September 6, 2022 in

Adoption Event #3: Elst Brewing Company

HALT is celebrating 35 years this season and we're happy to introduce our Fall 2022 class! Our third event will be outside at  Elst Brewing Company. We invite you out…
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September 6, 2022 in

Adoption Event #2: Ijams Nature Center

HALT is celebrating 35 years this season and we're happy to introduce our Fall 2022 class! Our first event will be outside at the beautiful Ijams Nature Center. We invite…
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September 2, 2022 in

Adoption Event #1: Meadow View Garden Center

HALT is celebrating 35 years this season and we're happy to introduce our Fall 2022 class! Our first event will be outside at the beautiful Meadow View Greenhouse and Garden…
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September 2, 2022 in

Fundrasier: Screening of “Scooby-Doo” (#3)

"Ruh-roh, Raggy! H.A.L.T. is celebrating 35 years this fall!" To kick this season off, we are partnering with our friends at Central Cinema again for a special screening of Scooby-Doo! …
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September 2, 2022 in

Fundraiser: Screening of “Scooby-Doo” (#2)

"Ruh-roh, Raggy! H.A.L.T. is celebrating 35 years this fall!" To kick this season off, we are partnering with our friends at Central Cinema again for a special screening of Scooby-Doo! …
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September 2, 2022 in

Fundraiser: Screening of “Scooby-Doo” (#1)

"Ruh-roh, Raggy! H.A.L.T. is celebrating 35 years this fall!" To kick this season off, we are partnering with our friends at Central Cinema again for a special screening of Scooby-Doo! …
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August 30, 2022 in News

Fall 2022 – Happy 35th Anniversary!

Wow! Milestone year for HALT. This class celebrates its 35th anniversary!! We can't thank all of you enough for your support. In case you're unaware, HALT depends solely on supporters…
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June 4, 2022 in Fundraiser, News, Photo Gallery

Update on Spring 2022 Class

We are happy to share that Tino, Livvie, Millie, Marigold and Franklin have all been adopted! They graduated May 5th, and most went to their new homes within a couple…
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April 22, 2022 in

Adoption Event #4: Ijams with Franklin the Fabulous!

We will be at Ijams Nature Center's Visitor complex with HALT dog Franklin! He will have completed 3 weeks of his obedience training and is looking for his forever family…
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April 15, 2022 in News

Suds, Subs, and Belly Rubs!

Happy Friday to everyone! Tomorrow is a BIG DAY, as we have our next dog adoption event! We'll be at Elst Brewing Company on Central Ave. and handsome HALT dog…
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March 22, 2022 in

Fundraiser: Screening of “Best in Show” (#2)

Save the dates! The link to purchase tickets for this showing is listed below. We hope you will come out and watch the ever hilarious movie BEST IN SHOW and…
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March 21, 2022 in News, Photo Gallery

Tino – Spring 2022

ADOPTED! Tino is a true gentleman. Don't be fooled by his bat-like ears, he's 100% dog! He's around 32 lbs, 2 years old, and a black & tan beagle-mix. Tino…
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March 21, 2022 in News, Photo Gallery

Milly – Spring 2022

ADOPTED! Milly was found as a stray by our partners at Young-Williams Animal Center. She weighs 22lbs, is around 1 yr old, and a hound mix. You can see from…
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March 21, 2022 in News, Photo Gallery

Marigold – Spring 2022

ADOPTED! They called her "Gorgeous Girl" at Young-Williams, (100% accurate), but with her flowery personality, we've decided to rename her Marigold! Today, we want everyone to meet Marigold, the third…
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March 19, 2022 in News, Photo Gallery

Livvie – Spring 2022

ADOPTED! Livvie was found as a stray by Young-Williams. She's around 1 year old, 32lbs, and a hound mix with brindled speckles (white, black & brown). Livvie is a big…
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March 19, 2022 in News, Photo Gallery

Franklin – Spring 2022

ADOPTED! Franklin was found as stray by Young-Williams Animal Shelter. He is approx. 1 year old and a Heeler/Terrier mix. He has gorgeous short brown fur with blonde highlights (I…
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March 19, 2022 in News

Meet Our Spring 2022 Class!

We are happy to share our new group of dogs participating in our fall class. Meet Franklin, Livvie, Marigold, Milly and Tino! They have their first outing at the adoption…
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March 19, 2022 in

Fundraiser: Screening of “Best in Show”

Save the dates! The link to purchase tickets for this showing is listed below. We hope you will come out and watch the ever hilarious movie BEST IN SHOW and…
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March 19, 2022 in

Raffle and Adoption Event #3: Elst Brewery

We're happy to introduce our Spring 2022 class! Our third event will be outside at Elst Brewery. We invite you to come by to meet Franklin who is participating in…
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March 19, 2022 in

Adoption Event #2: Ijams Nature Center

We're happy to introduce our Spring 2022 class! Our second event will be outside at Ijams Nature Center. We invite you to come by to meet the "Fab 5" that…
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March 19, 2022 in

Adoption Event #1: Meadow View Greenhouse

We're happy to introduce our Spring 2022 class! Our first event will be outside at the beautiful Meadow View Greenhouse and Garden Center. We invite you out to meet our…
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October 24, 2021 in News

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser Announced!

Don't like wrapping presents for Christmas? Just not good at it? Or maybe you want to help a great cause? We've got you covered! Our little elves will be available…
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October 24, 2021 in

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser – 12/12/21

Don't like wrapping presents for Christmas? Just not good at it? Or maybe you want to help a great cause? We've got you covered! Our little elves will be available…
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October 24, 2021 in

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser – 12/11/21

Don't like wrapping presents for Christmas? Just not good at it? Or maybe you want to help a great cause? We've got you covered! Our little elves will be available…
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October 24, 2021 in

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser – 12/10/21

Don't like wrapping presents for Christmas? Just not good at it? Or maybe you want to help a great cause? We've got you covered! Our little elves will be available…
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September 10, 2021 in News, Photo Gallery

Meet Our Fall 2021 Class

We are happy to share our new group of dogs participating in our fall class. Meet Fitz Gerald, Moose, Scarlett, Jolene, and Maple! They have their first outing at the…
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August 29, 2021 in

Adoption Event #4 – (Canceled) Mast General Store

UPDATE: All 5 dogs are either finalizing applications or on home visits, so we're canceling this adoption event. We are so excited for our pups!   We're so happy to…
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August 29, 2021 in

Adoption Event #3 – PetSmart

(Photos coming soon!) We're so happy to start classes back this fall! We'll be outside at PetSmart. Come by to meet our new "Fab 5" that will be participating in…
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August 29, 2021 in

Adoption Event #2 – Ijams Nature Center

Fun loving, white and brindle-brown hound mix. About 1 year old and 26lbs. Long and lanky hound legs to go with a sleek fur coat. She is a sweet soul.…
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August 29, 2021 in

Adoption Event #1 – Meadow View Greenhouse

We're so happy to start classes back this fall! We'll be outside at the beautiful Meadow View Greenhouse and Garden Center to meet our new "Fab 5" that will be…
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July 18, 2021 in News

Fall 2021 Class Update

Great news! We will be back this fall! Over the last year and a half, we've been missing our volunteers, kids, and pups. We have a lot of fun with…
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March 15, 2021 in News

Spring 2021 Classes

The world is making progress, but we will not be holding our Spring 2021 class due to the COVID outbreak. We are hopeful that we will be able to start…
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August 15, 2020 in News

Fall 2020 Classes

We are sad to announce we will not be holding our Fall 2020 class due to the COVID outbreak. There are improvements, but still so many unknowns. We hope everyone…
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March 30, 2020 in News

Spring 2020 Class

We are sad to announce we will not be holding our Spring 2020 class due to the COVID outbreak. We hope everyone stays healthy and safe. We are donating what…
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September 1, 2019 in Photo Gallery

Fall 2019 Class

We are happy to share our new group of dogs participating in our fall class. Meet Fozzie, Lydia, Minnie, Otis and Penny! They have their first outing at the adotpion…
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April 12, 2019 in

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser – Mast General Store

Don't like wrapping presents for Christmas? Just not good at it? Or maybe you want to help a great cause? We've got you covered! Our little elves will be available…
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April 12, 2019 in

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser – Mast General Store

Don't like wrapping presents for Christmas? Just not good at it? Or maybe you want to help a great cause? We've got you covered!Our little elves will be available to…
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April 12, 2019 in

Fido Fest 2019 – Turkey Creek

Pinnacle at Turkey Creek is hosting their third annual Fido Fest paw-ty, an outdoor event celebrating our four-legged furry friends, presented by Radio Systems Corporation. Fido Fest will feature food…
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April 12, 2019 in

Adoption Event #1 – Mast General Store

Come by beautiful Meadow View Nursery to meet our dogs participating in the spring class. They are looking for their forever homes! They will have finished three weeks of their…
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April 12, 2019 in

Adoption Event #4 – Meadow View

Come by beautiful Meadow View Nursery to meet our dogs participating in the spring class. They are looking for their forever homes! They will have finished three weeks of their…
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April 12, 2019 in

Adoption Event #3 – Ricki’s Pet Depot

Come by to meet our dogs participating in the spring class. They are looking for their forever homes! They will have finished half of their classes, so they’ll be able…
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April 12, 2019 in

Adoption Event #2- PetSmart Morrell Rd

Come by to meet our dogs participating in the spring class. They are looking for their forever homes! They have finished the first week of class, so they’ll be able…
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April 8, 2019 in Photo Gallery

Spring 2019 Class

We are happy to share the Fab Five participating in our spring class! While the 4 groups of teens are teaching their dogs, they will be learning patience, respect, responsibility…
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November 1, 2018 in

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser – Mast General Store

Don't like wrapping presents for Christmas? Just not good at it? Or maybe you want to help a great cause? We've got you covered! Our little elves will be available…
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September 8, 2018 in Photo Gallery

Fall 2018 Class

We are happy to share the Fab Five participating in our fall class! While the 4 groups of teens are teaching their dogs, they will be learning patience, respect, responsibility…
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September 8, 2018 in

Furry Fall Festival

Shared from Young-Williams: Join us for an upcoming festival hosted by the Young-Williams Animal Center. Furry Fall Festival will give animal lovers the opportunity to learn about pet-related resources around…
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September 8, 2018 in

Howl-O-Ween at UT Gardens

UT Gardens and UTCVM are hosting their annual Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo! This fun event caters to dogs and dog lovers. They will feature a judged costume parade…
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September 8, 2018 in

Volunteer Expo

Volunteer East TN is hosting their annual Volunteer Expo at West Town Mall! HALT will be there along with dozens of area organizations on hand to share information about their…
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September 8, 2018 in

Adoption Event – PetSmart

Come by to meet our dogs participating in the fall class. They are looking for their forever homes! They will be halfway through the class at this point, so they'll…
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September 8, 2018 in

Adoption Event – Meadow View Nursery

Join us at beautiful Meadow View Nursery and Garden Center to meet our dogs participating in the fall class. They are looking for their forever homes! They will be through…
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August 24, 2018 in

Adoption Event – CitiFid-O

Join us for our first adoption event of the fall season at CitiFid-O! This will be our Fab 5's first outing before starting classes on 09/10. Come by to meet…
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August 11, 2018 in

Beer for a Cause

Schulz Brau Brewing is hosting us for their Spendentag* on Monday, 08/20. A portion of all sales that day will be donated to HALT. Come help a great cause by…
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August 11, 2018 in

8th Annual Smokey Day

UT Vols mascot Smokey It's football time in Tennessee!! Join us for our 8th annual photo day with one of the most famous mascots, Univerity of Tennessee's Smokey and the…
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March 31, 2018 in

Fido Fest to support Young-Williams

Saturday, May 19th we will be at Fido Fest 2018! This 2nd annual event is being hosted by The Pinnacle at Turkey Creek. There will be lots of vendors, groups,…
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March 31, 2018 in

Adoption Event – Village Vet Hospital

Village Vet is having their annual pet fair! Come by to meet our spring class! Cason, Roscoe, Spring, and Velvet will be on hand to show off some of the skills…
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March 31, 2018 in

Adoption Event – PetSmart

Come by to meet our spring class! Cason, Roscoe, Spring, and Velvet will be on hand to show off some of the skills they're learning. The dogs will go through…
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March 31, 2018 in

Adoption Event – Ricki’s Pet Depot

Come by to meet our spring class! Cason, Roscoe, Spring, and Velvet will be on hand to show off some of the skills they're learning. The dogs will go through…
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March 31, 2018 in

Adoption Event – Mast General Store

Come by to meet our spring class! Cason, Roscoe, Spring, and Velvet will have completed their first week of training by this time. The dogs will go through 4 weeks…
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March 31, 2018 in

Adoption Event – Meadow View

Join us at beautiful Meadow View Gardens to meet our spring class! Cason, Roscoe, Spring, and Velvet will be on their first outing before starting class on the 10th. The…
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November 3, 2017 in

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser

Christmas will be here before we know it! Do you need help wrapping some presents? Our little elves will be available to wrap your presents for the holidays the third…
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November 3, 2017 in

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser

Christmas will be here before we know it! Do you need help wrapping some presents? Our little elves will be available to wrap your presents for the holidays the third…
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November 3, 2017 in

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser

Christmas will be here before we know it! Do you need help wrapping some presents? Our little elves will be available to wrap your presents for the holidays the third…
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November 3, 2017 in

Furry Fall Festival

Young-Williams is hosting their annual Furry Fall Festival! Come out to enjoy lots of family fun, games, pup-kin painting, adoptable pets, food trucks, and more. Our buddy K9 Barnabas will…
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September 23, 2017 in

Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo

UT Gardens is hosting the 4th annual HowlOWeen! There will be pet friendly vendors, rescue groups with adoptable pets, food truck, a pet food drive, and the always fun costume…
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September 23, 2017 in

Adoption Event and Volunteer Expo

Volunteer East Tennessee is holding their 3rd annual Volunteer Expo. There will be lots of different organizations will all kinds of opportunities on hand to talk to people about their…
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September 23, 2017 in

30th Anniversary Celebration

HALT is celebrating 30 years! We want to celebrate all of our volunteers, HALT Graduates and their families, and those that have supported the program over the years. We look…
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September 15, 2017 in

Adoption Event – Mast General Store

Come by to meet our fall class! Half-Pint, Lila, Will, Kate and Petals will be half way through class at this point and will be able to show off some…
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September 15, 2017 in

Adoption Event – PetSmart Morrell Rd

PetSmart is hosting their National Adoption event September 15-17. HALT will be there Sunday from 1-3pm. Come by to meet our fall class! Half Pint, Lila, Will, Kate and Petals…
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September 1, 2017 in

Adoption Event – Meadow View

Join us in the beautiful setting of Meadow View to meet our fall class! Half Pint, Lila, Will, Kate and Petals will be on their first outing before starting class…
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August 23, 2017 in

7th Annual Smokey Day

It's football time in Tennessee!!  Are you All Vol? Come by and get your picture taken with UT Vols mascot, Smokey X and the  Cheer Squad on Saturday, August 26th! He…
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April 2, 2017 in

Adoption Event – Mast General Store

We invite you to come out to Mast General Store to  meet our new group of dogs that are participating in the spring class. We will be choosing the dogs…
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April 2, 2017 in

Adoption Event – Fluff-a-Palooza

We invite you to come out to Maryville Small Animal Clinic for their 7th annual Fluff-a-Palooza! A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the HALT program this…
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April 2, 2017 in

Adoption Event – Village Vet Fair

We invite you to come out to Village Vet Spring Festival to meet our new group of dogs that are participating in the spring class. We will be choosing the…
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April 2, 2017 in

Adoption Event – Meadowview Greenhouse

We invite you to come out to meet our new group of dogs that are participating in the spring class. We will be choosing the dogs early April, and pictures…
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April 2, 2017 in

Adoption Event – Fido Fest

Saturday, April 22nd we will be at Fido Fest 2017! This new event is being hosted by The Pinnacle at Turkey Creek. There will be lots of vendors, groups, food,…
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March 19, 2017 in

Spring 2017 Dog Selection

We will visit Young-Williams Animal Center the first week of April to meet the dogs available for adoption. Our selection team does a great job pairing dogs up and choosing…
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November 21, 2016 in News

HALT and 100 Women Who Care

There is a fabulous new organization in Knoxville that started last spring called 100 Women Who Care. Like HALT, sometimes the simplest idea can have a big impact. "100 Women.…
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November 18, 2016 in

Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser

Christmas is just a few weeks away! Do you need help wrapping some presents? Our little elves will be available to wrap your presents for the holidays the first weekend…
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November 18, 2016 in

Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser

Christmas is just a few weeks away! Do you need help wrapping some presents? Our little elves will be available to wrap your presents for the holidays the first weekend…
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November 18, 2016 in

Holiday Gift Wrappipng Fundraiser

Christmas is just a few weeks away! Do you need help wrapping some presents? Our little elves will be available to wrap your presents for the holidays the first weekend…
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October 17, 2016 in

Young-Williams Furry Fall Festival

HALT will be there with Abby! Sunday, Nov. 6, pet owners and animal enthusiasts are invited to attend the Furry Fall Festival presented by Petco Foundation to learn more about…
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October 11, 2016 in

Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade

Abby - Fall 2016 The University of Tennessee Gardens, Knoxville, is going to the dogs for a Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo. The event, sponsored by the UT Gardens…
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September 4, 2016 in

Adoption Event – Meadow View Greenhouse

Come by to meet our new Fab 5 that will be participating in the fall class. We have Petey, Stewie, George, Pickles and Abby. All dogs are spayed, fully vaccinated,…
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September 4, 2016 in News

6th Annual Picture Day with Smokey X

It's football time in Tennessee!! Thank you to the University of Tennessee's mascot Smokey X and his handlers, the UT Cheer Squad, Mast General Store, Michele Lewellyn Photography, and everyone…
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August 25, 2016 in News

Kroger Community Rewards

Here is an easy way for you to support HALT by doing what you already do! It's time for the annual 2014-2015 enrollment in the Kroger Community Rewards Program. They've expanded the program…
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August 24, 2016 in

Volunteer Expo

Come out to the Knoxville Volunteer Expo to learn more about opportunities with HALT and many other groups in the area at the 2nd annual Volunteer Expo.
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August 24, 2016 in

Adoption Event Mast General Store

We invite you to come out to Mast General Store downtown to meet our new group of dogs that are participating in the fall class. We will be choosing the dogs…
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August 24, 2016 in

Adoption Event PetSmart Morrell Rd

We invite you to come out to PetSmart Morrell Rd to meet our new group of dogs that are participating in the fall class. We will be choosing the dogs late…
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August 24, 2016 in

Adoption Event West Bearden Vet Fall Festival

We invite you to come out to West Bearden Vet Hospital's Fall Festival to meet our new group of dogs that are participating in the fall class. We will be choosing…
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August 14, 2016 in

6th Annual Picture Day with Smokey

It's almost football time in Tennessee!  Are you All Vol? Come by and get your picture taken with UT Vols mascot, Smokey X and the Cheer Squad on Saturday, August…
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May 19, 2016 in

Community Pet Parlor Grand Opening

Join us June 11th to help celebrate their grand opening! The Pet Parlor will offer boarding, daycare and a bakery. There will be lots for your family and pets to…
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May 3, 2016 in

UT Vols Day at PetSmart Morrell Rd

Save the date! We'll be attending the UT Vols Day again this year. Here's a chance to meet some  of our UT Football players, past and present. Details to come…
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May 3, 2016 in

Walk and Wag 2016

Join us at the 5th annual Walk and Wag in memory of Abby Gibson. There will be contests, K-9 demos, door prizes, pet related vendors, adoptable dogs, kids games, food…
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May 3, 2016 in

Adoption Event – Mast General Store

Jenny - spring 2016 Josie - spring 2016 We invite you to come out to Mast General Store to meet dogs that participated in the spring class. They have graduated…
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March 31, 2016 in

Knoxville K-9 Cancer Walk

We are happy to share we will be participating in the K-9 Cancer walk fundraiser benefiting the Morris Animal Foundation. It will be great experience for our dogs' socialization skills, and…
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March 31, 2016 in

Village Vet Spring Festival

Nina - Spring 2016 Join us at the Village Vet spring festival for lots of family fun, games, rescue groups and service dog demonstrations! Our classes will be finished April…
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March 31, 2016 in

Adoption Event – PetSmart Morrell Rd

Jenny - Spring 2016 We invite you to come out to PetSmart Morrell Rd meet our new group of dogs that are participating in the spring class. We ended up…
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March 31, 2016 in

Adoption Event – Mast General Store

Mattie - Spring 2016 We invite you to come out to meet our new group of dogs that are participating in the spring class. We ended up with 5 females…
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March 31, 2016 in

Adoption Event – PetSmart Turkey Creek

Josie - Spring 2016 We invite you to come out to meet our new group of dogs that are participating in the spring class. They started classes on April 4th.…
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March 31, 2016 in

Adoption Event – Meadow View Greenhouse

Trixie - Spring 2016 Our first adoption event for Spring 2016! We invite you to come out to meet our new group of dogs that will be participating in the…
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