Financial Assistance

The ACVIM Foundation does not fund individuals or veterinary medical bills.  The following organizations may be able to provide financial assistance for which the mission of the ACVIM Foundation does not.

National Programs

Ashley’s Angel Fund – provides monetary assistance for veterinary care to dog owners whose pet is facing a life-threatening condition.

The Assistance Dog United Campaignassists people with disabilities with finding funding to purchase service dogs.

Banfield Charitable Trust (BCT)assistance for struggling pet owners who are facing life-threatening, emergency veterinary situations and preventive care plans for pets and pet owners living on a fixed income.

Big Hearts Fund – funds cardiac conditions care

Canine Cancer Awareness – provides veterinary care for dogs with cancer whose families are financially unable to provide treatment.

Care Credit – provides no interest payment plans

Cats in Crisisassists with feline kidney, thyroid, cardiac, mobility and neurological-related medical conditions.

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Programassists with emergency care for low-income cat owners.

The Handicapped Pets Foundation – donates mobility equipment to pets in need.

Help-A-Petassists with medical care for companion animals owned by low-income individuals and families.

The Humane Society of the United States – provides guidance when faced with having trouble affording veterinary care

In Memory of Magic, or IMOM – assistance for life-threatening emergencies.

The Magic Bullet Fundassists with the cost of treatment for dogs with cancer.

Onyx and Breezy – provides grants for medical care

The Pet Fundassists with veterinary care.

Pets are Wonderful Support (PAWS) – provides for the comprehensive needs of companion animals for low-income seniors and people with HIV/AIDS and other disabling illnesses.

Red Rover Reliefassists with urgent veterinary care.

United States Department of Veterans Affairsfor Veterans who have service dogs, Title 38 Section 1714 enables veterans to ask their caseworkers to file VA Form 10-2641 in order to receive financial assistance for veterinary care of service animals.

Individual State Programs

The Humane Society of the United Stateslists pet assistance organizations in each state, including spay and neuter and basic care resources.