SPAY & NEUTER ASSISTANCE
If you are needing assistance with spaying or neutering a dog or cat please complete the assistance application by clicking on APPLY NOW BUTTON below or CALL US at 615.735.7028 and leave a message.
Acceptance for Spay and Neuter assistance is available for low income families or those receiving government assistance most all the time as long as funds are available.
Spay and Neuter assistance will be available for those families who are not low income as grants and funding allow. When funding is available information will be posted here and on our Facebook page regarding the program available.
If you need assistance regardless of financial circumstances, please complete an application, and we will do our best to assist you if we can. Please do not hesistate to reach out. Current Programs may be available to assist you that are not currently listed.
Emergency Food Assistance
If you are in need of emergency food assistance for an animal in Smith County you can complete an application for assistance by clicking on the APPLY NOW BUTTON below.
Smith County Humane can offer emergency food assistance on an as needed basis when donated food is available.
FERAL CAT TNVR ASSISTANCE
Smith County Humane works to assist the community with Feral Cat populations. If you have feral cats and need assistance with trapping and getting them spayed and neutered please submit your request by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below.
All ferals contained in a trap are spayed and neutered at no cost to the public. Traps are available to use if needed. Trapping assistance is also provided if you can not trap. Relocation programs may be available. FERAL cats must be in traps for the safety of the cat and those handling the cat. ALL Ferals in this program also receive their rabies vaccine during spay and neuter.
BARN CAT RELOCATION PROGRM
Smith County Humane works hard with TNVR efforts in Smith County, from time to time cats need to be relocated from the community area they are in. This program is for local farms, barns, etc with the ability to take in barn cats.
If you are looking for barn cats to add to your farm, please click on apply now to be added to our barn cat relocation list, as cats come available that fit your needs, we will be in touch with you to discuss.
ALL RELOCATED CATS must be contained in a secure room or crate for a minimum of 2 weeks at their new location prior to releasing. Barn owner would need to be able to provide litter, litter box, and feeding for barn cats relocated during this time to be accepted as a relocation partner.
REPORT ANIMAL ABUSE & NEGLECT
If you suspect animal abuse and neglect, please CALL YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT agency and request an officer to the location then report to us. We respond to complaints as quickly as possible within the legal parameters of the law. IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE DO NOT WAIT, CALL LAW ENFORCEMENT!