According to the most recent study by the American Pet Products Association, total U.S. pet expenditures in 2015 were $60.28 billion. That same report found that 65% of the 79.7 million households in the U.S. have at least one pet, meaning the average home spends $756.33 per year or $63.03 monthly […]
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Incoming heavy rains prompt microchip clinics With the remnants of Hurricane Harvey expected to bring heavy rain, possible flooding and a tornado threat to Middle Tennessee in the next few days, Williamson County Animal Center is urging all pet owners to have an emergency plan in place for their pets. Pets often get lost during […]
State reports three cases in wildlife-Vaccinations crucial The Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC), 106 Claude Yates Dr. in Franklin, TN will offer $10 rabies shots and $15 microchips at their monthly clinic, Saturday, June 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Recently, the Tennessee Department of Health confirmed rabies in two skunks and one bat […]
The Williamson County Animal Center uses donated dog and cat food or donated funds to provide Williamson County’s elderly recipients of the Meals on Wheels program food for their pets. Food such as bird seed and dog and cat treats are packaged by volunteers at Williamson County Animal Center and delivered to 4 Meals on […]
A new free roaming cat room called Meow Manor is coming to Williamson County Animal Center in Franklin! To make room for the lobby construction project and encourage adoptions, the shelter is waiving the adoption fee for all pets on August 21 and 22. There are currently 102 cats and kittens and 36 dogs and […]
The Williamson County Animal Center, 106 Claude Yates Dr. in Franklin, TN has received a $1,000 grant from the Petfinder Foundation in partnership with Orvis, a retail and mail-order business specializing in sporting goods. One of the company’s initiatives is aimed at dog rescue, and the “Orvis Commitment” has matched donations from the public, dollar […]
Brooke Schroeder launched StrayMagnet.com October 2012 to “help empower people to make a difference for animals through education, awareness and stories.” The site features weekly news articles, adoptable pets from area shelters, and inspiring and helpful rescue stories. In addition there is a lost and found section offering a lost and found board with free […]