STATE ORGANIZATIONS


 

ALASKA

 

FRIENDS OF PETS IN ANCHORAGE

Has a fund for emergency care and low-cost spay/neuter for residents of Anchorage.

Phone: (907)562-2535.

SAVE OUR SEWARD (SOS) PETS

Provides emergency funding for rescued and homeless animals in Seward and a low-cost spay/neuter program.

sospetsak.org

 

ARIZONA

 

ANIMAL AID NETWORK’S SAVE FUND

Provides assistance for medical emergencies in the Valley Verde area. People are required to
sign a contract stating they will pay back the money so that treatment for other animals can
be funded. Funds must be approved prior to treatment.

members.tripod.com/Animal_Aid_Network/AAN/Programs.htm

CAUSE FOR PAWS

Works to assist southern Arizona pet owners who’s pets are injured or acutely ill. The pet
owner is asked to pay 20 percent of all fees and provide 20 hours of community service for a
local Cause Four Paws charity partner.

causefourpaws.org

Phone: (520)795-9951

 

ARKANSAS

 

FOR PETS’ SAKE BEST FRIENDS PROGRAM

Provides financial assistance to seniors or special-needs residents of northwest Arkansas for
pet medical care. They also have a pet food bank and can assist with temporary pet care
during hospitalizations.

Email: forpetsake@hotmail.com

 

CALIFORNIA

 

ACTORS AND OTHERS FOR ANIMALS

Available to assist with urgent animal medical care for residents of greater Los Angeles and surrounding counties.
www.actorsandothers.com/emergencyhelp.html

ANIMAL HEALTH FOUNDATION

In partnership with the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association (SCVMA) to provide assistance with funding for non-elective medical and surgical procedures for Los Angeles and Orange County, CA residents. Participating veterinarians must be members of SCVMA to be eligible for funding.
www.animalhealthfoundation.net/how-we-help/angel-fund.html

CDSS ASSISTANCE DOG SPECIAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM

California Department of Social Services Assistance Dog Special Allowance Program – This program is available to residents of California and will provide $50 monthly toward the care of registered service dogs.
www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/pg82.htm


Phone:(916) 657-2628

THE FACE FOUNDATION

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

www.face4pets.org


Phone: 858-450-FACE

THE FOUNDATION FOR THE CARE OF INDIGENT ANIMALS

Provides assistance in the San Diego area for pet owners needing critical attention where the owner qualifies as low income or is facing catastrophic veterinary fees. They also provide a Good Samaritan program assisting with lost or abandoned injured animals.
www.petfinder.com/shelters/fcia.html


Phone: (619)-466-0426.

MERCY CRUSADE

Located in Oxnard, CA and offers low-cost veterinary exams.

Phone: (818) 597-2926.

HOLIDAY HUMANE SOCIETY

A private hospital that offers some of the lowest-cost services in Los
Angeles. They cover basic procedures only.

Phone: (818) 765-8196

PET ORPHANS

Offers a program for individual rescuers that helps primarily with spay
neuter, vaccinations and adoption events. They also have a Good
Samaritan Fund to assist with medical emergencies, as funds are available.

petorphans.org

ORANGE COUNTY SPCA ANIMAL RESCUE FUND

The Orange County SPCA Animal Rescue Fund assists low-income pet owners with emergency veterinary care, and provides subsidized spay/neuter assistance.
www.orangecountyspca.org/animal-rescue-fund

PAWS SAN DIEGO

Provides assistance with veterinary costs and companion animal maintenance for low income seniors and persons with disabilities in the San Diego Area.
http://pawssandiego.org

PAWS SAN FRANCISCO

Provides assistance with veterinary costs and companion animal maintenance for low income seniors and persons with disabilities in the San Francisco Area.
www.pawssf.org/page.aspx?pid=342

PAWS LOS ANGELES

Provides assistance with veterinary costs and companion animal maintenance for low income seniors and persons with disabilities in the Los Angeles Area.
www.pawsla.org/how-we-help.html

ROCKET DOG RESCUE

Provides assistance to individuals and animal rescue groups fostering dogs in need of permanent new homes.
www.rocketdogrescue.org
Phone (415) 642-4786

SAM SIMON FOUNDATION

The Sam Simon Foundation’s mobile veterinary clinic now provides FREE Surgical Services. If you have a cat or dog in need of a non-orthopedic surgical procedure, contact the foundation at the phone number below to speak with a technician about setting up an appointment. To qualify, the total household income must be less than $40,000 per year. Pets must either be already sterilized, or be sterilized at the time of the surgery. Services are only available in the Los Angeles Area, and pet owners must make arrangements to bring their animals in for rechecks after surgery is performed.
www.samsimonfoundation.com/surgeryClinic.asp


Phone (888) 364-7729 (by appointment only)

UC DAVIS TEACHING HOSPITAL SMALL ANIMAL CLINIC

The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California at Davis – (Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital Small Animal Clinic) has a fund available for residents of Northern California. Funds are only available for certain conditions and are given at the discretion of the clinic directors.
www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu


Phone 530-752-1393

 

COLORADO

 

CSU PETS FOREVER PROGRAM

A Colorado State University sponsored program which works with low-income senior or disabled Larimer County residents with needed resources, including in-home animal care, transportation to the vet as well as pet food and supplies.
http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/vth/diagnostic-and-support/community-programs/pets-forever/Pages/default.aspx

Phone: (970) 221-4535

Boulder Valley: THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE BOULDER VALLEY’S CARE PROGRAM

Provides medical and spay/neuter surgeries at a discount to low-income clients.

Phone: 303-442-4030, ext 680.

Colorado Springs: HARLEY’S HOPE FOUNDATION

Provides financial assistance with major/emergency/specialty veterinary care, financial
assistance with behavioral training, short-term for care for animals living with temporarily
incapacitated pet parents, and other services.

harleys-hopefoundation.org

Denver area: PETAID ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Offers veterinary services to individuals, over 60 ,rescue and shelter groups, and nonprofit
organizations that are in need of veterinary care for service animals or therapy animals.

petaidcolorado.org

 

CONNECTICUT

 

CONNECTICUT HUMANE SOCIETY’S FOX MEMORIAL CLINIC

Offers veterinary care for pet owners in financial need.

http://www.cthumane.org

 

FLORIDA

 

ST. FRANCIS HOUSE PET CARE CLINIC

The clinic is operated in conjunction with the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Basic veterinary care is available free of charge to low-income residents of Gainesville, FL who qualify for the program.
Link to information: www.stfrancishousepetcare.org/services.htm

 

GEORGIA

 

BRIARCLIFF ANIMAL FOUNDATION

Has a fund for the medical care of indigent and stray animals.

briarcliffanimals.com

 

IDAHO

 

THE IDAHO HUMANE SOCIETY STAR FUND

A nonprofit veterinary hospital that provides a variety of low-cost services to the public.

idahohumanesociety.org/

 

ILLINOIS

 

THE ANTI-CRUELTY SOCIETY

Provides veterinary services to low-income pet owners in the Chicago area.

anticruelty.org

THE BROWN DOG FOUNDATION

Provides financial assistance to low-income residents of Illinois, Iowa and Tennessee to help
offset the cost of veterinary emergencies and treatment of chronic conditions.

browndogfoundation.org

 

IOWA

 

THE BROWN DOG FOUNDATION

Provides financial assistance to low-income residents of Illinois, Iowa and Tennessee to help
offset the cost of veterinary emergencies and treatment of chronic conditions.

browndogfoundation.org

 

MASSACHUSETTS

 

ANGELL ANIMAL MEDICAL CENTER – BOSTON

Offers financial assistance through MSPCA’s Pet Care Assistance program.

mspca.org

Cape Cod and the islands: THE SAMPSON FUND

Helps sick and injured cats and dogs in need of urgent care.

sampsonfund.org

LUKE AND LILY LEARNER SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC

Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine – The Luke and Lilly Lerner Spay and Neuter Clinic at Tufts University provides free spay services to low-income pet owners in Massachusetts.
www.tufts.edu/vet/lsnc/services/

 

MICHIGAN

 

MICHIGAN HUMANE SOCIETY

Provides services through three clinics to residents of Detroit, Rochester Hills and Westland.

michiganhumane.org

MSU COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine – has a fund for pet owners whose animals have a good chance of recovery but who cannot afford the costs involved.
http://www.pathobiology.msu.edu/hospital/giving-donations


Phone: (517) 353-4523

 

NEW JERSEY

 

GOD’S CREATURES MINISTRY VETERINARY CHARITY FUND

Provides assistance with veterinary bills ($50 maximum).

all-creatures.org

 

NEW YORK

 

ANIMAL MEDICAL CENTER NYC

AMC Patient Assistance Fund is available to help with the cost of animal medical care for NY residents.
http://www.amcny.org/donate-amc/gift-opportunities/programs-projects#patient

NY SAVE

NY Save helps with urgent care animal medical needs for New York City residents living in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island by providing funds to low-income pet owners whose pets need emergency veterinary care.
nysave.org

ALL 4 PETS WEST NEW YORK

Provides one-time grants to pay for medical care for pets whose caring, responsible owners
are not able to pay due to low income, personal crisis or disaster. Available to Monroe,
Livingston, Genesee, Wyoming, Erie, Niagara and Orleans counties.

all4petswny.org

 

OREGON

 

THE VELVET FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUND

A program of Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital that provides emergency vet care for
low-income pet owners. Applicants must first apply for and use funds through CareCredit. The
maximum amount is $750 per applicant.

dovelewis.org

THE PIXIE PROJECT CARE CLINIC

The Pixie Project Care Clinic provides veterinary services to homeless and low-income residents of Portland, Oregon.
pixie-project.org

THE PONGO FUND

The Pongo Fund is a pet food bank that also helps with medical care for residents of Oregon.
thepongofund.org
Phone (503) 939-7555

 

PENNSYLVANIA

 

ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

Offers low-cost services.

animalrescue.org

PAWS OF CENTRE COUNTY

Provides funding for medical costs of unowned, stray animals.

centrecountypaws.org

 

RHODE ISLAND

 

RIVMA’S COMPANION ANIMAL FOUNDATION

Provides financial assistance to help cover the cost of veterinary care. A list of agencies in
Rhode Island that offer financial assistance to pet owners in need can be found on their
website.

rivma.org

VOLUNTEER SERVICES FOR ANIMALS (VSA)

An organization of volunteers dedicated to animal well-being and the promotion of the
human-animal bond through programs of education, advocacy and assistance. VSA provides
financial assistance to pet owners for veterinary care.

volunteerservicesforanimals.org

 

TENNESSEE

 

THE BROWN DOG FOUNDATION

Provides financial assistance to low-income residents of Illinois, Iowa and Tennessee to help
offset the cost of veterinary emergencies and treatment of chronic conditions.

browndogfoundation.org

 

TEXAS

 

STEVENSON CENTER

Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine Stevenson Companion Animal Life-Care Center – This Texas A&M program provides a home and care for companion animals whose owners are no longer able to provide care for their animals. Eligible recipients for assistance include pet owners who are entering a retirement home or are being hospitalized for an extended period.
www.cvm.tamu.edu/petcare/center.htm


Phone (979) 845-1188

CAPPER AND CHRIS SAVE THE ANIMALS FUND

A program managed through Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine, may contribute up to 50 percent of the total cost of medical care, with a maximum of $1,000 per case. The animal must have a treatable disease or injury.
cvm.tamu.edu/capperchris/index.shtml

 

UTAH

 

PET SAMARITAN

Provides financial assistance to individuals in Salt Lake County and surrounding areas unable
to afford medical care for their pets.

petsamaritan.org

 

VIRGINIA

 

THE ANIMAL WELFARE LEAGUE OF ARLINGTON’S VETERINARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Offers small, no-interest loans to low-income pet owners who need emergency vet care for
their pets but cannot afford the costs up-front.

awla.org/donate/ross-roberts-emergency-veterinary-assistance-fund/

COMPANION ANIMAL RESOURCE EFFORT (CARE)

Provides temporary assistance to residents of Loudoun County who are temporarily unable to
afford to provide veterinary care for their companion animals.

loudoun.gov

 

WASHINGTON

 

WSU GOOD SAMARITAN PROGRAM

Washington State University Good Samaritan Program – This program works with animals at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University. The fund is used exclusively to treat ownerless or special needs animals that present a teaching opportunity for vet students.
http://vth.vetmed.wsu.edu/good-samaritan/

CONCERN FOR ANIMALS

Provides financial assistance for spay/neuter and emergency vet care in Lewis, Mason and
Thurston Counties.

concernforanimals.org

 

WISCONSIN

 

THE RESPOND FUND

The Respond Fund, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine – This fund is available to elderly and disabled residents of Madison, WI.
Visit the website at www.vetmed.wisc.edu/home


Phone (608) 263-7600

WISCONSIN HUMANE SOCIETY

The Wisconsin Humane Society – has a veterinary assistance program for residents of Wisconsin.
For more information, visit the website: https://www.wihumane.org/services/vapapplication.aspx

Phone: 414-ANIMALS (414-264-6257)

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