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Today, Emancipet celebrates World Spay Day! This is especially exciting because just this week, Emancipet reached an amazing milestone – we performed our 250,000th spay or neuter surgery! I’m thrilled that our Houston clinic is the reason we got there so quickly. In May 2015, Emancipet opened a clinic in Houston’s East End, which is […]

Emancipet to fully incorporate ATA’s staff, facility, and programs Animal Trustees of Austin is now officially part of Emancipet, and the merged organization will be even greater than the sum of its parts, serving more Austin-area people and pets with safe, affordable, and compassionate veterinary services! “As a nonprofit organization that has always provided a […]

 Sit Stay Day returns; Valentine’s-inspired kits now available to order! Animal lovers and foodies, rejoice! Our sixth annual Sit Stay Day, a unique fundraiser that lets pets and their humans stay in and enjoy homegrown Austin treats while raising money for pets in need, returns for 2016. Dozens of local businesses donate gourmet food and […]

Emancipet and Animal Trustees of Austin are formally exploring a merger that will serve their complementary missions and ultimately serve more pets and the people who love them. The boards of directors of Emancipet and Animal Trustees of Austin have signed letters of intent to merge, and are beginning due diligence to explore the feasibility […]

Are you guilty of leaving your dog’s waste on your neighbor’s lawn because you thought you were providing free fertilizer? Perhaps you don’t scoop the poop because you think it’s downright disgusting! Imagine if all dog owners in Austin didn’t scoop the poop. Our dogs create an average of a half pound of excrement per […]

Emancipet’s popular Sit Stay Day to return Feb. 13 Animal lovers and foodies rejoice! Emancipet’s fifth annual Sit Stay Day returns on Feb. 13, and the popular Sit Stay Day kits are now available here. The kits are chock-full of gourmet foods, drinks, pet treats, goodies, and more from local businesses. Sit Stay Day is […]

Grab your seats y’all, we have some exciting news! The ASPCA has generously provided us with scholarship funds to allow 10 individuals to attend our seminar series! Here are the rules: •  Each scholarship will cover the cost of one seat in a seminar ($500) – attendees are responsible for their own travel costs. •  […]

Austin to host nation’s premier spay/neuter event PetSmart Charities’® Spay/Neuter Conference, Aug. 14-17 AUSTIN—Emancipet, a nonprofit on a mission to make high-quality spay/neuter and preventive veterinary care affordable and accessible to every pet owner, is chairing the committees for pediatric spay/neuter wet labs and conference content for the PetSmart Charities’ North American Spay/Neuter Conference, August […]

Since opening one year ago, our Pflugerville clinic has provided low-cost preventive veterinary care to nearly 6,000 pets and has performed 3,777 spay/neuter surgeries! “The real impact of these numbers on the population of unwanted pets is so exponential that it is sometimes challenging to quantify,” says CEO Amy Mills. “Just one unaltered female cat […]

With Emancipet’s Anniversary Luncheon right around the corner, H-E-B has again signed on as a platinum sponsor of the organization’s largest annual fundraising event. The sponsorship marks the third year of H-E-B support at the luncheon. “We couldn’t be happier to be partnering with H-E-B again. We’re so grateful for their commitment to the community […]

Emancipet’s 4th annual Sit Stay Day is an innovative way for animal-loving Austinites enjoy foodie and pet treats from local Texas businesses while supporting low-cost and free spay/neuter and preventive veterinary care for pets in need. Emancipet is expanding to Killeen/Fort Hood with a new clinic opening in mid-February. In 2013, Emancipet’s growing network of […]

As Emancipet continues to add new clinics and programs to make spay/neuter and preventive veterinary care affordable and accessible to all pet owners, financial sustainability and strategic vision are more important than ever before. To ensure the success of our growth plans in Austin and beyond, Emancipet has formed the Humane Future Council, a group […]

We are thrilled to launch our new website designed by Foxtrot Bravo Alpha [FBA], an Austin-based independent design studio & creative agency. Our hope is that the new site will greatly improve the online experience for our clients, supporters and partners!

Appointments are available for spay/neuter surgeries at our new Pflugerville clinic opening today!  Call now to schedule an appointment 512.587.7729. The Pflugerville clinic will be open Thursdays and Fridays only for spay/neuter surgery by appointment and preventive veterinary care on a walk-in basis from 10am-6pm.  Expect shorter wait times for preventive care than at the […]

Emancipet celebrated 14 years of service and 173,900 spay/neuter surgeries at the Free Love Luncheon on May 13th at the Four Seasons Hotel, chaired by veteran Austin fundraisers Mary Herr Tally, Bobbi Topfer, Armando Zambrano, Alex Winkelman and junior co-chair Alyssa Epstein. The 14th anniversary luncheon raised more than $200,000. H-E-B was the luncheon’s presenting sponsor. The […]