Organizations and Charities That Can Help Pay For Animal Related Expenses

Other national organizations and charities who can help pay for animal-related expenses include:

Pets of the Homeless

Feeding Pets of the Homeless is a national organization focused exclusively on feeding and providing veterinary care to pets that belong to homeless people. Pets of the Homeless handles the cost of homeless pets’ ER visits. Their phone is answered 24 hour a day: (775) 841 7463



Red Rover provides assistance to victims of domestic violence seeking safety with their pets. The Safe Escape grant program helps families with pets safely escape domestic violence together.


The Southern Alliance for People and Animal Welfare helps the homeless community face the daily challenges they experience living in poverty with their pets.

Humane Society

The Humane Society provides a comprehensive list of national and state-specific resources for those who may not be able to afford their pets.

The Pet Fund

The Pet Fund provides financial assistance for non-emergency veterinary care, up to $500 per applicant, for non-routine, necessary treatments.


Waggle is a pet dedicated crowdfunding platform that partners directly with veterinarians to help pets get the care they need.

Assistance with Pet Food


The Banfield Foundation provides information on nonprofit resources that can help pet owners in need.

Being Stray

Pet food pantries and assistance programs by State

Pets of the Homeless

Pets of the Homeless provides pet food and veterinary care to the homeless and less fortunate in local communities across the United States and Canada.

Generation WAGS

Generation Wags has a comprehensive list of pet food pantries and pet food resources in every state.


Love Your Pet Expo provides a list of programs on the national, regional, and local levels that will help with pet food.

National and State Financial Aid Listings for those having trouble affording veterinary care.

Pet Guardian Angels of America provides financial assistance program listings.

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ASPCA – Find a low-cost spay and neuter service in your area.

Assistance Dog United Campaign (ADUC) provides financial assistance to individuals with disabilities who have the need for an assistance dog but have difficulty in raising the necessary funds.

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

Because of a Dog assists pet owners with food, vetting, and animal medicine.

Best Friends 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 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.

Brown Dog Foundation offers 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. Brown dog can also help with prescription medications.

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

Doctor Steve is 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.)

Dylan’s Hearts provides families struggling financially with the funds necessary to move treatment forward in an emergency or critical situation for their companion animals.

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

Friends of Animals help people avoid unnecessarily high costs of spay and neuter.

Friends and Vets Helping Pets assists 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.

Healing Haven Animal Fund provides funding for urgent veterinary care for sick or injured animals that are homeless or whose guardian has financial limitations.

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.

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.

The Love Your Pet list of programs to assist non-profits and low-income families with pet-related expenses.

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.”

Paws4aCure provides 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

Pets of The Homeless Our task, nationwide, is to feed and provide basic emergency veterinary care to 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 pet owners to help them care for animals in life-threatening situations.

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 was founded to help others who might face financial problems while trying to save their pets.

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

STARelief and Pet Assistance save pets’ lives, assist families in need, reduce the number of pets entering shelters, and advocate for responsible pet ownership.

Care Credit

CareCredit is a healthcare credit card designed for your own health and wellness needs, as well as veterinary costs for your pets. It allows you to make convenient monthly payments.



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