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Driving Health for Pets & People into Vulnerable Communities

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Remote Area Medical has received a two-year grant from PetSmart Charities to increase access to affordable veterinary care. The PetSmart Charities Improving Access to Care Grant will provide care for...

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Azog

A Little Compassion Goes a Long Way One sick cat’s journey to recovery. It was a balmy July day and Azog was roaming the neighborhoods on the outskirts of town....

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Volunteer Appreciation Month!

Every year, hundreds of volunteers generously give their time to help care for the lost, stray and vulnerable pets at Young-Williams. These volunteers spend thousands of hours at the shelter helping make sure the dogs have plenty...

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Feeling Lucky

Snuggled up on a warm blanket, Beowulf the cat knows how lucky he is. Not because his bowl is full or the toys and treats nearby, but lucky he survived one health emergency after another. When he...

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Young-Williams Animal Center celebrates 100,000 spay/neuter milestone with free surgeries for 100 pets

Young-Williams Animal Center reached a milestone of 100,000 spay and neuter surgeries for pets and surprised the owner with a free procedure, along with free surgeries for 100 other pets in the community. The...

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Ruthie

Back in September, a tiny cat was found all by herself and brought to Young-Williams Animal Center. Weighing in at just 14 ounces, we initially thought she may be about four weeks old, but the development of...

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Young-Williams Animal Center kicks off 14th annual Mardi Growl with T-shirt design contest

Young-Williams Animal Center’s 14th annual Mardi Growl celebration has started with the kickoff of the T-shirt design contest. Original artwork can be submitted now through Feb. 14. In addition to a T-shirt, the winning...

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Target Circle donation exceeds $4,000

Young-Williams Animal Center, thanks to the community’s support, has received more than $4,000 from Target Circle’s giving program. Our shelter received both the highest number of votes and the largest donation of $4,056.42 thanks...

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A Purr-fect Ending

In March, Holly’s human passed away, and the pandemic began. We got in touch with Holly’s out-of-state family, but they were unable to travel to Tennessee due to health and work. Holly came to Young-Williams Animal Center...

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Young-Williams Animal Center seeks to ‘Empty the Shelters’ with BISSELL Pet Foundation’s ‘Holiday...

Adoption event held nationwide finds forever homes for homeless pets BISSELL Pet Foundation is bringing holiday hope to homeless pets across the country, including Young-Williams Animal Center, by offering reduced-fee...

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Digital Angel Tree

This year, our angel trees look a little different but still have the same great impact for shelter pets. Make a donation today to...

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Target Circle Community Voting

Thank You! Thanks to shoppers like you, Young-Williams Animal Center received a received donation of $4,056.42 to help care for homeless, lost and vulnerable pets through Target Circle.