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Six Bunny Facts

Did you know that we adopt out more than just cats and dogs? That's right! We have bunnies who are looking for their new home. Why adopt a bunny? See the list of fun facts below!

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Remembering PJ…

In 2004, a kitten was adopted from Young-Williams Animal Center. His family named him "PJ". We received this beautiful story from PJ's owners sharing that PJ had recently passed on, and...

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A Christmas Miracle…

Noel, when she first arrived. ‘Tis the season of giving – may it be the gift of love, time, or boxes of...

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A time for compassion…

A time for compassion and outreach for our stray and homeless pets … and their humans Young-Williams Animal Center receives many questions about how our intake, reclaim and adoption process works. We welcome these...

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The Gift of a Second Chance

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Holiday Giving

When Mouse arrived at Young-Williams Animal Center with her siblings, she was just hours old, unable to see and already missing the familiar scent of her mother. Unsure how to care for such tiny lives, their finder...

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YOUNG-WILLIAMS ANIMAL CENTER RECEIVES $60,000 GRANT FROM PETSMART CHARITIES® TO HELP KEEP PETS...

Young-Williams Animal Center received a $60,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to help keep more pets in loving homes and out of shelters in Knoxville. As the face of family changes over the years, what...

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Caring ‘fospice’ pet parent creates bucket list for shelter dog diagnosed with cancer

On a mid-summer day this year, a senior dog arrived at Young-Williams Animal Center after she was discovered alone on recently sold property. She was very thin, and the shelter staff decided it would be best if...

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Shelter’s longest-term resident moves into forever home

At Young-Williams Animal Center, our staff and volunteers believe every pet is special, but there are some who stay longer, building stronger bonds with those at the shelter. One of those animals is Katie,...

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Bissell Pet Foundation Announces Fall “Empty the Shelters” Event Oct. 4-10

Young-Williams Animal Center part of 180+ shelters participating in national event BISSELL Pet Foundation is hosting its fall 2021 national “Empty the Shelters” adoption event Oct. 4 –10, a quarterly effort that has helped more...

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For a limited time: free pet vaccines during spay/neuter surgeries.

Petco Love and Young-Williams Animal Center Aim to Stop the Spread of Deadly Preventable Diseases  Through Free Pet VaccinationsAs Part of Petco Love’s Initiative to Provide 1 Million Free Pet Vaccines, Young-Williams Animal Center...

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Help Us Clear the Shelters on September 18th-waived fee adoptions with financial donation...

Young-Williams Animal Center will seek to “Clear the Shelters” on Sept. 18 by acceptingfinancial donations in lieu of adoption fees for pets 6 months and older.The annual event is sponsored by WBIR Channel 10 as part of...