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12 Days of Christmas with Young-Williams Animal Center

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Our countdown of the holiday season has begun! Beginning today and running through Christmas, Young-Williams Animal Center’s 12 Ways to Care will promote a different way the community can help animals at the shelter and further the center’s mission to end pet homelessness. Do you have a pet lover … [Read more...]

Cold Weather Pet Care Tips


With a cold front on its way bringing much colder temperatures to East Tennessee than is normal for this time of year, Young-Williams Animal Center is reminding pet owners to take extra precautions to make sure their four—footed family members are safe and warm. Here are some cold weather pet care … [Read more...]

Fall in Love with Felines!!


Join us in celebrating National Cat Day by adopting a shelter cat!  We have plenty of adult and senior cats that are just waiting to find their forever homes!  Right now, you can adopt an adult or senior cat for 50% off the original adoption price!   Adult cats, 6 months to 6 years old are only $37 … [Read more...]

Knox Corn Maze at Gilreath Farms


Knox Corn Maze at Gilreath Farms presents Young-Williams Animal Center Day, this Saturday, Nov. 1st from 10am-10pm!  50% of all ticket sales go back to the pets at YWAC!  We will have adoptable pets on hand and will be collecting cat and dog food as well! … [Read more...]

Furry Fall Festival Sunday Oct. 26th, 12pm-3pm

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Join us this Sunday for our Furry Fall Festival! Sunday Oct. 26th, 12pm-3pm Young-Williams Animal Center, 3201 Division Street, Knoxville, TN 37919 … [Read more...]

ASPCA Mega Match-a-thon presented by Subaru

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Spay’ghetti Dinner


Join us for a Spay'ghetti Dinner on Sunday September 21st from 4pm-8pm at The Hill, 1105 Forest Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37916, for All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti (with a meat or veggie sauce option)!  Proceeds will benefit Young-Williams Animal Center's Spay/Neuter Solutions participation in the 2015 World … [Read more...]

Meet our Veterinarian

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Dr. Jennifer Armstrong is now the Director of Shelter Medicine at YWAC.  She, along with her staff take care of the thousands and thousands of homeless animals that come to Young-Williams. Dr. Jen came to YWAC as an intern while she was finishing up school at University of Tennessee College of … [Read more...]

Missy’s adoption update….one month later!

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Our family has talked about adopting a dog for a very long time.  My husband and I had several discussions with our four kids (ages 4-15) to make sure everyone was on board and ready for a new addition.  We even tried to get the cat's opinion, but he didn't have much to say in the matter.  We spent … [Read more...]

Post-op Licking :: How to stop it!


Help! My pet is licking post-op! How much licking is too much? What do I do? One of the most important steps you can take to make sure your pet heals correctly is to keep him or her from licking. It is CRITICAL that you keep your pet from doing this, or you could be facing a lot of problems … [Read more...]