National Resources

Animal Law 101  Laws for humans that make the world a safer place for animals.

CareCreditextends a line of credit specifically for healthcare expenses (including veterinary bills). The site allows users to search for veterinarians in their area that accept CareCredit.

Friends & Vets Helping Pets was founded to assist families with financial limitations to pay for extraordinary veterinary expenses necessary to save a pet’s life. FVHP funds treatments for curable (lifesaving, not life prolonging) diseases such as tumors, broken bones, ambulatory care, expensive medication, or post-surgical prosthetics such as a K-9 cart. These treatments are not typically covered by most animal welfare groups. FVHP does not fund diagnostics or preventative measures like x-ray, ultrasound or MRI tests. 859-309-2043.

Home to Home is a website for people who need to rehome their beloved pets. Forms on website. 208-265-7297

Humane Society has a very comprehensive list of pet financial-aid organizations

Low cost spay/neuter clinics ASPCA My Pet Child – National Organizations that Offer Pet Financial Grants or Support. Oscar’s Cause Oscar’s Cause believes every animal deserves life. Oscar’s Cause is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) put into place to ensure that all animals can get the appropriate care that they need, so that no other animals or families have to suffer as Oscar and his family did. Apply online.

RedRover Safe Escape grant can help with emergency boarding

Rehome Sometimes we are faced with the heart wrenching decision to give up a pet. Rehoming your pet should be easy and stress free both for you and your pet. The experts at, the largest non-profit pet adoption website, has created a simple, reliable, free program to help you place your pet to a loving home.

Resource for veterinary hospitals/clinics for funding: The Veterinary Care Charitable Fund This program is part of The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF). The charitable arm of the AVMA. For over 50 years, the AVMF has been dedicated to embracing and advancing the well-being and medical care of animals. Charitable contributions and support to the Foundation help veterinarians care for animals.

Roses Fund for Animals (877) 505-4234 Funding. Other resources by states

Safe Havens are for Domestic Violence Victims

SafePlace for Pets On-site housing and Off-site housing for people and pets who need a safe escape from domestic violence.

Saf-T Shelters are equipped to accept families of domestic violence along with their pets. There is no guarantee that a shelter can help, so please check with each shelter regarding what pets are welcome and availability. Some shelters may also take out-of-state residents. 1-800-248-7729
Brown Dog Foundation is dedicated to maintaining the bond between pets and their families during times of financial crisis when their pet requires life-saving treatment or life-sustaining medications. The family must complete an “apply for assistance“survey online. This generates an email reviewed by a Case Manager within 24 hours.

The American Veterinary Medical Association lists accredited veterinary colleges on its website. Some veterinary schools may treat pets at a reduced cost. You would need to find a veterinary college near you and then contact them to inquire about their policies for treating personal pets.

The Mosby Foundation – Financial Aid apply online

The Pet Fund Apply online or call 916-503-0550

The RedRover Relief Program provides funding for urgent care. Apply online only.

The Riedel & Cody Fund – Cancer treatments for dogs and cats. This national fund can help with the costs. The application is online.


Suggest A Pet Assistance Organization – are we missing an agency that can help pets that belong to homeless people? We would really appreciate your help in building our Resource pages into a great source that the homeless everywhere can use.

Safe Place for Pets

For People and pets who need a safe escape from domestic violence.

A Safe Place for Pets



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Happy 100th Birthday, Betty!In honor of what would have been Betty White's 100th birthday, many are participating in the #BettyWhiteChallenge by donating to their favorite animal welfare charities. As many of you know, she was a huge animal lover and advocate throughout her life. We hope you will consider a donation to Feeding Pets of the Homeless to honor her dedication to animals today. Your donation helps pets belonging to the homeless get food and emergency medical care they need. Thank you for being a friend! ... See MoreSee Less
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A woman currently living in Houston, Texas is a Veteran housed in the HUD-VASH program.At this time, she is employed and does not receive any other government assistance and has transportation.She reached out to Feeding Pets of the Homeless for her service animal a 5-year-old Male Pit-bull named Mazi.Mazi was having some issues urinating so she took him to a vet for an exam. It was determined that Mazi has a total urinary blockage and would need surgery to save his life.An intake was completed and HUD-VASH verification was provided.We reached out to a Veterinary Hospital in the area for a surgery estimate. They provided and estimate and we approved.Surgery was completed on Mazi. Feeding Pets of the Homeless contributed $2,255 towards Mazi’s surgery. ... See MoreSee Less
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