Love Me Tender Animal Rescue is a 501(c)3 grassroots organization in middle Tennessee, dedicated to helping abused and abandoned animals, and promoting low cost spay/neuter  to help control the animal population.


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THANK YOU! We want to thank everyone who wrote in response to Ella’s story on CBS News.  We very much appreciate your taking the time to find us, and the animals in our community thank you too!

Ella is still with Kathy, and spends several hours a day in group play with the other rescued dogs at Love Me Tender Animal Rescue.

Our thanks go to the American Humane Society for the grant to help with Ella's medical care.  We are very grateful for their help and for all the wonderful work they do to help animals.

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We are so proud of Jeff Tang and Nathan Sharkey of WTVF for their Emmy award win with Ella’s story as a Serious Feature News Report.  We too felt like award winners, for their help in bringing attention to Ella, and the other animals in need in our rural areas.