Pet Services

In addition to the listed pet services, there are mobile pet grooming services. Check the Yellow Pages under Pet Grooming or online.

Feed-A-Pet (CAC): 524-2786

Office on Aging
2247 Western Avenue, 37921 (street)
P.O. Box 51650-1650 (mailing)
Assists low income, homebound seniors (age 60+) in Knox County with delivery of monthly pet food donations. No fees, contributions accepted.

Knox PAWS – Placing Animals with Seniors (CAC): 524-2786

Office on Aging
2247 Western Avenue, 37921 (street)
P.O. Box 51650, 37950-1650 (mailing)
Places adoptable animals with low-income Knox County seniors age 60+, who do not currently own a pet and live in pet-friendly environments. Project LIVE takes applications and works with the seniors to ensure a suitable match. | Website »

Veterinary Social Work Helpline: 755-8839

University of TN Veterinary Medical Center
2407 River Drive, 37996
Support & resources for pet owners. Mon.-Fri.10 am-5 pm.

Pet Loss Support Service: 755-8839

Veterinary Social Work provides support group for anyone who has lost a pet through death or disappearance, or whose pet is terminally ill. Call or go online for more information or directions, www.vetsocialwork.utk.edu. Open to the public; join anytime. Free. Or can provide four free, individual sessions that can be done in-person or over-the-phone. Call to schedule an appointment. | Website »