Welcome to Knoxville Animal Clinic
Call us at (865) 584-1588


Knoxville Animal Clinic is a full-service small animal veterinary hospital located in the Bearden area of West Knoxville. Please see our Services Page for more information on Veterinary, Boarding, and Grooming Services.

We encourage you to fill the clinic's required forms before your visit. Please be sure to fill out all sections on each form completely, carefully read consent and policies, and sign. A signature is required to treat you pet!

The required clinic forms can be found under Patient Center.

At Knoxville Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Anna Bennett-Gildner, DVM, Stephen Skinner, DVM, Cathryn Tinsley Youmans, DVM/MPH
Knoxville Animal Clinic | (865) 584-1588

5312 Homberg Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37919

In case of emergency we recommend Animal Emergency and Specialty Center 865-693-4440
or The UT Veterinary Medical Center at (865) 974-8387

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Meet Our Skilled Team

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  • Sarah
    Vet Assistant

    Sarah will be a second-year veterinary student at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in the fall of 2018.  She comes from Florida where she got her bachelor’s degree in biology from the Florida State University but is now loving all Knoxville, TN has to offer!  She loves spending time with her dog Ellie and other animals, hanging out with friends, gardening, and reading. 

  • Blake
    Vet Assistant

    Blake is originally from the Nashville area before moving to Knoxville. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science in December 2016. He will be attending Veterinary School at the University of Tennessee in the fall of 2018 and is very excited about joining the Knoxville Animal Clinic team to work and learn alongside great doctors and coworkers. His favorite hobbies include kayaking, hiking, anything sports related (especially Georgia Bulldogs and Nashville Predators), and hanging out with his two pups Clark and Huck.

  • John
    Vet Assistant

    John grew up in Nashville before moving down to Knoxville and is now attending the University of Tennessee. He is very excited about joining the Knoxville Animal Clinic team to work and learn alongside some amazing doctors and coworkers. His favorite things are UT Football and playing with his dog Mowgli.

  • Dr.
    Cathryn Tinsley Youmans,
    DVM, MPH

    Dr. Youmans is a Knoxville native and 2009 graduate of
    University of Tennessee’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She also earned a Master’s Degree in Veterinary Public Health from UT in 2009, giving her special insight the veterinary and human public health field. Dr. Youmans enjoys practicing internal medicine, managing chronic disease, and also has a strong interest in infectious and zoonotic disease. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, traveling, horseback riding, and spending time with friends and family. In Practice Since: 2009 Education: University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Dr.
    Stephen G Skinner
    A 2002 graduate of UT’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Skinner is a decorated military veteran, a retired Navy Lt. Commander who graduated #1 in his class at Naval Retail School. He formerly worked at Central Veterinary Hospital and Beaverbrook Animal Hospital. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Lisa, and their two dogs Kona and Makai. In Practice Since: 2002 Education: University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr.
    Anna Bennett-Gildner
    Dr. Bennett is a Knoxville native and 2007 graduate of the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine. She spent her first years in practice in Dallas, Texas and is glad to return to the hills of Tennessee. Dr. Gildner is an avid equestrian and rides her horse, Little Bit, as often as possible. She also spends her free time with her husband and two children. In Practice Since: 2007 Education: University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Brooke
    Vet Assistant

    Brooke is originally from Hunstville, AL, but is now a proud Knoxvillian. She has her associate's degree in photography and is now attending the University of Tennessee to fulfill her other dream - paleopathology. She has been in the vet field since 2008 and enjoys caring for animals, big and small. She shares her home with her pit/american bull dog mix Canvas, pit bull Ardi, and cat, Moss.

  • Haley
    Vet Assistant

    Haley was born and raised in Knoxville and came from a lifelong love of animals. This love has led her to volunteer at the Humane Society and at the Knoxville Zoo before pursuing a position at KAC. She graduated UT with a degree in animal science.

  • Jeff
    Clinic Manager / Vet Assitant

    Jeff came to us from the human health field in 2011, and is now using his previous clinical and laboratory experience with his 4 legged patients. Jeff also doubles as our in house computer tech support expert, and spearheads all of our computer system upgrades and maintenance. In his off time, he enjoys hanging out with friends and his Pug, Nacho.

  • Jenny Warren
    Certified Pet Groomer
    Jenny has been grooming since 2003 and has been with us since December of 2010. She enjoys cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs. Even though she may not be a Tennessee Vols fan, we can forgive her because she a great groomer and co-worker! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.
  • Sara
    Originally from New York, Sara has lived in Tennessee since 2004. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her two children and five grandchildren in Arizona. Her favorite pastimes are traveling and gardening.
  • Vickie
    Vickie has lived in Knoxville for 29 years and is a retired school teacher and church administrator. She has two grown children, two cats, and a golden/collie mix Riley, who is also her jogging companion.
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Emergency care call (865) 693-4440 or (865) 974-8387