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Birmingham Sugarbelle Foundation
Greater Birmingham and Shelby County Area The Shelby Humane Society Provides low cost vaccine clinics and low cost spay-neuter program, as well as emergency medical care on a case-by-case basis through new Pet Retention Program. Also offers FREE boarding and medical care for pets belonging to victims of domestic violence through Shelby SafePet Program.
Statewide Alaska Equine Rescue Also offers assistance with hay, grain, farrier and general veterinary services.
Anchorage The Roscoe Fund
Sierra Vista Care for the Horses Also offers assistance with general veterinary care, feed, grain and foot care.
Statewide Out of the Woods Animal Rescue of Arkansas Financial assistance for recently rescued animals, spay/neuter assistance and temporary fostering.
Statewide Lancaster Animal Project
Northwest Arkansas Humane Society of the Ozarks Provides vouchers for low cost spay/neuter and emergency veterinary care. Also provide education and resources for seniors with pets who are moving to nursing homes or assisted living facilities.
Statewide Assistance Dog Special Allowance Program A monthly stipend to help pay for costs of service dogs.
Statewide Starfleet Canine Aid Foundation For dogs only.
Cedar Pines Park to Forest Falls Mountains’ Humane Society Offer low cost vaccines, spay/neuter and pet food bank to low income families.
Clear Lake County The ACME Foundation Offers assistance to seniors and disabled caregivers. Must be receiving treatment from Clearlake Veterinary Clinic.
Contra Costa County Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation ARF Emergency Medical Fund, Pets for Vets, FoodShare.
Los Angeles area: Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange and Ventura Counties Actors and Others for Animals Also offers assistance with spay/neuter.
Los Angeles Area: Riverside and San Bernardino Counties Animal Friends of the Valleys Offer assistance for medical procedures, spay/neuter and microchipping. May be able to provide transportation assistance for those looking to spay or neuter their pets.
Los Angeles Area H.E.L.P. (A Home For Every Living Pet) Provides financial assistance to adopters of L.A. City shelter animals that are sick, injured or elderly. Call 310-521-0346 or email
Los Angeles Area Sam Simon Foundation NO EMERGENCY FUNDS. Offers free non-orthopedic surgical procedures for families with total household income of less than $40,000 per year, call 888.364.7729
Los Angeles Area Voice for the Animals Foundation Helping Friends Program
Los Angeles and Orange Counties Animal Health Foundation The Angel Fund For client to apply, clinic must be enrolled and have a Southern California Veterinary Medical Association (SCVMA) member on staff.
Los Angeles and Ventura Counties Herman Bennett Foundation Offers free spay/neuter for feral cats trapped in Ventura and Los Angeles counties and financial assistance for spay/neuter to qualified, low-income applicants.
Los Angeles and Orange Counties Animal Health Foundation The Mary Edna Boydston Fund Must be 65 or over, or permanently disabled.
Monterey County Max’s Helping Paws Foundation (COVID-19 related assistance through Chestnut’s Crisis Fund, still only in Monterey County)
Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties BirchBark Foundation
Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Mendocino, and Lake Counties Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch, Senior Citizen Pet Wellness Napa county, helps seniors with basic pet care, food, veterinary care. Also offer spay/neuter assistance in Sonoma, Solano, Mendocino, and Lake Counties.
Nevada County Sammie’s Friends
Northern California Shakespeare Animal Fund
Orange County Animal Assistance League of Orange County Also provides assistance with pet food, transportation and routine veterinary care.
Orange County Orange County SPCA Animal Relief Fund Also offers spay/neuter subsidies.
Orange County Saddleback Valley Humane Society 949.262.5859 Also offers assistance with general veterinary care and pet food.
Palo Alto Palo Alto Humane Society Pet Emergency Treatment (PET) Help is for individuals, and Animal Rescue Fund (ARF) is for rescuers who face major veterinary rehabilitation costs for homeless animals.
Placer County Placer SPCA SOS Program Also offers assistance with pet food, temporary boarding and rental deposits.
Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin and Danville Paws in Need Also helps with spay/neuter.
Sacramento and Placer Counties The Chester Foundation Provide support through no-interest loans and grants for emergency veterinary care of stray and disadvantage pets. Funds are paid directly to participating 24/7 emergency hospital in the greater Sacramento/Placer County region.
San Diego Area PAWS San Diego Provides essential pet services such as pet food and supplies, assistance with veterianry costs and transportation to vet appointments to low-income families in San Diego county.
San Diego Area FACE Foundation Save-A-Life Program
San Diego Area The Foundation for the Care of Indigent Animals
San Diego Area San Diego Animal Support Foundation
San Diego Area Mohnacky Animal Hospitals Helping PAWS Provides financial assistance to military members at three practice locations
San Francisco The Shanti Project’s PAWS program include a pet food bank, financial assistance for veterinary care, in-home animal care, transportation and emergency foster care and grooming. May be able to provide home delivery of pet food and supplies.
San Francisco San Francisco Aid For Animals Must use a San Francisco Veterinary Medical Association vet
San Francisco San Francisco SPCA Also offers affordable spay/neuter and discounted vet services for seniors.
San Francisco VET SOS  A volunteer-based project providing free veterinary care for the companion animals of homeless San Franciscans.
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz SPCA Second Chance Fund
Southern California Lifeline 4 Paws For organizations only.
Southern California RUFF Rescuing Unwanted Furry Friends
Yolo County Yolo County SPCA Hope Fund
Statewide Cat Care Society Also offer free cat food and cat litter
Statewide Dumb Friends League Solutions- Veterinary Hospital Discounted veterinary services for income qualified residents.
Statewide Friends Rescued Animal Network
Aurora, Arapahoe and Adams Counties The Senior Hub PetVet Fund, For residents 55 years of age or older. Offer in-home grooming and walking services, pet food assistance and help with veterinary bills.
Chaffee County Ark-Valley Humane SocietyFinancial assistance for spay/neuter and trap/neuter/return (TNR) services
Denver/Front Range Area The Cartwright Foundation Ginger’s Legacy, Owner is required to pay some costs upfront.
Dolores and Montezuma Counties For Pets’ Sake Humane Society Also offers assistance with spay/neuter and low-cost vaccinations.
Fort Collins Thomas Veterinary Clinic Elder Pet Care Provides sliding scale discounts offered to clients age 60 and over.
Greeley and surrounding area Denkai Sanctuary Offers subsidized services by their veterinary clinic.
Northern Colorado The Ladybug Fund Serves participating emergency clinics in northern Colorado.
Summit County (Blue River, Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco, Heeney, Keystone, Montezuma, Silverthorne) LAPS (League for Animals and People of Summit County)
Statewide Connecticut Humane Society Subsidized services at Fox Memorial Clinic. No emergency vet care. Also offers free wellness clinic for pets of senior citizens.
Statewide STARelief and Pet Assistance Home for Life Grant Provides financial assistance grants and resources to pet owners who are unable to pay for routine and emergency veterinary care, emergency shelter and hospice care for their animals.
Fairfield County Reggie’s Pet Project
Statewide Grass Roots Rescue Society
District of Columbia
Statewide PETS-DC Assists people with HIV/AIDS, or other disabling conditions, in finding veterinary care. Also helps with in-home pet care (e.g. dog-walking, feeding, litter box care, cage/tank cleaning), pet food and supplies, housing advocacy, foster pet care, grooming care.
Statewide Humane Rescue Alliance Provides food bank and discounted veterinary services to income-qualified residents.
Citrus County Humanitarians of Florida Also helps with low-cost spay/neuter and vaccinations, and pet food assistance.
Gadsden, Liberty and Jackson County You Can Make a Difference, Inc.
Indian River County Blue Ribbon Charitable Foundation PMAP
Jacksonville Jacksonville Humane Society Community Animal Hospital, Offers a full range of services at affordable prices.
Palm Beach County Save a Pet Florida, Inc.
Tampa/Clearwater Areas Frankie’s Friends For lymphoma cancer treatment
Tampa Bay Humane Society of Tampa Bay Save-A-Pet Medical Fund 813.870.3304 Must use Animal Health Center.
Statewide WellPet Humane The Lifesaver Fund
Athens University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine G.R.A.C.E Fund and Sundown Surgery Fund
Statewide Idaho Humane Society Reduced fee veterinary care for income qualified individuals.
Statewide J. Kirk Foundation and Animal Assistance League Reimbursement program.
Statewide Cooper’s Legacy Foundation Offers assistance in both WA and ID
Statewide NAWS Illinois Humane Society
East-Central Companion Animal Resource and Education Center Helping Paw Fund
Statewide Animal Protection Association For cats only.
Statewide Frantz L. Dantzler Friends for Life Fund, Inc. Participating clinics located in St. Joseph County, geared toward helping with basic pet care.
Floyd County Floyd County Humane Society 855.687.0716
Monroe County Monroe County Humane Association Olivia Animal Protection and Rescue Fund, Help with the cost of medical care needed because of abuse, Pet Food and Supply Pantry, Spay/Neuter Voucher Program.
Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Johnson County Humane Society Must use a veterinary clinic of their choice.
Sioux City Siouxland Humane Society Also provides emergency food and shelter, and spay/neuter program
Kansas City The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City Charity Care Pet Program, Also offers help with pet food.
Mandeville and New Orleans MedVet Charitable Foundation Animals must be treated at MedVet.
Statewide Molly’s Hope
Frederick County Animal Welfare League of Frederick County (AWLFC) Also offers low-cost spay/neuter, help with TNR, and pet food for elderly pet owners who receive Meals on Wheels
Frederick County Frederick County Humane Society
Montgomery County Friends of Montgomery County Animals, Inc.
Statewide Fairy DogParents Also provides assistance with pet food and routine veterinary care.
Statewide Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society
Allston Area Merwin Memorial Free Clinic For Animals, Inc. Provides free office visits and free outpatient veterinary services.
Boston Angell Animal Medical Shelter Boston To apply for financial assistance please email or call 617.541.5028 or 5030, must be patient at Angell Animal Medical Center-Boston.
Boston Phinney’s Friends
Cape Cod and the Islands The Sampson Fund
Merrimack Valley The Shadow Fund
South Shore Cities South Shore Humane Society Smokey’s Fund Contact for more information. Grants are typically $50 or less.
Eaton and Ingham County Pet Support Services, Inc. Must be a senior citizen age 65+ and: use wheel chairs or are physically challenged, or using trained service dogs such as leader dogs, or with special medical conditions including HIV/AIDS.
Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and St. Clair Counties 4 Paws 1 Heart Helps good samaritans or rescue organizations who have rescued abandoned or stray animals
Southeastern Michigan The Emergency Animal Relief Foundation (TEAR)
Hennepin County Animal Care Foundation Client must be blind, disabled or 65 years and older. Help with basic care, diagnostic work and treatment of illness. Unable to help with urgent care.
Eden Prairie Mission Program Offers reduced pricing for income qualified households.
Statewide The Killuminati Foundation Vet Assistance Program Focus on non-routine procedures, may help within 30 days of treatment.
Kansas City Friends of KC Animals
Lake area Blue Moon Sanctuary
Western Montana Humane Society of Western Montana Nandi Wishcamper Medical Assistance Fund Also provides assistance with spay/neuter.
Statewide Homeward Bound in the Heartland Safe at Home program
Statewide Hearts United for Animals
Lincoln Sadie Dog Fund
Northern NV and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Animal Fund
New Hampshire
Merrimack Valley The Shadow Fund
New Jersey
Statewide Animal Protection League of New Jersey
Statewide Rose’s Fund for Animals
Statewide Save U.S. Pets Foundation Also offers assistance with pet food and supplies, transportation to veterinarian or groomer and in-home pet care, veterinarian must apply for grant for assistance with emergency veterinary care.
Statewide Vet-I-Care
Camdem, Gloucester, Salem and Burlington Counties PetPALS of Southern New Jersey, Inc Help for people living with terminal, chronic, debilitating illness; as well as financially needy seniors. Also offers assistance with pet food and transportation.
New Mexico
Statewide Zimmer Feline Foundation For cats only. Assists in spay and neuter for low-income clients, as well as veterinary care vouchers for qualified low-income clients.
Statewide The OSCAR Foundation Also helps with rehabilitation.
Statewide Santa Fe Community Foundation Offers multiple funds to help in a variety of situations.
Dona Ana County Dona Ana County Humane Society Animal Relief Fund (ARF)
New York
Statewide Vet-I-Care
Central New York and Syracuse The Shamrock Animal Fund
Erie and Niagara Counties The Pet Emergency Fund Funds are distributed by member hospitals.
Long Island Healing Haven Animal Fund
Long Island Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island Must be client at Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island.
New York City Animal Medical Center Must be a client at the Animal Medical Center.
New York City Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals Picasso’s Veterinary Fund For rescued animals/rescue groups only, applicants must be Alliance Participating Organizations.
New York City NY S.A.V.E.
New York City Animal Care Centers of NYC Provides hands-on assistance and alternatives to clients who are considering relinquishing their pets, including help with routine and emergency care.
Rochester Rochester Hope for Pets
Western New York All 4 Pets
North Carolina
Statewide Fur-Ever Friends The Rico Fund
Statewide (focus on Piedmont Triad) The Sergei Foundation
Brunswick County Coalition for Humane Treatment of Animals Send a message, using the contact information in the Admin tab, to see if you qualify for assistance.
North Dakota
Grand Forks Circle of Friends Animal Shelter Connecting Companions Veterinary Assistance Program can help with up to $30 towards an initial vet visit. Must contact participating veterinary clinics to see if vouchers are available.
Statewide Honey Ferlin Foundation All cases must be referred through the Great Lakes Veterinary Specialists.
Statewide Valley Save-a-Pet
Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull Counties The Bummer Fund 330.406.9668
Central Ohio Black and Orange Cat Foundation For cats only.
Greater Columbus Area MedVet Charitable Foundation The Good SAM Fund Animals must be treated at MedVet.
Statewide Bella SPCA
Douglas County Umpqua Valley Humane Society
Portland DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital Velvet Assistance Fund
Statewide VSEC Lend-A-Paw Foundation
Lehigh County No Kill Lehigh Valley
Pittsburgh Animal Care & Assistance Fund Must be a patient of the Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center.
Rhode Island
Statewide Hands that Heal RI Also offers assistance with spay/neuter, pet food, and education for people with pet-related concerns.
Statewide RIVMA Companion Animal Foundation Reach resource information via the “Pet owners” link.
Statewide Volunteer Services for Animals 401.273.0358
Statewide Friends of Animals In Need (FAN) Also assist with pet food for financially-challenged pet owners
East Greenwich Ocean State Veterinary Specialists The Paris Fund Must be an Ocean State Veterinary Specialists client.
South Carolina
Lowcountry Pet Helpers Levi’s Legacy
Statewide Wateree Animal Hospital The Winnie Health Endowement Client must use Wateree Animal Hospital.
Beaufort County Broken Tails
Statewide Brown Dog Foundation
Statewide Camp Chaos
Statewide Lovie’s Legacy
Putnam County Humane Society of Putnam County, Inc. Client must use their clinic.
Austin Emancipet Offers affordable spay/neuter and veterinary care. Have various locations throughout Texas as well as a mobile clinic.
Bexar County Daisy Cares Also offers Pet Food Assistance.
College Station Capper and Chris Save the Animals Fund Treatment must be performed at Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.
Travis County and Williamson County Classic Canines Inc. Pet owners can apply for supplies or medical support for senior dogs 7 years or older
Dallas Angel Fund at VCA Bent Tree Animal Hospital. Offers medical assistance to patients of VCA Bent Tree Animal Hospital.
Statewide Rusk Veterinary Assistance Grants through the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. Veterinarian in good standing with TVMA must apply on behalf of their client.
Salt Lake City and Vernal Pet Samaritan Fund
Statewide Lucy’s House for the Prevention of Homeless Pets Also assistance with pet food.
Statewide The Mosby Foundation For dogs only
Statewide Homeless Animals Rescue Team (HART)
Arlington County Animal Welfare League of Arlington Veterinary Assistance Program Also provides temporary boarding during health or house crises through the Safekeeping (Companions in Crisis) program.
Loudoun County Companion Animal Resource Effort
Loudoun County Humane Society of Loudoun County
Pulaski County Pulaski County Humane Society 540.674.0089
Stafford, King George, Spotsylvania counties or City of Fredericksburg Saint Seton’s Orphaned Animals Help with non-urgent medical care for companion animals of low income senior citizens, wounded warriors and other disabled persons.
Virginia Beach Virginia Beach SPCA Offers low-cost veterinary care for low-income households; reach resource information via the “Programs and Services” link.
Statewide Cooper’s Legacy Foundation Offers assistance in both WA and ID
Statewide Furry Faces Foundation (F3) Oliver’s Fund Also helps with pet food, vaccinations and spay/neuter.
Bainbridge and North Kitsap Paws of Bainbridge Island Also offers assistance with pet food and free or low-cost spay/neuter.
Island County Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation Crisis Care
Puget Sound Community Budkis Fund Offers emergency funds to low-income seniors.
Pullman Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine Good Samaritan Fund May not have emergency funds and must be treated at College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University.
Thurston County Animal Services of Thurston County Also offers assistance with spay/neuter.
Thurston, Mason and Lewis Counties Concern for Animals Also offers assistance with pet food and spay/neuter.
Southern Wisconsin Friends of Noah-WI Noah’s Animal Fund
Western Wisconsin Helping Hands for Pets
Campbell County Fur Kids Foundation