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
Protect My Pet – low cost vaccination clinic
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
Cats in Crisis – financial grant assistance to individuals caring for special needs cats who need medical treatment
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 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

State Specific Resources


Helping Alabama Pets – Various resources to help pay for veterinary care
Spay & Neuter Services –  Low cost spay/neuter assistance
Spay Alabama – Financial help for those on Medicaid, federal aid, Veterans and students for spay & neuter services, vet care and the pet pantry in the Birmingham area


 ITCHMO Forums – Low cost veterinary care


Animal Defense League of Arizona – Low cost spay and neuter


For Pete’s Sake


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


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


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


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)


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


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


Hawaiian Humane Society – subsidized neuter program for low income individuals


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


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


FACE Spay & Neuter – low cost veterinary care


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


Kansas Humane Society – low cost spay/neuter


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


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


Maine Friends of Animals – low cost spay/neuter


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


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


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


Big Fix Clinic – low cost spay/neuter


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


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


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 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


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

Outside the US

Pet Lovers Online – Financial Aid in the UK

Breed Specific

Doberman Pinschers:

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

Great Pyrenees:

Pyramedic-helps owners and rescues with vet bills for Great Pyrenees

Labrador Retrievers:

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

Pit Bull:

Pit Bull Rescue Central-for Pit Bull owners
Faithful Friends Society – Free spay/neuter, vaccination and microchip services for “pit bull” type dogs

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

Assistance for Pets With Specific Health Conditions:

The Magic Bullet Fund-for owners of dogs with cancer
Diabetic Pet Fund-for diabetic animals
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