Links and resources are provided for information only -- our listing them here does not imply endorsement.  Additional low cost spay/neuter options are listed under Programs/DeSex in the City.  

If you are faced with extraordinary veterinary bills for your pet, the following organizations may be able to help.

Please read their information carefully as each group has its own guidelines and requirements.

Animal Health Foundation

Animal Friends Rescue

Benny's Pet Foundation

Big Hearts Fund

Binky Foundation

Brown Dog Foundation

Canine Cancer Awareness

Care Credit
A credit card company for health care, including veterinary care. With a comprehensive range of plan options, for treatment or procedure fees from $1 to over $25,000, they offer a plan and a low monthly payment to fit comfortably into almost every budget.

Cats in Crisis

Day by Day Pet Support Group
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P.O. Box 633, Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Day by Day Pet Support Group is a pet support group for people with terminally or critically ill pets. They do offer grants to pet parents who are in financial need. Grants are based solely on need of pet parent.

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance (FVEAP)
Seniors, people with disabilities, people who have lost their jobs, good samaritans who rescue a cat or kitten -- any of these folks may need financial assistance to save a beloved companion.

God's Creatures Ministry
This fund helps pay for veterinarian bills for those who need help.

Good Sam Club

Dedicated to ensure that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.

The Mosby Foundation

The Pet Fund
The Pet Fund is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care.

Pets D.C.
Available to: residents of DC who have HIV/AIDS. Assistance: Provides public health education, exercise, pet foods, veterinary care, grooming, fostering and adoption services.

Pit Bull Rescue Central
Available to: shelter organizations, foster care givers, rarely individuals whose personal animals are in need. Assistance: medical treatment and S/N funding. Guidelines online.

RedRover Relief (with a link to - RedRover Relief provides financial assistance grants and additional resources so pet owners and rescuers can care for animals who need urgent veterinary care. Visit for eligibility requirements and application. RedRover also offers financial assistance for victims of domestic violence and their pets. To learn more about this program, visit's Review of Pet Insurance Companies
The research team compiled a list of 22 pet insurance companies and then selected 12 of the best to review based on 52 pet insurance features.

Rose's Fund for Animals
Through tax-exempt donations, Rose's Fund provides assitance in paying veterinary bills for emergency and life-threatening illnesses, injuries, and conditions where there is true need on the part of the pet owner.

United Animal Nations Lifeline Fund