Financial Assistance For Veterinary Care

General Assistance Programs

Care Credit– for pet owners to apply for credit to pay vet bills
Brown Dog Foundation– for pet owners whose pet faces a treatable life-threatening condition
Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program – for cat owners
Goldstock Fund – for pet owners and rescues
Grey Muzzle Organization – for shelters and rescues, to help senior dogs
Best Friends Animal Society’s Resources – for pet owners and rescues
Jake Brady Memorial Fund – provides financial aid for vetwork for pet owners
The Pet Fund – for pet owners who can’t afford vet care
Shakespeare Animal Fund – for pet owners who can’t afford vet care, focusing on seniors and offers  low cost spay/neuter programs throughout the US
Veterinary Care Partnership Program – for IIADP assistance dogs
Prince Chunk Foundation – Prince Chunk Foundation helps pet owners in financial crisis
Vet-I-Care – helping families secure the resources required to provide much needed specialty and emergency care for their pets
Rose’s Fund: financially assist pet owners and Good Samaritans who have an animal with a good prognosis for a healthy life, but are at a financial loss
Red Rover Relief Grants: financial assistance grants so pet owners, Good Samaritans and rescuers can care for animals who need urgent veterinary care, resources for pet owners struggling with economic hardship, and resources for victims of domestic violence
Handicapped Pets.com: assistance for caretakers of disabled pets
Gimpy Dogs: help for surgeries and other care
Pet Food Stamps: for pet owners who need assistance paying for pet food
Stewie to the Rescue: helps to bring affordable spay and neuter services, wellness services, and emergency and surgical care to pet owners who otherwise would not be able to afford even the most routine and essential veterinary visits
Friends & Vets Helping Pets: helps low income families cover extraordinary veterinary expenses necessary to save a pet’s life. Assistance for pet owners of specific breeds
The Mosby Foundation-various programs
Alley Cat Allies-leading cat advocacy organization; various programs

State Specific Resources

Alabama

Helping Alabama Pets – Various resources to help pay for veterinary care, low cost spay/neuter listings
Alabama Animal Adoption Society –  Low cost spay/neuter assistance
Alabama SPCA – low cost spay & neuter services and microchipping, the pet pantry

Alaska

 ITCHMO Forums – Low cost veterinary care

Arizona

Animal Defense League of Arizona – Low cost spay and neuter

Arkansas

For Pete’s Sake

California

Acme Foundation – support for low income and disabled pet owners
Animal Assistance League of Orange County – various resources
Marin Humane Society – low cost spay/neuter, microchipping etc
Orange County S.P.C.A.– assistance for emergency veterinary care for low income individuals and subsidized spay/neuter program
Pets in Need – low cost spay/neuter
SPAN (Spay & Neuter Animal Network) – low cost spay/neuter
Sacramento Animal Coalition – low cost spay/neuter
Sacramento SPCA – low cost spay/neuter, vaccination, microchipping, etc
Spay California – listing of low cost spay/neuter clinics

Colorado

Max Fund – low cost veterinary care, pet food
Spay Colorado – subsidized spay/neuter clinics

Connecticut

Connecticut Humane Society – subsidized veterinary care
Star Pet Relief – Grants for emergency care for families who are experiencing financial hardship
Spay Connecticut – low cost spay/neuter

Delaware

Faithful Friends – low cost veterinary care, vaccination clinics, spay/neuter programs, pet food bank
Delaware S.P.C.A – low cost spay/neuter, voucher may be available to cover the full cost if currently receiving benefits (Medicaid, Food Stamps, etc)

Florida

Spay Shuttle – Spay/neuter program
Spay Florida – State wide listing of free or low cost spay/neuter clinics

Georgia

Cherokee County Humane Society – listing of low cost veterinary clinics and supplies for low income families
Save Our Strays Atlanta – low cost spay/neuter
Well Pet Humane – affordable veterinary care
Spay Georgia – low cost spay/neuter

Hawaii

Hawaiian Humane Society – subsidized neuter program for low income individuals

Idaho

Idaho Humane Society – low cost spay/neuter, subsidized veterinary care for low income individuals, pet food bank
Coopers Legacy – Assistance for lifesaving medical care
Spay & Neuter Idaho Pets(SNIP) – low cost spay/neuter, microchips, vaccinations

Illinois

Spay Illinois – low cost spay/neuter, vaccines, dental cleanings

Indianapolis

FACE Spay & Neuter – low cost veterinary care

Iowa

ARL Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Inc – low cost spay/neuter, microchips

Kansas

Kansas Humane Society – low cost spay/neuter

Kentucky

Kentucky Humane Society – SNIP Clinic – low cost spay/neuter (free for pitbulls), low cost vaccinations (at time of surgery)

Louisiana

Louisiana S.P.C.A. – low spay/neuter and wellness programs

Maine

Maine Friends of Animals – low cost spay/neuter

Maryland

Fredrick County SPCA – low cost spay/neuter, financial assistance for emergency care, wellness programs, assistance for low income seniors, etc

Massachusetts

MSPCA – assistance with specialist veterinary care
The Sampson Fund – assistance with critically ill/injured dogs and cats
Fairy Dog Parents – is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that helps prevent dogs from being surrendered to shelters We provide assistance with food, medical and general wellness needs of qualified dog recipients in Massachusetts. If you are faced with the choice of surrendering your dog because of personal financial circumstances you may qualify for our assistance

Michigan

All about Animals Rescue – low cost spay/neuter
MNSNAP – low cost spay/neuter

Mississippi

Big Fix Clinic – low cost spay/neuter

Missouri

Humane Society of Missouri – various programs
Animal Medical Services of Mid-America – low cost spay/neuter
Operation Spot – low cost spay/neuter

Montana

Spay Montana – low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations may also be available

Nebraska

Nebraska Humane Society – low cost spay/neuter and vaccinations/heartworm prevention/microchip/etc at the time of surgery
Hearts United for Animals – low cost spay/neuter
Lincoln Animal Ambassadors – low cost spay/neuter

Nevada

Nevada County PAWS – various resources
Animal Save – low cost spay/neuter, pet food assistance
Sammie’s Friends – spay/neuter discount vouchers, free spay/neuter is offered for cats or specific dog breeds (Chihuahua, Pit Bull, Husky or Malamute)

New Hampshire

New Hampshire S.P.C.A. – low cost spay/neuter
New Hampshire Department of Agriculture – low cost spay neuter
New Hampshire Pets Online – low cost spay neuter resources

New Jersey

Save US Pets – financial assistance for veterinary care (must apply through participating vets)
STAFNJ – various resources including low cost spay/neuter
NJ Department of Agriculture – low cost spay/neuter
SpayNJ – hotline to help find low cost spay/neuter clinic in your area
Animal Welfare Association – low cost spay/neuter, wellness appointments, vaccinations, low cost specialty surgeries (e.g., for eye conditions, amputations), etc.
Animal Alliance – low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations

New Mexico

Spay NM – hotline to help find low cost spay/neuter clinics in your area
Animal Protection of NM – listing of low cost spay/neuter clinics

New York

Human Society of Rochester (Lollipop Farm) – low cost spay/neuter, one time donation of pet food, behavior/training hotline
NY Save – financial assistance for emergency veterinary care

North Carolina

SNAP of NC – low cost spay/neuter
Humane Alliance a Program of the A.S.P.C.A. – low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations (at time of surgery)
The $20 Fix – low cost spay/neuter voucher
Spay Today – low cost spay/neuter and other medical services may be available (only at time of surgery)

North Dakota

Minn-Kota PAAWS -low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchipping (at time of surgery)
United Spay Alliance – low cost spay/neuter
Circle of Friends  – discount vouchers for spay/neuter

Ohio

Spay & Neuter Ohio – low cost spay/neuter clinics
Humane Ohio – low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchipping (at time of surgery)
Spay & Neuter Ohio – listing of low cost spay/neuter resources
Angels for Animals – cost spay/neuter, veterinary care

Oklahoma

Best Friends of Pets – low cost/spay neuter
Oklahoma Spay Network (Statewide List) -low cost or sliding scale spay/neuter
Oklahoma Humane Society -low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchipping
Spay Way – low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchipping

Oregon

DoveLewis – Financial assistance for emergency care
Oregon Spay & Neuter Network -spay/neuter discount at participating vets (provides coupons)
Oregon Humane Society – low or no cost spay/neuter

Pennsylvania

The Spayed Club –  low cost spay/neuter
Action for Animals – low cost spay/neuter, microchipping
SNAP – low cost spay/neuter, vaccination clinics
PSPCA – low cost veterinary care (spay/neuter, exams, vaccination clinics)
Paws of PA – statewide list of spay/neuter clinics
Animal Lifeline – low cost pay/neuter resources, pet food bank

Rhode Island

RIVA -voucher for veterinary care for low income individuals, low cost spay/neuter
Volunteer Services for Animals – low cost spay/neuter

South Carolina

South Carolina Humane Society (Mobile Clinic) – mobile spay/neuter clinic, vaccinations and microchipping

South Dakota

Operation Pets, Inc. –  low cost spay/neuter

Tennessee

Spay Tennessee – state wide spay/neuter resources

Texas

Spay Texas – low cost spay/neuter

Utah

Humane Society of Utah – affordable veterinary care (spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchipping)
Best Friends – low cost or free spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchipping

Vermont

VSNIP – low cost spay/neuter
Help-A-Pet – free vet clinic 1x/month for eligible families

Virginia

Animal Rescue League of Arlington – low cost spay/neuter, vaccination and microchipping clinics
Partners Among Cats & Canines – low cost spay/neuter
Spay Virginia – low cost spay/neuter clinic listings

Washington

Coopers Legacy – financial assistance for life saving treatment
Concern for Animals –  financial assistance for medical care, low cost spay/neuter, pet food bank
PAWS – low cost spay/neuter, financial assistance for veterinary care for injuries or illness, pet food bank
Gingers rescue – low cost spay/neuter

West Virginia

Spay W. Virginia – listing of low cost spay/neuter clinics

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Federated Humane Society – low cost spay/neuter

Wyoming

Central Wyoming Spay & Neuter Foundation – low cost spay/neuter
Wyoming Spay & Neuter –  low cost spay/neuter

D.C.

Pets of DC – various forms of assistance for individuals with AIDS/HIV or other disabling conditions

 

Breed Specific

Doberman Pinschers:

Doberman911-helps owners with vet bills for senior or special needs Dobermans

 

Labrador Retrievers:

Labrador Lifeline-for owners of Labrador Retrievers
Labmed-for rescued Labrador Retrievers

Pit Bull:

Pit Bull Rescue Central-for Pit Bull owners

Assistance for Rescues:

Cats in Crisis-for cat owners and rescues
CorgiAid-helps Corgis in rescue
Goldstock Fund-for pet owners and rescues
IMOM-for pet owners and rescues
Labmed-for Labs in rescue
Pit Bull Rescue Central-for pit bull friendly rescues
Pyramedic-helps owners and rescues with vet bills for Great Pyrenees
SOS-SRF-for Siberian Huskies in rescue
Laundry Farm– Provides superb laundry service for animal care organizations
The Binky Foundation-assistance for starting initiatives/programs
American Humane Association-expansion grants, assistance with medical costs for animals that were victims of abuse/neglect
ASPCAPro-various programs
Humane Society of the US-assistance with homeless animals/wildlife
Petco Foundation-various programs
PetSmart Charities-various programs

Assistance for Pets With Specific Health Conditions:

The Magic Bullet Fund-for owners of dogs with cancer
Big Hearts Fund – helps pet owners attain necessary veterinary care for their animals with heart disease
Canine Cancer Awarenesscancer treatment for dogs
Cats in Crisis-for cats with kidney, thyroid, neurological or cardiac disease
Diabetic Cats in Need-for shelters, rescues, low-income owners
Dog and Cat Cancer Fund-cancer treatment
FETCH a Cure-for pets with cancer
Joshua Lewis Cancer Foundation-pets with cancer
Magic Bullet Fund-dogs with cancer
PieFund-focuses on cancer
Riedel Cody Fund-cancer treatment
Stymie Canine Cancer Foundation-dogs with cancer

Cody’s Club -assistance with paying for radiation treatments
Land of Pure Gold -resources for dogs with cancer
Perseus Foundation-assistance for dogs with cancer