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

Contact us:

Telephone: (931) 962-4472


Mailing Address:

The Franklin County Humane Society
P.O. Box 187
Winchester, TN 37398

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
Additional information, including complete financials, can be viewed on our profile page at