Amy Mills wasn’t allowed to have pets as a child.
“My parents were not animal people,” she explains. As a result, the 34-year-old CEO of Austin’s Emancipet, a low-cost spay/neuter/vaccination nonprofit working to keep Austin a no-kill city, made just-for-an-afternoon pets out of critters she found near her childhood home in Midland: turtles, snakes, tadpoles and horny toads.
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7201 Levander Loop, Buildings I & K, Austin
Open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for spay/neuter surgeries by appointment and preventive veterinary care on a walk-in basis. Call 512-587-7729 to schedule an appointment.
Windermere Center, 15803 Windermere Dr. #205A, Pflugerville.
Open Thursday-Friday for spay/neuter surgeries by appointment and preventive veterinary care on a walk-in basis from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Call 512-587-7729 to schedule an appointment.
How can I help?
Find more at www.emancipet.org.