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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 offering FREE vet care for Houston pets in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

A collaboration with The HSUS and The Lewyt Trust, with support from Maddie’s Fund, will help keep pets and their people together
Emancipet, the nonprofit veterinary clinic operating in Houston’s East End, has 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 of this generosity, and especially a significant grant from the Alex & Elisabeth Lewyt Charitable Trust and The Humane Society of the United States, and a generous grant from Maddie’s Fund®, Emancipet will be able to provide free veterinary care at it’s Houston location for three months beginning this Saturday, Sept. 9, as families get back on their feet.

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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 Houston opens permanent location

Emancipet, Houston’s nonprofit low-cost veterinary clinic, opens its new brick and mortar site in the East End on Saturday, Dec. 3. The much-anticipated new clinic at 910 South Wayside Drive has greater capacity to serve pets and people than the clinic’s former home, a 48-foot customized trailer at Neighborhood Centers—Ripley House. Read more

Houston Press reports: Major gift from Houston PetSet to help Emancipet open first brick-and-mortar clinic in Houston

A new $89,000 charitable gift from philanthropist Jan Duncan through Houston PetSet will help Emancipet, nonprofit provider of low-cost spay/neuter and other veterinary services, open its first brick-and-mortar nonprofit veterinary clinic in Houston’s East End. To read Craig Malisow’s excellent Houston Press story about the news, click hereRead more

Emancipet’s 17th anniversary luncheon April 25

Luncheon to celebrate Houston clinic opening, merger with ATA, Philly clinic on the horizon

Emancipet will celebrate 17 years of serving pets and their people, and share the organization’s vision for the future at their annual luncheon on Monday, April 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel. Read more

Emancipet Houston hires new leader; Six-month-old nonprofit seeking first brick and mortar location

Emancipet Houston, the nonprofit, low-cost veterinary services provider which opened last June, has hired a vice president to lead the expanding organization, which is also in the process of seeking its first brick-and-mortar location.

Kelly McCann comes to Emancipet from the Alzheimer’s Association, where she was chief program officer for four years. Previously, she worked in government relations for Gilead Sciences, and as chief executive officer of the AIDS Foundation of Houston. McCann has a bachelor’s of science in psychology from Sam Houston State University and has done graduate work in psychology at Texas A&M and Sam Houston universities. Read more