Low-cost pet clinic opens

This clinic will help you take care of your pet.

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Emancipet is a nonprofit, low-cost pet health clinic that recently opened at 575 Adams Ave.

Emancipet serves Philadelphians and their pets with low-cost spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations, microchips, monthly flea and heartworm prevention, puppy and kitten deworming and treatment for common conditions such as skin and ear infections.

The clinic was made possible through a $450,000 grant from PetSmart Charities. The grant allowed Emancipet to lease the 3,700-square-foot space on Adams Avenue and buy the equipment and supplies needed to open the clinic.

Pets for Life, a program of the Humane Society of the United States, is an important partner for Emancipet, and shares office space in the new clinic.

The clinic is open every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Spay/neuter surgery requires an appointment; all other services are available on a walk-in basis from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Appointments for surgeries can be made by calling 267–774–4901 or visiting emancipet.org ••