Additional Links For Help

National Organizations

The Assistance Dog United Campaign

Operated in association with The Assistance Dog Institute, this nonprofit helps people with disabilities find funding to purchase service dogs. Phone: 800 284-DOGS (3647)

www.assistancedogunitedcampaign.org/vouchers.html


Banfield Foundation

Banfield Foundation – The Banfield Foundation has a resource list for pet owners seeking assistance with veterinary costs and basic care. To learn more about these programs and for a state-by-state listing of additional programs, please visit the Banfield Foundation website: 

http://www.banfield.com/about-us/community/banfield-foundation/pet-owner-help

For Banfield Pet Hospital's Hope Funds for emergency care, click here:

http://www.banfield.com/about-us/community/wellness-pets

You can also download a coupon for a free first visit to a Banfield clinic here:

http://www.banfield.com/landing-pages/coupon


Big Hearts Fund

Big Hearts Fund - Provides assistance for dogs and cats diagnosed with heart disease. Currently working on surgical cases only. 

http://www.bigheartsfund.org


Brown Dog Foundation

Brown Dog Foundation - Provides assistance for one-time life-saving medical treatments as well as for short-term help with the cost of life-sustaining medication for dogs and cats. 

http://www.browndogfoundation.org/process


Cody's Club

Cody's Club works with dogs diagnosed with cancer who need radiation treatment. 

http://www.dogdoggiedog.com/pwcAcodysclub.htm


Deaf Dog Education Action Fund

The Deaf Dog Education Action Fund helps with urgent care for newly-placed deaf dogs. 

http://www.deafdogs.org/canhelp/donate.php


Diabetic Cats In Need

Diabetic Cats In Need assists with treatment of diabetes for cats.  

http://www.fdmb-cin.blogspot.com/p/our-missionactivitiespeople.html


Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program

FVEAP is available to assist only for care of vaccine-associated sarcoma for cats.

http://www.fveap.org/services_2.html


Frankie's Friends

Frankie's Friends provides help with treatment of life-threatening conditions. 

http://www.frankiesfriends.org/apply-for-assistance


Gracie's Mission

Gracie's Mission provides help with holistic treatments for dogs and cats.

http://www.graciesmission.org/contact-us.html


The Humane Society of the United States

The following HSUS link provides links for pet assistance organizations in each state, including spay and neuter and basic care resources:

www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html


IAADP Member Veterinary Care Partnership Program

The International Association of Assistance Dog Partners has a program for IADDP members whose assistance dogs require emergency veterinary care. This program is available for IADDP members for sudden illness or injury with an assistance dog which requires expensive veterinary care. Only the veterinarian can make the request for a grant, and members (or non members) contacting the program directly will be barred from grant eligibility. For information on membership and the grant program:

www.iaadp.org/iaadp-membership-benefits-vcp.html


Ian Somerhalder Foundation

The Ian Somerhalder Foundation provides assistance with medical emergencies. For information about the program, click the link below.

The website is http://www.isfoundation.com/ISFEmergencyMedicalGrant


Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation

The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation - provides assistance with the cost of treatment for dogs and cats with cancer.

http://www.joshualouis.org/index.html


K9 Carts

K9 Carts - assistance with donated carts for dogs.

http://www.k9carts.com/donations


Letters Foundation

The Letters Foundation provides financial assistance to people in need. For information about the program, click the link below.

The website is http://www.letters.foundation.


The Magic Bullet Fund

The Magic Bullet Fund - provides assistance with the cost of treatment for dogs with cancer.

The website is www.themagicbulletfund.org


The Mosby Foundation

The Mosby Foundation - provides help with urgent treatment for dogs.

http://themosbyfoundation.org


Paws 4 A Cure

The Paws 4 A Cure provides assistance with urgent care for dogs and cats. 

http://www.paws4acure.org


Onyx and Breezy Foundation

The Onyx and Breezy Foundation will accept applications for grants for medical care for dogs and cats.

http://www.onyxandbreezy.org


Pet Assistance Inc

Pet Assistance Inc provides help with urgent care for cats and dogs.

http://www.petassistanceinc.org


Red Rover

Red Rover - provides financial assistance grants so pet owners, Good Samaritans and rescuers can care for animals who need urgent veterinary care.

For more information, click here: http://www.redrover.org/node/1491


Riedel and Cody Fund

Riedel and Cody Fund - provides funding for dogs and cats with cancer.

https://www.riedelcody.org


Shakespeare Animal Fund

Shakespeare Animal Fund - provides assistance with emergencies for dogs and cats.

http://www.shakespeareanimalfund.org


Rose's Fund For Animals

Rose's Fund For Animals - provides assistance with life-threatening conditions for dogs and cats.

http://rosesfund.com/funding_guidelines.htm


US Department of Veterans Affairs

United States Department of Veterans Affairs - for Veterans who have service dogs, Title 38 Section 1714 enables veterans to ask their caseworkers to file VA Form 10-2641 in order to receive financial assistance for veterinary care of service animals.

Link to Dept. of Veterans Affairs FAQ page on service dogs: www.prosthetics.va.gov/Guide_and_Service_Dogs_Frequently_Asked_Questions_FAQs.asp#FAQ4


State Organizations

Actors and Others for Animals

Actors and Others is available to assist with urgent animal medical care for residents of greater Los Angeles and surrounding counties.

http://www.actorsandothers.com/emergencyhelp.html


Animal Health Foundation

Animal Health Foundation in partnership with the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association (SCVMA) provides assistance with funding for non-elective medical and surgical procedures for Los Angeles and Orange County, CA residents. Participating veterinarians must be members of SCVMA to be eligible for funding.

http://www.animalhealthfoundation.net/how-we-help/angel-fund.html


Animal Medical Center NYC

AMC Patient Assistance Fund is available to help with the cost of animal medical care for NY residents.

http://www.amcny.org/donate-amc/gift-opportunities/programs-projects#patient


CDSS Assistance Dog Special Allowance Program

California Department of Social Services Assistance Dog Special Allowance Program - This program, available to residents of California, will provide $50 monthly toward the care of registered service dogs.

www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/pg82.htm
Phone:(916) 657-2628


CSU Pets Forever Program

Pets Forever is a Colorado State University sponsored program which works with low-income senior or disabled Larimer County residents with needed resources, including in-home animal care, transportation to the vet as well as pet food and supplies.

http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/vth/diagnostic-and-support/community-programs/pets-forever/Pages/default.aspx
Phone: (970) 221-4535.


The Face Foundation

The FACE Foundation provides financial assistance for San Diego animal owners who are unable to afford the cost of their pets’ emergency veterinary care.

www.face4pets.org
Phone: 858-450-FACE


The Foundation for the Care of Indigent Animals

FCIA provides assistance in the San Diego area for pet owners needing critical attention where the owner qualifies as low income or is facing catastrophic veterinary fees. They also provide a Good Samaritan program assisting with lost or abandoned injured animals.

www.petfinder.com/shelters/fcia.html
Phone: (619)-466-0426.


Luke and Lily Learner Spay and Neuter Clinic

Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine - The Luke and Lilly Lerner Spay and Neuter Clinic at Tufts University provides free spay services to low-income pet owners in Massachusetts.

Link to clinic information: www.tufts.edu/vet/lsnc/services/


MSU College of Veterinary Medicine

Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine - has a fund for pet owners whose animals have a good chance of recovery but who cannot afford the costs involved.

http://www.pathobiology.msu.edu/hospital/giving-donations
Phone: (517) 353-4523.


NY Save

NY Save helps with urgent care animal medical needs for New York City residents.

http://www.nysave.org/index.html


Orange County SPCA Animal Rescue Fund

The Orange County SPCA Animal Rescue Fund assists low-income pet owners with emergency veterinary care, and provides subsidized spay/neuter assistance.

For more information, click here: http://www.orangecountyspca.org/animal-rescue-fund


PAWS San Diego

PAWS provides assistance with veterinary costs and companion animal maintenance for low income seniors and persons with disabilities in the San Diego Area.

For more information, click here: http://pawssandiego.org


PAWS San Francisco

PAWS San Francisco - PAWS provides assistance with veterinary costs and companion animal maintenance for low income seniors and persons with disabilities in the San Francisco Area.

For more information, click here: www.pawssf.org/page.aspx?pid=342


PAWS Los Angeles

PAWS provides assistance with veterinary costs and companion animal maintenance for low income seniors and persons with disabilities in the Los Angeles Area.

For more information, click here: http://www.pawsla.org/how-we-help.html


The Pixie Project Care Clinic

The Pixie Project Care Clinic provides veterinary services to homeless and low-icome residents of Portland, Oregon.  

For more information, visit the website at http://www.pixieproject.org/pixie-care-clinic.  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The Pongo Fund

The Pongo Fund is a pet food bank that also helps with medical care for residents of Oregon. 

Visit the website at http://www.thepongofund.org.  Phone (503) 939-7555.


The Respond Fund

The Respond Fund, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine - This fund is available to elderly and disabled residents of Madison, WI.

Visit the website at www.vetmed.wisc.edu/home
Phone (608) 263-7600


Rocket Dog Rescue

Rocket Dog Rescue is an all-volunteer nonprofit group dedicated to saving homeless and abandoned animals from euthanasia in overcrowded Bay Area shelters. Rocket Dog Rescue also provides assistance to individuals and animal rescue groups fostering dogs in need of permanent new homes.

Visit the website at www.rocketdogrescue.org
Phone (415) 642-4786


Sam Simon Foundation

The Sam Simon Foundation’s mobile veterinary clinic now provides FREE Surgical Services. If you have a cat or dog in need of a non-orthopedic surgical procedure, contact the foundation at the phone number below to speak with a technician about setting up an appointment. To qualify, the family bringing in its pet must have a total household income of less than $40,000 per year, and the pet either must be already sterilized, or be sterilized at the time of the surgery. Services are only available in the Los Angeles Area, and pet owners must make arrangements to bring their animals in for rechecks after surgery is performed.

For more information, click here: www.samsimonfoundation.com/surgeryClinic.asp
Phone (888) 364-7729 (by appointment only).


St. Francis House Pet Care Clinic

The clinic is operated in conjunction with the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Basic veterinary care is available free of charge to low-income residents of Gainesville, FL who qualify for the program.

Link to information: www.stfrancishousepetcare.org/services.htm


Stevenson Center

Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine Stevenson Companion Animal Life-Care Center - This Texas A&M program provides a home and care for companion animals whose owners are no longer able to provide care for their animals. Eligible recipients for assistance include pet owners who are entering a retirement home or are being hospitalized for an extended period.

www.cvm.tamu.edu/petcare/center.htm
Phone (979) 845-1188.


STOLA - Saluki Tree of Life Alliance

STOLA–Saluki Tree of Life Alliance - is a 501(c)(3) all volunteer national nonprofit Saluki rescue/welfare organization based in San Francisco. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Visit the website at www.stola.org


UC Davis Teaching Hospital Small Animal Clinic

The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California at Davis - (Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital Small Animal Clinic) has a fund available for residents of Northern California. Funds are only available for certain conditions and are given at the discretion of the clinic directors.

Visit the website at www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu
Phone 530-752-1393


Wisconsin Humane Society

The Wisconsin Humane Society - has a veterinary assistance program for residents of Wisconsin.

For more information, visit the website: https://www.wihumane.org/services/vapapplication.aspx
Phone: 414-ANIMALS (414-264-6257).


WSU Good Samaritan Program

Washington State University Good Samaritan Program - This program works with animals at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University. The fund is used exclusively to treat ownerless or special needs animals that present a teaching opportunity for vet students.

Contact the hospital: http://vth.vetmed.wsu.edu/good-samaritan/