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Believe it or not, spring’s arrival is quickly wrapping up and summer is looming just around the corner. While most of us welcome the warmth, it’s important to remember our pets’ safety as things heat up! Here are some tips to ensure you and your pet have a happy and safe summer together: Never Leave […]

Do you do any type of income qualifying? Are your clinics open on the weekends? These are just a couple of the questions we are asked the most and although they seem simple enough, they’re incredibly important things to be thinking about! Recently we sat down to compile a list of some of our most […]

How the heartworm lifecycle starts in pets, symptoms to look for, and treatments to consider These days, especially in the south where summer is prominent for 6 months out of the year, it’s common to hear veterinarians remind us of the safety of heartworm prevention during our pet’s annual visit. Sadly, most pet owners are […]

by Marianne Lynch The concept of social change gets brought up in just about all of our seminars and presentations at Emancipet New School. Whether or not it’s been written into the content doesn’t matter, somehow a conversation always begins that will lead to a discussion about social change, social good, and how the two […]

by Myles Chadwick  I love a good meeting. I love listening to new ideas, sharing my own, and collaborating to create a plan of action. I walk into meetings with a “C’mon gang, lets save the world!” attitude, but this was definitely not always the case. There was a time when I would get a […]

Sometimes, despite best efforts to keep your dogs safe and conflict-free, things happen. Fortunately, most fights last less than a few seconds, and you can often interrupt them by simply shouting. But what happens when a scuffle progresses into something more serious? You will have to intervene, and breaking up a dogfight can be dangerous. […]

Paint your Valentine’s gift for your sweetheart this year! Bring your friends and family to join the Emancipet Killeen team for a cozy winter afternoon filled with fun and friendship at Painting with a Twist in Harker Heights on Sunday, January 28th, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Create a truly one-of-a-kind Valentine’s gift for […]

Hannah Hart, the comedic genius behind My Drunk Kitchen, joined forces with Emancipet Houston in an effort to promote Have a Hart Day. This initiative focuses on organizing and mobilizing Hartosexuals and individuals alike to spread happiness and community service nationwide. On December 2nd, Hart along with some Have a Hart volunteers assembled thousands of […]

Teresa learned about Emancipet while visiting her primary care doctor, and our next door neighbor, Dr. Jimenez. She was thrilled to find out about the free services available for her furry family members. And just how big is the furry side of the Lopez family? Well, after Teresa’s kids found a litter of Chihuahua mix […]

In 1992, Susan Powter told us we could eat 5,000 baked potatoes a day and not gain a pound. A few years later, Dr. Atkins recommended a restrictive, almost carb-less diet. Today, food fads are different- low-carb, gluten-free, vegan, paleo, raw. Well, different, but the same. Just like humans have seen major changes in supermarket […]

In 2015, Toronto-based photographer Pete Thorne, created “Old Faithful,” a collection of intimate portraits of elderly dogs. His subjects, many who were deaf, blind, or both, all had one thing in common- their faces showed their age. And what a beautiful thing. All the character, the history, and the strength- anyone could see what made […]

by Gretchen Nelson Are we managing with the same care with which we are hiring? We all know that hiring well can be hard work. In fact, we have developed a system at Emancipet that is almost bullet proof for hiring people that will be successful in our culture. No matter what system you are using, hiring […]

One important takeaway from the relief efforts post Hurricane Harvey, was how necessary microchips were for reuniting missing pets with their owners. Microchips are as common as two meals a day for any animal shelter once an animal is part of the system.  With the influx of adopting animals, microchips have become a mandatory part […]