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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 […]

Duke is one of three dogs, and with the affordable veterinary care Emancipet offers, Duke’s mom shares why she is able to keep three pups healthy and happy. Emancipet is committed to providing quality and affordable veterinary care to all.

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 […]

Piper and Aspen’s mom continue to bring them to Emancipet for preventative care. She reflects on a great clinic team and an organization committed to keeping veterinary care affordable.

Start Your Own Peer to Peer Fundraiser with Emancipet We’re hoping to ROCK this year’s Amplify Austin. What is it? A 24-hour event that allows people like you (our supporters, fans and friends) to connect with a charity and donate to their mission. Why should I be a part of this? Amplify Austin is critical […]

by B.J. Rogers Leadership in animal welfare (or anywhere) can be a risky proposition. It’s also powerfully fulfilling and in high demand. To stay “in it” and make an impact, it’s critical that we collect tools to keep ourselves clear-headed and healthy. Though “self-care” sometimes sparks eye-rolls, it doesn’t just mean indulgent investment in a […]

Meet Jarett. A friend of his found Lady and her puppy siblings wandering the streets and asked if Jarett wanted to adopt one of the pups. Lady was the only female in the litter so Jarrett chose her. Lady had been with Jarett for less than 24 hours when they came to the clinic yesterday […]

by B.J. Rogers The clock strikes twelve on December 31st and it’s resolution time. Gym memberships sell like crazy and everyone is quitting something (smoking, drinking, eating sweets). Whatever the goal – getting in shape, living healthier – the amazing thing about the start of a new year is what a powerful example it is […]

If they don’t have a thick coat, invest a coat or sweater to keep them warm! If your pet loves to play in the snow, make sure their ears are dry to prevent ear infections For a thin coated dog, make sure they have access to thicker bedding inside the your house. With extra layers […]

Emancipet Closures for the Holiday Season: Below is a full list of clinic closings and re-openings during the holiday season.  For any immediate questions, please contact your local Emancipet. Happy Holidays from your Emancipet Team! All clinics will be closed:  12/24, 12/25, and 12/31 and 1/1. For individual re-openings: Emancipet East:  re-opens on the 26th […]

by B.J. Rogers Whether you’re brand new to supervising, or have been at it for years, no good manager can afford to be without essential tools to do their job well. That’s why we love sharing skills we think rise to the top – and that’ll make your life and the lives of your colleagues […]

We cannot stress more how important microchips are to bringing pets and owners back together. This is Princess and Ziggy! This pair was found by a good Samaritan who brought them to our central Austin branch. We scanned the dog duo for microchips, and once we found them, we called their dad. Dad came right […]

Tis the season for mistletoe, warm meals, and longer wintery (or as close to winter as Texas weather can be) nights. While the ushering in of the holiday season brings joy, there is nothing joyful about having a pet emergency interrupt your cheer. 1. Holiday Food Holiday baking includes a lot of chocolate, seasoned meats, […]

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 […]