Medical Assistance & Resources

medical care

American Veterinary Care Charitable Fund – A grant for this program must be submitted by a veterinarian.  The program was created as a way to give veterinarians a way to offer charitable services to clients facing financial hardships.  Aid is geared toward senior citizens, disabled veterans, rescued animals and victims of domestic violence.

Banfield Charitable Trust HOPE Fund – The pet must be a patient at a Banfield Pet Hospital and funds are determined by each clinic.

Dr. Steve Abrams Memorial Foundation – PetSavers, Inc. – Grants are awarded for sick and injured pets whom, otherwise would not be treated due to the finances of their owners.  Their vision is to eliminate the euthanasia of pets because of economics.  Applicants must meet these criteria: Have verifiable financial need, denied by CareCredit or a similar program, and have a favorable prognosis from a veterinarian.

Dylan’s Hearts – A nonprofit agency that aids families struggling financially to pay for veterinary care.

Friends & Vets – This organization assists when your pet needs financial help for “extraordinary” veterinary expenses to save their life.

Gandalf Fund –  This program offers financial aid for working and retired assistance dogs who have suffered an acute or prolonged illness or injury.

God’s Creatures Ministry - This organization wants people to treat all animals with kindness. It supports that mission by providing financial help to pet owners facing veterinary bills.

Harley’s Hope Foundation – A group that gives financial aid for major illnesses and emergency veterinary care.

Hope Mending Heart – A grant program started by a veterinarian to help pet parents afford surgery and post-operative care.

The Mosby Foundation - Owners can apply to have procedures and treatments covered. However, the foundation cannot help with vet bills you’ve already incurred.

Paws 4 A Cure – A nonprofit group that aids families whose dogs and cats are in need of non-routine veterinary care.

Pet Assistance, Inc. –  PAi provides emergency veterinary subsidies to pet owners in financial need.  Pets must have a good prognosis.

The Pet Fund – A nonprofit group that provides assistance to pets in need of veterinary care for cancer treatment, heart disease and other non-basic or emergency care.

RedRover Relief – This nonprofit organization offers grant money so pet caregivers can afford urgent and emergency veterinary treatment for their pets.

Shakespeare Animal Fund – An agency that helps pets and their people in need.

Tipper & Squirt Care for Cushings Fund: Financial assistance for families struggling to pay medical care costs associated with Cushing’s disease.

Violet’s Friends – This grant program from Oscar Newman LLC gives aid for urgent and critical veterinary care.  Grants assist with surgery, therapy and mobility problems. The group is part of Pets With Disabilities, a nonprofit organization that rescues and rehomes disabled dogs.

Wag! Community Pet Surgery Donation Program – This is a new twist for financial aid.  It is a crowdfunding community that raises money for pet owners with unforeseen and costly pet surgery bills.  These are emergency grants.  Applicants must have their own GoFundMe, PlumFund or PetChance account.

heart disease

The Big Hearts Fund – Financial aid for dogs and cats with heart disease.

cancer

Dog & Cat Cancer Fund – The group helps with the treatment of dogs and cats with cancer.

Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation - When pet owners are unable to cover treatment themselves, the foundation can help with financial support.

Live Like Roo Foundation - A nonprofit group that provides support and financial assistance to families whose pet faces a cancer diagnosis.

Magic Bullet Fund – The group provides assistance for dogs fighting cancer.

Perseus Foundation: support for pets diagnosed with cancer.

Pet Fund – A nonprofit group that provides assistance to pets in need of veterinary care for cancer treatment, heart disease and other non-basic or emergency care.

Riedel & Cody Fund: for pets suffering with cancer.


Diabetes

Diabetic Cats in Need - This organization offers financial aid for insulin, helps find new homes for unwanted cats with diabetes, and starts local rescue programs to help diabetic cats get adopted.