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Resources to Assist with Veterinary Expenses

Vet Exam
San Diego Animal Support Foundation
FACE Foundation (Foundation for Animal Care and Education) (858) 450-3223
Ruff Rescue
(949) 580-1092  
Care Credit
Veterinarians who offer discounts
Discount Pet Exams


Brown Dog Founcation, Inc.
Helping to save the Family Pet

Care Credit
A credit card company for health care, including veterinary care. "CareCredit, the leader in patient/client financing, has helped more than 3 million patients/clients get the treatment or procedures they needed and wanted. With a comprehensive range of plan options, for treatment or procedure fees from $1 to over $25,000, we offer a plan and a low monthly payment to fit comfortably into almost every budget."

Dog & Cat Cancer Fund
Provides up to $1,500 per pet/per year for Cancer Treatment

Handicapped Pets Foundation
"The mission of the Handicapped Pets Foundation is to support caretakers of elderly, disabled, and special needs pets with the equipment, especially dog wheelchairs, they need to live happy, healthy lives. Assistance is provided for those people with a demonstrated financial need."

Magic Bullet Fund
Grants to help pay for Cancer Treatment

Pet Assistance, Inc.
Pet Assistance, Inc. has been helping people and their pets since 1973, with the main focus on veterinary subsidies for needy people and emergency care, nationwide.

Vet and Dog
Red Rover
The goal of the program is to help animals who need immediate veterinary care to survive. The typical grant is $100 to $200. Decisions are based upon several factors, including: medical urgency, financial need, available funding and eligibility.

If you have a specific breed of dog, contact the national club for that breed. In some cases, these clubs offer a veterinary financial assistance fund. Here are a few websites for groups that provide financial assistance for specific breeds:
Vet and Dog