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Cinco de Mayo forecast: It’s raining cats and dogs!

May 5, 2017


In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, Young-Williams Animal Center is offering a special adoption event on Friday, May 5. All adult and senior cats and dogs are only $20 today.

“Back by ‘populated’ demand, we’re throwing an adoption fiesta!” says Young-Williams Animal Center CEO Janet Testerman. “Our shelters are at capacity, and we need to find loving homes for our adoptable animals. Kick off the weekend festivities by adding a furry companion to your family.”

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Adoptions can be made at either location until 6 p.m. Young-Williams Animal Center is located off Sutherland Avenue at 3201 Division St., and Young-Williams Animal Village is located on Bearden Hill at 6400 Kingston Pike.

Every animal adopted during the special promotion will receive the services covered by the regular adoption fees, which include a veterinary exam, spay/neuter surgery, some standard vaccinations, a microchip with registration and more.

To learn more about Young-Williams Animal Center, visit or check out Young-Williams Animal Center on Facebook.


About Young-Williams Animal Center

Young-Williams Animal Center reminds the community to please spay and neuter your pets.

The Young-Williams Animal Center is the official animal shelter for Knox County and the City of Knoxville. The center is a nonprofit organization, community-supported through public and private donations, that turns no animal away and is dedicated to the sheltering and placement of animals, general animal welfare, and public education of companion animal issues.

Young-Williams Animal Center is located off Sutherland Avenue at the entrance to John Tarleton Park at 3201 Division St. Young-Williams Animal Village is located at 6400 Kingston Pike adjacent to Deane Hill Drive. Both locations are open seven days a week from noon-6 p.m.

For more information about Young-Williams Animal Center, including detailed driving directions, call 865-215-6599 or visit