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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 […]

Philly Pet Pages For the past 18 years, Emancipet, a non-profit founded in central Texas, has served more than a half a million pets. A growing organization, Emancipet is building a national low cost veterinary care system, and in February of 2017, Northeast Philadelphia became home to an Emancipet low-cost pet clinic. This clinic is […]

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 […]

We are the kind of team that just cannot leave well enough alone. When we hit a high-water mark, we celebrate, and then we look at how we can do it more safely, more efficiently, and with bigger smiles on our faces! This “there is no finish line” approach has helped our clinics evolve over […]

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 […]

Amplify Austin for Emancipet on March 2-3 Amplify Austin, an annual community-wide day of giving, kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2, and wraps up at 6 p.m. Friday, March 3. Your gift to Emancipet during Amplify Austin will support affordable, high-quality veterinary care for pets in need so that they can stay happy […]

Roses are red, violets are blue, and we’ve got flowers and a box of scholarships for you! Thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA, we have scholarships available for anyone who has never attended a two-day workshop with Emancipet New School – you can check out the details below. Not only do we have […]

I spend a lot of time thinking and talking about change and how it happens, and lately, who makes it happen. Change makers make change happen. They are driven by a desire to transform something – to make it better. Some change makers are focused on changing themselves: self-improvement is their goal. They want to […]