Financial Help for Veterinary Care

Following is a list of some organizations worth investigating for financial assistance for your pets. Some of these organizations have taken things a step further by posting their own researched lists of breed-specific and disease-specific financial-aid programs. (Most states also have assistance programs in place.) Become familiar now with what is available. If the day comes that your pet needs help, you will at least have a basic understanding of where to look for assistance.

Available through HHS is our Millstein Vaccination Program Low-Cost Clinic, providing vaccinations, microchipping, heartworm test & treatment, and more! More information can be found here.

The Big Hearts Fund (financial assistance for the diagnosis and treatment of canine and feline heart disease):
The Binky Foundation:
Brown Dog Foundation (prescription medications):
Canine Cancer Awareness:
Cats In Crisis:
Consumers Advocate Best Pet Insurance:
Consumer Affairs Guide to Pet Insurance:
The Dog & Cat Cancer Fund:
Frankie’s Friends is a non-profit foundation dedicated to finding cures and saving pets with cancer and other life-threatening conditions.
God's Creatures Ministry Veterinary Charity:
Insurance Blog By Chris (IBBC):
Live Like Roo, a volunteer-run 501C3 organization, provides support and financial assistance to families whose pet faces a cancer diagnosis. They pay bills for biopsies, amputations, medications, growth removals and much more.
Magic Bullet Fund (cancer-specific):
Money Magazine Pet Insurance Resource Guide: 
The Mosby Fund:
My Pet Child:
The Onyx & Breezy Foundation:
Paws 4 A Cure:
Pet Food Bank:
Pet Food Stamps:
The Pet Fund is a registered 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals in the United States who need veterinary care.  For instructions about applying for funding please click here:
Pets of the Homeless (pet food and veterinary care assistance for homeless):
The RedRover Relief Urgent Care grant program provides financial assistance, resources, and emotional support for pet guardians struggling with economic hardship when pets are in life-threatening situations. The average grant is around $250, and is intended to fill a small gap in funding that is keeping an animal from care.
Rose’s Fund:
Shakespeare Animal Fund:
Spay Illinois - Low Cost Pet Care:
Top Dog Foundation “Bentley Grant”:
This Old House - Best Pet Insurance Companies 2021:

Some dog breed-specific veterinary care assistance programs:

Special Needs Dobermans:
Westimed (West Highland White Terriers):
Pyramedic Trust (Great Pyrenees):

Veterinary care assistance for working/service dogs:

Helping Harley Cancer Treatment Grant: