Helpful Links

Gold Ribbon Rescue
GRR is a Golden Retriever rescue group that Manchaca Village Veterinary Care partners with. Adopt a Golden here and receive deeply-discounted “new pet” services.

PAWS Shelter of Central Texas
PAWS Shelter of Central Texas, a non-profit organization based in Kyle, provides care and love to homeless, abandoned, and abused animals in Central Texas. PAWS is a no-kill shelter that believes in second chances. Manchaca Village Veterinary Care encourages you to visit this shelter when deciding to foster or adopt a pet, and we will provide free exams for new pets adopted here within 30 days of adoption.
Hours: Saturday-Monday 12-5pm, Tuesday-Friday 12-6pm.
500 FM 150 East, Kyle, TX 78640

Austin Pets Alive!
APA! is dedicated to stopping the killing of Austin’s adoptable dogs and cats.
Their mission is to see the end of the killing of the homeless pets in Austin and Central Texas.
Hours: 11:30am-7pm Daily
Town Lake Animal Center, 1156 West Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78703

Austin Animal Center
Lost pet shelter, animal protection and adoption services.
Open 11:00am-7:00pm seven days a week, closed on city holidays. 
7201 Levander Loop, Blgd. A, Austin, 78702

Austin Humane Society
Volunteering opportunities, support groups and general animal advocacy.

AVES (Austin Veterinary Emergency & Specialty)
After-hours emergency hospital as well as specialist services. Open late nights, weekends and holidays.

Emergency Animal Hospital
Open late nights, weekends and holidays.

Animal Control (Hays/Travis County)
Report dog bites, request stray animal pickup.
Dial 311

Pet Poison Helpline
One phone call could save you a trip to the emergency hospital.

Wildlife Rescue
Service and rehabilitation of injured wildlife.

Pet Relocation Services
Door-to-door pet relocation services, anywhere in the world. International Travel is a nightmare if you don’t know what is needed. This company comes highly recommended.

Assistance Dog Resources
Service dogs have been found to be very beneficial for some children and adults with autism. Click this link to view a list of resources from “Autism Speaks” to help you learn more about service dogs and connect you with organizations that may be able to help you and your family find a service dog that is right for you. 

Emergency Planning for Pets
This page explains how to make a pet emergency plan. It also provides tips and planning tools on how to make a plan. 

Pets for Patriots—Financial Assistance for Military Vets
Excellent local and national resources available to qualifying pet owners who need assistance with veterinary bills when their dog or cat experiences either a medical emergency or requires extraordinary care, like surgery. 

The Recovery Village—Pet Companions and Substance Use
Adopting a pet while you’re in recovery for a substance use or mental health disorder can be advantageous, both to you and the animal. It can essentially improve your overall mood, slake your loneliness, and give you a sense of purpose while lowering the chances of drug and alcohol abuse. Click here to learn more about this benefit. 

VA Benefits for Service Dogs
Service and Guide Dog Resources 

How to Afford Service Dogs
This guide goes over the costs of acquiring and owning a service dog, as well as the many financing options available to you.

What's Next

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    Call us or schedule an appointment online.

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    Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.

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    Put a plan together for your pet.