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Affordable heartworm treatment will be available at Emancipet’s low-cost, nonprofit veterinary clinic beginning in July, for approximately 60 percent less than the $800-$1,000 average cost of the treatment in Houston. Emancipet’s pricing ranges from $225-$495 depending on the size of the dog. The price of heartworm treatment is not affordable for all pet owners, sometimes […]

Summer is here and we can’t think of a better way for you to greet the heat than by visiting us in Austin, TX! It’s going to be hot and Austin is built for summertime fun: you can take a dip in Barton Springs, catch an outdoor movie by Alamo Drafthouse, check out the largest […]

Making the decision to offer new veterinary services at your clinic can be exciting or daunting – or both! On one hand, it brings you a step closer to the main reason most of are in this line of work to begin with: keeping more pets healthy, happy, and in homes with their families. But […]

by Myles Chadwick Knowing that you are serving the “right people” and that you are making a real impact on the number of homeless pets in your community can be a tough task to manage. For years, Emancipet offered low cost and free spay/neuter in low income neighborhoods and thought we were doing everything that […]

We’re just gonna say it. There is nothing cuter than a kitten, and we love what we call springtime at Emancipet: “kitten season.” In all seven of our low-cost pet health clinics, our lobbies and exam rooms are full of kittens bouncing around, knocking things off exam tables, and generally being adorable troublemakers. Most importantly, […]

Back by pawpular demand! ThunderCloud Subs and Emancipet are teaming up for the second annual #ThunderPets campaign. When you make a $5 donation to Emancipet at any ThunderCloud Cloud store April 17-30, you’ll get a #ThunderPets bandana for your dog or cat to wear around town. The bandanas are available in small or large, and […]

The 2017 AU40 Awards were revealed on April 1st at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin. Austin’s young big shots gathered for the annual black-tie ceremony celebrating the emerging stars of our community.  And we are thrilled to share that our very own Amy Mills won for the Community Service and Non-Profit category. Check out some of […]

We all know fundraising is an integral part of any nonprofit organization, but all too often we feel  that we don’t have the time or the energy to dedicate to it that we wish we could. But who can blame us? Cultivating (and maintaining) relationships with donors, developing fundraising strategies, and then finding ways to […]

by Jill Beckwith, Chief Philanthropy Officer When I’m talking with fundraisers from other animal care non-profits, there is one thing I say that almost always elicits a reaction: One of our major sources of donations is our clients. Emancipet clinics, after all, are focused on providing affordable veterinary care to families in underserved neighborhoods. Families […]

by Myles Chadwick and Laura Helmueller, DVM The first time that I stepped back into the surgery and prep area of an Emancipet spay/neuter clinic I was immediately impressed by how quiet it was. In fact, it took me several minutes of observation before I realized that there were actually more than 40 dogs and cats […]

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 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 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 […]