Pet Related Financial Assistance Resources

Financial Assistance for Veterinary Bills:

(Courtesy of Speaking for Spot)

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.
Rose’s Fund for Animals – (877) 505-4234
They will financially assist, to the best of their ability, pet owners and Good Samaritans who have an animal with a good prognosis for a healthy life, but are at a financial loss.
Land of Pure Gold Foundation (Working dogs diagnosed with cancer) – The Land of Pure Gold Foundation provides financial aid for Working Dogs (Assistance, Detection, Search & Rescue, Enforcement, Military and Animal-Assisted Therapy Dogs) who have been diagnosed with cancer.

The Brown Dog Foundation – At 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.  Use the online form to apply for assistance.
Care Credit – (866) 893-7864 – A credit card company for pet health care. For treatment or procedure fees from $1 to over $25,000, we offer a plan and a low monthly payment to fit comfortably into almost every budget.
Cody’s Club – (614) 620-2476 – When facing radiation for your companion animal, this group may be able to make a tough decision easier. Cody’s Club provides financial support for those who face radiation treatments on a limited income, and also emotional support services in the form of a hotline and in-person group that meets monthly.
Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance (FVEAP) – A nonprofit that provides financial assistance to cat and kitten guardians who are unable to afford veterinary services to save their companions when life-threatening illness or injury strikes.
Email: Timothy Meeker –
The Pet Fund
The Pet Fund is nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care.  ALL applicants are REQUIRED to contact The Pet Fund by phone BEFORE applying for funding.
Fetch a Cure – (804) 525-2193 – Whether it be through financial support or other resources, FETCH a Cure’s, Canines in Crisis program looks forward to providing families with a sense of hope.
5609 Patterson Ave., Suite D
Richmond, VA 23226
Good Sam Fund – (614) 846-5800
The MedVet Good Sam (Special Assistance and Memorial) Fund was established in 1999, well before the development of the Foundation. Its mission was then, and still is, to provide financial aid and support for sick or injured stray animals who are admitted to MedVet by Good Samaritans and animal lovers.  Each grant for assistance is limited to $500 per doctor per year and per patient per year.  Please click here for the criteria for you and your pet.
We are dedicated to insure that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.  See the application criteria here.
The Perseus Foundation
Provides information and support to owners whose pets are diagnosed with cancer.  Provides information on clinical trials.  Provides financial assistance through its Magic Bullet Fund
The Magic Bullet Fund
The Magic Bullet Fund helps people who have a dog with cancer but cannot afford treatment costs.
Canine Cancer Awareness
Our mission is to provide you with knowledge and support so that you can consult with your vet to get the best possible treatment for your dog.  CCA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting canine cancer. 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.
The Pet Fund – (916) 443-6007
Red Rover Relief – The Red Rover Relief provides financial assistance grants and additional resources so pet owners and rescuers can care for animals who need urgent veterinary care.  Visit for eligibility requirements and application.  RedRover also offers financial assistance for victims of domestic violence and their pets.  To learn more about this program, visit
Shakespeare Animal Fund – (775) 342-7040 SAF offers a one-time grant assistance primarily to those on fixed incomes or with annual incomes below $35,000. Exceptions are made depending on circumstances. Residence requirements apply.
New York SAVE – NY S.A.V.E, Inc., is a non-profit organization dedicated to the aid and assistance of low-income pet owners residing in one of the five boroughs of New York City, whose pet is in need of emergency veterinary care.
Int’l Assoc of Assistance Dog Partners VCP Program – AADP has established an emergency veterinary fund to provide financial aid to United States IAADP Partner Members whose assistance dogs require high cost veterinary intervention beyond their ability to pay.
Pet Diabetes Fund – Not accepting applications at this time
The Mosby Foundation The Mosby Foundation limits application acceptance to life-saving emergencies confirmed by a licensed veterinarian either by fax or phone.  To apply for a grant call 540-939-4034 or e-mail

For even more places to seek out with veterinary related financial assistance, check out this list from Speaking for Spot.

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