National Places That Help

Welcome to our directory of National Places That Help Pets! If your favorite service isn’t listed, please let us know and we’ll gladly add. Sources for the below listings included DealspotDogingtonPost and Save Haven Humane Society.


  • Affordable Vet Referral Service: help pet owners find affordable solutions to their pet’s expensive treatments and surgeries
  • The Big Hearts Fund: diagnosis and treatment of canine and feline heart disease
  • Brodie Fund: feline cancer
  • Brown Dog Foundation: prescription medications
  • Canine Cancer Awareness
  • Care Credit: line of credit to parents of pets in need of veterinary care
  • Companion Bridge: an online community for those with animals that require significant medical care to solicit physical, emotional, and financial help
  • Dylan’s Hearts: provide families struggling financially with the funds necessary
    to move treatment forward in emergency or critical situations for the animals
  • Feline Emergency Veterinarian Assistance: financial assistance to cat and kitten guardians who are unable to afford veterinary services to save their companions when life-threatening illness or injury strikes
  • Fetch a Cure: support and assistance for pets with cancer
  • 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
  • Frankie’s Friends: save the lives of pets in need of lifesaving emergency and specialty veterinary care
  • Friends and Vets: assist families with financial limitations to pay for extraordinary veterinary expenses necessary to save a pet’s life
  • 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 fund
  • GoFund My Pet:  crowdfunding website for people to fundraise for their pet’s vet bills; works for care at any veterinary clinic in the U.S.
  • HandicappedPets:  support for handicapped and special needs pets
  • Harley’s Hope: services for low-income pet owners, service animals, seniors, and pets living in short-term foster care
  • Hope Mending Hearts: provides grants to pet owners whose animals need urgent medical care, have been diagnosed by a vet, and have a good prognosis
  • Jake Brady Memorial Fund: financial support to companion animals in need for the prevention and treatment of major health ailments
  • Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation: for pets under the care of a board-certified veterinary oncologist
  • 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
  • Magic Bullet Fund: cancer specific
  • The Mosby Fund: financial assistance for dogs in need of critical care
  • The Onyx & Breezy Foundation: helps animals rescued from disasters or neglect, domestic violence victims seeking safety with their pets, and animals with life-threatening illnesses
  • Paws 4 A Cure: dedicated to helping families that are in need of non-routine veterinary financial assistance for their dog or cat
  • Pet Assistance: emergency assistance to longtime pet owners whose companion animals have been diagnosed with an urgent medical issue that they cannot afford
  • Pet Chow Pantry: provides food, treats, and sometimes cat litter to pet owners in challenging financial circumstances
  • Pets of the Homeless: focused on feeding and providing emergency veterinary care to pets of the homeless
  • The Perseus Foundation: support for pets diagnosed with cancer
  • The Pet Fund: helps provide access to medical care
  • Red Paw Emergency: assisting displaced pets and their people
  • The Riedel & Cody Fund: for pets suffering with cancer
  • RedRover Relief: financial assistance; must prove denial of Care Credit
  • Rose’s Fund: assistance to the people and pets who need it most
  • Shakespeare Animal Fund: help elderly, disabled and those whose total income does not exceed the current poverty guidelines to obtain emergency pet care
  • Scratchpay: line of credit to parents of pets in need of veterinary care
  • Starfleet Canine Aid Foundation: dedicated to helping dogs in need
  • 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
  • Tripawds: grants to low-income and economically disadvantaged pet owners whose dog or cat needs to undergo an amputation procedure
  • Vetary: simplified financing/credit to owners of pets needing veterinary care
  • Violet’s Friends: provides financial assistance to pet owners for surgeries, therapies, urgent or critical veterinary care, and mobility solutions that can’t otherwise afford
  • Wally Foundation: provide financial assistance to the owners of canine epileptics and dog rescue groups to obtain medications and veterinary services
  • Waggle: a pet-dedicated crowdfunding platform that partners directly with leading veterinary providers to help pet


  • Bialy’s Wellness Foundation: helps families and rescue organizations care for pets with special needs, particularly those with mobility issues from paralysis, amputation, neurological or birth defects, and other diagnosed ailments
  • Branfield Foundation: supporting nonprofit organizations that provide veterinary assistance to pet owners and work to keep pets in homes with their families
  • Pup Package: donates essentials to dog foster and rescue groups to help reduce their out-of-pocket expenses on order to increase the rate of adoption
  • Second Chance Grants: financial assistance to help offset the costs of rescuing animals who are homeless or the victims of human cruelty


A more exhaustive list is available from Vet Specialists.


A more exhaustive list is available from 2nd Chance 4 Pups