The Union County Humane Society [UCHS] is a non-profit, tax exempt 501c3 organization established and chartered by the state of TN in 1996. The purpose of this not-for-profit corporation is the prevention of cruelty to animals, the extension of humane education, the reduction of homeless animals through re-homing and pet sterilization, and the relief of suffering among animals. We also provide shelter, humane care, and medical treatment when necessary. UCHS strives to find suitable homes for animals without owners, and assist in the return of lost animals to their owners. In its care and disposition of animals, the Society shall maintain, at the least, the minimum standards prescribed by the Humane Society of the United States.