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Veterinary assistance

Minnesota law* makes it unlawful for Animal Humane Society to practice veterinary medicine on animals not owned by our organization. Please consider the programs listed below.

Local organizations

Animal Care Foundation
A non-profit organization that provides free veterinary care to blind, disabled or elderly people with limited financial resources.

Companion Animal Ministry
Vaccination clinics, twice per year
(612) 788-2444

Helping Hands for Pets
For Wisc. residents
(715) 781-8505

Little Kitchen Food Shelf
(612) 788-2444

Mission Animal Hospital
A high quality full-service veterinary clinic with a sliding fee scale for clients with limited means.

The Pet Project
Provides pet food and supplies

United Methodist Church
Vaccination clinic
1st Sunday of the month. 4-7 p.m.
(612) 871-5303

You may also want to call veterinarians in your community to see if they offer discounts or reduced-fee specials.

National organizations

American Animal Hospital Association Helping Pets Fund
Owner must be on food stamps, unemployment, SSI, TANF, Medicaid or temporary financial hardship

Angels 4 Animals
Program Guardian Angel
(916) 941-9119

Canine Cancer Awareness

Cats in Crisis

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program
Owner must be on Medicaid, Medicare, welfare or public assistance program, disability or unemployment


(630) 986-9504

The Pet Fund
(916) 443-6007

United Animal Nations LifeLine Grants
Personal disaster (flood, fire, domestic violence, etc.) and life-saving veterinary services
(916) 429-2457

The Magic Bullet
Cancer specific assistance

The Mosby Foundation
(540) 939-4035

Please note: Each organization listed is independently operated and not affiliated with Animal Humane Society unless otherwise noted. Animal Humane Society cannot act as a clearinghouse for such organizations and has no authority over their respective policies, procedures or fee structures.

[Minnesota statutes § 156.11 and § 156.12 (subd. 1, 2)]

Animal Humane Society locations


4375 Hwy. 55 S.E.
Buffalo, MN 55313
(763) 390-3647

Operating hours

Coon Rapids

1411 Main St. N.W.
Coon Rapids, MN 55448
(763) 862-4030

Operating hours

Golden Valley

845 Meadow Ln. N.
Golden Valley, MN 55422
(763) 522-4325

Operating hours

St. Paul

1115 Beulah Ln.
St. Paul, MN 55108
(651) 645-7387

Operating hours


9785 Hudson Rd.
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 730-6008

Operating hours

  • Administration
    (763) 522-4325
  • Animal Admissions
    (763) 412-4969
  • Pet Behavior Helpline
    (763) 489-2202
  • Boarding
    (763) 489-2222
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