Financial Assistance for Old Dogs


Many older dogs are left with shelters or put to sleep because the owners are unable to pay to keep them healthy. Hopefully one of these great sites can help and you will not have to make that very hard decision. Please remember to help support these sites when ever possible so they can continue there great work.

Angels4Animals - a non-profit organization and a program of Inner Voice Community Services, has a mission to serve as the guardian angel of animals whose caretakers find themselves in difficult financial situations.

AAHA Helping Pets Fund - Through the AAHA Helping Pets Fund, veterinary care is possible for sick or injured pets even if they have been abandoned or if their owner is experiencing financial hardship.

Help-A-Pet - Established in 1999, HELP-A-PET is a nonprofit organization with a single purpose: to provide financial assistance nationwide for the medical care of pets whose owners are unable to afford the expense.

Feline Outreach - The founders wanted to form an organization dedicated to providing caregivers the educational and financial assistance necessary to care for their cats.

God's Creatures Ministry's Veterinary Charity Fund - helps people with veterinary services who need financial assistance. We are always in need for donations since the requests are many and we are often not able to provide the help we would like.

IMOM - "Helping people help pets". To better the lives of sick, injured and abused companion animals. We are dedicated to insure that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.

LifeLine Crisis Relief - When an unexpected personal disaster affects a family, LifeLine Crisis Relief grants can provide financial assistance to help families provide for their pets' immediate needs.

Magic Bullet Fund - Canine cancer treatment requires a substantial outlay of financial resources. Many dog owners cannot support such a large unanticipated outlay. To offer help to such individuals and their dogs, The Magic Bullet Fund provides financial assistance to pay for canine cancer treatments and medicines when the owners cannot.

Piggers' Pals - A Foundation of Hope is a nonprofit organization that was designed to assist families in need seek specialty level care for their pets.

The Bearen Foundation - We believe that financial circumstances should not determine whether a beloved family member lives or dies.

The pet fund - The Pet Fund is a registered 501(c) 3 nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need veterinary care. Often animals are put down or suffer needlessly because their owners cannot afford expensive surgery or medical treatment. Companion animal owners must often make the difficult decision to put an animal down or neglect medical needs because of the costs involved.

The Pet Samaritan - Fund provides financial assistance to Utah pet owners unable to afford medical care for their pet(s).

Shakespeare Animal Fund - founded after chairperson Jennifer Webb lost her beloved Cocker Spaniel, Shakespeare, after a very costly illness. In his memory she established this fund to help others who might face financial problems while trying to save their pet.

Tails of Hope - Foundation, Inc. (“Tails of Hope”) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the field of veterinary medicine and helping to eradicate cancer and other life-threatening diseases affecting companion animals. Programs from trails of hope include:

  • Sponsor-A-Pet™ Program. Under the Sponsor-A-Pet™ Program, Tails of Hope underwrites the cost of veterinary care for companion animals suffering from cancer or other life-threatening diseases whose owners cannot afford to pay for such care.
  • Quality-of-Life Program. Tails of Hope’s Quality-of-Life Program undertakes such projects as the establishment of meditation gardens and comfort rooms at veterinary hospitals, respite care programs to assist individuals in caring for ailing companion animals and the donation of much needed food, equipment and other supplies to both individuals and veterinary hospitals.

United Animal Nations - The mission of LifeLine is to help homeless or recently rescued animals suffering from life-threatening conditions that require specific and immediate emergency veterinary care. We strive to serve Good Samaritans and rescue groups who take in sick or injured animals. In certain cases, LifeLine can also assist senior citizens and low-income families pay for immediate emergency veterinary care.

Breed Specific Assistance

Corgi Aid

Assistance for Senior Citizens

Lollypop Farm - Senior Citizen Pet Assistance provides financial assistance to seniors on fixed incomes who wish to continue living at home with a pet who is often their sole companion. A Pet Food Bank is maintained and can provide food on an emergency basis.

Franklin County Dog Shelter - Ohio - This program provides assistance to older adults who are having financial difficulty providing adequate food and medical care for their pets.