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Financial Assistance Resources

The following is a list of resources that offer financial assistance for pet owners who are struggling to pay for care for their pet, as well as senior citizens, people with disabilities and people who are seriously ill. This includes national resources that provide assistance in the Midwest, and Minnesota-specific resources. Mission Animal Hospital is not directly affiliated with any organization listed below. 

General Assistance for a Veterinary Care

  • RedRover Relief Urgent Care Grants fund urgent, life-saving veterinary care anywhere in the United States. 

  • The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation® is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping sick and injured dogs by funding urgent medical care and aiding with veterinary bills for serious conditions. 

  • Frankie’s Friends is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to finding cures and saving pets with cancer and other life-threatening conditions. National Frankie’s Friend Fund provides financial support for lifesaving emergency or specialty treatment. Frankie’s Friends also works with other funds to provide support for pets needing treatment and care.

  • The Pet Fund works only on non-basic, non-urgent care. This category includes medical needs such as cancer treatment, heart disease, chronic conditions, endocrine diseases, eye diseases, etc. 

  • The Mosby Foundation provides financial assistance for non-routine medical care for sick, abused and neglected dogs. 

  • For the Love of Alex provides emergency funding for life-saving veterinary care of low-income families. 

  • Brown Dog Foundation provides assistance for sick pets that would likely respond to treatment. 

  • Onyx & Breezy Foundation provides funding and support to Pets of individuals where medical hardship is present. 

  • Paws 4 A Cure provides assistance with veterinary care for all illnesses and injury treatment which also includes medication, insulin, Heartworm positive treatment and medical equipment such as wheelchairs. 

  • Shakespeare Animal Fund provides the essential funding to ensure that the elderly, disabled, returning veterans, and low income families can afford to pay for emergency care. 

  • STARelief’s goal is to reduce the number of pets that are left behind or surrendered to local animal shelters, and to work toward a future where decisions about providing food or medical care for pets are never made on the basis of cost. 

  • Dylan’s Hearts provides funding for those seeking assistance for one animal in need of urgent medical care. 

  • The mission of the Tipper and Squirt Care for Cushing's Fund, Inc. is to financially aid families who are struggling to pay their dogs' medical costs associated with the diagnosis and treatment of this complex disease.

 

Help for Pets with Cancer
  • The Magic Bullet Fund provides financial assistance for tumor removal and certain types of chemotherapy for lymphoma. 

  • The Live Like Roo Foundation offers grants, care packages, special experiences and more to help pets and their families get through cancer diagnoses. 

  • Canine Cancer Awareness works to spread awareness of canine cancer and offers assistance for owners of dogs with cancer. 

  • Frankie’s Friends is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to finding cures and saving pets with cancer and other life-threatening conditions. National Frankie’s Friend Fund provides financial support for lifesaving emergency or specialty treatment. Frankie’s Friends also works with other funds to provide support for pets needing treatment and care. 

  • The Mosby Foundation PetCo Canine Cancer Assistance Fund helps offset that cost to qualifying applicants. 

  • The Pie Fund provides financial assistance to help make quality veterinary care available for companion animals suffering from cancer.  

  • The Riedel Cody Fund provides matching grants to pets with a confirmed cancer diagnosis from a board-certified veterinary oncologist. 

Help for Cats with Diabetes
  • Diabetic Cats in Need provides assistance to keep diabetic cats in their original homes, regardless of the income level of their caregivers. 

 

Donated Dog Wheelchairs
  • The Handicapped Pets foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to the health and well-being of elderly, disabled, and injured pets. They donate new or reconditioned wheelchairs to pets-in-need.

Breed-Specific Assistance

 

Crowdfunding Platforms
  • Waggle is a crowdfunding model. Its power exists in collaboration – they work side by side with pet owners to create and run fundraisers. 100% of fundraised funds go directly to your pet’s care. https://waggle.org/  **Hover over the Add a Pet bar, then click “Add your pet to Waggle”

Mission Animal Hospital

10100 Viking Drive Suite 150

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: 952-938-1237

Email: info@missionah.org

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