Employee Spotlight-Jenifer!

It is an honor to introduce our next employee, YWAC Volunteer Coordinator, Jenifer. She’s not only a personal and close friend, she’s also one of the hardest working, honest, empathetic, fair and intelligent employees in the organization! 1.When was the last time you received a speeding ticket? College 🙂 2.What’s your favorite cheat meal? Laotian cuisine at Sticky Rice Cafe! … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center Employee Spotlight

Meet Kyla! She’s worked with YWAC Spay/ Neuter solutions teams for four years. She’s a rock star, and  assisted in more than 2,000 surgeries!   What makes your work day go by faster? All the random, funny things that happens with my team. Dream vacation? An Alaskan cruise! Book or t.v.? T.V. Favorite Halloween outfit you’ve worn or made?  It’s  a … Read More

Young-Williams Employee Spotlight

We would like to introduce Lora Branum! She’s been with our organization for a decade and is an intake specalist who does a wonderful job. What’s your dream vacation destination?  Ireland! How many pets do you own? 4 cats and 1 dog. Book or t.v.? Book! If you can eat one thing the rest of your life, what would it … Read More

Young-Williams Employee Spotlight!

Meet Tammy Copland, a 14 year veteran of Young-Williams Animal Center, avid ‘cat lady’ and someone who always has a smile on her face! What’s your dream vacation destination? An African Safari! If you could eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?  Steak, potatoes, mushrooms, salad, garlic bread and sweet tea! What do like … Read More

The Healing Power of love

Check out these incredible stories on the Banfield Foundation’s Website featuring our alumnus read here!

Young-Williams Animal Center equips Animal Control officers with tools to reunite lost pets and owners

2018-07-19 Young-Williams Animal Center – News Sentinel – microchip scanners – full page    Young-Williams Animal Center has equipped all Knox County and City of Knoxville Animal Control trucks with microchip scanners to help reunite lost pets and owners. The scanners were provided to Animal Control officers at a presentation at the shelter at 3201 Division St., on July 12. … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center to open earlier, add ‘quiet time’ for animals.

Young-Williams Animal Center continues to make changes aimed at benefiting both adoptable animals and potential adopters. After lowering adoption fees earlier this month, the shelter is rolling out new hours of operation. Starting Monday, April 2, Young-Williams Animal Center will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, offering pet adoption services and lost-and-found access for an additional two hours each … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center at ‘critical capacity’ for dogs

  Young-Williams Animal Center currently is at critical capacity for adult dogs. With dozens of dogs waiting for adoption, the shelter does not have available space to house and care for the lost, stray and surrendered animals in need that come to Young-Williams every day as the official shelter of Knox County and City of Knoxville.   Young-Williams Animal Center … Read More