Animal Control

Check here for information and phone numbers for animal control.

Animal Control

Animal Control Officers are employed by the Jefferson County Sheriff Department.  Complaints involving animals running at large, cruelty, abuse, and bites, should be directed to the Jefferson County Sheriff Department Animal Control Office at 865-471-5980.

Animal Shelter

Humane Society of Jefferson County is Non-Profit Organization contracted by the county to provide the services of an animal shelter.  Located at Landfill Road, off Route #92,  the Shelter accepts owner turn in, or stray animals from all Jefferson County residents.  The Humane Society offers low cost spay/neuter services in an effort to reduce the volume of unwanted animals in the county.  The Shelter is open 12-5 Monday thru Friday, and 12 – 4 Saturday for intake and adoptions and information. Shelter 865-475-8930