Financial Aid for Pets

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 FINANCIAL AID FOR PETS

This site was updated February 12, 2017

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Pet financial aid for paying unexpected vet bills and low cost Spay and Neuter  and we have listed financial aid organizations of which we are aware.  This is an ever-evolving listing and we appreciate anyone who may know of such organizations that are not on these financial aid lists.  If you know of such organizations please E-mail Us.

PGAA has prepared this listing from Internet resources and we do not have any additional information other than what is presented on the website of a linked site.  You should investigate any potential site to make sure it is legitimate and sincere about helping.

IMPORTANT: The listing of  services and/or businesses is for reader notification and investigation only. PGAA does not endorse the services or products nor is PGAA compensated for the link.

Having Trouble Affording Veterinary Care?  Financial aid is out there, and there are steps you can take to cover an emergency vet bill.

National and State Financial Aid Listings

 

Index

 

Pet Owner Aid:  National | Canada |Alabama | Arizona | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Illinois |Indiana | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Missouri  |  Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia

Spay and Neuter Resources and some Low Cost Vet Services:  National Spay and Neuter (also see individual state spay and neuter listings by clicking on a state listed above)

Shelter and Rescue Group Aid:  Shelter and Rescue Support

National Pet Aid and Spay and Neuter Resources

 

ASPCA – Find a low cost spay and neuter service in your area.  Just enter your zip code.

Assistance Dog United Campaign (ADUC) a health and human welfare organization which provides financial assistance to individuals who have the need for an assistance dog but have difficulty in raising the necessary funds and to people and programs whose purpose is to provide assistance dogs to people with disabilities.

American Humane”> Grants and Awards.

Animal Liberation FrontFree or Inexpensive Spay and Neuter listed by US State

Being Stray Pet Food Pantries and Assistance Programs By State

Because of a Dog The organization was founded to assist in animal welfare through assisting owners with food, vetting, and animal medical. Our organization also assists local/state agencies and municipalities with food, supplies,tools and resources for the strays.

Best Friends comprehensive list of resources that offer financial assistance for pet guardians who are struggling, as well as senior citizens, people with disabilities and people who are seriously ill.

Bentley Grant will provide financial assistance for dog owners and/or rescues/shelters, in conjunction with their veterinarians, in support of the dog’s care.

The Big Hearts Fund  Pet owners who need financial assistance for the diagnosis and treatment of canine and feline heart disease are encouraged to apply for grants.  Grants are limited to payment for veterinary services pre-approved by the Big Hearts Fund Veterinary Advisory Board.  Application information and forms for pet owners and veterinarians to complete can be found on the website.  Pet owners can also learn more about canine and feline heart disease and ways to improve their pet’s quality of life through resources and articles on the website.

Brown Dog Foundation.  “It is our mission to offer pet owners in temporary financial crisis an alternative to euthanasia when their pet faces a treatable life-threatening condition in order to restore the quality of life for pet and owner.”

National Canine Cancer Foundation Our funds are used in eliminating cancer as a major health problem in dogs through education, outreach and research to save lives though finding cures, better treatments, more accurate cost effective diagnostic methods in dealing with cancer and diminishing dogs suffering from cancer.

Canine Cancer Awareness (CCA).  “We help sponsor the veterinary costs of dogs diagnosed with cancer for those families in financial need who would not otherwise be able to afford treatment.”

CareCredit  An organization that provides credit payments for vet care to participating vets.  (Please read CareCredit Accused of Shady Practices)

Doctor Steve We are dedicated to eliminating Economic Euthanasia by providing grants to pet parents who otherwise would be unable to provide critical Veterinary Care for their four-legged family members. Must be applied for through a vet and verification of financial status will be made prior to any funding. See their Donation page to help continue their vital program.

Diabetic Cats In Need  A Facebook account.  Also try:  http://fdmb-cin.blogspot.com/

Dog and Cat Cancer Fund Currently, the majority of our work is involved in helping needy families get treatment for their cats and dogs suffering from cancer.

Dylan’s Hearts Our goal is to provide families struggling financially with the funds necessary to move treatment forward in emergency or critical situations for the animals.

Essential Dogs – Financial Assistance For Dogs Listing of organizations which provide financial assistance or low cost care to pet owners to help pay for medical treatments for their pets.

For Veterans: Feed The Dog headquartered in Newburyport, Massachusetts and supports Service Dogs of Disabled Veterans throughout the United States.

Feline Diabetes Original Internet Guide to Feline Diabetes

Fix It Search the national spay and neuter database below to find clinics in your area. Help end over-population!

Frankie’s Friends A non-profit foundation dedicated to finding cures and saving pets with cancer and other life-threatening conditions. However, grants to families can only be made in those communities in which we have been successful in raising dollars to help pets and their families.

Free Kibble.com Right or wrong, you win! Click on an answer, and every day you do, we’ll provide 10 pieces of kibble to Animal Shelters to help feed their hungry dogs. Play Bow-Wow Trivia every day – the more you play, the more kibble for the dogs!

Friends of Animals Our unique system, powered by a membership of more than 600 veterinarians located in 30 states and Puerto Rico, helps people avoid unnecessarily high costs of neutering for more than 40,000 animals each year.

Friends & Vets Helping Pets to assist families with financial limitations to pay for extraordinary veterinary expenses necessary to save a pet’s life.

The Gift of Sunshine Supports service dogs and their partners with financial assistance to offset some costs of obtaining and caring for a service dog.

God’s Creatures Ministry.

HandicappedPets.Com Check site for financial aid.

Healing Haven Animal Fund provide funding for urgent veterinary care for sick or injured animals that are homeless or whose guardian has financial limitations. Every animal deserves a chance.

Humane Society of the United States  Provides a comprehensive list of pet financial aid-related organizations listed Nationally and by state.

Joshua Fund The Joshua Fund provides financial assistance for Dogs with life threatening medical conditions. In addition, The Joshua Fund has partnered several rescues in the Southern Tier of the United States to aid in the rescue of Labrador Retrievers from high kill shelters.

Land of Pure Gold  Finding financial solutions for cancer care in dogs

Love That Cat Low Cost or Free Spay – Neuter Programs in the United States

The Lucy Pet Foundation The Mission of The Lucy Pet Foundation is to reduce pet overpopulation by having mobile spay/neuter clinics across the country and to support causes that benefit animal welfare.

LuvMyPet Provider of affordable pet vaccination clinics in local pet stores and clinics near you.

LoveYourPetExpo Regional and Local Pet Help Programs

The Love Your Pet Here is a growing list of programs to assist non-profits and low-income families with pet-related expenses. If you know of any others, please share.

The Magic Bullet Fund  Magic Bullet Fund (MBF) provides financial assistance for canine cancer treatment only when the family is financially unable to provide treatment.

The Mosby Foundation.  “…organized exclusively for charitable purposes, to assist in the care of sick, injured, abused and neglected dogs through financial support and public education.”    “Our priority for accepting an application for funding will continue to be a life-saving emergency confirmed by a licensed veterinarian either by fax or phone.”

The Mr. Mo Project they fight to save senior shelter dogs nationwide, to honor of the life of their late and beloved senior dog, Mr. Mo. all program dogs enjoy veterinarian medical bill assistance for the duration of their life, including free transportation to one of our generous foster homes

MuttNation Foundation MuttNation Foundation is a donation-supported organization with the mission to end animal cruelty, neglect, and homelessness. It was founded in 2007 by Miranda Lambert and her mother, Bev Lambert.

Onyx & Breezy Foundation provides financial support to “credible organizations and individuals that benefit the welfare of animals.”

Paws4aCure provide financial assistance to qualified families throughout the United States who cannot afford veterinary care for their beloved furry family members. Paws 4 A Cure helps dogs and cats with all injuries and illnesses.

People with Pets A national directory of pet friendly apartments, homes and hotels

Pet Chance  Pet Chance was launched in September, 2012 with a mission to remove obstacles that deny pet owners the ability to provide proper medical treatment when their pets need it.  They do this by helping pet owners raise money from friends, family and other generous animal lovers to pay for pet medical expenses when money is tight.  The money from a Chance is paid directly to state-licensed veterinarians, which serves to eliminate fraud and ensure appropriate amounts of money are raised and allocated

Pet Food Banks Since July 2008, Save Our Pets Food Bank has helped over 300,000 families, pet rescue organizations and shelters with much needed food and supplies through generous donations from supporters, pet food manufacturers and retail stores.

Pets of The Homeless Our task, nationwide, is to feed and provide basic emergency veterinary care to their pets and thus relieve the anguish and anxiety of the homeless who cannot provide for their pets.

Pet Fund  The goal of the Pet Fund is to provide financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need veterinary care.

PitBull Truth The primary function of the grant is to cover costs of LIFE SAVING veterinary care for owners who are otherwise unable to pay. (not Breed Specific!)

RedRover Relief  The RedRover Relief program provides funding to Good Samaritans, animal rescuers and pet owners to help them care for animals in life-threatening situations. Learn more about our RedRover Relief grants and find out the eligibility requirements.

Rose’s Fund for Animals State Listings  (Spay and Neuter, Food and Vet assistance.

Save U.S. Pets  The Save U.S. Pets Foundation is dedicated to providing financial assistance for pets to receive lifesaving medical treatments when their human companions are unable to afford professional care. Through a participating veterinarian, pet owners whose circumstances meet Save U.S. Pets Foundation criteria are eligible for a grant that will enable their pets to receive desperately needed medical help.

Doggie Does Good”> Service dog training Financial Assistance.

Shakespeare Animal Fund founded to help others who might face financial problems while trying to save their pets.

Spay and Neuter Coalition Petsmart Charities has put together a searchable database of low-cost spay/neuter resources. Simply put in your zip code and a new window will open with listings in your area.

SpayUSA A nationwide network and referral service for affordable spay/neuter.

Support Dogs a national not-for-profit organization that offers dignity, hope and independence by providing highly skilled service dogs to individuals with disabilities and uniquely trained therapy dogs to serve the community.

Veterinary Care Charitable Fund provide veterinarians with a simple and effective way to offer charitable veterinary services to clients facing personal hardships.

Vet Billing  Arranges payment plans to allow vets to provide payments options to their clients.

Veterinary Care Foundation charitable foundation that helps veterinary practices fund their discounted and no – charge cases.

 

Canada

 

The Farley Foundation, Ontario Assists seniors and disabled persons on limited incomes with the necessary treatment of their pets.

 

Alabama

 


Montgomery and area
Montgomery Area Council on Aging Pet Food Programs

In Birmingham Friends of Cats and Dogs Foundation We provide many services to the community, but our primary mission is to address pet overpopulation thru spaying & neutering.

Decatur Animal Friends Humane Society Spay and Neuter and Pet Food Programs.

Helping Alabama Pets HelpingAlabamaPets.com was created to do just that…Help Alabama’s Pets! We hope to do this through their owners, concerned citizens, city officials, etc. by providing them with all tools necessary to help an animal in need.

Animal Friends Inc Humane Society. Spay/Neuter Financial Assistance program for Morgan County residents.

 

Arizona

 

Phoenix area: Free Spay and neuter Clinics plus TNR services

Phoenix Pet Food Pantry distributes free pet food to low income people and anyone who has fallen on tough times.

About Animals Rescue Arizona Financial Assistance

Maricopa County Spay and Neuter Click on “Animal Care and Control” and then on “Spay and Neuter”

Friends of Animal Care Control Click on “Resources” for free spay and neuter voucher

Empty Food Bowl Pet Food Assistance

Altered Tails Low cost Spay and Neuter in Phoenix and Mesa

Compassionate Care. Low Cost Veterinary Services at Arizona Humane Society – Phoenix

Chuck Waggin’ Pet Food Pantry “Too many people are abandoning their pets because they can no longer afford to keep them. Our mission is to provide pet food and pet service referrals to keep pets and the families who love them together.”

Animal Benefits Club in the Phoenix area.

 

California

 

Prince Chunk Foundation Enables pet owners to keep their pets during times of financial crisis by providing temporary assistance to pet owners throughout New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and California.

Actors and Others for Animals.  Our main mission is to curb the pet overpopulation problem by subsidizing spay/neuter surgeries. Together with other vital services, we are there to help pet guardians living on a low and/or fixed income care for their beloved companions.

Coachella Valley and Morongo Basin at Animal Action League Services directly to the communities where pets most desperately need help.

Garden City and long Beach Golden State Humane Society Spay and Neuter

KobiFund accepting applications for Kobi Fund for Vaccine Associated Sarcoma (VAS) only

Los Angeles:  Lucy Pet Foundation  Free mobile spay and neuter services for pet owners in low incomes areas of the city.

Los Angeles North Central Shelter Intervention Program Spay/Neuter, Food Bank, Medical Assistance,training, landlord issues.

Los Angeles Basic Needs Foundation Provides pet food for working homeless people and low income people and their pets. Finds homes for homeless pets and assists in getting pets spayed and neutered.

LA and Orange County.  The Angel Fund  The fund assists pet owners in Los Angeles and Orange County, California, with veterinary care when paying for care is challenging or impossible

Orange County Orange County SPCA Click on “Programs” and then “Animal Rescue Fund” The Animal Rescue Fund provides help to sick, injured or unwanted animals, assists low-income pet owners with emergency veterinary care, and provides subsidized spay/neuter assistance to the animals and residents of Orange County, California. Also Spay and Neuter vouchers.

The Pet Care Center  Los Angeles, California 90047, On Facebook.  A full service, non-profit veterinarian hospital that never turns away treatment over financial issues.

Marin Humane society  The Marin Humane Society is able to offer a wide variety of programs and services to meet local needs.  Novato, CA 94949

Peninsula CatWorksIn Palo Alto  Medical care to cats or kittens in urgent need of care.  Trap, Neuter, and Return (TNR) of feral cats to managed colonies.

San Bernardino Valley Inland Empire Pet Partners Low Cost Spay/Neuter. Vaccination clinic including Parvo. Id Tags and Microchip.

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

San Diego  San Diego Humane Society Spay and Neuter Services  Designed to provide affordable and accessiblespay/neuter opportunities five days a week based on financial need. Must show proof of government assistance.  The fees for spay/neuter are:  $30 for male cats $50 for female cats  $50 for male dogs $75 for female dogs

PAWS San Diego  PAWS San Diego County, Inc. provides essential services to assist the low-income elderly, chronically ill and disabled in keeping their companion animals.

Pet Assistance Foundation of San Diego San Diego, Low Coast Spay and Neuter

The S. Ford Foundation  The Foundation is a grassroots non profit organization that benefits homeless, neglected and abused cats and dogs in the San Diego area.

San Diego County The Foundation for Care of Indigent Animals (FCIA) The Foundation for the Care of Indigent Animals (FCIA) rescues small homeless dogs scheduled for death and addresses their medical
needs and finds them loving homes.

Leanne B Roberts Animal Care CenterIn San Francisco.  For years, our experienced veterinarians have provided high-quality care to guardians who can afford veterinary services, those that need financial assistance, and free care for homeless animals or pets of homeless people.

PAWS San Francisco  PAWS is able to provide needed companion animal services to hundreds of low-income San Franciscans so they continue to benefit from the healing power and unconditional love of their beloved pets.

Humane Society Silicon Valley.  Expert, affordable medical services to the public, including Spay/neuter and vaccination services

Animal Health Foundation (AHF)  In Southern California. Offers financial assistance to pets and their owners in times of need, including disaster relief and individuals directly affected by these economically challenging times.

Herman Bennett Foundation.  We assist Ventura County pet owners needing financial assistance with spaying/neutering their dogs and cats.

Helen Woodward Animal Center  A unique, private, non-profit organization dedicated to saving the lives of animals and enriching the lives of people.

Voice for the Animals  Devoted to creating respect and empathy for animals through education, rescue, legislation, and advocacy.

 

Colorado

 

PawsCo spay and neuter and pet food programs.

Harley’s Hope Foundation Created on the premise that no companion or service animal should suffer needlessly, and that the bond between human and animal should be preserved and protected in the face of life’s challenges.

Pueblo, Colorado and surrounding counties Steel City Alley Cats Coalition Trap-Neuter-Return services, food programs, spay and neuter.

Denver.  AnimalHaus  We strive to keep families together by assisting those who need help.  Some do it for children, elders or other family members; we do it for pets.

Pets Forever  Designed to help low-income elderly and disabled Larimer County residents maintain ownership of their pets for as long as possible, and to improve the health and well-being of these pets and owners by providing needed help and resources

The Max Fund  In Denver.  Care for MaxFund animals and offering the public a low-cost clinic to care for their animals.  Also a No-Kill Shelter.

Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital  In Denver.  Provides donor-subsidized veterinary services for pets owned by economically disadvantaged families and individuals.

 

Connecticut

 

Friends of Windsor Animal Care and Control Provide a pet food assistance program.

STARelief and Pet Assistnce  Aid-a-Pet provides financial assistance grants and resources to pet owners who are unable to pay for routine and emergency veterinary care, emergency shelter and hospice care for their animals.

Aid A Pet  To assist needy individuals with free pet food and reduced medical care for their cat or dog.

The Queenie FoundationSpay/neuter assistance for low income dogs and cats.  Their Susie’s Fund is for people who aren’t on state assistance, but can’t pay for surgery at a regular vet because the fee is out of range for them.

Fox Memorial ClinicIn Newington.  A full service veterinary practice which provides veterinary care for animals whose owners are in financial need.

 

Delaware

 

Delaware SPCA in Newark  We offer quality, low cost sterilization to privately owned pets, rescue groups as well as TNR programs.

 

District of Columbia

 

Pets-DC  Dedicated to improving the health and well being of people living with HIV/AIDS or other disabling conditions and their companion pets.  We provide public health education, exercise, pet food, veterinary care, grooming, foster care, and adoptions services at no cost to individuals in the Metropolitan Washington area.

Washington Animal Rescue League.  The Washington Animal Rescue League’s Love Fund provides funding support for emergency care for seriously injured animals who are abandoned or live with low-income residents in our community who cannot afford the costs of major surgery.

 

Florida

 

First Coast No More Homeless Pet Jacksonville Pet Aid and Food Bank (click on “Menu”)

Pet Aid Florida A list of resources for people who are struggling to keep their pets in spite of the nation’s economic turndown.

Miami. Project PetSnip provides low-cost high-quality spay & neuter surgeries and basic wellness care to dogs, cats, and rabbits in Miami, Florida.

Florida Pets A list of resources for people who are struggling to keep their pets in spite of the nation’s econonic turndown. From low-cost spaying and neutering services to free pet food

Brevard Community HelpWe can help with spay/neuter and other medical issues but it is on a case by case basis as we have funds available.

TLC PetSnip In Lakeland. As a NON-PROFIT organization we are pleased to offer a rate schedule that will sustain our clinic and offer the lowest spay neuter surgery prices in the community.

Passion for Paws Palm Beach County Pet Food Pantry, Assistance for Senior Pet Owners, Pet Care Assistance, Homeless Pet Rescue and Placement, Temporary Foster Care for Dogs.

Spay Florida Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinics and Resources

Jacksonville Humane Society  Spay and Neuter, Pet Training, Hospital, Pet Lost and Found

Love That Cat  FLORIDA…Low cost or free spay/neuter info and programs

Tallahassee and Leon County  It’s Meow Or Never For Ferals  To advocate for better trap-neuter-return (TNR) ordinances and policies; to perform outreach and educational activities to better inform, advise, and assist caring citizens with TNR.

 

Florida Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinics & Resources

Florida Spay Neuter Assistance Directory

The Pensacola Humane Society Spay and Neuter Resources

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter in Florida

The Cat Network  Spay and Neuter Listings

Saint Francis Animal Hospital in Jacksonville

 

Georgia

 

Pet Buddies Food Pantry Pet Buddies hopes to decrease this burden on families in under-served communities by providing pet food, supplies, spay & neuter and education through our program.

Community Veterinary Care We exist to help those who cannot help their sick or injured pets due to financial hardship. In Kennesaw.

Paradox Clinic In Loganville, GA 30052. Spay/neuter to help solve this problem our low prices are for everyone. Additionally, we offer financial assistance for qualified residents of Walton, Newton and Rockdale (sorry – these counties only).

West Georgia Spay/Neuter Clinic West Georgia Spay/Neuter Clinic’s mission is to provide a non-lethal solution to the homeless, abandoned, and feral animal populations so that euthanasia is no longer an acceptable means of population control. In Villa Rica, GA 30180

Spay and Neuter Coalition In Woodstock promoting and implementing more spay/neuter via education, networking, and outreach.

Leftover Pets We provide low cost spay/neuter clinics in Barrow and Elbert Counties.

Humane Society of Cobb County We provide low cost spay/neuter certificates for people who cannot afford to pay full price. Cats are $45/55 Dogs are $55/75.

Spay Georgia SpayGeorgia provides low-cost spay/neuter certificates at an affordable price. This program is intended for people who need partial financial assistance in order to have their own pets spayed or neutered.

Planned Pethood Duluth. “I’ve had seven ferals fixed at Planned PETHood. They are absolutely wonderful. Kind, caring people doing all they can to help as many animals as possible!!” Also a Feral Cat Program

CatSnip Project CatSnip is the Atlanta Animal Alliance’s first program to combat pet overpopulation through non-lethal means in the greater metro Atlanta area.

Cassper’s Fund Casper’s Fund has helped spay and neuter over 1500 dogs and cats in the Atlanta area.

Georgia Animal Projtect   low-cost spay and neuter services for dogs and cats throughout North Georgia.

LifeLine Animal Project  Low cost Spay/Neuter and other services.

In Monroe, Georgia  Walton County Animal Control  Free or $25 cat spays.

PAWS on MAIN The PAWS on MAIN clinic is a new way of thinking of a vet clinic. It’s a GA Non-profit 501c3 organization where all profits go right back into the community. In Jasper, Georgia

PAWS Atlanta Low-cost Pet Wellness Clinic.

Affordable Veterinary Services Located in Columbus. committed to providing affordable preventive medicine care for your pet.

Humane Society of NE Georgia Low cost vaccinations.

WellPet Humane   The LifeSaver Fund works to provide critical treatment for indigent animals with life-threatening medical needs.  “Low Cost, Affordable Pet Services is our commitment.”

HOWELL MILL ANIMAL WELLNESS CLINIC- GENERAL EXAM AND FEES

HARPS, Inc. – Homeless Animal Rescue & Placement Services, Inc.  an all volunteer, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to assisting the public with low cost veterinary care.

Pets Are Loving Support  We provide pet-care including free food and basic veterinary care, and support to the companion pets of critically ill and disabled Atlantans.

 

Hawaii

 

Hawaiian Humane Society  Pet assistance programs and spay and neuter.

 

Illinois

 

Iroquois County Animal Rescue Low Cost Spay/Neuter and Pet Wellness Services

Blessed Bonds (Chicago area)  temporary assistance to persons who want to keep their animal companions but are having difficulties that interfere with their ability to meet their pets’ daily needs

The Animal Welfare League (Chicago)

The Anti-Cruelty Society (Chicago)

South Suburban Humane Society (Chicago) (Spay and Neuter)

 

Indiana

 

Ernie’s Heart Pet Food Pantry Anderson IN The Pantry is a temporary resource for Madison County pet families in need.

Vanderburgh Humane Society Click on Community/Programs in left-hand column

(Evansville, IN 47715)  Feline Fix  Trap Neuter Return. “We use humane traps to catch the cats and transport them, then they are spayed or neutered, and ideally taken back to where we found them and released. Sometimes we can’t return the cats to where they were living because it wasn’t a safe environment. In those cases, we find barns or other suitable locations, placing three cats or more together so they are less likely to run away from their new home.”

(Franklin, IN 46131)  Humane Society of Johnson County  Low cost Spay and Neuter

 

Kansas

 

In Newton KS  Caring Hands Humane Society  Spay and neuter assistance.

In Merriam, 66202  Heartland SPCA TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) program

 

Kentucky

 

Saving Sunny, Inc. – Community Dog Resource Center (CDRC) The mission of the CDRC is to provide the support needed in these low-income areas to assist owners in their desire to keep their dogs. To that end, the CDRC provide a free food bank, access and transport for free spay and neuter services, collars, leashes, nametags, and in-home behavior support.

Louisana

 

Capital Area Animal Welfare Society  Baton Rouge.  Low cost spay and neuter

Animal Protection and Welfare Society  Baton Rouge.  Feral cat program.

Southern Animal Foundation in New Orleans, LA 70178.  A full-service, low-cost animal hospital and rescue organization whose mission is to provide the highest standard of quality and compassion in veterinary care for a more affordable price.

 

Maryland

 

Financial Aid Maryland Listings

Maryland SPCA Along with our public multi-service Maryland SCPA Wellness Clinic, we provide many services for those in low-income situations and others who qualify (based on the program).

Thankful Paws Founded with the primary mission of helping to prevent the surrender of beloved family pets because they could not afford to provide them with the proper food.

In Brentwood. Alley Cat Rescue  Facebook   Low cost TNR program for Feral cats, a low cost Spay/Neuter program for low income cat owners, and an adoption program.

Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County, MD  Low cost spay neuter program for $50 each cat.  301-740-2511

Baltimore Humane Society, 410-833-4480, Spay and Neuter and Food Bank

Animal Advocates of Howard County, Ellicott City, MD 21041  Spay and Neuter

Spay Now, Inc, Grasonville, MD 21638  Spay and Neuter

Caroline County Humane Society, Ridgely, MD 21660  Spay and Neuter

Talbot County Humane, Easton, MD  21601  Spay and Neuter

Frederick County Humane Society, Frederick, MD  21701  Spay and Neuter

Montgomery County Humane Society, Rockville, MD 20850  Spay and Neuter

Humane Society of Charles County, Waldorf, MD 20602   Spay and Neuter

 

Massachusetts

 

Alliance for Animals In Boston. Affordable veterinary services for the public, targeting in particular inner-city Boston, and poor, elderly, disabled, and homeless pet owners.

Angell Animal Medical Center-Boston . In Boston. Offers financial assistance through MSPCA’s Pet Care Assistance.

Massachusetts Animal Coalition If you are struggling to keep your pet, know that you have options before surrendering him or her.

Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society Click “Programs” for low cost help in spay/neuter, pet food, low cost veterinary.

Serving Northern Massachusetts  Care for All:  Food Voucher Program  Sponsored by Against Cruelty in Merrimack, NH 03054

Phinney’s Friends Dedicated to helping low-income individuals with disabling illnesses or other hardships maintain their bond with their companion animals by providing assistance with everyday pet care. Boston.

The Sampson Fund Helping companion animals of Cape Cod and the adjacent Islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard

Second Chance Fund for Animal Welfare. …to improve the quality of life for cats and dogs in need throughout Central Massachusetts by providing affordable spay and neuter services, medical care and support for catastrophic illness and injury…”

Springfield Community Veterinary Clinic We offer subsidized rates for those that qualify.

 

Michigan

 

Kalamazoo Humane Society Food pantry and other pet services

Pet Food Pantry Lapeer County Only

Pet Food Bank Food is distributed at Michigan Humane Society’s three centers for animal care in Detroit, Rochester Hills, and Westland on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from noon until 3 p.m.

Newaygo, MI 49337 Lake Haven Rescue Low-Income Spay/Neuter Program

In Detroit  The DaVinci Foundation for Animals  To Help Animals in need and from all walks of life, to the best of our ability. To Find Forever Homes for the Homeless, Aid to the injured, Love to the Abandoned. Also on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheDaVinciFoundation

Pet Support Services  Lansing MI.  Pet Support Services intervenes at the request of pet owners when they have fallen upon short-term or long-term physical or financial hardships

Vet Care.   Detroit, Rochester Hills, Westland

 

Minnesota

 

Kindest Cut Offers you and your pet many options to keep them healthy!

People and Pets Together Pet food programs and pet resumes for rental applications.

Minnesota Humane Society Veterinary Expense Assistance Programs and Links.

Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance

Minnesota Spay/Neuter Project

Rochester Animal Services

 

Missouri

 

The Killuminati Foundation The Killuminati Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that offers financial vet assistance for non-routine vet care. Individuals, families, and rescue groups in Missouri can apply for aid, and if approved, the Killuminati Foundation will grant up to half of the costs incurred based on need & funding availability.

In St. Louis Bi-State Pet Food Pantry When families fall on hard times, Bi-State Pet Food Pantry is happy to know that they can help them care for their four-legged family members!

Nooterville City of St. Louis residents spay or neuter your dog or cat for a low cost or free!

Montana

 

Flathead Spay and Neuter Task Force  Our Goal: To bring the community together in ending pet overpopulation. We will provide for the sterilization of companion animals and will strive to promote responsible pet ownership

 

Nebraska

 

Sadie Dog Fund Helps save dogs’ lives by offering financial assistance for surgeries, therapies or mobility solutions that are too costly for pet parents.
Lincoln Animal Ambassadors Low cost spay/neuter and pet food bank.

NE Pets Meals on Wheels  Pest assistance provided for struggling families and individuals who have lost their job, are disabled or elderly, or are homeless in the state of Nebraska and need help feeding and caring for their pets instead of surrendering them to shelters or abandoning them.

Nebraska Rescue Council  A coalition of Nebraska animal shelters and rescue organizations working together to find all types of animals a new home throughout the entire state. The website provides a comprehensive listing of annually state-licensed shelters and rescues within the State of Nebraska.

VoiceForCompanionAnimals.com – Non-profit organization in Nebraska that distributes hay and food, while educating people about keeping their dogs warm.

Nevada

 

Shakespeare Animal Fund.  “To honor his memory I began the Shakespeare Animal Fund, in hopes that many others who love their animal companions as much as I loved Shakespeare, but perhaps can’t afford to pay for an unexpected illness or any other medical expense, can be helped.”

 

New Hampshire

 

NH Pets online Low cost Spay/Neuter (click on “RESOURCES”)

Care for All:  Food Voucher Program  Sponsored by Against Cruelty in Merrimack, NH 03054

Happy Dogs of New England Medical Fund, Derry, NH 03038

 

New Jersey

 

Prince Chunk Foundation Enables pet owners to keep their pets during times of financial crisis by providing temporary assistance to pet owners throughout New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and California.

Hudson County Animal League Low cost Spay and Neuter and veterinary assistant for the indigent.

Friends of Animals Our unique system, powered by a membership of more than 600 veterinarians located in 30 states and Puerto Rico, helps people avoid unnecessarily high costs of neutering for more than 40,000 animals each year.

NJ Aid For Animals  Camden, NJ  Spay and Neuter and other aid programs

New Jersey Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinics

Cedarbrook, NJ 08018 – NJ Aid for Animals  Camden City Spay and Neuter assistance for dogs and cats

 

New Mexico

 

Animal Humane Clinic  As the first Veterinary Clinic that exclusively treats low-income clients in New Mexico, it is providing care for those who cannot afford to take their pets to other area veterinarians. Built through funds raised from donors, the clinic also provides medical care for our campus residents and performs hundreds of spays and neuters per week. It also holds vaccination clinics on a regular basis.

 

New York

 

Prince Chunk Foundation Enables pet owners to keep their pets during times of financial crisis by providing temporary assistance to pet owners throughout New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and California.

Friends of Animals Spaying and Neutering – a statewide program.

FurBridge In Ardsley, NY A community outreach program that offers financial assistance, funding, education & awareness to both the public and other non-profit organizations.

Brookhaven Spay and Neuter For more information, please call (631) 286-4965

Brooklyn Infinite Hope We conduct regular Trap Neuter Return programs in Brooklyn to reduce the number of unwanted feral cats.

Brooklyn Rescue Umbrella  “…a no-kill, non-profit, all-volunteer rescue, helping stray, throwaway, and feral cats in South Brooklyn and the surrounding communities since 1990.”  “We trap-neuter-return the cats to their backyards and empty lots, helping to place adoptable friendly and healthy cats and kittens into forever homes.”

Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry  Established to help individuals and families who need assistance with feeding their pets because of job loss or other hardship. We offer assistance to fixed-income senior citizens, the disabled, veterans, and others who qualify because they lack the financial resources to properly feed their pets.

Long Island Long Island Animal Surgery created to provide low cost spays and neuters and affordable general and major surgeries in a friendly, compassionate and professional environment

ASPCA Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics in the Five New York Boroughs of NYC

Animal Care Center of NYC Low cost Spay and neuter, euthanasia services

The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals

The New York City Feral Cat Initiative

NY S.A.V.E..  The goal of NY SAVE is for any pet owner residing in one of the five boroughs of New York City who is truly in need of financial assistance to be able to take their pet to any participating veterinary hospital for emergency veterinary care.

Port Jefferson StationvvSpay and Neuter Cliffs Clinic is now offering low cast spay/neuter for owned cats

Rochester Rochester Hope For Pets Our mission is to improve the quality of life for pets living in the greater Rochester, NY, area.

Humane Society of Lollypop Farms  Rochester  Pet Assistance provides financial assistance pet owners on fixed incomes who wish to continue living at home with a pet who is often their sole companion. A Pet Food Bank is maintained and can provide food on an emergency basis.  Spay and neuter.

The Humane Society of New York Our full-service veterinary hospital enables dog, cat and exotic pet owners with limited means, to receive quality treatment for their pets at affordable rates. Services range from basic wellness care and spay/neuter to advanced diagnostic and surgical procedures.

ALL4PetsWNYIn Monroe, Livingston, Genesee, Wyoming, Erie, Niagara and Orleans counties.  To provide a one-time grant of money to pay for medical care for pets whose caring, responsible owners are not able to pay for the care that will bring their pet back to health due to low income, personal crisis or disaster. Payments will be made directly to the medical care provider.

 

North Carolina

 

Low Cost Spay and Neuter Rocky Mount

In Sparta. Alleghany Animal Shelter Log cost spay and neuter .

In Onslow, Pender and New Hanover County Mary Puppins’ Pet Pantry We offer TEMPORARY pet food for people needing help. Please note we are not a permanent source of pet food. We want people to know help is available and surrendering your pet to a shelter doesn’t have to be an option.

SOS Feline Rescue in Waxhaw, NC 28173 provides assistance in capturing feral cats with their Saving Our Strays Feral Cat Program.

The Animal Awareness Society  Randolph, Guilford and surrounding counties low cost spay/neuter

SNAP-NC  Provides discounted spay-neuter services to North Carolina residents

Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter Clinic  Ashville NC

Watauga Humane Society Boone NC 28607

 

Ohio

 

4 Pets Clinic, Sandusky

Angels of Animals In Canfield pet food, spay/neuter assistance.

Central Ohio Pet First Aid Let us teach you these lifesaving skills that give you the confidence to care for your pet from snout to tail on your quest to promote a safe, healthy & loving home.

Facebook: Central Ohio Pet Food Pantries

Cody’s Club to help offset some of the costs related to radiation performed at The Ohio State University

Colony Cats In Columbus, OH 43216, 614-570-0471, e-mail: fix@colonycats.org TNR assistance for cats and low cost neuter/spay for cats and dogs.

Helping Our Pets Everywhere (HOPE) low-cost spay/neuter program opened its doors in Upper Sandusky

Humane Ohio Non-profit, low-cost spay/neuter clinic,pet food banks, and feral cat TNR

Jake Brady Memorial Fund To provide funding for corrective, suitable, and life-saving medical treatment to companion animals of families in need.

MedVet Foundation Located in Worthington, Ohio 43085 thye provide contemporary care of all animals with treatable diseases presented to our hospital in which the owners are financially not capable of paying for necessary services rendered.

Ohio Animal companion Resources including spay/neuter and pet food programs

Ohio Puppy Rescue Low Cost Spay and Neuter Programs for Ohio

One of A Kind Pets Low cost spay/neuter. Akron

People Care Pet Pantry Northeast Ohio Region Provide aid necessary for families to keep cherished pets during times of financial crisis.

PetAdvocate League in Dayton Low cost spay and neuter for cats

Pet Guards In Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223 Assistance for necessary veterinary medical care, spay/neuter and vaccinations

Pet Pantry of Lorain County

Pets In Stitches We are proud to be the only stationary spay and neuter clinic in the Miami Valley.

Pups Unite Tremont City, OH 45372 Spay and Neuter assistance

SOS Ohio Low cost Spay and Neuter and other vet services.

Spay Ohio We update our database of low-cost spay/neuter resources daily. So, if you don’t find a resource in your area today, please come back to check again soon.

Stop The Overpopulation of Pets Inc. In Mansfield. Spay and Neuter for Cats; vaccinations for Dogs and Cats.

The Tank Fund  To provide financial assistance to Knox County, Ohio pet owners who are unable to pay for emergency and/or life-saving veterinary care for their companion animals.

Valley Save-a-Pet Spay and Neuter assistance and Vet Care Assistance.

 

Oklahoma

 

The Bella Foundation Based in Oklahoma City created to assist low-income, elderly or terminally ill pet owners with the cost of veterinary care when it cannot be afforded.

 

Oregon

 

Willamette Animal Guild High Volume • Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic in Eugene, OR 97402

Ontario Feral Cat Project The program is designed to reduce our community’s feral and stray cat overpopulation by using a technique of trap, neuter and return (TNR) to existing monitored colonies.

The Oregon Cat’s Adoption Centert  Low cost Spay and Neuter programs.

 

Pennsylvania

 

NEPA Pet Fund and Rescue Spay and Neuter Assistance. Scranton Area

Prince Chunk Foundation Enables pet owners to keep their pets during times of financial crisis by providing temporary assistance to pet owners throughout New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and California.

Because of a Dog The organization was founded to assist in animal welfare through assisting owners with food, vetting, and animal medical. Our organization also assists local/state agencies and municipalities with food, supplies,tools and resources for the strays.

Low Cost Spay and Neuter:  ANNA Wellness Center Erie and  ANNA Wellness Center Corry

Animal Care and Assistance Fund.  Our objective is to offer pet owners in financial crisis an alternative to euthanasia when their pet faces a treatable, yet life-threatening condition.

Animal Rescue League of Western PAIn Pittsburg.   The Animal Rescue League operates a low cost outpatient animal clinic for domestic dogs and cats.

Humane Society of Berks County.  Services range from comprehensive veterinary services to reduced fee, limited vaccination, microchipping, and sterilization services for those who cannot afford or will not obtain full, proper veterinary care for their pets.

 

Rhode Island

 

RIVMA Companion Animal Foundation …to make compassionate veterinary care available to all pets by funding the cost of treatment for the sick and injured pets of low-income owners.

Volunteer Services for Animals VSA provides information about low cost spaying and neutering.

Care for Animals Financial assistance to pet owners for cat and dog spay/neuter or for sick animals who need veterinary care.

RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC  The Rhode Island Community Spay/Neuter Clinic is committed to ending companion animal and feral cat overpopulation by providing high quality, subsidized spay and neuter services.

PawsWatch  Rhode Island’s volunteer network for feral cats.  Our goal is not to personally help every feral cat, but to teach Rhode Islanders to help the cats in their own neighborhoods.

Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association Companion Animal Foundation  Established in 2004 to address a need that the veterinary community recognizes as imperative: to provide funds to care for the sick and injured pets of low-income pet owners.

 

South Carolina

 

In Camden and Elgin  The Wateree Animal Hospital.  Ask about their Winnie Health Care Endowment to provide financial assistance to families who have difficulty paying for emergency pet treatments.

 

Tennessee

 

Brown Dog Foundation.  Dedicated to helping Tennessee families who find themselves in a temporary financial crisis at the same time their pet requires life-saving treatment or life-sustaining medications.

 

Texas

 

SPCA of Texas The SPCA of Texas features three spay/neuter and animal wellness clinics, two in Dallas and one in McKinney.

Pawsitively Texas Help for Texas Pet Owners: Low Cost Spay/Neuter, Vacs, Food, & More!

Harris County Public Health-Veterinary Public Health HCPHES Veterinary Public Health protects the health and safety of the residents and pets of unincorporated Harris County.

Animal Trustees of Austin  Low cost Wellness Clinic and Spay and neuter

Emancipet In Austin.  Low cost Wellness Clinic and Spay and neuter

Pet Food Bank of Austin and Travis County

Williamson County Humane Society  In Leander.  A variety of low cost vet services, including spay and neuter clinics, as well as animal behavior resources.  This is also a no-kill rescue.

 

Utah

 

Pet Samaritan  Pet Samaritan Fund provides financial assistance to individuals unable to afford medical care for their pet(s). If you or someone you know has a pet not receiving proper medical care due to extreme financial hardship.

 

Virginia

 

Spay Virginia Spay Virginia supports Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) as a humane way of managing the feral cat population. Through TNR, cats are humanely trapped, spayed or neutered, ear-tipped to signal that they have already been spayed or neutered, and returned to their colonies.

Washington Animal Rescue League Pet Food Bank, Spay and Neuter Services.

Shadow Cat Advocates Garrisonville, VA 22463 We will provide you the tools and support you need, in order to effectively, and humanely, manage feral cats.

Angels of Assisi Pet Assistance Programs in Roanoke plus National Prescription Discounts for Pets and Their People.

PACC Online  Partners among Cats and Canines.  PACC offers financial assistance for spay/neuter services to residents of Franklin, VA and Southampton County, VA.  The assistance is only offered to those who are in financial need (income less than $20,000 a year).

The Mosby Foundation  The Mosby Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable purposes, to assist in the care of sick, injured, abused and neglected dogs through financial support and public education.

 

Washington

 

Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project  The Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project has altered over 82,000 cats since our inception in 1997.  Cats from over 23 counties throughout Washington State have been brought to our clinic to be altered.

Arlington Washington  Cat Spay/Neuter Clinic for Feral Cat Caretakers  A free spay/neuter clinic for feral cat caretakers

Bellevue WA  Seattle Humane Society  Low-Fee Spay (and Neuter)

Seattle  Homeward Pet’s Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic and Homeward Pet Food Bank

Seattle The Doney Memorial Pet Clinic veterinary care to the pets of homeless and qualifying low income people in the Seattle area.

Stanwood The NOAH Center Low cost spay/neuter as well as an adoption center.

WSU Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital  The Good Samaritan Fund was started by WSU veterinary students in the mid-1990s to help animals in need of special care, but whose owners could not afford treatment

Pet Project Seattle Low-income senior citizens can receive a supplemental supply of pet food. People disabled by AIDS can receive pet food, supplies, grooming and veterinary care.  Spay and neuter

 

West Virginia

 

Animal Welfare League of Arlington Since 1944 the Animal Welfare League of Arlington has worked to improve the lives of animals. Help us create a world where all companion animals find compassionate and permanent homes.

Shadow Cat Advocates Garrisonville, VA 22463 We will provide you the tools and support you need, in order to effectively, and humanely, manage feral cats.

Huntington  Spay and Neutering Huntington WV

National Spay and Neuter Assistance

ASPCA – Find a low cost spay and neuter service in your area.  Just enter your zip code.

American Veterinary Medical Association  Spay and neuter discussion.

DogHause.com Spay and neuter options.

Love That Cat.  Low Cost or Free Spay – Neuter Programs in the United States

SpayUSA  Spay and neuter discussion and resources.

 

Shelter and Rescue Support

 

National

Adopt-A-Pet Veterinary Care Fund

Adopt-A-Pet Shelter Knowledge Center

Animal Sheltering.org Listings of organizations and grant money to help rescues and shelter organizations.

Bentley Grant will provide financial assistance for dog owners and/or rescues/shelters, in conjunction with their veterinarians, in support of the dog’s care.

Chewy.com’s Shelter and Rescue Network Our network is open to all registered non-profit organizations that specialize in assisting pets in need. Join the Chewy.com to the Rescue Network is free and your non-profit organization will have access to programs built to promote, support and help animals in need through donations, fund raising and visibility opportunities.

EviaAlo This is a site dedicated to the many wonderful individuals who devote their lives to helping the needy animals of our world. This is a site dedicated to the many small rescues and shelters who struggle every day to make a difference for this great cause. Also check out the book “Animal Lovers” listed below.

The Foundation Center A national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.

Grey Muzzle Organization We improve the lives of at-risk senior dogs by providing grants and other resources to animal welfare organizations nationwide.

ISF Emergency Medical Care GrantWe improve the lives of at-risk senior dogs by providing grants and other resources to animal welfare organizations nationwide.

Maddies Fund Maddie’s Fund, the Pet Rescue Foundation, is a family foundation established in 1999 to help fund the creation of a no-kill nation. Since its inception, Maddie’s Fund has awarded animal welfare organizations and universities $71.6 million to save dog and cat lives.

PetSmart Charities The PetSmart Charities mission is to improve the quality of life for all companion animals by creating and supporting programs that save the lives of homeless pets and promote healthy relationships between people and pets.

Purina Beyond Purina ONE® pet food donations to shelters.

Rescue Bank Each year, brand name manufacturers and retailers donate millions of pounds of nutritious pet food which Rescue Bank® grants to pre-qualified animal welfare non-profits throughout America.

The Second Chance® Fund. “By providing financial assistance, in select cases, to animal welfare organizations responsible for the temporary care of animals as they are prepared for adoption into permanent, loving homes, the program provides animal victims of abuse or neglect with a second chance at life.”

Shelter Pet Alliance Assists sheltered animals in the United States by promoting adoptions, and improving quality of life for sheltered animals by providing financial or other assistance needed to ensure humane housing conditions and adequate veterinary care.

The Dollars and Sense of Sheltering: A Tool for Financially Evaluating Your Shelter’s Programs