Finding Financial Assistance|
This information has been created from several internet sources. Please
be aware that there are specific criteria necessary to qualify for funding from
Care Credit — A credit card company for health care, including veterinary
care. "CareCredit, the leader in patient/client financing,
has helped more than 3 million patients/clients get the
treatment or procedures they needed and wanted. With a
comprehensive range of plan options, for treatment or
procedure fees from $1 to over $25,000, we offer a plan and
a low monthly payment to fit comfortably into almost every
AAHA Helping Pets Fund — "As the benevolent arm of
the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Foundation,
the AAHA Helping Pets Fund helps those in need access
quality veterinary care for their sick or injured pets. We
raise funds and award grants supporting veterinary care for
pets that have been abandoned or whose owners are
experiencing financial hardship."
Angels 4 Animals — "Angels4Animals, a non-profit organization and a program of
Inner Voice Community Services, has a mission to serve as
the guardian angel of animals whose caretakers find
themselves in difficult financial situations. At
Angels4Animals we believe that animal owners should not have
to say goodbye to the animals that they love. Our work is
accomplished in conjunction with veterinary clinics across
the country, eager to assist as many animals, and their
owners, as possible. Our services range from financial aid
to complete treatment to those pets and pet owners in need."
Therapy Subsidization Society
— The Animal Cancer Therapy Subsidization Society is a registered charity in
Alberta, Canada that is devoted to making cancer treatment for pets a
reality. The Lucky Moffat Memorial Fund (in loving memory of a very special
dog), was developed by ACTSS to insure that all pets, can receive cancer
therapies, regardless of their owner's income.
Animal Foundation — "The Animal Foundation
provides assistance to those in need of: Necessary Medical Treatment
(Emergency or Non-Emergency)."
Club — When facing radiation for your companion animal, this group may be able to
make a tough decision easier.
Cody’s Club provides financial support for those who face radiation
treatments on a limited income, and also emotional support services in the
form of a hotline and in-person group that meets monthly.
Fetch a Cure Companions in Crisis — "Our
Companions in Crisis program is working to provide financial
aid to families unable to bear the high costs of cancer
treatment, medication and rehabilitation."
Handicapped Pet Help Fund — "From time to time, HandicappedPets.com recognizes a
caretaker of handicapped pets that need some special
attention, and a little extra help. There are those who are
so selflessly dedicated to their animal families that they
give up a little more than they can afford."
Help-A-Pet — "Our efforts focus on serving the elderly, the disabled, and
the working poor. For lonely seniors, physically/mentally
challenged individuals and children of working parents, pets
represent much more than a diversion."
International Association of
Assistance Dog Partners [IAADP] Veterinary Care Partnership
Program — "Financial aid will be provided to IAADP members whose
assistance dogs require high cost veterinary intervention
beyond the disabled partner's ability to pay."
(an acronym for "In Memory of Magic") — The mission of this group is to help people help pets. They are dedicated to insuring that no companion animal has
to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.
PureGold 'Working Dog' Cancer Treatment Grants
— Our grants are $500 per individual working dog, the
reimbursements provided directly to respective veterinary personnel for oncology
related expenses in the United States and Canada. Applicants MUST BE active
working dogs, that is, in the areas of assistance, detection, search & rescue, enforcement,
military work, or animal-assisted therapy. All breeds, pure or
mixed, may apply.
OSLF Fund for Orthopedic Cases —
"The goal of Orthodogs'
Silver Lining Foundation (OSLF) Fund is to assist with the
treatment, support or surgery of any orthopedic condition or
injury in which it has been determined that the desired
course of action will significantly improve the dog's
quality of life. In addition to surgical treatment, OSLF
will assist with support devices, prosthetics, mobility
aids, supplements and alternative treatments when it has
been determined by a veterinarian (either conventional,
holistic or homeopathic) that such options will
significantly improve the dog's quality of life."
Pet Fund — "The Pet Fund is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit association
that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic
animals who need urgent veterinary care. Often animals are
put down or suffer needlessly because their owners cannot
afford expensive surgery or emergency vet visits. Companion
animal owners must often make the difficult decision to put
an animal down or neglect urgent medical needs because of
the costs involved. The purpose of the Pet Fund is to work
towards a future where decisions about companion animal
medical care need never be made on the basis of cost."
Silver's Cause OSLF
Fund for Service Dogs — "The intent of this Orthodogs' Silver Lining Foundation (OSLF)
Fund is to provide aid to Service Dogs which have a medical
condition or injury requiring medical management that
exceeds the financial resources of the disabled person to
whom the dog is partnered. Silver's Cause is not limited to
orthopedics, and will include any medical problem or injury
that threatens a Service Dog's long-term quality of life
and/or the dog's ability to perform its duties."
United Animal Nations LifeLine —
"The LifeLine program provides grants for companion animals
during life-threatening emergencies when rescuers or
caregivers cannot afford the entire cost of treatment.
Thanks to generous donations from UAN members and other
caring individuals, LifeLine has aided more than 1,500
animals with a no-strings attached grants for emergency
UK Assistance with Veterinary Bills —
"Most of us can cope with the financial commitment involved
in the day to day care of our pets. However, how many of us
come out in a cold sweat when our pet is ill or injured and
we know we have to take it to the vet? Most of us are
fortunate enough to be able to afford it but, some of us who
love our animals dearly cannot. Unfortunately we do not have
a PDSA or a RSPCA Centre within our area, but there are a
few charities who may be able to help."
Labrador Life Line — This organization recognizes the tremendous need to aid
those purebred Labrador Retrievers in need of new homes,
urgent medical care, or other assistance in order to live a
full and productive life. Too often these needs go
unaddressed, resulting in the needless suffering and death
of America's most beloved canine companion. Labrador Life
Line is determined to alleviate such tragedies through the
efforts of its volunteers wherever and whenever possible.