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

OCTOBER 15, 2021 — KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – 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, Tennessee. As...

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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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Holiday Giving

This year, building and strengthening bonds has been more important than ever. Through adoptions, foster and our Pet Resource Center, we provided protection for pets and people,...

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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...

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The Adventures of Pia

If you’ve ever met a husky, you know they are highly intelligent and thus, have their quirks. Pia is a proud husky and embraces each of the quirks that make her special. Some of her favorite activities...

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Hurricane Ida animal rescues arrive at Young-Williams Animal Center, 100 fosters step up

This week Young-Williams Animal Center accepted 40 animals evacuated from the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. The Humane Society of Louisiana and south central region staff of Best Friends worked together to transport the animals to...

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Young-Williams Animal Center needs emergency fosters for Hurricane Ida rescues and current pets

Young-Williams Animal Center needs new emergency foster families for rescue animals that will arrive via transport because of Hurricane Ida and animals currently in the shelter. Millions of Gulf Coast residents and businesses have...

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Calling Young-Williams adopters! Share your story to help us earn $100,000 (and you...

Have you adopted a pet from Young-Williams Animal Center? Share all the big and small ways your pet has changed your life to help us earn lifesaving funds for our mission from PetcoLove!...

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The Grey Muzzle Organization Grant Helps Senior Pets Like Mimi

Old dogs have something to wag about this summer, as The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants, and dogs at Young-Williams Animal Center are among the winners. Young-Williams was one...