Monday, July 09, 2012

Help with pet medical expenses

There are lots of people out there struggling to make ends meet. Please don't let your pet suffer with a serious medical issue. There is help out there. Here is a list of organizations that provide financial assistance to pet owners for medical expenses:

PBRC has financial aid to assist American Pit Bull Terrier owners. Go to and complete the application that reflects your situation.

In Memory of Magic (IMOM) is dedicated to insuring that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.
PO Box 282
Cheltenham, MD 20623
Phone 1-866-230-2164 Fax (301) 599-1852

RedRover Relief fund: Formerly United Animal Nations, now called RedRover, focuses on bringing animals out of crisis and into care through a variety of programs, including emergency animal sheltering and disaster relief services, financial assistance for urgent veterinary care and humane education.

Help-A-Pet is a nonprofit organization which provides financial assistance for the medical care of pets whose owners are unable to afford the expense.

Angels4Animals - A non-profit organization and a program of Inner Voice Community Services, has a mission to serve as the guardian angel of animals whose caretakers find themselves in difficult financial situations. Their work is accomplished in conjunction with veterinary clinics across the country, eager to assist as many animals, and their owners, as possible. Their services range from financial aid to complete treatment to those pets and pet owners in need.

Animal Friends Rescue Project has provided links to several programs that help pet owners cover emergency medical expenses or other lifesaving medical treatment.
• AAHA Helping Pets Fund (

• American Humane Society - Second Chance Fund (for rescued victims of abuse:

• Care Credit: No Interest Payment Plan for Veterinary Care (

• Good Sam Fund (

• The Pet Fund (

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) does not provide direct financial assistance to pet owners for veterinary or any other expenses, but they offer suggestions for what you can do if you are having trouble affording veterinary care here:

We hope this information is helpful.

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