Resources for help with vet care

There are many organizations and foundations nationally who provide financial assistance to pet owners in need of help with their pet’s medical bills. Please see the list below for more information on these organizations. Keep in mind that they are independent of each other and have their own funding guidelines. HSTT does not work with, nor do we endorse, any of the following organizations. We are simply providing this list as a resource guide

The Big Hearts Fund:
Dedicated to raising funds and awareness for dogs and cats diagnosed with heart disease

Brown Dog Foundation:
Bridging the gap between the cost of medical care and saving the family pet 

The Dog & Cat Cancer Fund:
Working directly with veterinarians to help needy families get treatment for their cats and dogs suffering from cancer

The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation ("JLACF"):
Assists owners and families of pets who are in need of cancer treatment

The Magic Bullet Fund:
Fighting canine cancer one dog at a time

The Mosby Foundation:
Assists in the care of critically sick, injured, abused and neglected dogs through financial support and public education

The Onyx and Breezy
We are here to help each animal reach tomorrow

Paws 4 A Cure:
Provides financial assistance to qualified families throughout the United States who cannot afford veterinary care for their beloved furry family members without our help

The Pet Fund:
Funding for Animals with Cancer. If your household income is below $50,000 per year and you are struggling and need help, you may apply online for financial assistance.

The Riedel and Cody Fund:
The purpose of the Pet Fund is to work towards a future where decisions about companion animal medical care need never be made on the basis of cost. Perhaps most importantly, we provide information to owners about preventative care and financial services which will ensure that pet owners are able to develop financial resources on their own and avoid future medical crises through care and planning.

Pets of the Homeless:
A nonprofit volunteer organization that provides pet food and veterinary care to the homeless in local communities in the United States and Canada

Red Rover:
Providing financial and emotional support to Good Samaritans, animal rescuers and pet owners to help them care for animals in life-threatening situations and resources to help victims of domestic violence escape abusive environments with their pets

The Rose's Fund:
We will financially assist, to the best of our ability, pet owners and Good Samaritans who have an animal with a good prognosis for a healthy life, but are at a financial loss

Shakespeare Animal Fund:
Founded after the loss of a beloved cocker spaniel "Shakespeare". He died after a very costly illness, and in his memory this fund was founded to help others who might face financial problems while trying to save their pets.

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance:
Providing emergency financial assistance to cat and kitten guardians who are unable to afford services to save their companion when life-threatening illness or injury strikes

STARelief and Pet Assistance:
STARelief's long-term vision is to ensure that no pet caretaker will ever have to surrender their pet due to financial hardship, and to ensure that all companion animals are treated with the dignity and respect that they deserve

Labrador Life Line:
Created to help owners or rescuers of Labrador Retrievers who are in need of financial assistance