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Due to the incredibly high volume of calls requesting free spay/neuter in the first few days of this offer, we have already fully booked ALL spay/neuter appointments in Houston through December 9, the last day of this offer. We are doing everything we can to increase the number of free spay/neuter slots available before December […]

A collaboration with The Humane Society Of The United States and The Lewyt Trust, with support from Maddie’s Fund, will help keep pets and their people together. We’ve seen a huge outpouring of support for its initiative to provide free veterinary care to Houston pets whose families were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. As a result […]

by Myles Chadwick and Marianne Lynch Most of us spend about 8-12 hours a day, 5 days a week with our co-workers. That’s 16,640-24,960 hours a year! And when you think about it that way, it only makes sense to us that when it is time to hire a new employee, you would hire for […]

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 […]

by Amy Mills I’m a big believer in the power of healthy organizational culture. Culturally-fit organizations are consistently more successful in fulfilling their missions and achieving their goals because their employees are more adaptable and engaged in their work. But healthy culture doesn’t just happen. It’s the result of an intentional, inclusive process and consistent […]

by Myles Chadwick This is a follow up to Gretchen Nelson’s article on Personal Inventory Worksheets – check it out! Have you ever been called into an unexpected meeting with your boss that turned out to be a reprimand? Does your stomach sink just thinking about it? What about being on the other side of […]

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, […]

Emancipet to fully incorporate ATA’s staff, facility, and programs Animal Trustees of Austin is now officially part of Emancipet, and the merged organization will be even greater than the sum of its parts, serving more Austin-area people and pets with safe, affordable, and compassionate veterinary services! “As a nonprofit organization that has always provided a […]

Austin to host nation’s premier spay/neuter event PetSmart Charities’® Spay/Neuter Conference, Aug. 14-17 AUSTIN—Emancipet, a nonprofit on a mission to make high-quality spay/neuter and preventive veterinary care affordable and accessible to every pet owner, is chairing the committees for pediatric spay/neuter wet labs and conference content for the PetSmart Charities’ North American Spay/Neuter Conference, August […]