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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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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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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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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.

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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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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...