Important Links for Animal Care
Financial Assistance


Does your pet need medical treatment that you really can't afford?  Or do you know of someone who is having this problem?

There are organizations that can give you the assistance you need.  No animal should be given up or euthanized because their family can't afford the cost to save them!

Help is available:

There is an organization that does no interest/low interest loans to pay for vet bills. Alot of the Vets and Oncologists I've run across do work with them. They have a website, It is
They are very easy to work with. It's not actually a loan, it's more like a credit card.

There is also CANINE CANCER SUPPORT---and the contact for an application is at or

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

ted Animal Nations established the LifeLine fund in 1997 to aid companion animals in times of life-threate
ning emergencies when
their caregivers, with low or no incomes, are unable to afford the entire cost of treatment.

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

Feline Ve
terinary Emergency Assistance Programs provides financial assistance for emergency medical care for cats.


Friends for Life Animal Sanctuary has established a program called My Best Friend to help low-income families or individuals keep
their companion animal through times of medical or situational crisis. Click on "Community Programs" on their websi
te to find out

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 limi
d income.

This web page contains a list of all pet financial-assistance resources in
Los Angeles and the surrounding area.

Dreampower Animal Rescue's Forever Home program provides assistance to pet owners in need of assistance

The Monroe County Humane Association opera
tes a Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) that provides education and financial
assistance to low-income individuals for the spaying or neu
tering of their companion animals. Click on "spay/neute
r" to find out

The Nantucket MSPCA offers a number of subsidy programs that provide financial assistance to pet owners.

New York
NY SAVE, Inc., serves the pets of New York City residents living in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Sta
ten Island by
providing funds to low-income pet owners whose pets need emergency ve
rinary care.

North Carolina:


Rhode Island
Defenders of Animals provides low-cost spay/neu
ter certificates to residents of Rhode Island. For more information, call (401)
738-3710 or e-mail

The websi
te of the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association has a list of agencies that offer financial assistance to pet owners
in need.

Rhode Island:
teer 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. There are seven local VSA Chap
ters, located at municipal
ters. VSA provides financial assistance to pet owners for vete
rinary care.

The Good Samaritan Fund at
Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine is used exclusively to treat ownerless or
special needs animals that, ideally but not exclusively, also present a
teaching opportunity for the vete
rinary students.

Pet Samaritan Fund provides financial assistance to individuals unable to afford medical care for their pet(s).