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A Furry Tale of Compassion

Hello non-fur people. My name is Tess. I appreciate you taking the time to read a little about how I’ve been helping my furry friends at Young-Williams Animal Center.

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Young-Williams Animal Center to ‘Clear the Shelters’ with discounted adoptions in August

Young-Williams Animal Center will seek to “Clear the Shelters” in the month of August with discounted adoptions for adult pets.

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Young-Williams Animal Center commits to ‘Empty the Shelters’ with BISSELL Pet Foundation

Summer adoption event takes place nationwide July 10-12 to find forever homes for homeless pets

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Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Keep your pets safe during July 4 celebrations! Fireworks and loud noises can cause pets to become frightened or disoriented.Keep your pets inside.Turn on...

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Small but Mighty

It was 5:30 on a Friday night when we got the call. A dog had fallen from a truck bed, got tangled in her leash and been dragged behind the moving vehicle on Interstate 40. She was...

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Young-Williams Animal Center receives $17,610 grant from BISSELL Pet Foundation to reduce homeless...

Young-Williams Animal Center recently was awarded a $17,610 grant from BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF) for spay and neuter procedures. The grant will go toward the shelter’s Spay/Neuter Solutions program, which works to address overcrowding in shelters...

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National Foster a Pet Month: Foster Highlight

When Young-Williams Animal Center called for emergency fosters, I anticipated there would be an influx of applications. However, I did not anticipate residents...

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New Program “Rounds Up” Change for Homeless Pets

What kind of impact can your spare change have? We are excited to announce a brand new way you can support homeless pets: Rounding up everyday purchases and donating the ‘spare change’ each month. Our 

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2020 Petco Foundation Foster Hero Nominee: Rachel Erath

The call for help came in the wee hours of a cold January morning in 2020. A dog had been thrown from a highway overpass landing 30 feet below and left to die. But, as happenstance would...

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Young-Williams Animal Center to resume spay/neuter services, continue curbside adoptions

Under Phase One of the Knox County Health Department’s reopening plan, Young-Williams Animal Center will resume public spay/neuter services and continue with the modified adoption process. The Phased Reopening by the local Health...

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BISSELL Pet Foundation Assists Shelters Across the Country with Reduced Adoption Fees by...

120 Animal Shelters to Participate in a National Empty the Shelters adoption special May 9-17 If there is a silver lining in the wake...

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Impact Happens Everyday in Many Ways

One of my favorite quotes is by Margaret Mead, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." In my role at Young-Williams Animal...