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This website is designed so that disabled animals may find a home. Therefore, disabledanimal.com does not endorse any one product or group. However, here is a list of groups and products so that you may be aware of what is available. If you would like your link to be included, please e-mail [email protected] for consideration in which you may submit one photo and up to 50 words description for attachment. These links are categorized and in alphabetical order as to not discriminate.

All Animal Groups

Canine Groups/Personal Pages

BlindDogTraining.com A Japanese website with videos on how to train blind dogs. Based out of Yokohama, Japan.

D2Care Deaf dog Connections, Advocacy, Resources and Education. An active website with small grants as well.

Frankie the Walk ‘N Roll Dog A wheelchair dog and his owner’s quest for disability awareness. Book series included.

PupDawg Baxter and MacKenzie’s online weblog – Baxter is wheelchair bound and MacKenzie is deaf.

Rolling Dog Ranch – An animal sanctuary in Montana.

Stevie Wonderpup An adoptable blind dog’s weblog.

Disability Aids

Dachshunds and Small Dog Wheelchairs Adjustable Dog Wheelchairs for Small Dogs – Aluminum Construction Lasts a Lifetime. If your Dachshund or other small breed dog needs a wheelchair, the Walkin’ Wheels Mini is the only fully adjustable cart that adjusts to fit any size small dog (under 25 pounds). Because it is adjustable it always fits perfectly (even if the dog changes and grows). No complicated measurements are needed and it ships same day. This Veterinarian Approved canine cart is easy to use and can be resold or donated for other dogs when no longer needed. Winner of the BEST PRODUCT AWARD at the Backer’s International Pet Show in Chicago. Watch our videos and join our international community! Available in Pink or Blue.

Walkin Wheels Mini for Small Breed Dogs
Walkin Wheels Mini for Small Breed Dogs

Eddies Wheels Mobility Carts  Custom built and Engineered to match your pet’s disabilities.Eddie’s Wheels unique support system supports your pet on its pelvic floor, eliminating chafing and decubital ulcers.  Each cart is designed to your pet’s measurements, and balanced to match your pet’s disabilities.  Eddie’s Wheels makes the only two-wheeled front wheel cart for pets with forelimb disabilities.  Ed and Leslie Grinnell, owners of Eddie’s Wheels, live with four disabled dogs and will help you meet the challenges of caring for your pet with disabilities.  Contact us at 800-211-2700 or visit our website, www.eddieswheels.com

 

Handicapped Pets Products and Dog Wheelchairs Products, Services, And Support for Elderly, Disabled, and Injured Pets. Join our International Community of caretakers of Elderly, Disabled, and Special Needs Pets. Our website has all the products, services, and support you need including pet diapers, seat belts, dog wheelchairs, supplements, and more. Visit us today!

Pet Mobility Rehab Center Mobility Aids. Also offers a discount on pet wheelchairs for rescue groups.

Walkin’ Wheels Dog Wheelchair. The next generation of canine mobility devices. Because it is completely adjustable it fits all dogs perfectly and grows and changes with the dog. No complicated measurements, same day shipment, easy-to-follow video instructions by a veterinarian. Because it fits all dogs, it can be re-sold or donated when no longer needed. Patented, Veterinarian Approved, the Walkin’ Wheels recently won BEST PRODUCT award by Pet Age Magazine. Thousands in use worldwide.  Join our 35,000 strong Facebook Community of Happy, Healthy, Handicapped Pets. Walkin’ Wheels has a money-back guarantee because we know your dog will love it!

Walkin' Wheels Adjustable Dog Wheelchair
Walkin’ Wheels Adjustable Dog Wheelchair

Feline Groups

Feline Cerebellar Hypoplasia An awareness group for cerebellar hypoplasia with information and adoptions.

The following is a list of organizations that provide financial assistance to pet owners in need. Please keep in mind that each organization is independent and has their own set of rules and guidelines. Therefore you will have to investigate each one separately to determine if you qualify for assistance:

National Organizations with Assistance Programs

Other Resources for Rescue and Financial Assistance
IMOM (In Memory of Magic) Mission statement: Helping people help pets. To better the lives of sick, injured and abused companion animals. We are dedicated to insure that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.IMOM has many different programs to help people with special needs dog, such as blind or diabetic dogs. Find out more by perusing the IMOM index page. IMOM, Inc
PO Box 282
Cheltenham, MD 20623
Phone (866)-230-2164 Fax (301)-599-1852
United Animal Nations United Animal Nationsestablished the LifeLine fund in 1997 to aid companion animals in times of life-threatening emergencies when their caregivers, with low or no incomes, are unable to afford the entire cost of treatment.United Animal NationsP.O. Box 188890Sacramento, California 95818

Telephone: (916) 429 2457 fax: (916) 429 2456

Help-A-Pet Help-A-Petis a nonprofit organization which provides financial assistance for the medical care of pets whose guardians are unable to afford the expenseHelp-A-PetP. O. Box 244Hinsdale, Illinois 60521

Telephone: (630) 986-9504 fax: (630) 986-9141

Actors and Others for Animals (serving the Greater Los Angeles, CA, area) Actors and Others for Animals is a Southern California community-based organization serving the greater Los Angeles area. Among other services, the organization provides financial assistance for emergency medical procedures for those of limited income.
Sue Freeman¹s Guide (Los Angeles, CA, and surrounding area list of agencies) Sue Freeman¹s Guide to Rescue Cats website contains a list of pet financial-assistance resources in Los Angeles and the surrounding area.
Pets In Need (Redwood City, CA, area) Pets In Need, Redwood City, CA, provides assistance to low-income individuals for veterinary care, including spaying and neutering for their dogs and cats, on a funds-available basis. Also assists senior citizens with veterinary care. Regular clinics are held at Senior Centers throughout the area. Senior citizens can bring their companion pets for an examination by a veterinarian and vaccinations for only $10. Low-income seniors can also obtain assistance for other more comprehensive veterinary care through the Crockett Memorial Fund.
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation (NARF) (San Francisco Bay Area cities) Nike Animal Rescue Foundation (NARF) is fortunate to have many hospitals and clinics who offer reduced rates and/or the ability for you to pay your veterinary bills on a monthly basis.
Dreampower Animal Rescue(Colorado) Dreampower Animal Rescue’s Forever Home program provides assistance to pet guardians in need of assistance.
Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital(Denver, Colorado) Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital, Colorado’s largest non-profit veterinary hospital., offers veterinary services to individuals,to more than 60 rescue and shelter groups, and to organizations that are in need of veterinary care for service animals or therapy animals. A team of seven staff veterinarians and a pool of referral surgeons offers care for critically injured animals procedures.
Nantucket MSPCA(Massachusetts) The Nantucket MSPCA offers a number of subsidy programs that provide financial assistance to pet guardians.
NY SAVE, Inc. (New York City) NY SAVE, Inc., serves the pets of New York City residents living in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island by providing funds to low-income pet guardians whose pets need emergency veterinary care.
Ashley’s Angel Fund(North Carolina) Ashley’s Angel Fund, Inc., is a nonprofit organization providing monetary assistance for veterinary care for dogs with a life-threatening condition. It was established to make the decision easier for guardians facing the high cost of care. By providing financial assistance in time of critical need, Ashley’s Angel Fund seeks to perpetuate the bond that exists between people and their pets.
The Bearen Foundation (Eugene, Oregon) The Bearen Foundation believes that financial circumstances should not determine whether a beloved family member lives or dies and, to that end, offers financial assistance to local vet offices for qualified individuals who face veterinary expenses beyond their means.
Volunteer Services For Animals (VSA)(Rhode Island) Volunteer Services For Animals (VSA) is 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 guardians for veterinary care.
Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association The website of the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association has a list of agencies that offer financial assistance to pet guardians in need.
Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Washington The Good Samaritan Fund at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is used exclusively to treat guardianless or special needs animals that, ideally but not exclusively, also present a teaching opportunity for the veterinary students.
The Acme Foundation, Cobb, CA Sometimes pets are the only “family” some individuals have. The Acme Foundation helps qualified recipients (especially the elderly) pay vet bills at Bay Area Veterinary Specialists, a veterinary clinic in San Leandro, CA and Clearlake Veterinary Clinic, which serves Lake County, CA
Pet Samaritan Fund(Utah) Pet Samaritan Fundprovides financial assistance to individuals unable to afford medical care for their pet(s).http://www.petsamaritan.org/Medical/index.htm
Breed-specific Financial Assistance
General Note:If you have a specific breed of dog, contact the national club for that breed. In some cases, these clubs offer a veterinary financial assistance fund.
Bernese Mountain Dog http://behaf.com/index.html
Corgi http://www.corgiaid.org/
Doberman (special needs) http://www.doberman911.org/
Great Pyrenees http://www.angelfire.com/bc2/pyramedic/summary.html
Labrador Retriever If you need help with expenses for a rescued Labrador Retriever who requires medical attention, you can apply to Lab Med.Labrador Lifeline helps with medical expenses for any Lab, regardless of age, when the need for assistance is clearly established.
Pit Bull/Staffordshire Terrier http://www.pbrc.net/fund/financial.html
Westie http://www.westiemed.com/
Disease- or Condition-Specific Financial or Other Assistance
Help for Blind Dogs There are a number of ways to contact groups dedicated to helping blind dogs:There is the blind dogs e-mail list. To subscribe to the list, send E-mail to:[email protected]Put the word “subscribe” in the subject line, and your name in the body of the message. After subscribing you will be asked to write an introduction to the list. A great, supportive group of folks.

Here is the address of the webpage on which you can list blind dogs in need of new homes and find links to other resources for help with blind dogs:

http://www.blinddogs.com/listing-info.htm

Financial Help for Blind Dogs

IMOM Blind Dogs Fund:
http://www.imom.org http://www.imom.org/funds.bd.htm

Diabetic Dogs IMOM Diabetic Pet Fund http://www.imom.orghttp://www.imom.org/diabetic-pets Diabetic Pet Fund:

http://www.petdiabetes.net/fund/

Help and Information re Deaf Dogs Deaf Dog Education Action Fund has a list of organizations that have proven their willingness to help deaf dogs. There is also other useful information pertaining to deaf dogs on the website.
Help for Special Needs Dogs in Dallas County, MO The Rainbow Farms Project, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit rescue organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of animals who may be harder to place because of their special needs.
Help for Assistance Dogs Assistance Dog Partnershttp://www.iaadp.org/VCP.html
Information and Resources for Cat Guardians and Rescuers
Please visit the Web sites (use the highlighted links) of the named organizations to find out more about these assistance programs. Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Programsprovides financial assistance for emergency medical care for cats.FVEAP1641 Elizabeth LaneYuba City, CA 95993

Fax: 888-301-4264

Chronic Renal Failure (CRF)
IMOM Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) Kitties Fund

Kidney Disease
Cats in Crisis Mesa Fund

Cats — Heart and Thyroid
Cats in Crisis Stripes Fund

Cats –Neurological conditions and mobility impairments
Cats in Crisis Gillie Fund

Other Information and Resources for Rescuers
Help Finding Foster Care or Adoption for Companion Animals of Deployed Military Personnel Patriotic Pets takes on the difficult and often heartbreaking task of finding temporary or permanent homes for the companion animals of military service personnel who are deployed. Based in Atlanta, GA, but will try to help wherever there is the need. Please visit their website and contact them if you can offer foster or permanent care. E-mail: [email protected]
Funding for Organizations If you are a rescue organization and have taken in a special needs animal, you may be able to apply for financial assistance for that specific animal to:http://www.imom.org http://www.catsincrisis.org/
Transportation Need to get an animal to her new home in another state? One of the agencies on this list may be able to help.
Project BREED Directory An invaluable aid for all animal advocates and animal care professionals, the two volumes of the Project BREED (Breed Rescue Efforts and Education) Directory provide nearly 3,000 contacts for rescue of over 100 breeds of dogs. For information call (301) 428-3675.
Why People Do Rescue If you haven’t had a chance to read it, we highly recommend an article by Linda Smith that appears on the Dog Owner’s Guide website entitled “Why People Do Rescue.” It paints a picture of the reality anyone in the rescue world needs to know in order to be both effective and humane. And while you’re at it, you might want to take a look at some of the other articles on the Dog Owner’s Guide website. There is good coverage on a variety of interesting topics.
Kids and Dogs We like the information presented on the Chesapeake Bay Retriever Rescue website concerning relationships between kids and dogs. It’s practical and insightful, and relevant both to people in rescue who are trying to place a dog, and to a potential adoptive family wondering whether a particular dog is “good with kids.”

Organizations which provide financial assistance:

- Feline Vet Emergency Assistance Program at www.fveap.org

- IMOM at www.imom.org

- United Animal Nations’ Lifeline Program at www.uan.org

- Volunteer Services for Animals at users.rcn.com/vsa

- Cody’s Club financial assistance for radiation treatment at codysclub.braveheart.com

HELP-A-PET

Organizations By State

State Organization (link or phone number) Description
AK Friends of Pets in Anchorage Spay/neuter and emergency care
AK Alaska Equine Rescue Horses
AR For Pets’ Sake Best Friends Program Assistance with vet care, transportation, pet food and possible pet sitting for seniors only
AZ Animal Defense League of Arizona Spay/neuter
CA Actors and Others for Animals Los Angeles
CA Angel’s Day Financial assistance for vet bills and general assistance to seniors of Culver City, Santa Monica, Venice and Inglewood
CA Animal Assistance League of Orange County Referrals for low-cost spay/neuter, vaccines and vet care
CA Animal Guardian Society Los Angeles area; emergency veterinary care
CA Animal Welfare Association, 888-616-9663 San Francisco area;spay/neuter financial assistance, possibly emergency cases
CA The Cat People
  • SPAY TODAY! offers s/n vouchers for low-income families. (661) 327-4706
  • Emergency Assistance. (661) 327-PAWS
  • Senior Citizens’ Veterinary Assistance Fund donates cat food and litter, and assists with shots and s/n. (661) 327-4706
CA Cats In Need Southern California; feral cats, spay/neuter referral
CA The Foundation for the Care of Indigent Animals San Diego
CA Feral Cat Coalition San Diego area feral cats
CA Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary , (916) 556-1155 May be able to assist elderly, homeless and low-incom e individuals with vet care, food and foster homes when a stable environment is no longer available
CA Labrador Harbor Financial assistance for Labrador retreivers in need of non-routine veterinary care
CA Los Angeles Animal Services Free spaying and neutering for low-income residents, senior citizens and the disabled
CA Marin Humane Society Side-by-Side Program Pet care assistance to low-incom e seniors, persons living with HIV/AIDS and those receiving hospice services
CA Marin Humane Society Cat Fund Provides funding for vet care to elderly cats eight years of age and older, and gives financial support to cats in need of emergency care
CA Marin Humane Society Dog Fund Helps with costs associated with routine medical care, X-rays, bloodwork, heartworm disease, and a variety of com plex medical procedures
CA Nike Animal Rescue Foundation Resource for low-cost veterinarians in the Bay Area
CA Orange County SPCA Animal Rescue Fund Spay/neuter and veterinary care
CA PETaluma Pet Pals One-time grants for veterinary crises and spay/neuter discount coupons
CA Pet Orphans of Southern CaliforniaGood Samaritan Program Helps individuals of the Greater Los Angeles area with the cost of medical care and/or spay/neuter for stray and feral animals
CA Pets In Need San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, emergencies only
CA RUFF Orange County
CA Sacramento Area Animal Coalition Spay/neuter services only
CA Sacramento SPCA Low-cost services
CA San Francisco SPCA San Francisco
CA Saddleback Valley Humane Society, (949) 262-5859 Orange County
CA Spay/Neuter Animal Network (SPAN) Ventura County
CA Voice for the Animals Foundation Los Angeles area
CO Animal Care Foundation Gratis Medicine Program awards reduced-cost specialty vet services to qualified applicants
CO Colorado State University Companion Care Fund Financial assistance for clients of CSU’s Vet Teaching Hospital
CO Dreampower Animal Rescue Helps low-income pet caregivers with spay/neuter
CO Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital Low-cost services, spay/neuter
CO The Humane Society of Boulder Valley Clinic CARE Program Provides medical care and spay/neuter surgeries at a discount to low-incom e clients
CO Maxfund Animal Adoption Center Low-Cost Clinic Denver area; for rescued pets only
CT Art for Animals Rescued animals, feral cats
DC Pets-DC Helps people living with HIV/AIDS maintain and care for their pets
DC Washington Animal Rescue League Free spay/neuter; reduced-cost vet care for animals with partner organziations
DE Faithful Friends Spay/neuter and routine care; feral cats
FL Spay Shuttle Program Palm Beach County
FL SPCA of Central Florida Low-Cost Clinic Low-cost services
FL Animal Welfare Society, (305) 630-3940 Southern Florida area; low-cost clinic
GA Cherokee County Humane Society Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP), 770-928-5115 (press option 2) Low-cost s/n for low-incom e residents
GA Save Our Strays (SOS) Low-cost spay/neuter
GA Pet Assistance and Welfare Society of Athens Athens area; spay/neuter
HI Animal Rescue Coalition of Hawaii Island of Hawaii; spay/neuter
ID The Idaho Humane Society Low-cost clinic
IL The Anti-Cruelty Society Low-cost clinic
IN FACE Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic Indianapolis area
IA Tippi Fund/Iowa State University, (515) 294-1250 Veterinary services at Iowa State
LA Louisiana SPCA Low-cost services
MA Art for Animals Rescued animals, feral cats
MA MSPCA Pet Care Assistance Fund Financial assistance for qualified pet caregivers
MA MSPCA/MVMA Spay/Neuter Assistance Program Massachusetts only; spay/neuter certificates to low-income caregivers
MA The Sampson Fund Financial assistance for sick or injured cats and dogs who need urgent vet care; Cape Cod and the Islands only
MA Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Travis Fund Assists clients with veterinary care
MD Frederick County Humane Society, 301-694-8300 Offers subsidized spay/neuter programs and pet food for low-incom e residents
MO Humane Society of Missouri Operation SNIP Spay/neuter
MO Operation Spot Spay/neuter, low-cost veterinary referral
MN MediPet Spay/neuter and some emergency medical care for pets of low-income families and strays
NJ Art for Animals Rescued animals, feral cats
NJ All Pets Veterinary Hospital Free exams rescued animals
NJ Save The Animals Foundation Spay/neuter and medical care
NJ New Jersey Animal Rights Alliance Assistance for animals in need of medical attention
NC Ashley’s Angel Fund Emergency veterinary care for dogs
NY NY S.A.V.E. New York City, emergency veterinary care
NY Art for Animals Rescued animals, feral cats
NY The Humane Society at Lollypop Farm Assistance for seniors and spay/neuter for residents of Monroe County
OH MedVet Good Sam Fund, (614) 846-5800 Financial aid for sick or injured animals who either are stray or client-owned
OR The Bearen Foundation Eugene area, emergencies
OR Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital Portland area; low-cost non-profit emergency care
RI Cranston Volunteer Services for Animals, (401) 944-3313 24 hour helpline with information on low-cost spay/neuter and vet assistance
RI Companion Animal Foundation, (401) 521-PETS Assistance for veterinary care for companion animals.
RI East Greenwich Protection League, (401) 885-1158 Residents of East Greenwich only
RI Northwestern League for Animals, (401) 568-5734 Northwestern Rhode Island only
RI Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association Spay/neuter assistance
RI Volunteer Services for Animals, (401) 273-0358 Emergency financial assistance to qualifying low-income pet caregivers
TX Capper and Chris Save the Animals Fund Texas A&M program
UT Best Friends Animal Sanctuary Low-cost spay/neuter
UT Humane Society of Utah Low-cost spay/neuter, vaccines and heartworm treatment
UT Pet Samaritan Fund Financial assistance to individuals unable to afford medical care for their pet(s)
VA Animal Welfare League of Arlington Emergency veterinary care loans, low-cost rabies vaccines
VA Partners Among Cats and Canines Low-cost spay/neuter and routine care in Franklin
WA Budkis Charbonneau Fund for Senior Emergency Pet Care , (425) 226-4287 Helps low-income senior citizens cover emergency pet care
WA Concern for Animals , (360) 456-8176 Assistance for s/n and emergency veterinary care
WA PAWS of Bainbridge Island Bainbridge and North Kitsap area
WA Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine Good Samaritan Fund Assists stray or special needs animals with emergency care
WI Wisconsin Humane Society Milwaukee County residents only
Other Resources for Rescue and Financial Assistance
IMOM (In Memory of Magic) Mission statement: Helping people help pets. To better the lives of sick, injured and abused companion animals. We are dedicated to insure that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.IMOM has many different programs to help people with special needs dog, such as blind or diabetic dogs. Find out more by perusing the IMOM index page. IMOM, Inc
PO Box 282
Cheltenham, MD 20623
Phone (866)-230-2164 Fax (301)-599-1852
United Animal Nations United Animal Nationsestablished the LifeLine fund in 1997 to aid companion animals in times of life-threatening emergencies when their caregivers, with low or no incomes, are unable to afford the entire cost of treatment.United Animal NationsP.O. Box 188890Sacramento, California 95818

Telephone: (916) 429 2457 fax: (916) 429 2456

Help-A-Pet Help-A-Petis a nonprofit organization which provides financial assistance for the medical care of pets whose guardians are unable to afford the expenseHelp-A-PetP. O. Box 244Hinsdale, Illinois 60521

Telephone: (630) 986-9504 fax: (630) 986-9141

Actors and Others for Animals (serving the Greater Los Angeles, CA, area) Actors and Others for Animals is a Southern California community-based organization serving the greater Los Angeles area. Among other services, the organization provides financial assistance for emergency medical procedures for those of limited income.
Sue Freeman¹s Guide (Los Angeles, CA, and surrounding area list of agencies) Sue Freeman¹s Guide to Rescue Cats website contains a list of pet financial-assistance resources in Los Angeles and the surrounding area.
Pets In Need (Redwood City, CA, area) Pets In Need, Redwood City, CA, provides assistance to low-income individuals for veterinary care, including spaying and neutering for their dogs and cats, on a funds-available basis. Also assists senior citizens with veterinary care. Regular clinics are held at Senior Centers throughout the area. Senior citizens can bring their companion pets for an examination by a veterinarian and vaccinations for only $10. Low-income seniors can also obtain assistance for other more comprehensive veterinary care through the Crockett Memorial Fund.
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation (NARF) (San Francisco Bay Area cities) Nike Animal Rescue Foundation (NARF) is fortunate to have many hospitals and clinics who offer reduced rates and/or the ability for you to pay your veterinary bills on a monthly basis.
Dreampower Animal Rescue(Colorado) Dreampower Animal Rescue’s Forever Home program provides assistance to pet guardians in need of assistance.
Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital(Denver, Colorado) Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital, Colorado’s largest non-profit veterinary hospital., offers veterinary services to individuals,to more than 60 rescue and shelter groups, and to organizations that are in need of veterinary care for service animals or therapy animals. A team of seven staff veterinarians and a pool of referral surgeons offers care for critically injured animals procedures.
Nantucket MSPCA(Massachusetts) The Nantucket MSPCA offers a number of subsidy programs that provide financial assistance to pet guardians.
NY SAVE, Inc. (New York City) NY SAVE, Inc., serves the pets of New York City residents living in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island by providing funds to low-income pet guardians whose pets need emergency veterinary care.
Ashley’s Angel Fund(North Carolina) Ashley’s Angel Fund, Inc., is a nonprofit organization providing monetary assistance for veterinary care for dogs with a life-threatening condition. It was established to make the decision easier for guardians facing the high cost of care. By providing financial assistance in time of critical need, Ashley’s Angel Fund seeks to perpetuate the bond that exists between people and their pets.
The Bearen Foundation (Eugene, Oregon) The Bearen Foundation believes that financial circumstances should not determine whether a beloved family member lives or dies and, to that end, offers financial assistance to local vet offices for qualified individuals who face veterinary expenses beyond their means.
Volunteer Services For Animals (VSA)(Rhode Island) Volunteer Services For Animals (VSA) is 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 guardians for veterinary care.
Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association The website of the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association has a list of agencies that offer financial assistance to pet guardians in need.
Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Washington The Good Samaritan Fund at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is used exclusively to treat guardianless or special needs animals that, ideally but not exclusively, also present a teaching opportunity for the veterinary students.
The Acme Foundation, Cobb, CA Sometimes pets are the only “family” some individuals have. The Acme Foundation helps qualified recipients (especially the elderly) pay vet bills at Bay Area Veterinary Specialists, a veterinary clinic in San Leandro, CA and Clearlake Veterinary Clinic, which serves Lake County, CA
Pet Samaritan Fund(Utah) Pet Samaritan Fundprovides financial assistance to individuals unable to afford medical care for their pet(s).http://www.petsamaritan.org/Medical/index.htm
Breed-specific Financial Assistance
General Note:If you have a specific breed of dog, contact the national club for that breed. In some cases, these clubs offer a veterinary financial assistance fund.
Bernese Mountain Dog http://behaf.com/index.html
Corgi http://www.corgiaid.org/
Doberman (special needs) http://www.doberman911.org/
Great Pyrenees http://www.angelfire.com/bc2/pyramedic/summary.html
Labrador Retriever If you need help with expenses for a rescued Labrador Retriever who requires medical attention, you can apply to Lab Med.Labrador Lifeline helps with medical expenses for any Lab, regardless of age, when the need for assistance is clearly established.
Pit Bull/Staffordshire Terrier http://www.pbrc.net/fund/financial.html
Westie http://www.westiemed.com/
Disease- or Condition-Specific Financial or Other Assistance
Help for Blind Dogs There are a number of ways to contact groups dedicated to helping blind dogs:There is the blind dogs e-mail list. To subscribe to the list, send E-mail to:[email protected]Put the word “subscribe” in the subject line, and your name in the body of the message. After subscribing you will be asked to write an introduction to the list. A great, supportive group of folks.

Here is the address of the webpage on which you can list blind dogs in need of new homes and find links to other resources for help with blind dogs:

http://www.blinddogs.com/listing-info.htm

Financial Help for Blind Dogs

IMOM Blind Dogs Fund:
http://www.imom.org http://www.imom.org/funds.bd.htm

Diabetic Dogs IMOM Diabetic Pet Fund http://www.imom.orghttp://www.imom.org/diabetic-pets Diabetic Pet Fund:

http://www.petdiabetes.net/fund/

Help and Information re Deaf Dogs Deaf Dog Education Action Fund has a list of organizations that have proven their willingness to help deaf dogs. There is also other useful information pertaining to deaf dogs on the website.
Help for Special Needs Dogs in Dallas County, MO The Rainbow Farms Project, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit rescue organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of animals who may be harder to place because of their special needs.
Help for Assistance Dogs Assistance Dog Partnershttp://www.iaadp.org/VCP.html
Information and Resources for Cat Guardians and Rescuers
Please visit the Web sites (use the highlighted links) of the named organizations to find out more about these assistance programs. Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Programsprovides financial assistance for emergency medical care for cats.FVEAP1641 Elizabeth LaneYuba City, CA 95993

Fax: 888-301-4264

Chronic Renal Failure (CRF)
IMOM Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) Kitties Fund

Kidney Disease
Cats in Crisis Mesa Fund

Cats — Heart and Thyroid
Cats in Crisis Stripes Fund

Cats –Neurological conditions and mobility impairments
Cats in Crisis Gillie Fund

Other Information and Resources for Rescuers
Help Finding Foster Care or Adoption for Companion Animals of Deployed Military Personnel Patriotic Pets takes on the difficult and often heartbreaking task of finding temporary or permanent homes for the companion animals of military service personnel who are deployed. Based in Atlanta, GA, but will try to help wherever there is the need. Please visit their website and contact them if you can offer foster or permanent care. E-mail: [email protected]
Funding for Organizations If you are a rescue organization and have taken in a special needs animal, you may be able to apply for financial assistance for that specific animal to:http://www.imom.org http://www.catsincrisis.org/
Transportation Need to get an animal to her new home in another state? One of the agencies on this list may be able to help.
Project BREED Directory An invaluable aid for all animal advocates and animal care professionals, the two volumes of the Project BREED (Breed Rescue Efforts and Education) Directory provide nearly 3,000 contacts for rescue of over 100 breeds of dogs. For information call (301) 428-3675.
Why People Do Rescue If you haven’t had a chance to read it, we highly recommend an article by Linda Smith that appears on the Dog Owner’s Guide website entitled “Why People Do Rescue.” It paints a picture of the reality anyone in the rescue world needs to know in order to be both effective and humane. And while you’re at it, you might want to take a look at some of the other articles on the Dog Owner’s Guide website. There is good coverage on a variety of interesting topics.
Kids and Dogs We like the information presented on the Chesapeake Bay Retriever Rescue website concerning relationships between kids and dogs. It’s practical and insightful, and relevant both to people in rescue who are trying to place a dog, and to a potential adoptive family wondering whether a particular dog is “good with kids.”

 

Speaking for Spot :: Help Paying for Veterinary Care this is a fairly complete list of financial aid places.   to determine the eligibility requirements click on the place and read their criteria.   Speaking for Spot has a lot of good information in it that might be helpful to many.

Organizations which provide financial assistance:

- Feline Vet Emergency Assistance Program at www.fveap.org

- IMOM at www.imom.org

- United Animal Nations’ Lifeline Program at www.uan.org

- Volunteer Services for Animals at users.rcn.com/vsa

- Cody’s Club financial assistance for radiation treatment at codysclub.braveheart.com


 

Resources for Rescue and Financial Assistance

Hardship Resources

Friends of Animals Low cost spay and neuter resource.

American Animal Hospital Association Assistance for owners with financial hardship

Angels 4 Animals Services range from financial aid to complete treatment to those pets and pet owners in need.

Care Credit A credit card company for health care, including veterinary care.

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance (FVEAP) Currently only assisting owners in California.

Help-A-Pet Efforts focus on serving the elderly, the disabled, and the working poor.

IMOM Dedicated to insure that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.

The Pet Fund The Pet Fund is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care.

United Animal Nations Helping homeless or recently rescued animals suffering from life-threatening conditions that require specific and immediate emergency veterinary care.

Corgi Aid

Labrador Lifeline

Cats only Dogs only Cats and dogs 
(possibly other animals as well)
Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program Labrador LifeLine United Animal Nations
Cats in Crisis IAADP - International Association of
Assistance Dog Partners Pets are Wonderful Support (PAWS)
West Highland White Terrier Medical Assistance, Inc. (WestieMed) Pets are Loving Support (PALS)
CorgiAid Inc. Help A Pet
Doberman911 NY Save - NY only
Pit Bull Rescue Central (PBRC) WellPetHumane (Atlanta Metro Area)
The Labrador-L Emergency Medical Assistance Web Site (LabMed) The Pet Fund
Ashley’s Angel Fund (dogs in North Carolina) The Bearen FoundationLane County OR, only
Cody’s Club Pet Samaritan Fund
Labrador Harbor Actors and Others for Animals
The Magic Bullet Fund (for dogs with cancer) Diabetic Pets Fund
Land of PureGold Foundation Brown Dog Foundation
Sierra Fund (for dogs in rescue with cancer) Jake Brady Memorial Fund
American Boxer ER Fund(for rescued Boxers) Angels4Animals
Dougals Fund (Scotties and Westies) Save U.S. Pets
CanineCancerAwareness.org

then you can check here to

http://www.pghdogs.com/index.php?option=com_bookmarks&Itemid=70&catid=177

 

[email protected]

Provides veterinary care for sick or injured pets who have been abandoned or where owners are experiencing financial hardship

[email protected]

Provides financial assistance, in select cases, to animal welfare organizations responsible for temporary care of animals as they are prepared for adoption

[email protected]

No-interest, extended payment credit plan for clients of veterinarians to cover pet treatment

[email protected]

Fund used to pay medical expenses for foster animals and newly-adopted animals who have previously undetected medical problems that may compromise adoption

Help-A-Pet

630-986-9504

Provides financial assistance for medical care of pets whose owners are unable to afford the expense.

www.imom.org

IMOM

877-809-1659

Works to ensure no companion animal is euthanized because caregiver is financially challenged; educates on importance of spay and neuter.

www.labradorlifeline.org

Labrador Life Line

[email protected]

Provides help to owners and rescuers of Labrador Retrievers in need of financial assistance for medical costs and rescue and transportation expenses.

www.lutheransonline.com/lovedonespetsandpeople

Loved Ones Pets & People & Country Roads

[email protected]

Provides assistance to homeless, elderly, no/low income people with vet. expenses; provides safe environment for pets and owners when homeless.

www.ThePetFund.com

The Pet Fund

(916) 443-6007

Provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals needing care beyond routine vaccination, spay/neuter, food, and routine vet care.

www.uan.org

United Animal Nations-Lifeline Program

[email protected]

Provides funding to Good Samaritans, animal rescuers, non-profit organizations and pet owners to help them care for animals in life

 

 

 

 

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