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Young- Williams Furry Fall Festival On Sunday, Nov. 6, pet owners and animal enthusiasts are invited to attend the Furry Fall Festival  community at Young-Williams Animal Center. And, of course, furry friends are welcome, too! From noon-4 p.m., the Furry Fall Festival, which is free and open … [Read more...]

Join us for Howl-o-ween


Start your Halloween weekend with a howling good time. Join us for Young-Williams Animal Center's second annual Howl-o-ween party and fundraiser. The party will be held at the Jackson  Terminal Friday, Oct. 28 from 7-11 p.m. Young-Williams Animal Center's bash and fundraiser features live … [Read more...]

A Cause for Paws raises nearly $60,000 for homeless pets


It was a perfect, breezy night at A Cause for Paws. Ann and Steve Bailey were the hosts of a dinner party and silent auction to benefit Young-Williams Animal Center on Sept. 22 at their stunning home in West Knoxville.  The two are huge animal lovers and secured a special VIP to greet … [Read more...]

Young-Williams Animal Center offers $20 adoptions and spay/neuter for pit bull mixes


Special price coincides with Pit Bull Awareness Month, ‘Pumpkins and Pits’   Young-Williams Animal Center is celebrating National Pit Bull Awareness Month by reducing the adoption fee for pit bulls and mixes to $20 and providing education, outreach and other specials throughout the month … [Read more...]

‘Demo-cats’ and ‘Re-pup-licans’ adoption special marks Dogs in Politics Day at Young-Williams Animal Center


       Fees for adult and senior dogs and cats, as well as kittens, reduced to $20 from Sept. 23-25     Young-Williams Animal Center will celebrate National Dogs in Politics Day from Sept. 23-25 by offering adoption discounts on “demo-cats” and … [Read more...]

Keep your tailgate pet friendly


Tailgating has become one of America’s favorite pastimes, so why not be able to spend it with the WHOLE family? Here are a few tips to make sure your pet is safe. 1.Verify a Dog-Friendly Area  AND LIMIT THE TIME YOUR PET IS IN THE HEAT. 2.Bring Appropriate Dog Food. 3.Provide Shade and … [Read more...]

Governor Bill Haslam Proclaims Tennessee Week for the Animals September 17-25, 2016!

(Nashville, TN) Animal World USA is pleased to announce that Tennessee Week for the Animals, governor-proclaimed week long, community-strengthening celebration, kicks off September 17-25, 2016. Educational institutions, animal shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations will be hosting scores … [Read more...]

September Fundraisers

Julie Poole Photography- September 3 – December 4 Get professional portraits of your pets just in time for the holidays and help homeless pets at the same time!  From September 3- December 4, you can make a $50 donation to Young-Williams Animal Center and send the confirmation to Julia, and she … [Read more...]

Help Make Young- Williams Animal Center’s Holiday Wishes Come True


Adopters are invited to share how their adopted pet changed their life for a chance to win a $100,000 grant award for the animal welfare group they adopted from and a $1,000 Petco gift card for themselves! The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Petco, will be granting Holiday Wishes in the … [Read more...]

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...]