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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...]

Is there a waiting list for spay/neuter surgeries? NO!


How can I get on the waiting list? We get this question a lot! There IS no waiting list! In fact, if you call our program at (865)215-6677, Monday thru Friday between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm, you can probably an appointment in that same call (unless we are already tied up helping other customers!). … [Read more...]

It’s Kitten-palooza time!


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Volunteers of the Month :: Lauren LeBlanc and Tony Radar


Lauren LeBlanc, and her husband Tony Radar have become a regular fixture at Young-Williams Animal Center. Almost weekly, at sometimes daily, they are seen around the campus of YWAC walking the adoptable dogs.  Lauren and Tony have volunteered at YWAC for over a year and say they simply cannot get … [Read more...]

Spay/Neuter Blog


What is the difference between the S/N Clinic @ Village and Spay Shuttle?   Sometimes, people ask us what the difference is between the surgeries we provide for the community in our new Spay/Neuter clinic at the Young-Williams Animal Village in Bearden, versus what we do on the Spay … [Read more...]

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month


June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat month and we are celebrating by trying to get every adoptable cat in our shelter a forever home!  Many of our cats have had their adoption fees sponsored by generous donors and are ready to go home today! Check out all of our available cats and kittens here:  … [Read more...]

Celebrity Bartender


Join us this Thursday, 6pm, at Armada Bar, 116 S. Central Street in the Old City in Downtown Knoxville, to see our CEO, Jeff Ashin, pouring the drinks and working for tips to benefit the animals at Young-Williams Animal Center! … [Read more...]