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Tennessee animals.

We are thrilled to announce the 13th Annual Tennessee Week for the Animals presented by Animal World USA kicks off on Saturday, September 23, 2017.  The week will conclude on Sunday, October 1, 2017.  See our Calendar of Events page for more details on the wide array of events taking place across the state during what will surely be an amazing 13th Tennessee Week for the Animals!

See how other Animal World USA Weeks have been celebrated at     

Throughout the week, educational institutions, animal shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events.  Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across Tennessee will be joining in with exciting activities to celebrate and help animals.  

Events will include adoption fairs, spay/neuter awareness events, shelter  days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, farm animals activities, motorcycle rides  along with therapy dogs visiting hospitals and nursing homes.

Also to be included are a salute to our K9 military and police dogs,  educational programs at sanctuaries, blessings for the animals, and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the always mystical animals!

Please become involved! Events are being planned now, and we need animal lovers everywhere in Tennessee to be collectively participate!  See the page "Become Involved" on this website for lots of great ideas and suggestions on what you can do.

See the Calendar of Events for exciting events in the planning,  and please note we will be adding  right through the exciting week.  Thank you for all you do for the amazing animals! God Bless the great state of Tennessee.

Please Join Together with:     
Governor Bill Haslam

Animal World USA International
A Place to Bark
ACT of Memphis
Adoptions by Lorie
Africa Weeks for the Animals
Agape Animal Rescue
American Eagle Foundation
Animal Protection Association
Amity Pottery, Collierville
Aramark Food Services
Art Center of Memphis
Bartlett Animal Shelter
Benjamin Hooks Central Library
Bev Hart, 98.1 The Max
Blount County Humane Society
Bonaparte's Retreat
Boston Terrier of East Tennessee
Boykin Spaniel Rescue
CAA- Community Action for Animals
Canine Hope Rescue
Carr's Wild Horse & Burro Center
Christian Brothers University
Circle Of Hope K9 Rescue
City of Memphis
City of Oak Ridge
Collie Concern Rescue
Comfort Caring Canines
Community Action for Animals
Companion Animal Intitiative of Tennessee (CAIT)
Congressman Steve Cohen
Copyright Pet Resort, Cookeville
Cumulus Radio Group
Darren J and BlackKat Bone 
Debbie Richmond, Artist
Decatur Humane Association
Dogs 2nd Chance
Dogs Rule
Dolly Parton
Dollywood, Home to Eagle Mountain Sanctuary
Don Wayne Morgan, Artist
Dragonwood Pig Sanctuary
Drake & Zeke, 98.1 the Max
East Ridge Animal Shelter
Electric Nobody
Elephant Sanctuary
Elvis Presley's Graceland
Emmylou Harris
Farm Sanctuary
Fayette County Animal Rescue
Food Awareness Memphis
Fred Weiser, wildlife artist
Freedom Farm Animal Sanctuary
Frontier Western Store
German Shepherd Rescue of East Tennessee
Good Dog Rescue Memphis
Governor Phil Bredesen
Grace St. Luke's Church
Guardian Angel Pet Rescue, Bartlett (Memphis aea)
Guy Veneable, musician extraordinaire
Hardeman County Animal Shelter
Hardin County Humane Society
Hardin Metro SPCA
Hearts of Pit Gold Rescue, Memphis
Help Memorial Spay Fund
Horse Creek Wildlife
House of Mews
Human Animal Bond in Tennessee (HABIT)
Humane Educational Society, Chattanooga
Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County
Humane Society of Sumner County 
Humane Association of Wilson County
Humans and Animals Learning Together (HALT)
Ijams Nature Center
Jack Hanna
Jackson-Madison Humane Society
Johnson City Animal Control
Journey's End No-Kill Animal Society
Judge Chris Craft
Judge Donna Fields
Judge Larry Potter
Karen Wilson, Author
Knox Library System 
Knoxville Zoo
Lambuth University
Lichterman Nature Center
Loving Paws Rescue  West TN 
Mayor A.C. Wharton
McKamey Animal Center
McMinn Regional Humane Society
MedVet Specialized Veterinary Care, Memphis
Memphis Animal Coalition
Memphis Animal Services
Memphis Area Golden Retreiver Rescue
Memphis Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association president Anne Fritz
Memphis Blues Society
Memphis Fire Department
Memphis Fire Dogs
Memphis Flyer
Memphis Pets Alive
Memphis Police Department 
Memphis Police Department K-9 Unit
Memphis Rock n Soul Museum
Memphis Sound Entertainment
Memphis Zoo
Memphis Shelby County Humane Society
Metro Animal Care & Control, Nashville
Mewtopia Cat Rescue
Mid South Pet Fest
Mid-South Spay & Neuter, Memphis
Midsouth Therapy Dogs
Miley Cyrus
Mustang Alley Horse Rescue & Riding Stables
Nashville Cat Rescue
Nashville Humane Association
Nashville Paws magazine
Nashville Zoo
National Wild Horse Adoption Day 
Native American Indian Association of Tennessee
NIFAA: National Institute for Animal Advocacy
No Kill Memphis
Oak Ridge Animal Shelter
On the 5th Day Sanctuary
Pals with Pawz
Patty Harper and Faultline
Paws of Maury County
Paws Memphis
Paws Rutherford Animal Shelter
Pet Placement Center, Chattanooga
Pet Lovers
Pets 4 You
Pleasant View Pet Resort
Rainbow Ridge Rescue
Riley Darrell, TN Secretary of State
Rock n Soul Museum
Rutherford County Humane Society
Safe Harbor Equine Livestock Sanctuary
Sam Phillips Recording Studio
Shelby Center Hospital for Animals
Shelby County Sheriff's Office
Shelby Farms  Park Conservancy
Siberian Husky Assist
Smoky Care Animal Care Foundation 
SOAR Doggy Rescue, Memphis
SOS Animal West Tennessee
SOS Memphis
Spay in the City, Memphis
Spay Tennessee
Storm Water Matters
Strawberry Fields Horse Rescue 
Sumner Spay & Neuter Alliance
Sun Recording Studio
Sunny Meadow Safehaven for Pets
St. Francis Animal Rescue, Memphis area
Tennessee Aquarium 
Tennessee Canine Academy
Tennessee Library Association
Tennessee Task Force 1
Tennessee Voters for Animal Protection
The A.R.K. Rain Foundation
The Elephant Sanctuary
The Gryphon Press
The Petwork
The Savior Foundation
The Spay Station
Thunder Creek Harley Davidson
Tipton Animal Shelter
TN Safety Spotters
Trail of Tears Remembrance Motorcycle Ride & Team
2 x 2 Ranch and Refuge
U Dirty Dog Grooming, Nashville
University of Memphis
University of Tennessee
University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
Upper Cumberland Humane Society 
Veterans Helping Today’s Returning Heroes
Walden's Puddle Wildlife & Rehab Center
Washington County Humane Society
West Tennessee Animal Coalition
West Tennessee Animal Rescue
West Tennessee Border Collie Rescue
West TN Therapy Dogs
Wilderwood Service Dogs
Williamson County Adoption Center
World Peace Diet
Young-Williams Animal Center, Knoxville

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 Tennessee Week for the Animals! 
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13th Annual 
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