Rescue Shelters In Tennessee

Looking to adopt a puggle rescue in Tennessee or looking for animal rescue shelters in Tennessee? Then look no further. If you know of a shelter in Tennessee or a rescue organization that isn't listed here then please let us know and we will add it.

Contacting the rescue shelters and rescue organizations below is a great start to finding your perfect puggle rescue.

Single breed rescue centers and organizations in Tennessee

The organizations and rescue centers listed below specialize in rehoming single breed rescues namely pug or beagle rescues. However they are well worth contacting as they may also take in puggle rescues too or may be able to put you in touch with other organizations.

MidSouth Pug Rescue IncCordova901-209-9784
SOS Beagle Rescue Inc.Knoxville865-607-1990

Complate listing of animal shelters and rescue organizations in Tennessee

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Animalworks ClinicAlcoa865-379-2227
Blount CAREAlcoa865-556-0315
PRECIOUS PAWS ASIAN AND SMALL BREED DOG RESCUE, INCAlcoaAsianDogRescue@aol.com
Compassionate Hearts Animal SanctuaryArlington
McMinn Regional Humane SocietyAthens423-744-9548
HEAL RescueAtoka901-837-1796
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Bartlett Animal ShelterBartlett901-385-6484
Cat AtriumBartlett901-219-4446
Tennessee Scottish Terrier RescueBaxter931-858-4790
Safe Haven Animal Rescue ProgramBenton423-338-2939
Schnauzer Savers Rescue of West TennesseeBethel Springs7314391731
ALMOST HOME Animal RescueBlount County865-977-0751
Animal Shelter, Sullivan CountyBlountville423-279-2741
Tri-Cities Adoptable Pet Help-LineBlountvillecall pet owner listed
Hardeman County Department of Animal ControlBolivar731-658-6491
Hilltop Animal Rescue TeamBone Cave931-409-4691
Middle Tennessee Boxer RescueBrentwoodplease email or fill out our online application
SPCA of TennesseeBrentwood(615) 354-3531
Lab and All Breed Rescue Network-L.A.B.R.N.Brighton901-267-4246
Tipton County Animal ShelterBrighton(901) 837-5919
Consider the LiliesBristol
FACT Ferret Awareness Club of the Tri-CitiesBristol423-764-1095
For Pete's Sake Animal RescueBristol276-494-6718
FOSTER ONE RESCUE AnimalsBristol423-534-7401
Tail Waggin RescueBristol423-335-1740
Brownsville-Haywood County Humane SocietyBrownsville
Forever Friends Animal SanctuaryBuchanan731-644-1508
Pickett County Humane SocietyByrdstown931-864-8550
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Benton County Animal ShelterCamden731-584-3152
Hickman Humane SocietyCenterville1-866-304-3352
Love Me Tender Animal RescueCentervillee-mail only @ lmtar4593@a
Collie Rescue of Chapel HillChapel Hill931-364-2432
New Life RescueChapmansboro
Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue Inc.Chapmansboro
Baker Bridge RescueCharleston
A Home for CatsChattanoogaemail only please
A Paw And A Prayer RescueChattanooga423.718.0939
Cat Clinic of ChattanoogaChattanooga423-752-0737
Cats Are Reason Enough Inc.Chattanooga423-894-4926
Cats Are Totally SpecialChattanooga423 875-3940
Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga, TNChattanooga(423)624-5302
McKamey Animal CenterChattanooga(423) 305-6503
Mutts4RescueChattanooga
Pet Placement CenterChattanooga423-877-0738
Pit HappensChattanooga423 400-2873
Southern Comfort Maltese RescueChattanoogaemail us please
Wally's FriendsChattanooga423-877-9966
Wet Noses and Wagging TailsChattanooga
Operation Education Animal RescueChristiana
A Voice for PetsChuckey423 416-3482
Forgotten Angels Animal RescueChuckey423-470-5816
Cats Are UsClarksville931-624-1050
Chi-Chi's Rescue TeamClarksville931-551-3711
Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery CountyClarksville(931) 648-8042
Montgomery Co. Animal Control & Adoption ServiceClarksville931-648-5750
Montgomery County Friends of the ShelterClarksville
Second Chance & Happy TailsClarksville931-503-8300
Ark of Cleveland, Inc.Cleveland423-472-2744
CartersDogHouse RescueClevelandemail only
Cleveland Animal Control DivisionCleveland423 479-2122
Dixie Spay/Neuter Express, Inc.Cleveland423-476-7123
Exclusively Shelter Pets, IncCleveland423-728-5414
PALS (Pets are Loveable Society)Cleveland423-304-6516
Tennessee Poodle & Friends RescueClinton
Collierville Animal ServicesCollierville901-457-2670
Fresh Start Sheltie RescueCollierville901-734-5414
Guardian Angel Pet RescueCollierville901-406-3488
Shih-Tzu and Precious Paws RescueCollierville662-893-1037
All American Dachshund Rescue of New EnglandColumbia
Bunny RescueColumbia(615)260-3808
City of Columbia - Maury County Animal Services FacilityColumbia931-540-0897 or email
Russell RescueColumbia931-626-5210
A.A.R.F. (All About Rescue and Fixin Inc)Cookeville(931) 260-8018
Cookeville/Putnam County Animal ShelterCookeville931-526-3647
Homeward Bound Canine RescueCookeville931-260-2471
Open Heart Animal RescueCookeville931-319-9359
Shelly's AngelsCookeville(931)268-8159
Kitties for KeepsCordova
MidSouth Pug Rescue IncCordova901-209-9784
Muttley CrueCordova901.314.3426
West Tennessee Border Collie RescueCordova
ALifeChoice Australian Shepherd RescueCorryton
Covington Animal Rescue EffortCovington
A Time 4 PawsCrossville931 787 0610
Cumberland County Animal ShelterCrossville931-484-8525
SAV-A-CATCrossville931.456-0096
Tennessee River RescuesCrump731-925-0556
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Dixie Animal Alliance (PetSense Cat Corner)Dayton423-775-1838
Citizens for Animal Rights and EducationDecatur423-368-7692
Shar Pei Rescue of Tennessee, Inc.Decherd931/580-3650
Forgotten Angels Rescue & Education Center IncDeer Lodge931-863-2202
Animal Control of Dickson TNDickson615-441-9591
Fables Farm's Over the Moon RescueDickson615-375-1064
Humane Society of Dickson CountyDickson615-446-7387
Humane Society of Dover - Stewart CountyDover931-305-8831
Death Row Doggies Rescue - Weakley CountyDresden7315142005
Red Fern Animal ShelterDresden731 332-9116
Dyersburg-Dyer County Humane SocietyDyersburg(731) 285-4889
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East Ridge Animal ServicesEast Ridge423-664-0271
Elizabethton Animal ShelterElizabethton423-547-6359
Abounding Grace Animal RescueElmwood6158041506
Unicoi County Animal ShelterErwin423-743-3071
Rhea County Animal ShelterEvensville(423)775-2029
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Humane Society of Lincoln CountyFayetteville(931)433-3726
Sullivan House Rescue (Hairless Breeds)Flag Pond828-553-7155
Abandoned Angels RescueFranklinE-mail Only Please
Animal Relief FundFranklin
Clover Patch SanctuaryFranklin615-473-1803
Critter Cavalry RescueFranklin615-661-5333
Little Bow Wow Rescue of TennesseeFranklin
Westie Rescue of TennesseeFranklin
Williamson County Animal ControlFranklin615-790-5590
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Friends of AnimalsGainesboro931.268.1866
Clover for Rover Animal Rescue and SanctuaryGallatin
Friends of Hannah at The Hairy Moose Pet RetreatGallatin615-230-9419
Loving KittensGallatin615-406-7628
My Menagerie Pet Rescue, Inc.Gallatinplease email
Safe Place for Animals (SPA)Gallatin615-451-7342
Sumner County Sheriff's Office Animal Control DivGallatin615-452-2400
Tennessee Valley Cattle Dog RescueGeorgetown423-472-9751
Germantown Animal RescueGermantownEMAIL ONLY PLEASE
Germantown Animal ShelterGermantown901-757-7358
Meows & BowWows Animal RescueGermantown901-482-1100
Greyhound Pets of America/NashvilleGoodlettsville615.269.4088
Keely's Friends Dog RescueGoodlettsville615-456-8995
Graysville Animal ShelterGraysville423 775-9661
PPAW Spay Neuter ClinicGreenback865-856-7729
Bright Hope Animal RescueGreeneville(423) 278-8758
Dead Dogs Walking TN, Inc.Greeneville
GREENE COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROLGREENEVILLE423-798-1777
HelpingPawsMountainViewRescue,Inc.Greeneville423-638-4278
Imminent Danger German Shepherd RescueGreeneville
LoveHandlersGreeneville423-329-0554
Mustang Alley Horse Rescue, IncGreeneville(423) 552-5988
Sheltie Rescue of East TennesseeGreeneville423-525-2945
Karin 4 KrittersGreenfield731-514-9828
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Heaven Can Wait Cat RescueHampshire931-285-9457
East TN Pit Bull RescueHarriman
FuzzybuttzHarrison423 903-8493
Dakota and Casey Rescue Inc.Hendersonville615-828-1583
Freedom Farm Animal SanctuaryHendersonville615-664-2380
Humane Society of Sumner CountyHendersonville(615) 822-0061
Lebanon Road Animal HospitalHermitage615-883-3261
Raisins From Heaven Ferret Rescue SanctuaryHernando901-335-6536
South Paw Animal Rescue and Sanctuary, IncHilham
SCRATCHHixson
High Forest Humane SocietyHohenwald931-796-1110
Friends of Gibson County AnimalsHumboldt
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Stewart County Faithful Friends Animal RescueIndian Mound931-627-0270
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Jackson-Madison County Humane SocietyJackson(731) 422-5366
KEG Animal RescueJackson
The Last Resort Dog RescueJasperemail first
Humane Society of Jefferson CountyJefferson City865-475-8930
A Better Life Safe Haven and Foster CareJohnson CityEMAIL ONLY
Washington County/Johnson City Animal Control CtrJohnson City423-926-8769
Ziggy's Second Chance NetworkJohnson City
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Barney's Orphanage @ Fort CorgiKingsport
Journeys End No Kill Animal SocietyKingsport423-349-8072
Kingsport Animal ShelterKingsport(423) 247-1671
TCGC Animal LeagueKingsportE-MAIL
The Bridge Home No Kill Animal RescueKingsport423-239-5237
Wolf Creek Weimaraner Rescue Inc.Kingsport
Little Paws Canine RescueKingston(865) 376-8669
Roane County Humane SocietyKingston865-376-2474
A Pinsch of Heaven Doberman RescueKnoxville865-963-8312
Adopt A Golden KnoxvilleKnoxville865-940-0688
At Risk InterventionKnoxville
Belly Rubs Basset RescueKnoxvilleemail only
Central Veterinary HospitalKnoxville865-525-1167
Collie Concern Rescue, IncKnoxville(865) 292-0282
Eskie Rescuers United American Eskimo Dog Rescue, Inc.Knoxville
Feral Feline FriendsKnoxville865-406-6980
German Shepherd Rescue of East TennesseeKnoxville865-450-9742
Greyhound Rescue Foundation of TennesseeKnoxville865-690-0009,539-9942
GRReat Dog RescueKnoxville865-579-0260
Happy Paws Kitten RescueKnoxville865-765-3400
Heartland Golden Retriever RescueKnoxville865-765-8808
Jacob & Joshua Young Memorial Animal RescueKnoxville
Knoxville Guinea Pig RescueKnoxville
Lhasa Apso Southern Rescue, Inc.Knoxville1-800-485-0981
Majestic Giants Great Dane RescueKnoxville865-803-6143
MidSouth Eskie Alliance, Inc. American Eskimo Dog RescueKnoxville
Peaceful KingdomKnoxville865-335-6510
Smoky Mountain Great Dane Rescue, Inc.Knoxville877-64-SMGDR
SOS Beagle Rescue Inc.Knoxville865-607-1990
Tennessee Valley Golden Retriever RescueKnoxville865-558-3100
The Stray ConnectionKnoxville865-671-4564
Young - Williams Animal CenterKnoxville865-215-6599
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2x2 RanchLafayette615-666-9047
Tennessee Animal Rescue and Shelter, Inc.Lawrenceburg931-242-9674
Country K-9 RescueLebanon615-444-8011
Freetown Farm Sanctuary, LLCLebanon
Lebanon Animal ControlLebanon615-444-0825
New Leash on LifeLebanon615-444-1144
Break The Chain Pit Bull Rescue & TransportLenoir City865-776-6224
Canine Purebred Rescue Referral (CPR R)Lenoir Cityemail only please
Happy Pet RescueLenoir City(865) 438-7418
CritterhavenLewisburg
Lewisburg Animal ShelterLewisburg931-359-5948
One Step Closer to HomeLexington731-445-5611
Perry County Humane SocietyLinden931-593-3540
Loudon County Animal ShelterLoudon865-458-5593
Loving Paws RescueLuray
Death Row Doggies RescueLyles931-670-7711
Husky Haven RescueLyles931-623-1266
Rags to Riches Animal RescueLyles931-670-5221
River Edge Farm Horse RescueLyles(931) 729-2358
"Recycled K-9's" National Working Dog Rescue and PlacementLynnville615 483 8050
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Happy Endings Animal RescueMadisonNO VACANCY
Healing Hearts Animal RescueMadisonPlease Email - Adoptions Only
Monroe County Animal ShelterMadisonville423-442-1015
Coffee County Humane SocietyManchester931-728-0903
ARFNetsMaryvillePlease Email Us
Blount County Animal CenterMaryville(865) 980-6244
Blount County Humane SocietyMaryville865-233-3739
Boston Terrier Rescue of East TennesseeMaryville865-983-3272
Siamese Cat Rescue CenterMaryville
Union County Humane SocietyMaynardville865-992-7969
Carroll County Humane SocietyMcKenzie731-352-9950
City of McKenzie Animal ControlMcKenzie
A Helping PawMcMinnvillee-mail for application &
Adoptions by LimbaughMemphis901-363-4077
Adoptions By LorieMemphis901-829-3040
Cyan's Private Garden RescueMemphis901-744-7715
Dogs 2nd ChanceMemphisemail only please
Hearts of Gold Pit RescueMemphisEmail Only
Hogans Husky HeroesMemphis
Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby CountyMemphis901-937-3900
Magenta Skies Animal RescueMemphis901-258-7100
Memphis Animal ShelterMemphis901-362-5310
Mewtopia Cat RescueMemphis901-503-9328
Mid South Keeshond RescueMemphis901-336-4597 or 901-753-8061
Mid-South Cocker Spaniel RescueMemphis
MidSouth Animal Rescue LeagueMemphis901-503-0162
Mutts Love Rescue of MemphisMemphis
Open Paws Pet RescueMemphisemail only
Pet MatchmakerMemphis
Purrfect Match Cat AdoptionsMemphis
Rabbitwise (Memphis)Memphis
Real Good Dog RescueMemphis901-276-7751
Save Our Setters Inc.Memphis
Save Our ShepherdsMemphis
St. Francis Animal Rescue Refuge (SFARR)Memphis901-482-9921
Streetdog FoundationMemphis
Sunny Meadows...Safe Haven for PetsMemphis901-363-7233
Tails of Hope Dog RescueMemphis
Teddy's Rescued PawsMemphis901 483-5586
The House of MewsMemphis(901) 272-3777
Circle Of Hope K-9 RescueMilan
Friends of the Community Animal Society (FOCAS)Millington901-412-2627
Pets 4 YouMillingtonemail only
Animal Awareness Association Of Overton CountyMonroe931-823-3228
Morristown Hamblen Humane SocietyMorristown(423) 581-1494
Paws of LuvMorristown
Andyboy RescueMount JulietEmails Only Please
Hope's Haven Pet RescueMount Juliet615-260-4379
Life House Animal Refuge And RehabilitationMount Juliet615-592-6112
Johnson County Humane Society, Inc.Mountain City423-768-0896
Rescue D.O.G.Mountain Citysaveonelife@yahoo.com
Mt. Juliet Animal ShelterMt. Juliet615-773-5533
Almost Home Animal Rescue of Rutherford CountyMurfreesboroPlease Email Us!
Middle Tennessee Corgi RescueMurfreesboro615-481-7803
Rutherford County P.A.W.S.Murfreesboro(615) 898-7740
The Humane Alliance of Rutherford CountyMurfreesboro615-907-7092
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Agape Animal RescueNashville615-406-7799
All American Dachshund RescueNashvillePlease Email Us!!
Animal Angel FoundationNashville
Bark & Mew Pet AdoptionNashville
Bonaparte's RetreatNashville615-484-5193
Camp Chaos 37206Nashville
ColoniesNashville615-945-7025
Companion Pet Rescue & TransportNashville(731)217-6196
Desperate House CatsNashville615-354-5611
Doodlebug ManorNashvilleEmail Please ...
East CAN (Community Action Network)Nashville
IMPS - Internet Miniature Pinscher Service, Inc. - TN regionNashvillewww.minpinrescue.org
Kimbers Kritters Dog RescueNashville615-944-7387
Kimbers Kritters, Parrot & Exotic Animal RescueNashvilleEmail please for applicat
Labor of Love Animal Welfare ProjectNashville757-635-1464
Little SpiritsNashvilleEmail Please
Love at First Sight Pet Adoption CenterNashville615-297-2464
Metro Animal Care and ControlNashvillePlease visit
Mid TN Working Dog RescueNashville615-484-5558
Mid-South Great Pyrenees RescueNashville615-789-6054
Middle Tennessee Golden Retriever RescueNashville615-496-7297
Nashville Cat RescueNashvillee-mail only
Nashville Humane AssociationNashville(615) 352-1010
Now I'm Home Animal RescueNashville000-000-0000
Pet Assistance NetworkNashville
Proverbs 12:10 Animal RescueNashville
Robyn's Nest Animal Rescue & SanctuaryNashville
Saint Francis Animal Welfare GroupNashville
Schnauzer Love Rescue, Inc.Nashville
Silver RescueNashville
Southern Cross Boston Terrier RescueNashville260-414-7109
Susannas SafeHaven RescueNashville
Sylvan Bark Poodle Rescue (& Red Rover Pet Svc)Nashville
The Cat Shoppe / Friends Of Luigi Cat RescueNashville615-297-7877
The Purr FactoryNashville(615) 331-9274
Westie Rescue SouthEastNashville
GrandDogsNew Hope423-837-1121/423-266-5003
Newport Animal ShelterNewport423-623-1010
Project FelixNolensville
Wilson's Dog RescueNolensville615-861-0673
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Dames for Danes Great Dane RescueOak Ridge865-269-4471
Oak Ridge Animal ShelterOak Ridge865-425-3423
Oak Ridge Veterinary HospitalOak Ridge865-483-6614
Shelter Animals Rescue Group (SARG)Oak Ridge(865)483-8146
Small Breed Rescue of East TNOak Ridgewww.sbret.com
Tennessee Pekingese RescueOakdale423-369-3770
East Tennessee Border Collie RescueOliver Springs
Helping Orphaned Pets Everywhere (H.O.P.E.)OoltewahEMAIL 1st and leave your number for me to contact you at and I will call you back if that is your contact preference.
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Decatur County Humane Association (TN)ParsonsPlease use e-mail dchatn@live.com
Cheatham County Animal Awareness FoundationPegram615-646-6828
Cheatham County Animal Control ShelterPegram(615) 792-3647
Blackjack Animal RescuePiney Flats423-3402138
Ginny's Pet Rescue, Inc.Pioneer423-327-4954
Forget-Me-Not Animal RescuePleasant View615-613-4813
East Tennessee Bloodhound RescuePowell(865) 947-5934
Giles County Adoptable AngelsPulaski931-363-7971
Giles County Humane AssociationPulaski931-309-2138
Miner Menagerie SanctuaryPulaski931-207-5006
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DreamWalker Pet RescueRickman(931) 326-3265
Give A Dog A HomeRidgetopplease email
Lauderdale County Animal ShelterRipley731-836-7387
Middle Tennessee Animal RescueRock Island
Roane County Animal ShelterRockwood865-354-7387
Abandoned Angels Inc.Rogersville(423) 231-1959
Hawkins County Humane Society Animal ShelterRogersville423-272-6538
Fayette County Animal RescueRossville901/854-2565
All Breeds Dog RescueRutledge865-828-8454
Grainger County Humane SocietyRutledge865-567-0050
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Best Chance Animal RescueSardis731-926-6885
Horse Creek Wildlife SanctuarySavannah731-926-4008
K-9 SanctuarySavannah731-412-8355
Savannah Animal ServicesSavannah731-925-3303
McNairy County Humane SocietySelmer
Kindness CountsSevierville865-654-2684
Sevier County Humane SocietySevierville865-453-7000
Bedford County Animal ControlShelbyville931-685-1130
Shelbyville Animal ControlShelbyville931-684-6552
Shelbyville-Bedford County Humane Assoc.Shelbyville931-684-5463
All About Animals Rescue & AdoptionSmyrna
All About HoundsSmyrna888-820-0085
Feline FelicitySmyrnaplease read home page
Twisted WhiskersSmyrna
For the Love of DogsSoddy Daisy423-451-0589
The Humane Way Humane SocietySouth Fulton731-479-3399 or 731-479-2984
Blind Dog Rescue Alliance - TNSpring City877-BLIND-01
Friends of the ShelterSpringfield
Robertson County Animal ControlSpringfield615-384-5611
Springfield Animal ControlSpringfield615-384-9289
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NOAH'S ARC, INC.Talbott(423) 586-2293
Furry Friends Animal RescueThompson Station615-426-6515
Snooty Giggles Dog RescueThompson's Station
Tullahoma Animal ShelterTullahoma931-454-9580
Tullahoma Small Breed RescueTullahoma931-393-3522
Waiting for a Star to Fall FarmTullahoma931 461-5416
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Animal Adoption CenterUnion City270-627-4047
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Viola Valley DogsViola931-635-2765
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Humane Society of Morgan CountyWartburg423-346-PETS
Disney's Dog RescueWaverly(931) 264-0192
Waverly Animal ShelterWaverly931-296-7319
West TN Animal RescueWest Tennessee731-695-4528
Last Chance Pet Rescue, IncWhite Bluff615-797-9716
White Bluff Animal ControlWhite Bluff615-797-3131
Help Every Animal Rescue and Transport HEARTWhite House615 598-1165
Doberman Pinscher Club of Memphis RescueWhiteville(731) 658-3230 or (901) 3
Hardeman County Humane Society, Inc.Whiteville731-254-9777
Franklin County Animal ControlWinchester(931)967-5389
Franklin County Humane SocietyWinchester931-962-4472 (shelter)
Two Ladies Caring Animal RescueWoodlawn931-217-1072