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MTPRC hosts Community Action Events as well as publishing a newsletter that focuses on strengthening the human-animal bond through education and legislation.

Read past newsletters by visiting the Archives page.

To email us any pet news, alerts, or events in Middle Tennessee, please .


4th Annual Heart HayDay

Our 4th Annual Heart HayDay Event is on Saturday, February 22, 2013! Volunteers will deliver Free Hay/Straw, Dog Houses, Dog Coats and other Comforting Supplies to Neglected Chained and Penned Dogs in Nashville to help them through the cold winter months.

You can help in the following ways:

  • Donate your time - . You can also send info on dogs in need to this address.
  • Donate supplies - you can use the above link to donate supplies directly OR see our wish list on Amazon! You'll find everything we need right there!
  • Donate cash or gift cards - contact us at the link above if you'd like to donate a gift card from PetSmart, Home Depot, or Lowes. You can also donate cash through our WePay campaign by visiting our page on their site or using this button: Donate

    Note that donations to MTPRC are NOT tax deductible at this time.

  • Spread the word - download the HayDay flyer and put it up wherever you can. The flyer is in .pdf format and designed to print in landscape mode. (Thanks to Jen Kilgore for another beautiful design!)

Heart HayDay Flyer


ACTION ALERT - Brutally Cold Temperatures In Middle TN!

The extremely cold temperatures we're experiencing in the region are life threatening to pets who live outside. Steps MUST be taken to ensure their safety!

The best thing to do is to bring your pets inside when the temperatures fall below freezing! If you simply cannot do this, we have straw available FREE OF CHARGE for those in need of help.

If you would like to pick up some hay for a dog in need, .

View download our Pet Safety Tips For Winter


Newschannel 5 Spotlights MTPRC's Efforts

Back in December, Nashville's Newschannel 5 did a piece on MTPRC's HayDay event. With Heart HayDay coming on February 22, this gives you a great look at what HayDay is about and what the event means to the animals. Watch now.

HayDay 2013 News Link



Made In The Shade 2013

We had a great turnout for our "Made In The Shade 2013". Nearly 40 volunteers came out to help dogs at more than 35 houses! Read More...

Made In The Shade 2012


Marcus Washington & Tamasine Singer


MTPRC In The News!

MTPRC makes house calls to keep pets warm

Euthanasia: Stray Pitbull's Fate



MTPRC Founder Receives Humane Hero Award

Heather Davis & Tamasine SingerOn October 2, 2011, MTPRC founder Tam Singer received a Humane Hero Award from Nashville Paw Magazine. Ms. Singer was one of 13 award winners, all of whom were nominated by Nashville Paw readers in appreciation of their service to the animal welfare community in Middle Tennessee.

"I am honored to be included in this wonderful group of people", said Ms. Singer. "I hope that people continue to find and our newsletter to be a valuable source of news, information, and volunteer opportunities."

You can learn more about the 2011 Humane Hero Awards in the October/November issue of Nashville Paw Magazine.


Visit Us On Facebook

MTPRC is on Facebook! Keep up to date with the latest animal news and events in Middle Tennessee and browse right on Facebook!

Be sure to stop by, say hello, and click the "Like" button!!


Not Receiving The MTPRC Newsletter?

If you're not receiving the monthly MTPRC newsletter by the 10th of every month, it is most likely being flagged as spam by your e-mail program or network's settings.

The first thing to do: check your spam folder! If you see the MTPRC newsletter there, open it and mark it as "not spam". View our E-mail Whitelist Instructions to ensure you receive our newsletter each month!


Please Note

It has been brought to our attention that another group has recently begun operating in in the Portland, TN area with the initials MTPRC. They are known as the Middle Tennessee Pet Rescue Center. is in no way affiliated with this group and never has been.