾 Duckworth Animal Hospital

701 North Main Street

Greeneville, Tennessee 37745-3336

(423) 638-5382

www.facebook.com/Duckworth-Animal-Hospital-167637733252199/

 

🐾 Family Pet Veterinary Hospital

4399 Highway 11 W

Blountville, Tennessee 37617

(423) 279-1738

www.familypetveterinaryhospital.wb.vetstreet.com

 

🐾 Fisher Hollow Veterinary Clinic

21928 Jeb Stuart Hwy, Damascus, VA 24236

(276) 475-5397

www.facebook.com/Fisher-Hollow-Veterinary-Clinic-141960869184092

 

🐾 Fort Henry Animal Hospital

3786 Fort Henry Drive

Kingsport, Tennessee 37663

(423) 239-6711

www.forthenryanimalhospital.com

 

🐾 Indian Ridge Animal Hospital

1100 Indian Trail

Kingsport, Tennessee 37660

(423) 378-4753

www.indianridgeanimalhospital.net

 

🐾 Jones Animal Hospital

603 Volunteer Pkwy Ste 1

Bristol, Tennessee 37620

(423) 968-7011

www.mountainempireanimalhospital.com

 

🐾 Kingsport Veterinary Hospital

524 W Center St

Kingsport, Tennessee 37660

(423) 246-8561

www.kingsportvethospital.com

🐾 Northridge Veterinary Clinic
3125 Bristol Hwy
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601-1513
(423) 282-2691
www.facebook.com/pages/category/Veterinarian/Northridge-Veterinary-Clinic-134016819983362

 

🐾 Mountain Empire Large Animal Hospital

4340 N Roan St

Johnson City, Tennessee 37615

(423) 282-6194

www.mountainempireanimalhospital.com

 

🐾 Mount Carmel Pet Hospital

204 Main St W

Mount Carmel, Hawkins County, Tennessee 37645

(423) 357-4221

www.mountcarmelpethospital.net

 

🐾 Paws Of Hope Animal Wellness Center

231 Highway 19 E

Bluff City, Tennessee 37618

(423) 391-0224

www.pawsvethospital.com

 

🐾 Roark Small Animal Clinic LLC

1205 N. Wilcox Dr

Kingsport, Tennessee 37660

(423) 732-7105

www.roarksmallanimalclinic.com

 

🐾 Rogersville Animal Hospital

650 W Broadway St, Rogersville, TN 37857

(423) 272-7320

www.facebook.com/pages/Rogersville-Animal-Hospital/111061375623314

 

🐾 Scott Veterinary Services, Inc.

1056 E Jackson St

Gate City, Virginia 24251

(276) 386-7309

www.facebook.com/scottvetservices/

 

🐾 Young's Animal Hospital

1802 W Market St

Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

(423) 926-3878

youngsanimalhosp.com

🔸Owner Requested Humane Euthanasia:
* Washington County Johnson City Animal Center $40
(423) 926-8769

* Loving Hands In Home Euthanasia

Dr Francis DVM leave a message or text her 

(423) 742-1422

🔸Pet Cremation:
Adored Pets Cremations
(423) 542-0911

🔸Pet Adoptions:

* Misfit Hounds

* Appalachian Tails Rescue

* Elizabethton/Carter County Animal Shelter

* Neonatal Kitten Rescue

* Ziggy's Second Chance Network

* Rescue DOG & End of Life Sanctuary

* Mountain City Animal Shelter

🔸Finding Your Pet Another Home:

* rehome.adoptapet.com/list-a-pet/step-1

* www.rescueme.org/#

👦 Carter County Human Assistance Numbers 👧

 

🔸Human Food & Household/Clothing Pantries:

* American Red Cross of NE Tennessee

(423) 542-2833

* ARM Inc.

(423) 542-0919

* Assistance and Resources Ministries

(423) 542-0919

* Eastside FWB

(423) 543-3454​

* First Christian Church

(423) 542-5651

* First United Methodist Church

(423) 543-3505

* Food for the Multitude

(423) 543-4673​

* Hale Community Ministries

(423) 547-2560​

* Harvest Baptist Church

(423) 213-5259​

* Phillipi Missionary Baptist Church

(423) 543-1651​

* Range Community Christian Church

(423) 416-2112

​* Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church

(423) 542-5344

🔸Human Health Services Links:

Other assistance:

www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/carter_county_assistance_progr.html

 

uethda.org

 

wcyb.com/news/tennessee-news/a-two-for-one-deal-at-farmers-markets-benefit-farmers-and-low-income-families

 

www.freeclinics.com/sta/tennessee

 

www.needymeds.org/medical_clinics.taf?_function=state&state=TN

 

www.projectaccesseasttn.org

 

www.ramusa.org

www.facebook.com/pg/TLC-Community-Center-271973449652443/

https://tcatelizabethton.edu/sites/default/files/media/2016-05/Domestic%20Violence%20Shelters.pdf

https://www.domesticshelters.org/help

https://awionline.org/safe-havens

 

Please let us know if any of these resources are no longer active.

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