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San Diego Humane Society

Financial Assistance Programs

CareCredit
Credit card company for health and vet care (apply online).
800-677-0718
carecredit.com

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

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.
858-450-3223
face4pets.org

Pets of the Homeless
Provides pet food, emergency veterinary care and other support services for homeless pet families.
775-841-7463
petsofthehomeless.org

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.
fciahelpspets@gmail.com
fcianimals.org

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.
animalbondstudies.org/category/financial-assistance-for-your-pet

Helping Paws Foundation
Financial assistance for active, retired and disabled military members.
760-429-4391
helpingpawssandiego.com

RedRover
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.
916-429-2457
redrover.org/relief

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.
bowwowbuddies.com/apply-for-grant

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.
lionelslegacy.org

Frosted Faces Foundation
Financial assistance for vet care for senior dogs, including ongoing medications and lifesaving procedures. Online application required.
715-574-6320
frostedfacesfoundation.org/ frostedfunding

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.
540-885-2260
themosbyfoundation.org/apply-for-assistance

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.
browndogfoundation.org/ prequal

We Saved a Puppy
Provides transportation across the Mexico border to help families receive discounted veterinary care. May supplement funding for seniors and people with disabilities. 
877-787-7728
wesavedapuppy.org

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.
916-503-0550
thepetfund.com/for-pet-owners

PAWS 4 A Cure
Up to $500 grants for treatment including medication and medical equipment such as wheelchairs. Must apply to Care Credit first.
paws4acure.org/askforhelp. php

Onyx & Breezy Foundation
Financial assistance for vet care for families experiencing hardship. Must apply to Care Credit first. 
onyxandbreezy.org/grant-application.html

FluffyRX
Discount card for pet medication.
fluffyrx.com/r/lowincomerelief/

Dylan's Hearts
Financial assistance for animals in need of life-threatening, emergency care. Must have diagnosis and treatment plan with a good prognosis. 
dylanshearts.com/Animal-Medical-Bills-Eligibility.html

Friends and Vets Helping Pets
Financial assistance for pets with curable medical issues including broken bones and tumors. Online application required. 
friendsandvetshelpingpets.org/need-assitance/

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

Pit Bulls Against Misinformation
Emergency medical assistance for dogs of all breeds. Must be receiving public assistance and apply for Care Credit.  
pitbulltruth.org/programs/our-veterinary-fund/

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

Wells Fargo Health Advantage
Credit card for vet care (apply online).
retailservices.wellsfargo.com/wfha_patient.html

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