Animal Harbor is a limited-admission animal shelter facility serving Franklin County, Tennessee. It is operated by members of The Franklin County Humane Society, a private non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Location and Hours

Animal Harbor is located at 56 Nor-Nan Road, Winchester, TN. This is just off AEDC Road (Hwy 127). Click here for map.

Tuesday-Friday: Noon - 5:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Mailing Address: 

P.O. Box 187, Winchester, TN 37398

Contact Us:

Telephone: (931) 962-4472


The Mission of Animal Harbor is to

  • Provide health care and temporary shelter for lost and homeless companion animals
  • Find new loving homes for these pets
  • Reduce pet overpopulation by promoting spaying and neutering
  • Prevent cruelty to animals
  • Educate the community about animal welfare

Animal Harbor opened its doors in February of 2003. It was the first animal shelter in Franklin County.

Professional Staff:

Amber Kelley, Shelter Manager
Caitlyn Barstad, Development Officer

Board of Directors

    Patricia Dover, President
    Susan Rupert, Vice President
    Cecelia Brodioi,  Secretary
    Anne Giles, Treasurer
    Sue Ridyard, Director
    Dianna Ogden, Director
    Susan Walton, Director
    Phyllis Larson, Director

Complete financial information can be viewed on our profile page at