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Young-Williams Hosts “Black Friday” Adoption Special

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Fees reduced to $10 a pet to promote forever homes for the holidays Young-Williams Animal Center is celebrating “Black Friday” with an adoption special to help shelter pets find their forever homes for the holidays. On Friday, Nov. 27, adoption fees for dogs and cats older than 5 months will … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Tips for Pets


Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season, a festive time the entire family enjoys including Fido. To avoid any holiday mishaps with your pet, keep him safe by following these tips:   Leave leftovers behind—Avoid giving your pet table scraps or letting him get into the trash. Fatty, spicy or … [Read more...]

PUP of the Month Photo Contest


Our volunteer is helping this cute Chihuahua mix prep for an important photo shoot. Young-Williams has partnered with the Knoxville IceBears Hockey to bring you a PUP of the month photo contest this season! Each month one dog's photo will be chosen to appear on a dasher board at the arena. To enter, … [Read more...]

Just a Few Sips of Wine Can Save an Animals life

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Wolfgang Interiors and Gifts to Host ‘Sip & Shop’ for Young-Williams Animal Center  Wolfgang Interiors and Gifts will host a Sip and Shop, Friday December 4, 5-9 p.m. as a way to extend appreciation to its customers while raising money for Young-Williams Animal Center. You can sample some … [Read more...]

Discs for Dogs


Purchase a Frisbee for your best buddy at any Froyoz location throughout Knoxville, and support our Spay/Neuter program! Our spay/neuter services are available to anyone, regardless of residence. Young-Williams Spay/Neuter Solutions offers subsidized, low-cost services to pet owners who want to do … [Read more...]

Cat Adoption Special Extends Thru Weekend

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Our cat adoption special has been extended and will run through Sunday, Nov. 22.  You won’t have any difficulty finding the perfect kitty at Young-Williams Animal Center.  The center continues to be at capacity for felines.  With our adoption special, cats older than 5 months are free.  Kittens are … [Read more...]

Veterinarian Pet Memorial Program

As a 501-(c)(3) organization, we rely on charitable donations to feed, house and care for more than 12,000 animals annually.   Funding from the Pet Memorial program helps stock shelter shelves with supplies, keep kennels clean, improve facilities, expand enrichment programs for pets, provide medical … [Read more...]

What do to if your pet is lost

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Most families with pets will at some point experience the anguish of a missing pet. When the unthinkable happens, parents need to remain calm as they map out a plan for finding the pet. Ideally, every person in the family should be recruited to help. When emotions are running high, questions such … [Read more...]

Events & News


  Friday, Sept 25--Mayor's 9th Annual Senior Appreciation Fair at John Tarleton Par Sunday, Nov. 8--Furry Fall Festival-noon to 4 p.m. at Young-Williams Animal Center.  Free admission.     … [Read more...]

News & Events for Young-Williams Animal Center

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Just in time for the heat, Rita’s Italian Ice in Market Square is sponsoring Young-Williams Animal Center the entire month of July! Mention Young-Williams, and 10% of proceeds will be donated to help provide food and care to animals in need.   Local 8 News Reporter/ Anchor Casey Wheeless … [Read more...]