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In central Texas, the winter weather seemed to come in screaming this year when outside temps dropped nearly 20 degrees overnight! Fortunately, southerners are used to a quickly changing temperatures this time of the year. However, our feline friends may not be so adept at dealing with significant and rapid weather changes. Community cats are […]

What are Community Cats? From the Animal Humane Society: “Community cats are un-owned cats that live outdoors in the community. They may be feral or friendly, may have been born into the wild, or may be lost or abandoned pets.” Community cats usually live in colonies with other cats.  Community cats are everywhere – colonies […]

Wherever you live, chances are pretty good that you’ve seen a community cat- you just might have mistaken it as a neighbor’s indoor/outdoor pet. If you’ve ever tried to interact with a feline who is unfamiliar to you, only to have him run away, instead of circling your feet and asking for food- he’s probably […]

by B.J. Rogers See if this sounds familiar: Congratulations! You’ve never managed anyone before, nor had any formal training (or any informal training for that matter) in supervision or management. But. . .you’re REALLY great at your current job, so we’re promoting you to manager. . .a role in which you’ll supervise three staff (two […]

Don’t worry though – change is good and we’re genuinely pumped about this one! Over the last several years, under the thoughtful leadership of Myles Chadwick, Emancipet New School has become a powerhouse of high-quality training for animal welfare professionals, veterinarians, volunteers, and board members alike. Now, as Myles shifts to a new role focused […]

On May 11th, animal lovers, community leaders, philanthropists and volunteers will unite to celebrate an incredible year. The Anniversary Luncheon is a time to reflect on our past accomplishments, our growing resources, and to look ahead to what’s next for the team. This year has been both emotionally and operationally challenging as Texas faced its […]

Emancipet’s mission to make high-quality vet care affordable and accessible to all pet owners cemented their impact this past month with the grand opening of their newest clinic in Central Austin. The 3,900 square ft. state of the art clinic located at 1030 Norwood Park celebrated its opening with CEO Amy Mills, staff including Mayor […]

ACL celebrates music, the city, and above all, shared love. Thanks to the partnership with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, we were able to celebrate dogs as well! In Austin, we pride ourselves on the spirit of our city and our animals are engrained in the very essence that keeps us glowing.

A LETTER FROM EMANCIPET’S CEO, AMY MILLS Dear Friends, Emancipet has a low-cost pet health clinic in Houston, located on Wayside Drive, where we employ thirteen incredibly compassionate, dedicated veterinary professionals. First, I am relieved and grateful to let you know that all of our staff are safe and accounted for, and our clinic has […]

Well, for starters- it’s the law. In Austin, City Code 3-4-6 requires that “An owner or handler shall promptly remove and sanitarily dispose of feces left on the public or private property by a dog or cat being handled by the person, other than property owned by the owner or handler of the dog or […]

Heartworm treatment costing 50-70 percent less than the average $1,000 price in Austin is now available at Emancipet Central Austin. The typical cost of heartworm treatment is not affordable for all pet owners, sometimes resulting in pets turned in to shelters or not surviving the disease. Emancipet’s pricing ranges from $225-$495 depending on the size […]

Over the years, we’ve had the pleasure of meeting lots of of cub scouts, boy scouts, girl scouts, and of course, pets named Scout. They’ve all been pretty great. Lots of troops and individual scouts have chosen to volunteer, fundraise, and tour our clinics to earn their badges and medals. It’s always a cool experience for […]

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 […]

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, […]