Posts

Emancipet featured on ‘My Cat From Hell’ TV show

Emancipet, the nonprofit on a mission to make veterinary care affordable and accessible for all pet owners, was featured on “Cat Daddy” Jackson Galaxy’s television show My Cat From Hell on Animal Planet on Oct. 20. If you missed it, click here to stream the full episode.

The episode was shot in Philadelphia, where Emancipet has a clinic, and featured CEO Amy Mills and Emancipet staff working with other nonprofits and volunteers to trap/neuter/release community cats (also known as feral cats). It was an emotional and dramatic episode and was the finale of this season of My Cat From Hell. During the show, Emancipet announced a new initiative and fundraising effort to help even more community cats and their caretakers in Philadelphia and the other four cities where Emancipet has clinics, and to help Emancipet expand to even more cities across the U.S.

Read more

Emancipet part of historic coalition to help pets in Puerto Rico

Emancipet is one of six organizations leading the surgical work in a historic initiative to spay/neuter and vaccinate more than 20,000 dogs and cats in Puerto Rico, which is still struggling to recover more than six months after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

A team of 16 Emancipet veterinarians and staff, including Emancipet CEO Amy Mills, deployed to Puerto Rico June 3-9 for the first of what will be four trips included in “Spayathon for Puerto Rico,” developed by the Humane Society of the United States. Emancipet is the surgical provider for the Manati sector of the island, and the organization performed 750 spay/neuter surgeries during their first trip, surpassing their goal by 250 surgeries!  Read more

Emancipet CEO praised as visionary speaker by Austin-American Statesman

“One speaker in town who could give (Evan) Smith or (Lawrence) Wright a run for their money is Amy Mills, CEO of Emancipet, an Austin nonprofit that provides free or low-cost spay, neutering and veterinary care at seven clinics in four cities,” said Micheal Barnes, Austin American-Statesman social columnist, in his latest Out & About column.

His recap of Emancipet’s 19th anniversary luncheon and CEO Amy Mills’ visionary keynote speech is copied below, and you can read the full original version of the article on the Statesman’s website here.

Read more

Emancipet’s 19th anniversary luncheon May 11

Emancipet will celebrate 19 years of serving pets and their people and share the organization’s vision for the future at its annual luncheon on Friday, May 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Austin, 208 Barton Springs Rd.

More than 500 supporters, community leaders, volunteers, and philanthropists will attend the luncheon, Emancipet’s largest annual fundraising event. Tables, sponsorships, and individual tickets can be purchased online at emancipet.org/events/luncheon/. Read more

Emancipet to offer bi-weekly deals at Central Austin clinic during March

Emancipet, the nonprofit veterinary clinic on a mission to make high-quality vet care affordable and accessible to all pet owners, is running two promotions at its new Central Austin clinic throughout the month of March: “Tag It Tuesdays” with free pet ID tags and “Thrifty Thursdays” with free office visits for new clients (regularly $5). Read more

Emancipet celebrates grand opening of new state-of-the-art, low-cost veterinary clinic in Central Austin

Emancipet, the nonprofit veterinary clinic on a mission to make high-quality vet care affordable and accessible to all pet owners, celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art Central Austin clinic today, with more than 70 elected officials, donors, community leaders, and other supporters in attendance. Read more

Response to free services post-Harvey helps inspire campaign for second low-cost veterinary clinic location

Major gifts from PetSmart Charities® Inc., Houston PetSet total $490K

The urgent need for affordable veterinary care in Houston was dramatically proven by the response to nonprofit low-cost veterinary clinic Emancipet’s offering of free services to families impacted by Hurricane Harvey for the last three months of 2017. Now, Emancipet is announcing two new major gifts to establish a second clinic in Houston. Read more

Emancipet to aid pets affected by Harvey with free emergency vet services in Houston

WHAT: Emancipet will provide free emergency veterinary services for Houston pets whose owners were displaced during Hurricane Harvey, and for pets that were already in shelters when Harvey hit. These emergency services are outside of Emancipet’s normal operations, and donations are critically needed to begin purchasing additional medical supplies immediately. Donations may be made online here Read more

Emancipet offering low-cost heartworm treatment at Central Austin and Houston locations

Heartworm treatment costing 50-70 percent less than the national average of $1,000 is now available at Emancipet Central Austin and will be available at Emancipet Houston beginning in July. The typical cost of heartworm treatment is not affordable for all pet owners, sometimes resulting in pets turned in to shelters or not surviving the disease. Emancipet’s pricing ranges from $225-$495 depending on the size of the dog, and can be split into two payments. Read more

Emancipet’s 18th anniversary luncheon May 15

Emancipet will celebrate 18 years of serving pets and their people and share the organization’s vision for the future at their annual luncheon on Monday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Read more