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San Diego Humane Society

Financial Assistance for Veterinary Care

Credit card company for health and vet care (apply online).

San Diego Humane Society
Financial grants for non-basic veterinary care. Grants typically do not exceed $150 and applicant must be experiencing financial hardship.

Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE)
Financial grants for emergency, life-saving vet care. Must have a diagnosis and treatment plan in place, with a good prognosis for recovery. Must apply to Care Credit first.

Pets of the Homeless
Provides pet food, emergency veterinary care and other support services for homeless pet families.

Foundation for the Care of Indigent Animals (FCIA)
Case-by-case funding for veterinary care for pet families with limited financial means. Must apply to Care Credit first.

Association for Human-Animal Bond Studies
Limited financial assistance for diagnostics only for pets including small animals and birds. Email application required. Must apply to Care Credit first.

Helping Paws Foundation
Financial assistance for active, retired and disabled military members.

Grants between $100 and $200 provided for emergency vet care. Pet must be spayed/neutered with a diagnosis and treatment plan already in place. Must apply online and meet eligibility requirements.

Bow Wow Buddies Foundation
Grants up to $2500 for serious conditions and emergency vet care, excluding spay/neuter surgeries, dental work, preventative care, ongoing treatments or end-of-life care. Online application required.

Lionel’s Legacy Senior Dog Rescue
Financial assistance for vet care for senior clients (65 years or older) with senior dogs (7+.) Online application required.

Frosted Faces Foundation
Financial assistance for vet care for senior dogs, including ongoing medications and lifesaving procedures. Online application required.
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The Mosby Foundation
Provides financial assistance on a one-time basis for critical, non-emergency treatment that has not yet been performed. Pet must be spayed/neutered and an online pre-application is required.

Brown Dog Foundation
Small organization with limited funding for life-saving emergency vet care only. Priority is given to pet families who have a veterinarian that they see regularly. Online application required. prequal

The Pet Fund
One-time financial assistance for non-emergency, non-basic vet care, such as cancer treatment, heart disease, or other chronic conditions. Call before applying.

PAWS 4 A Cure
Up to $500 grants for treatment including medication and medical equipment such as wheelchairs. Must apply to Care Credit first. php

Onyx & Breezy Foundation
Financial assistance for vet care for families experiencing hardship. Must apply to Care Credit first.

Discount card for pet medication.

Dylan's Hearts
Financial assistance for animals in need of life-threatening, emergency care. Must have diagnosis and treatment plan with a good prognosis.

Friends and Vets Helping Pets
Financial assistance for pets with curable medical issues including broken bones and tumors. Online application required.

Pet Assistance, Inc. 
Financial assistance for longtime pet owners whose companion animals have been diagnosed with an urgent medical issue.

Pit Bulls Against Misinformation
Emergency medical assistance for dogs of all breeds. Must be receiving public assistance and apply for Care Credit.

Instant decision on loans of up to $250 for 30 days, and proven borrowers up to $1,000.

Wells Fargo Health Advantage
Credit card for vet care (apply online).

Crowdfunding Websites
These websites can assist in creating a free online fundraiser for your pet's veterinary expenses.

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