Children grades 1-5 are encouraged to come to PPC and read to both our cats and dogs.

A parent must accompany the child during their visit and the children are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes to protect their feet.

Furry Tales Hours:

Wednesday - Sunday

12:00 - 4:30p

For more information, please call (423) 877-0738

Furry Tales

A Reading Program for Kids & Animals

Furry Tales is designed to help children keep up with their reading skills and receive extra practice for those who are in need of improvement. Reading to animals helps bring comfort to and reduce the anxiety of shelter pets, and it nurtures empathy in children.


5975 Dayton Blvd.

Chattanooga, TN 37415

(423) 877.0738
(423) 877.0515

Important: Dog visitation hours end at 4:30 pm to allow the staff plenty of time to prepare all the dogs for bedtime. 

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Pet Placement Center is a private, 501(c)3 non-profit. All donations made to the facility are tax-deductible and go directly to helping the pets in their care. 

Shelter Hours: 
Mon. & Tuesday:  Closed
Wed. - Sunday:  Noon - 5:00p
*Hours may change for holidays

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