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Metro Animal Care and Control

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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.

We work 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.

Hours of Operation

Adoption Hours and Reclaim Hours

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

Stray Animal Drop-Off Hours

  • Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.


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

2021 Low-Cost Rabies Clinic Information

Dates for 2021 rabies vaccination clinics will be announced.

Metro Animal Care and Control is following a Metro Ordinance that requires us to offer the three year rabies vaccine and license at our monthly rabies vaccination clinics. The cost of the three-year license and three-year vaccine is $26.00. The owner must provide proof of previous vaccination, such as their previous rabies vaccine certificate. A microchip with registration is also available for $10.00. Cash or check are the only forms of payment accepted at the Saturday rabies clinics.