Young-Williams Animal Center
Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
3201 Division St.
Knoxville, TN 37919
Pets at Our Shelter:
Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:We are the city of Knoxville and Knox County's public animal shelter.
About Our Shelter:We are the city of Knoxville and Knox County's public animal shelter. The Animal Center opened and began accepting animals on January 1, 2001. We are an open-admission, full-service shelter that accepts animals from Knoxville city and Knox County animal control officers and strays and owner turn-ins from the public. NO ANIMAL IS TURNED AWAY.
Come Meet our Pets:The Animal Center is located at 3201 Division Street, Knoxville, TN 37919, right off Sutherland Avenue (where Division Street meets Sutherland Avenue), at the entrance to John Tarleton Park. The phone number there is 865-215-6599.
REGULAR HOURS: Open Daily noon-6pm
SPECIAL UPCOMING HOLIDAY HOURS:
Young-Williams Animal Center is closed on:
and New Years Day
Our Adoption Process:The adoption fee for adult dogs and cats has been reduced to $75! And the adoption fee for dogs and cats 7 years or older has been reduced to only $50!
The regular fee to adopt a pet from the Young - Williams Animal Center ranges from $75 to $150, depending on the animal's age. If you adopt two pets of the same type (dog, puppy, cat, kitten) from the Center within 30 days, you will receive a discount on the second adoption fee.
"Best Buddies", pets who must be adopted together, are adopted for the regular adoption fee of one of the pets plus $25. Non-traditional pets (such as rabbits, ferrets, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc.) are available at various adoption fees. Please call the Center at 865-215-6599 for more information about our adoption fees.
The adoption fee includes a spay or neuter, shots (except for rabies vaccine, which the adopter must get at his or her own vet), a heartworm test for dogs and a feline leukemia combo test for cats, check and treatment for intestinal parasites, a microchip, and an exam by our Animal Center veterinarian.
All animals are spayed or neutered by our staff veterinarians PRIOR to leaving the Animal Center. There are NO exceptions.