John Griffin, Director
Roane County Animal Shelter
296 Manufacturers Road
Rockwood TN 37854
865-354-7387 (865-354-PETS)
Fax:  865-354-8891

Who We Are

The Roane County Animal Shelter is an Animal Care and Control Agency that was created by the Roane County Government, which assumes a unique role in the community. As a law enforcement agency, it is responsible for protecting the rights of people against the dangers and nuisances of uncontrolled animals. As an animal care organization and facility, it ensures the legal protection of animals from mistreatment and abuse. The Animal Control Department attempts to administer to the health, safety, and welfare of people and animals by promoting, motivating and enforcing responsible pet ownership.

Animal Shelter Hours

Monday - Saturday:  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday

For emergencies after 4:00 p.m.
Call Central Dispatch at 865-354-8045

Animal Control Advisory Committee:

Commissioner George W. "Copper" Bacon, Chair
Jack Warner, Veterinarian
Mike Hooks, E-911 Director
Stan Starkey, County Executive's designee
Laura Conner, Health Department Director
Margaret Bailes, Second Chance K-9 Rescue
Ex Officio:  John Griffin, Director, Animal Shelter

Come Visit Us!

296 Manufacturer's Rd, Rockwood, TN

(Take the Rockwood / Harriman exit off of I-40
and turn left towards Rockwood. In a short while,
you will pass Fowler's Furniture store on your
right  - go 7/10 of a mile and you will see a green
road sign (on the right) for Manufacturers Road &
the Animal Center. Turn right on that road;
we're the only building on the road.)

Roane County Courthouse     200 E Race Street      Kingston Tennessee 37763