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Financial or domestic assistance

We realize that there are many different obstacles a family can face that affect how and if they can continue to care for their pet. We can’t always be the solution, but want you to know the following resources are also available to you.

Disaster emergency

Domestic violence
Foster homes for for people in need and in the military
Senior citizen
Veterinary care, including spay/neuter

Disaster or other emergency situations

Assistance is available through the American Red Cross, Twin Cities Chapter.

Domestic violence

Minnesota Alliance for Family and Animal Safety

Minnesota Domestic Violence Crisis Line


Helping Hands for Pets
For Western Wisc. residents

The Pet Project
Provides pet food and basic supplies

Veterinary Partners
Organizations that provide financial assistance for veterinary bills

Foster homes for pets of people in need and deployed soldiers

Guardian Angels for Soldiers’ Pets


United Way Twin Cities
211 or 800-543-7409

Senior citizens

Senior LinkAge Line

Veterinary care, including spay/neuter

Assistance is available and provided by various organizations.

In the event these alternative resources don’t address the circumstances you are experiencing with your pet, please review how to surrender your pet to Animal Humane Society. We are an open-admission animal welfare organization and will accept any animal for any reason.

Information provided by other organizations, including links to external websites, does not constitute endorsement by Animal Humane Society of the opinions, information, products or services of that organization