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Emancipet DOG Days of Summer
June 11, 2022 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer at Emancipet’s DOG Days of Summer – a Day of Giving (DOG) back to the community in honor of the special bond between people and their pets!
For our inaugural event, we will come together for a day of service in celebration of Austin advocate Missy McCullough and her 30th anniversary as a pioneering leader of the Austin animal welfare community.
Together, we’ll volunteer at Mobile Loaves & Fishes’ – Community First! Village to create a memorable morning for community neighbors and their pets. With your help, we’ll provide fun pet activities and all the love we can share for men and women (and their pets) who have experienced chronic homelessness.
Sign up by May 28
Meet Missy McCullough
Lifelong animal advocate, Missy McCullough, is the founder of Animal Trustees of Austin (ATA). ATA and Emancipet worked closely for many years, both having the same mission of providing affordable veterinary care to the Austin community and beyond. In 2016, the organizations decided they would be better together and merged, with Emancipet fully incorporating ATA’s staff, facility, and programs.
Missy is known as the mother of animal welfare in Austin. She managed ATA’s mission for over 20 years. Now on team Emancipet, she continues her selfless work for animals and their families in need.
Missy’s positivity and devotion to all living things in need has made her a force in the field and a light in all of the lives she has, and continues to touch. Emancipet is elated to honor Missy’s ongoing impact on the Austin community and beyond with an annual day of giving (DOG) — the DOG Days of Summer event.
At the inaugural event on June 11, 2022, we’ll celebrate Missy’s 30th anniversary as a pioneer of the Austin animal welfare community. The event will kick off at Community First! Village, a community for people (and their pets) who are coming out of chronic homelessness. Through this unique partnership, volunteers will give back to not just one, but TWO communities Missy has served in her lifelong pursuit of keeping Austin’s people and pets happy, healthy, and together.
Community First! Village by Mobile Loaves & Fishes
This 51-acre community provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for men and women (and their pets) coming out of chronic homelessness. A development of Mobile Loaves & Fishes, this transformative residential program exists to love and serve our neighbors who have been living on the streets, while also empowering the surrounding community into a lifestyle of service with the homeless.
Sponsor This Event
Emancipet is on a mission to make spay/neuter services and veterinary care affordable and accessible to all pet owners and we can’t do that without YOU. Managing an expanding national network of low-cost veterinary clinics and advocating for strategies and public policies that improve the lives of pets in underserved communities takes a village.
If your organization loves pets, and believes that they bring immeasurable joy to our lives, help Emancipet keep pet families healthy, happy, and TOGETHER, where they belong.