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Some of us Were Sitting a Little Too Much The Emancipet crew is a busy and bustling bunch. Our clinic teams of managers, technicians, and veterinarians are on their feet all day long. From greeting clients, caring for patients, and keeping the mission of making veterinary care affordable and accessible to all pet owners very […]

Look atchu! It’s your birthday month. Stars are shining, plans are being made, this entire month is all about you! The great thing about birthdays is that people have to pay attention to you. At least for a day, and more like a week, or a whole month, people should be reminded of just how […]

My friends, The House Ag Committee has heard your voices loud and clear and decided NOT to pursue a vote on HB 3806! This is tremendous news for the families and pets served by non-profit veterinary clinics across the entire state of Texas! Here’s how you made a difference: You sent thousands of emails and […]

We urgently need your help. Emancipet, and Texas non-profits providing access to veterinary care, are directly under attack right now. A bill recently introduced in the Texas House of Representatives threatens our programs, services, and the communities we serve, and a hearing on the bill has been scheduled for Monday, April 1st. I’m asking for your […]

We’ve reached a lot of milestones over the past two decades. We started in a borrowed mobile spay and neuter clinic in 1999. Today, we are operating a network of clinics with the capacity and specially trained staff to handle more than 100,000 visits a year.  There is so much to be grateful for, we’re […]

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 […]

Emancipet performs 750 free spay/neuter surgeries in Puerto Rico as part of a historic initiative. AUSTIN— Emancipet, the national nonprofit organization that makes high-quality, low-cost veterinary care accessible to all, is part of a historic initiative to spay and neuter more than 20,000 pets in Puerto Rico, where an estimated 300,000 pets are homeless following Hurricane […]

Emancipet Keeps Families & Pets Together Pets are so incredibly special. To most of us, they are our family. Emancipet recognizes how important veterinary care is when it comes to keeping families and pets together. Sticker Shock According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, over the last decade, human health care hasn’t risen as […]

  The Rachael Ray Foundation™, which helps animals in need, has made a generous donation to Emancipet to create the Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Helping Paws Fund. The Fund will help pet owners who cannot afford vet care- even the low-cost, high-quality services that Emancipet offers. There are times when pet owners may experience homelessness, unemployment, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]