Effective immediately, our Small Animal Emergency room hours have changed. We will be open between the hours of 8 AM - 10 PM daily until further notice.

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HABIT is a nonprofit, group of volunteers working together to promote the bond between people and animals. As a program of the University Of Tennessee College Of Veterinary Medicine, HABIT sponsors animal-assisted therapy programs for those of all ages in a variety of settings such as nursing and retirement homes, assisted living centers, hospitals, physical rehabilitation centers, and area schools.

PLEASE DO NOT BRING YOUR PET

For liability purposes, attendance is required before a person can become a HABIT volunteer. So please make every effort to attend this meeting. People are encouraged to attend, even if they are just interested in knowing more about HABIT. All are welcome. There is no cost to attend this meeting.

Please contact Karen Armsey, HABIT Program Administrator at either HABIT@utk.edu, or at (865) 974-5633, seating is limited, so please call if attending.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​