Other Financial Assistance Programs

The following organizations provide funding assistance.  Please refer to each organization’s site for funding eligibility.

American Humane (Second Chance Fund):  For rescue organizations and shelter professionals.

American Veterinary Charitable Fund:  Application must be submitted by veterinarian, grants are available to AVCF members only.

Angels4Animals:  For pet guardians who find themselves in difficult financial situations.

Banfield Charitable Trust HOPE Funds:  Animal must be a patient at a Banfield Pet Hospital. Program funds vary from clinic to clinic, inquire within.

Brown Dog Foundation:  National assistance with life-sustaining prescription medications, other assistance in IA, IL and TN only.

Buddy Care Foundation:  For dogs only.

Cats in Crisis Fund: Provides funding to financially challenged individuals who have cats with heart disease or thyroid disease, neurological conditions and mobility impairments, and renal disease.

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program (FVEAP)

God’s Creatures Ministry Veterinary Charity Fund

The Gracie Foundation: ”Red Cross for dogs” in need; offers financial assistance to any properly licensed not-for-profit companion animal groups with a focus of rescuing dogs.

Grey Muzzle Organization:  For shelters and rescues, to help senior dogs.

Handicapped Pets Foundation:  Donates mobility equipment.

Handipets Haven:  Provides assistance with fundraising.

In Memory of Magic (IMOM)

International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP):  Guide, hearing or service dogs. Application must be submitted by veterinarian, grants are available to IAADP members only.

The Irwin Foundation:  Veterinarian must apply for the funds.

The Mosby Foundation:  For dogs only.

The Onyx & Breezy Foundation

Orthodogs’ Silver Lining:  Provides access to fundraising resources and makes emergency funds available for exceptional cases.

The Pet Fund:  Provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals in need of vet care.

PetSmart Charities:  Various grants to non-profits for spay-neuter, emergency relief.

Piggers’ Pals: A Foundation of Hope:  Nonprofit organization that was designed to assist families in need seek specialty level care for their pets.

Repair-A-Pet:  Funding for pet owners without financial means for medical procedures needed for their animal companions.

Second Chance Fund:  Financial assistance to animal welfare organizations responsible for the temporary care of animals as they are prepared for adoption.

Top Dog Foundation, The Bentley Grant:  For owners who wants to keep their aging dog, but cannot afford procedures or medications necessary to allow for a continued quality of life. Also provides financial support to rescue organizations and shelters that have foster homes for the dogs needing care.

United Animal Nations’ Lifeline Grants

Veterinary Care Foundation:  The Veterinary clinic must be a member of the foundation.

The following organizations provide ailment-specific funding assistance:

Muffin Diabetic Pets Association:  Support for individuals with diabetic pets.

Land of Puregold Foundation:  Grants for working/service dogs with cancer.

The Magic Bullet Fund:  Provides financial assistance to caretakers of canines with cancer who cannot afford treatment.

Dog and Cat Cancer Fund:  Provides financial assistance to “underpriveleged” owners of dogs and cats with cancer.

Deaf Dog Education Action Fund:  Provides emergency medical support of owners/fosters of newly placed deaf dogs and donates costs to transport deaf dogs to their new “forever” homes.

The following organizations provide canine breed-specific funding assistance:

Pit Bull Rescue Central:  Medical fund for owned, fostered or sheltered pit bulls meeting certain criteria.

Animal Farm Foundation:  Pit bull-specific grants in the areas of Spay-Neuter programs, CGC incentives, achievement awards and “Perfect Match” awards.

Akita Club of America:  Funds emergency medical needs, including heartworm treatment, for purebred Akitas that are abandoned, rescued or at municipal shelters.

Australian Cattle Dog Rescue, Inc.:  Medical Fund for purebred Australian Cattle Dogs (aka Queensland Heelers) that are in need of medical treatment and have been rescued and are in foster care.

BEHAF (Bernese Mountain Dogs):  Provides financial assistance to owners of purebred Bernese Mountain Dogs for medical expenses.

Boxer Rescue Foundation:  Financial grants for the medical care of Boxers in foster care.

Chow Chow Club, Inc’s Welfare Committee:  Provides financial assistance to rescue volunteers and includes spaying or neutering, vaccinations, heartworm testing, entropian correction.

CorgiAid, Inc.:  Provides financial funding for the medical care of rescue or foster or adopted Corgis and Corgi mixes.

Doberman 911:  Offers financial medical aid for Dobermans with special medical needs. They also aid in the fostering and re-homing of senior Dobermans.

The Goldstock Fund:  Provides funds to rescue organizations or individuals for transportation, boarding, evaluations and medical costs of Golden Retrievers and “golden hearted dogs” taken into rescue.

Keeshond Sunshine Rescue Foundation:  Provides financial assistance for medical assistance of rescued Keeshonden in foster care.

Lab Med:  Medical fund for rescued/fostered Labrador Retrievers needing emergency care. Dogs must be purebred Labrador Retrievers or predominantly Labs, exhibiting strong Labrador characteristics & traits.

Labrador Lifeline, Inc.:  For owners or rescuers of purebred Labrador Retrievers who are in need of financial assistance.  Assists eligible Lab owners/caretakers with medical assistance, transportation needs, boarding costs, etc.

Labrador Harbor:  Provides medical/surgical or training intervention for rescue/foster and owned dogs if caretaker shows financial need. Dog must be spayed/neutered or sign agreement to be spayed/neutered when health permits.

Pyramedic Trust: Provides financial assistance to Great Pyrenese owners and rescuers in need of emergency medical care.

Tibetan Spaniel Trust:  Provides financial assistance to those who rescue Tibetan Spaniels.

Westie Med, Inc.:  Provides financial aid to injured or ill rescue Westies.

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