Making Appalachian Highlands Chain Free

Making Appalachian Highlands Chain Free

For the first time ever, multiple shelters, humane societies, and rescues are coming together about the issue of chaining dogs.

This is a family-friendly event. We will have music, entertainment, local vendors, food trucks, resources for pet owners, dog trainers, and a food pantry giveaway provided for by Chewy.

So who all is coming or who do we expect to be represented after reaching out as far as shelters or humane societies go:

  • Washington Co. Animal Shelter
    Washington Co. Humane Society
    Unicoi Co. Animal Shelter
    Carter Co. Animal Shelter
    Sullivan Co. Animal Shelter
    Petworks Animal Services
    Hawkins Co. Humane Society
    Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society
    The Bridge Home No Kill Animal Rescue

Rescues are welcomed, some others have confirmed, and others including ones for cats or other animals are welcomed too.

The Tennessee representative for the Humane Society of the United States will be there to answer or help with legislative questions.

We are working on having police representatives as well.

If you are a vendor, rescue, shelter, or humane society and want a booth, contact Kevin King with the Unicoi County Animal Shelter or Tammy Davis with the Washington County Animal Shelter.

The event is finished.


May 21 2022


11:00 am - 4:00 pm


King Commons Park
112 N Commerce St, Johnson City, TN 37604


Tammy Davis with Wash. Co. Animal Shelter
(423) 926-8769