Pets for Patriots
Adopt your new best friend.

Pets for Patriots is an organization that helps veterans find, adopt, and care for their new best friends. “Ordinary” shelter/rescue dogs and cats who have an extraordinary capacity to love.

Veterans who adopt through Pets for Patriots receive a range of benefits to reduce the lifetime costs of having a pet and to nurture the person-pet bond.  This includes a reduced adoption fee.

Dogs and cats adopted through their program are for companionship and emotional support only. They are not service animals nor are they suitable for service training.

The Monroe County Animal shelter was the first shelter in Tennessee to partner with Pets for Patriots

For more information call the Monroe County Animal Shelter  423-442-1015  or visit