Beat the Heat! 🌞 Keep Your Pets Cool and Safe When it’s Hot

Happy dog with sunglasses and floating ring

Hello, all you wonderful pet parents out there! 🐾 Are you ready to tackle the heat and keep your furry friends as cool as cucumbers? Yes, we know how much you love and care for your pets, and we’re here to guide you through keeping them safe, comfortable, and happy during those warm weather days. Get ready for some tails-waggin’ … Read More

Celebrate Dog Biscuit Day with Homemade Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Treats!

Celebrate Dog Biscuit Day with Homemade Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Treats! Happy Dog Biscuit Day! Today is the perfect occasion to show some extra love to our furry friends and what better way than with homemade treats? These Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits are not only delicious but are also gentle on your dog’s stomach.     Ingredients – … Read More

Love Your Pet This Valentine’s Day: Spay/Neuter!

Valentine’s Day at Young-Williams Animal Center isn’t just about heart-shaped toys and treats. It’s also about showing love to our pets through responsible pet ownership. One such act of love is deciding to spay or neuter your pet. Visit our Spay/Neuter page to schedule your pet’s appointment today. In the meantime, let’s address some common questions about these important procedures. … Read More

Celebrating Resilience: Young-Williams Animal Center’s 2023 Year in Review

As we look back on 2023, we find ourselves filled with a profound sense of gratitude. The challenges of 2023 were significant, but our shared passion for pets and their people powered us through, enabling numerous successes at Young-Williams Animal Center. We are thrilled to share these accomplishments with you and extend our deepest appreciation for your unwavering support! We … Read More

The Benefits of Fostering Pets for Young-Williams Animal Center   

At Young-Williams Animal Center, our mission is to lead the community to end pet homelessness, promote animal welfare and enhance the human-animal bond. One of the most important ways we achieve this is through our dedicated foster program. Fostering pets not only provides temporary homes for animals in need but also offers numerous benefits to both the animals and their … Read More

Feline Diplomacy: Introducing Your New Cat to Your Resident Cat

Ready to double the cuddles, purrs, and playful pounces in your home? Let’s dive into our guide to introducing a brand new whiskered companion to your current cat! Here’s how to do it: Step 1: Establish Separate Spaces When the new cat first arrives, give them their own space equipped with essentials like food, water, a litter box, and a … Read More

What kind of dog is that?

When you’re searching for a new canine bestie, it’s natural to consider breed. Perhaps you’re drawn to the friendly reputation of Labradors, the toughness associated with Pit Bulls, or the notoriously spirited nature of Chihuahuas. But, here’s the truth: while breed characteristics can give you a general starting point, they don’t paint the full picture. In fact, experts agree: relying … Read More

Presents for Pets | Toy Drive

Give the gift of hope to a pet in need this holiday season! We’re thrilled to announce the ‘Presents for Pets’ holiday toy drive, starting from the 1st of December and running till the 22nd. This is your opportunity to share some holiday magic with deserving pets in need – because every pet deserves a hopeful holiday season! 🐶Presents our dogs … Read More

Tail-Wagging Turkey Day: Tips for a Pet-Safe Thanksgiving

Hello, pet parents! With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to prepare for one of the most anticipated celebrations – Thanksgiving. While this festive occasion brings joy, warmth, and delicious food, it’s important to remember our furry friends and their unique needs during these bustling times. Let’s dive into some tips to ensure a pet-safe Thanksgiving! 1. Beware of … Read More

Exploring Knoxville, TN: Hiking Trails that are Pawfect for Your Dog

Knoxville, TN is known for its scenic beauty and the abundance of outdoor activities that it offers to its visitors. If you are someone who loves to explore the great outdoors with your furry friend, you should know that Knoxville has plenty of dog-friendly hiking trails that offer stunning views and a great workout. So, if you’re planning to visit … Read More