Veterinary Care Help

Here is a list of organizations that provide financial assistance to pet owners who are having trouble affording veterinary care. Keep in mind that each organization is independent, and therefore, have their own set of rules and guidelines as to how they distribute assistance. This means you will have to look into each one individually to determine if you qualify for assistance.


Breed Specific Assistance Programs

The Boston Terrier Rescue Net, www.bostonrescue.net
CorgiAid,  www.corgiaid.org
Special Needs Dobermans, www.doberman911.org
Disabled Dachshund Society, www.ourdds.org
Dougal's Helping Paw (Scottish Terriers, West Highland White Terriers and other small, short legged terriers), http://www.welcome.to/dougalsfund
Labrador Harbor, http://www.labradorharbor.org/
Labmed, www.labmed.org
Labrador Lifeline, www.labradorlifeline.org
Westimed (West Highland White Terriers), www.westiemed.org


Working Dog
Helping Harley Cancer Treatment Grant, http://grants.landofpuregold.com

State-Specific Programs

CANADA
Animal Cancer Therapy Subsidization Society Lucky Moffat Memorial Fund, www.actssalberta.org/lucky/lmmf.asp (Alberta Canada Only)
The Farley Foundation, www.farleyfoundation.org (Ontario Canada Only)

CALIFORNIA
Actors and Others for Animals,  www.actorsandothers.com
SF/SPCA Animal Hospital, http://www.sfspca.org/hospital/index.shtml
Animal Health Foundation, http://animalhealthfoundation.net/

COLORADO
Max Fund, www.maxfund.org

CONNECTICUT
Connecticut Humane Society Fox Veterinary Clinic, http://www.cthumane.org/site/PageServer?pagename=About_Fox

MARYLAND/WASHINGTON, D.C.
Washington Animal Rescue League, www.warl.org

MASSACHUSETTS
Alliance For Animals Metro Action Clinic, http://www.afaboston.org/clinic.htm
Massachusettes SPCA (Provides financial assistance for pet owners receiving services at one of its three medical centers, www.mspca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=AAMC_Boston_Financial_Assistance):

Angell Memorial Animal Hospital-Boston
350 South Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02130
617-522-7282

Angell Animal Medical Center-Nantucket
21 Crooked Lane
Nantucket, MA 02554
508-228-1491

Angell Animal Medical Center-Western New England
171 Union St.
Springfield, MA 01105
413-785-1221

The Sampson Fund
PO Box 1756
Orleans, MA 02653
www.sampsonfund.org
The fund is to benefit companion animals of Cape Cod and the adjacent Islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.

MICHIGAN
Michigan Humane Society maintains three veterinary clinics:
www.michiganhumane.org

Detroit
MHS Detroit Center for Animal Care
Veterinary Center:
7401 Chrysler Drive
Detroit, MI 48211
313-872-0004

Rochester Hills
MHS Rochester Hills Center for Animal Care
Veterinary Center:
3600 W. Auburn Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
248-852-7424

Westland
MHS Berman Center for Animal Care
Veterinary Center:
900 N. Newburgh Road
Westland, MI 48185
734-721-4195

NEVADA
Shakespeare Animal, www.shakespeareanimalfund.org.

NEW YORK
NY S.A.V.E Inc., http://www.nysave.org/index_2.html
ALL 4 PETS, www.all4petswny.org (Limited to Western NY)

NORTH CAROLINA
Ashley's Angel Fund,  http://www.ashleyfund.org/

OREGON
The Bearen Foundation, http://www.bearenfoundation.org/funding.htm

PENNSYLVANIA
The Animal Rescue of Western PA, http://www.animalrescue.org/Clinic.htm
The Humane Society of Berks County Veterinary Hospital, http://www.berkshumane.org/vets/vets_services.asp

RHODE ISLAND
RIVMA Companion Animal Foundation, http://www.companionanimalfoundation.org

TEXAS
Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine "The Capper and Chris Save the Animals Fund," http://www.cvm.tamu.edu/capperchris/index.shtml

Organizations Offering Assistance Programs for Senior, Disabled or Ill Pet Owners

CALIFORNIA
Voice for the Animals Foundation, Helping Friends Program, http://vftafoundation.org
AniMeals Helen Woodward Animal Center ,http://www.animalcenter.org/animeals/
SF SPCA Animal Hospital, http://www.sfspca.org/hospital/index.shtml
SHARE Marin Humane Society, http://www.marinhumanesociety.org/ProgramsServices/SHARE.html
PAWS San Diego, http://www.pawssdc.org/
PALS - Pets Are Loving Support, http://sonic.net/~pals/index.html
PAWS Los Angeles, http://www.pawsla.org/
PAWS San Francisco, www.pawssf.org

CONNECTICUT
Manchester Area Network on AIDS AID-A-PET, http://www.mana-ct.net/Aid-A-Pet.html

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
PETS-DC, http://www.petsdc.org/

GEORGIA
PALS - Pets Are Loving Support, www.palsatlanta.org

HAWAII
Hawaiian Humane Society: PALS Program, http://www.hawaiianhumane.org/programs/pals/

MASSACHUSETTS
Phinney's Friends (MSPCA) http://www.mspca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=advo_Phinney_Friends_HIV_AIDS

MICHIGAN
Pet Support Services, http://www.petsupportmi.org/

NEVADA
Shakespeare Animal, www.shakespeareanimalfund.org.

NEW JERSEY
PetPALS of Southern New Jersey, http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/NJ151.html

NEW YORK
Humane Society of Lollypop Farm, http://www.lollypop.org/orgMain.asp?ssid=&storyID=105&orgID=14&sid

PENNSYLVANIA
Pittsburgh PAWS (Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force), http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/natashat/PAWS/

TEXAS
SPCA of Texas, www.spca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=programs_socialservices_2004#petomeals

WASHINGTON
Pet Project: Seattle-King County Humane Society, http://www.seattlehumane.org/petproject.shtml and http://www.seattlehumane.org/foodbank.shtml

CANADA
Pet Program (Toronto PWA Foundation), http://www.pwatoronto.org/what.htm#pets

For more information, visit http://www.cdc.gov/healthypets/resources/local_organizations.htm.