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Cheatham County Animal Control

Phone: (615) 792-3647
Fax: (615) 792-3644

2797 Sams Creek Rd.
Pegram, TN 37143

Office Hours: Monday thru Saturday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Closed Wednesday and Sunday

The shelter opened in June 2005. Animal Control is a Certified Animal Control Agency under The State of Tennessee Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners - State Health Dept. We address Domestic, Wildlife, and Livestock calls. The program operates in a variety of areas in order to meet the needs of the community:

  • Shelter Operations
  • Field Operations
  • Adoption Services
  • Volunteer Program
  • Community Services Program
  • Shelter/ Rescue Networks
  • Euthanasia Services
  • Pet Facilitative Therapy Program
  • Humane Education Program
  • Spay/Neuter Program
  • Cruelty/Neglect Cases

The shelter is staffed with 2 Animal Control Officers, 1 Clerk/Receptionist, and the Director The shelter has many volunteers that assist in a variety of selected areas.

The shelter works closely with Cheatham County Animal Awareness in the areas of adoptions, animal health, rescues, and transfers. The shelter also has a working relationship with other Animal Control Agencies, Walden's Puddle Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, and several Veterinary Clinics in the Middle Tennessee area.

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