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Mission and Vision

Metro Animal Care and Control is committed to the delivery of humane and responsive animal care and control services to and for the residents and animals of Nashville-Davidson County.

MACC works with individuals and organizations across Nashville to help domestic animals find caring homes, decrease over-population of cats and dogs through spaying and neutering, support widespread rabies vaccinations, and promote responsible pet ownership.

Metro Animal Care and Control Hours of Operation

Adoption Hours and Reclaim Hours

NOTE: Extended hours as of August 6, 2017

  • Monday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Animal Drop-Off Hours

  • Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Metro Animal Care and Control
5125 Harding Place
Nashville, TN 37211

2017 Low-Cost Rabies Clinic Information

Metro Animal Care and Control (MACC) is following a new Metro Ordinance that requires us to offer the three year vaccine and license at our monthly rabies vaccination clinics.  We will begin offering the three year rabies vaccine and three year license with proof of previous vaccination at our first monthly clinic in February.  MACC hosts a low-cost vaccination clinic from 8:00 a.m. until Noon on the third Saturday of each month from February-November.  The monthly clinics are held at MACC’s shelter, located at 5125 Harding Place, in Nashville.