When your pet is ill your emotions may be in a tailspin and the potentially high cost of treatment may be compounding Veterinary Graphicyour feelings of sadness and despair. The following organizations offer financial assistance for those in need to help cover pet medical expenses. Application and eligibility requirements vary among the programs, so it’s a good idea to contact the organization directly for more details. Many times a single organization will not be able to cover the entire cost of treatment, so you may need to look at multiple resources.

National Assistance Programs

Brown Dog Foundation

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance (Cats only)

The Mosby Foundation (Dogs only. No emergency funds)

Onyx and Breezy Foundation

Paws 4 a Cure

The Pet Fund

Red Rover

Ohio Assistance Programs

The Bummer Fund (Columbiana, Trumbull and Mahoning counties)

Jake Brady Memorial Fund

The Tank Fund (Knox County residents)

Pets in Need (Cincinnati)

Give Pets a Chance