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
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 assist
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
Handicapped assistance for caretakers of disabled pets
The Mosby Foundation-various programs
Alley Cat Allies-leading cat advocacy organization; various programs
iHeart Dogs also has a list with 12 additional resources
My Pet Child has additional resources
RedRover resources for low income individuals and survivors of domestic violence


State Specific Resources


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
Wiregrass Spay/Neuter Alliance – provides low cost safe services for spaying and neutering your pets.


Alaska Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (ASAP) – Low cost pet resources


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 Animal Allies – 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 puppy food
Dog Lovers List Colorado – list of 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


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
Dog Lovers List New Jersey – list of low cost spay/neuter
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

Animal Protection New Mexico – Spay/Neuter Resource Directory, Low-cost and No-Cost Programs
Dog Lovers List New Mexico – 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


Rascal Unit – low cost spay/neuter, wellness services
Dog Lovers List Ohio – low cost spay/neuter clinics
Humane Ohio – low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchipping (at time of surgery)
Angels for Animals – cost spay/neuter, veterinary care


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


DoveLewis – Financial assistance for emergency care
Dog Lovers List Oregon -list of low cost spay/neuter
Oregon Humane Society – low or no cost spay/neuter


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
Animal Friends – low cost pay/neuter, vaccination programs
Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh – low cost preventative vet care
City of Pittsburgh – low cost spay/neuter program

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) – spay/neuter clinic, vaccinations and microchipping

South Dakota

Operation Pets, Inc. –  low cost spay/neuter


Spay Tennessee – state wide spay/neuter resources


Spay Texas – low cost spay/neuter


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


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


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


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 Federated Humane Society – low cost spay/neuter


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


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

Labrador Lifeline-for owners of Westies

Labrador Lifeline-for owners of Boxers

Assistance for Rescues:

Cats in Crisis-for cat owners and rescues
CorgiAid-helps Corgis in rescue
Goldstock Fund-for pet owners and rescues
Pit Bull Rescue Central-for pit bull friendly rescues
Pyramedic-helps owners and rescues with vet bills for Great Pyrenees
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
DPCA Doberman Rescue Financial Aid-Support for veterinary expenses for Doberman rescues

Assistance for Pets With Specific Health Conditions:

Diabetic Cats in Need-for shelters, rescues, low-income owners
Magic Bullet Fund-dogs with cancer
PieFund-focuses on cancer
Riedel Cody Fund-cancer treatment
Land of Pure Gold -resources for dogs with cancer
Perseus Foundation-assistance for dogs with cancer
Frankie’s Friends -providing grants to assist with the cost of life-saving or life-enhancing emergency or specialty care for pets whose families cannot afford the full cost of treatment
The Brodie Fund -offers grants to families whose pets are fighting cancer
Fetch A Cure-offers funding for cancer treatment
Live Like Roo Foundation-provides financial assistance to families whose pet faces a cancer diagnosis