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Young-Williams Animal Center hosts week long National Dog Day adoption event


Adoption fees reduced to make room in shelter   Young-Williams Animal Center will celebrate National Dog Day all week with reduced adoption fees.   “There's no better way to celebrate National Dog Day than adopting a puppy or a dog from one of our two facilities," explains … [Read more...]

The Young-Williams Animal Center board of directors has appointed Janet Testerman as interim CEO.

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Testerman is a longtime supporter of the shelter, serving on the board for nearly five years. She also adopted her Dachshund, Lollie, from Young-Williams Animal Center in 2014.   “Janet has been an active, passionate advocate and thoughtful counselor for Young-Williams Animal Center for … [Read more...]

‘Cherish Your Chihuahua’ campaign offers $20 spay/neuter surgeries at Young-Williams Animal Center in August


PetSmart Charities® sponsors discounted procedures, free nail trim for Chihuahuas Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes are some of the most at-risk pets entering U.S. shelters each year. Young-Williams Animal Center, with funding support from PetSmart Charities, the largest funder of animal welfare … [Read more...]

What To Do if You Lose A Pet


  Pet owners should come in person to look for lost pets at least once every other day to ensure they don’t miss their pet.  Pets may show up weeks, months and years after they first go missing. Microchipping your pet is the best way to ensure you’ll be reunited if your pet is ever … [Read more...]

Help Us Save Lives Today!

Young-Williams is excited to announce that we are participating in the Michelson Found Animals Saving Pets Challenge that starts today!  The rescue that raises the most money on Crowdrise by August 14th gets a huge $50,000 grant!  There are 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th place prizes and weekly bonus … [Read more...]

July Fundraisers!


FIVE Bar Cocktail Party – July 7th 5 PM Join us in the upstairs party room of FIVE Bar Downtown for a $5 cocktail party with appetizers provided by FIVE.  All proceeds benefit Young-Williams Animal Center!   Carib Sounds Steel Drum Band Concert at Hunter Valley Farms – July 13th 7 … [Read more...]

YWAC Cat-a-palooza Continues


Is a new feline friend on your radar? You won’t have any difficulty finding the perfect kitty at Young-Williams Animal Center. The center is near capacity and offering a special on cats to encourage lifesaving adoptions.   With the “Cat-a-palooza” special, adoption fees for kittens are … [Read more...]

Keep Pets Safe All Summer


Don't walk your dog during the day's highest heat and humidity. Take shorter walks.   Never leave your pet in the car without air conditioning.   Keep it cool indoors. Turn on the AC in your home, especially if you'll be out of the house for several hours. If it's too warm … [Read more...]

Become an Adoption Ambassador– Find Homes for the Homeless


Gracie and her puppies were fostered last year. Their foster family is part of a new program called Adoption Ambassadors, which empowers families to find homes for their foster pets. They posted them on social media using collages like this. Gracie and her puppies were all ‘spoken for’ very quickly … [Read more...]

June Fundraisers


Bluetique June 4th 11 AM – 2 PM, 10% of sales It’s time for a new summer wardrobe!  Get some unique pieces at Bluetique Cheap Chic in Market Square!  On Saturday, June 4th from 11 AM- 2 PM, 10% of sales will be donated to Young-Williams Animal Center!     Nothing Bundt … [Read more...]