Financial Aid Resources for People Trying to Provide Medical Care for their Pets

We all run into financial issues at least once in our lives, and trying to find the money to care for your pet may seem impossible.  Please don't give up.  Your pet still loves and needs you and trusts in your forever care.  There are several groups out there that try to help people in need, so that they can keep their pets and not surrender them to a rescue, sanctuary or shelter.

Here are a few websites that can possibly help with pet medical costs if they have the funds and you qualify.

This is by no means an exhaustive list, but I add to it as I find things while researching.


Other National organizations that provide financial assistance to pet owners in need, some of which your vet can apply for you:


  • Please keep in mind that each organization is independent and has their own set of rules and guidelines. Therefore you will have to investigate each one separately to determine if you qualify for assistance:
  1. The Big Hearts Fund (financial assistance for the diagnosis and treatment of canine and feline heart disease):
  2. The Binky Foundation:
  3. Brown Dog Foundation (prescription medications):  
  4. Canine Cancer Awareness:
  5. Cats In Crisis:
  6. Cody’s Club (not just dogs):
  7. The Dog & Cat Cancer Fund:
  8. Fairy Dog Parents:
  9. Frankie’s Fund:
  10. God's Creatures Ministry Veterinary Charity:
  11. Gracie’s Mission:
  12. Handicapped Pets: (coupons offered for this site:
  13. Help-A-Pet:
  14. In Memory of Magic:
  15. Magic Bullet Fund (cancer-specific):
  16. Morris Animal Foundation:
  17. The Mosby Fund:
  18. The Onyx & Breezy Foundation:
  19. Paws 4 A Cure:
  20. Pet Food Bank:
  21. Pet Food Stamps:
  22. The Pet Fund:
  23. Pets Are Wonderful Support:
  24. Pets of the Homeless (pet food and veterinary care assistance for homeless):
  25. RedRover Relief: 
  26. Rose's Fund:
  27. Scout’s Animal Therapy Rehab Fund:
  28. Shakespeare Animal Fund:
  29. Top Dog Foundation "Bentley Grant":  

Are you familiar with Social Media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest?  Then here is another way to possibly generate funds for pet medical needs - start a Fundraiser online!

1.  GiveForward