Financial Resources

Because our pets are a life-long commitment, it’s not unheard of for a dog or cat mom or dad to face financial hardship at some point in the life of their fur-children.

Fortunately, there IS help available! Below is a list of national and state-specific organizations that assist pet parents in need of financial assistance. These organizations understand that the very best place for a pet is with the family that loves them.

Indiana Resources for Pet Owners in Need:

Pet Food Resources:

Help with Medical Costs:

  • Pet Vet Express - in Dyer, Indiana: lots of package pricing for vaccinations, exams, flea/tick control, microchips, nail trimming, etc.)
  • The Monroe County Humane Association: - Bloomington (assistance for necessary veterinary medical care, discount vaccinations and microchips)

Spay / Neuter Help:

National Resources for Pet Owners in Need:

Breed Specific Resources:

  • CorgiAid: - Financial assistance for Corgi and Corgi-mixes
  • Labrador Lifeline: - Financial assistance for owners of Labrador Retrievers
  • Pit Bull Rescue Central: - resource for owners and caretakers of American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and any mixes thereof.
  • Special Needs Dobermans: - Financial assistance for senior and special needs Doberman Pinschers.

Cancer Resources:

Cat Resources:

Heart Disease:

Help with Medical Costs:

  • Care Credit: - Provides a line of credit to parents of pets in need of veterinary care. Online application.
  • Companion Bridge: - an online community for those with animals that require significant medical care to solicit physical, emotional, and financial help
  • For the Love of Alex, Inc.: - Work with reputable veterinary hospitals to establish funds for families who are unable to afford veterinary care for their beloved pet.
  • The Gandalf Fund: - financial assistance for working and retired assistance dogs in the event of catastrophic illness or accidental injury.
  • God’s Creatures Ministry Veterinary Charity
  • Harley’s Hope: - services for low-income pet owners, service animals, seniors, and pets living in short-term foster care.
  • Hearts United for Animals
  • The Onyx & Breezy Foundation - Spay and neuter programs, Rescue of animals from kill shelters, Food, medicine and supplies, Cancer Research, Medicine and equipment for military and police canines, Equipment for medical facilities, Puppy mill rescues and disaster relief, Shelters, rescues, foster groups and sanctuaries, Pets of individuals where medical hardship is present, Helping the dogs of veterans suffering from PTSD, Other endeavors that benefit the welfare of animals
  • Paws 4 A Cure - assistance with sick or injured dogs and cats.
  • The Pet Fund - nonprofit dedicated to funding veterinary care for those who could not afford it.
  • Pets of the Homeless: - pet food and veterinary care assistance for homeless
  • RedRover Relief - helps animals rescued from disasters or neglect, domestic violence victims seeking safety with their pets, and animals with life-threatening illnesses.
  • Rose’s Fund - to provide as much assistance to the people and pets who need it most.
  • Shakespeare Animal Fund - We help elderly, disabled and those whose total income does not exceed the current poverty guidelines to obtain emergency pet care.
  • Tipper & Squirt Care for Cushings Fund: - financial assistance for families struggling to pay medical care costs associated with Cushing’s disease.
  • Top Dog Foundation “Bentley Grant”: - for senior dogs
  • Vetary: - Provide simplified financing/credit to owners of pets needing veterinary care, instant online approval.

Help with Prescriptions:

Pet Recovery:

  • Petkey: - worldwide lost & found pet recovery database.Spay / Neuter Resources:
  • Friends of Animals: - Provides assistance and certificates for low-cost spay/neuter programs

Special Needs Pets:

  • HandicappedPets: - Support for handicapped and special needs pets.
  • Land of Pure Gold Foundation: - financial aid for Working Dogs (Assistance, Detection, Search & Rescue, Enforcement, Military and Animal-Assisted Therapy Dogs) who have been diagnosed with cancer.
  • The Mosby Fund - to assist in the care of critically sick, injured, abused and neglected dogs through financial support and public education.

Updated 10-01-19