Veterinary assistance

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Find low-cost veterinary resources and financial assistance with veterinary care. 

Local resources

In addition to researching the resources below, you may also want to call veterinarians in your community to see if they offer discounts or reduced-fee specials.

Kindest Cut Clinic at Animal Humane Society
Low-cost spay, neuter and specialty surgeries, wellness services, and dental care for cats, dogs, and rabbits belonging to families with limited means or nonprofit rescues and shelters
763-489-7729

Companion Animal Ministry
Vaccination clinics offered twice per year
612-788-2444

Helping Hands for Pets
For Wisconsin residents
715-781-8505

Little Kitchen Food Shelf
A no-boundaries, no-restrictions food shelf serving Northeast Minneapolis and beyond
612-788-2444

Mission Animal Hospital
A high-quality, full-service veterinary clinic with a sliding fee scale for clients with limited means
952-938-1237

People and Pets Together
Located in South Minneapolis, People and Pets Together provides pet food and supplies

United Methodist Church
Vaccination clinic
First Sunday of the month, 3–6 p.m.
612-871-5303

ValueCare Vet
Affordable full-service veterinary clinic in Chaska
952-217-4365

National organizations

Brown Dog Foundation
For qualified applicants that require life-saving treatment/medication

CareCredit
Provides financing options for treatments and procedures that typically are not covered by insurance

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

Frankie's Friends
Works directly with veterinarians, does not accept funding requests directly from pet families

Onyx and Breezy Foundation
Medical treatment for hardship

Paws 4 a Cure
Provides financial assistance to qualified families throughout the United States

Red Rover
Provides emergency animal sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance, and education

Shakespeare Animal Fund
Assistance for qualified applicants (elderly, disabled, below poverty guidelines) with pet emergencies

The Dog & Cat Cancer Fund
Grants for pets diagnosed with malignant cancer for qualified individuals

The Pet Fund
Dedicated to funding veterinary care for pet owners who can't afford it

The Magic Bullet
Cancer-specific assistance

The Mosby Foundation
Assists in the care of critically sick, injured, abused, and neglected dogs through financial support and public education

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

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.

For caring, compassionate advice and resources to address all your animal concerns.

Contact the Pet Helpline