Emergency Resources

Animal Emergencies

If you have an immediate veterinary need, please call the UT Veterinary Medical Center at 865-974-8387.

If you need assistance with a wild animal, please call the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency at 800-332-0900.

For stray animal pickup in Knox County and non-medical animal emergencies, please call Knox County Animal Control at 865-215-2444.

Mental Health Emergencies

If at any time you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact the Tennessee Crisis Line at 855-274-7471.

For mental health emergencies outside the state of Tennessee, please call 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.

Non-Veterinary Emergency

If you are experiencing a non-veterinary emergency, please call: 9-1-1