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What are Community Cats? From the Animal Humane Society: “Community cats are un-owned cats that live outdoors in the community. They may be feral or friendly, may have been born into the wild, or may be lost or abandoned pets.” Community cats usually live in colonies with other cats. Community cats are everywhere – colonies […]

What are Community Cats? From the Animal Humane Society: “Community cats are un-owned cats that live outdoors in the community. They may be feral or friendly, may have been born into the wild, or may be lost or abandoned pets.” Community cats usually live in colonies with other cats.  Community cats are everywhere – colonies […]

Wherever you live, chances are pretty good that you’ve seen a community cat- you just might have mistaken it as a neighbor’s indoor/outdoor pet. If you’ve ever tried to interact with a feline who is unfamiliar to you, only to have him run away, instead of circling your feet and asking for food- he’s probably […]

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 […]

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 […]

by Myles Chadwick At Emancipet we are always looking for innovative, cost effective ways to do this work better. Sometimes the ideas we hatch lead to big programs that take on lives of their own, but more often they lead to a series of little innovations that become woven into the fabric of what we […]

by Myles Chadwick I was speaking to a group of animal welfare professionals recently about something that we at Emancipet believe passionately: People love their pets and given the opportunity will take care of them as best they can. This simple idea guides our outreach programs, our customer service policies, and even where we locate […]

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 […]

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, […]

Today, Emancipet celebrates World Spay Day! This is especially exciting because just this week, Emancipet reached an amazing milestone – we performed our 250,000th spay or neuter surgery! I’m thrilled that our Houston clinic is the reason we got there so quickly. In May 2015, Emancipet opened a clinic in Houston’s East End, which is […]

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 […]