National Resources for Pet Owners in Need of Help

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The Big Hearts Fund: for the diagnosis and treatment of canine and feline heart disease

Brown Dog Foundation: prescription medications

Canine Cancer Awareness

Care Credit: Provides a line of credit to parents of pets in need of veterinary care. Online application.

Cats In Crisis

Companion Bridge: an online community for those with animals that require significant medical care to solicit physical, emotional, and financial help

CorgiAid: Financial assistance for Corgi and Corgi-mixes

The Dog & Cat Cancer Fund

Fetch a Cure: Support and assistance for pets with cancer

For the Love of Alex, Inc.: Work with reputable veterinary hospitals to establish funds for families who are unable to afford veterinary care for their beloved pet.

Friends of Animals: Provides assistance and certificates for low-cost spay/neuter programs

The Gandalf Fund: financial assistance for working and retired assistance dogs in the event of catastrophic illness or accidental injury.

God’s Creatures Ministry Veterinary Charity

HandicappedPets: Support for handicapped and special needs pets.

Harley’s Hope: services for low-income pet owners, service animals, seniors, and pets living in short-term foster care.

Hearts United for Animals


Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation: for pets under the care of a board-certified veterinary oncologist.

Labrador Lifeline: Financial assistance for owners of Labrador Retrievers

Land of Pure Gold Foundation: financial aid for Working Dogs (Assistance, Detection, Search & Rescue, Enforcement, Military and Animal-Assisted Therapy Dogs) who have been diagnosed with cancer.

Magic Bullet Fund: cancer-specific

The Mosby Fund

The Onyx & Breezy Foundation

Paws 4 A Cure

The Perseus Foundation: support for pets diagnosed with cancer

Petkey: worldwide lost & found pet recovery database.

The Pet Fund

Pets of the Homeless: pet food and veterinary care assistance for homeless

Pit Bull Rescue Central: resource for owners and caretakers of American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and any mixes thereof.

The Riedel & Cody Fund: for pets suffering with cancer

RedRover Relief

Rose’s Fund

Shakespeare Animal Fund

Special Needs Dobermans: Financial assistance for senior and special needs Doberman Pinschers.

Tipper & Squirt Care for Cushings Fund: financial assistance for families struggling to pay medical care costs associated with Cushing’s disease.

Top Dog Foundation “Bentley Grant”: for senior dogs

Vetary: Provide simplified financing/credit to owners of pets needing veterinary care, instant online approval.