Making a Pet Food Donation

  • We accept in-date pet food, collars, leashes, harnesses

  • Items unusable by our pantry will be sold from our thrift store (proceeds benefit shelter animals)

  • Donations are accepted during thrift store business hours

  • Food must be in date and not expiring within three months

  • Collars, harnesses, leashes, and toys must not have tears, foul smells, fraying, or missing pieces

Donate without leaving home!

Getting Pet Food Assistance

By scheduling an appointment, you are agreeing to the following:

  • You agree not to hold Humane Educational Society, its staff, or volunteers liable in the unfortunate event sickness occurs.

  • You understand the potential risks of feeding your pet new food.

  • We consider requests for certain brand foods, but cannot guarantee what you will receive.

  • All pets must be companion animals, well cared for, not chained, or left outside.

  • We offer temporary pet food assistance. We are not a permanent source of pet food.

  • Assistance is provided once per month, for three months in a twelve month period, for up to four pets.

  • You must have an appointment and a valid license or state issued ID and live in Hamilton County to participate.  

You help make our programs successful!

Be the reason a pet's life is enriched

Contact Us

To report animal cruelty, abuse, or neglect please call Animal Services at (423) 624-5302 ext. 232 immediately.  


We do not offer information about pets through this contact form.

ADDRESS        [Google Map]

4155 Randolph Circle  

Chattanooga, TN 37406

Please note that appointments are required for in-person visits until further notice.




Mon - Sat 12pm - 5pm

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