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Financial Aid - VET CARE

Postby mpetva2 » Thu May 22, 2008 8:09 pm

Here is a list of what I have:

American Animal Hospital Association
http://www.aahahelpingpets.org/how_it_works.html
The heartbreak happens all too often. A pet owner is unable to afford treatment and their sick or injured companion animal pays the price. If the owner is elderly, disabled or on a fixed income, the cost of care may be too much of a stretch for their pocketbook. Perhaps they have been victimized by crime, property loss or a job layoff and are experiencing a temporary financial hardship making it too difficult to afford pet care. And some animals, brought to clinics by Good Samaritans, don't have an owner to pay for treatment. Whatever the situation, the fact remains the same: When sick or injured animals are unable to receive veterinary care, they suffer. 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."

Angels 4 Animals
http://www.angels4animals.org/
"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. At Angels4Animals we believe that animal owners should not have to say goodbye to the animals that they love. Our work is accomplished in conjunction with veterinary clinics across the country, eager to assist as many animals, and their owners, as possible. Our services range from financial aid to complete treatment to those pets and pet owners in need."

Care Credit
http://www.carecredit.com/
A credit card company for health care, including veterinary care. "CareCredit, the leader in patient/client financing, has helped more than 3 million patients/clients get the treatment or procedures they needed and wanted. With a comprehensive range of plan options, for treatment or procedure fees from $1 to over $25,000, we offer a plan and a low monthly payment to fit comfortably into almost every budget."

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance (FVEAP)
www.fveap.org/sys-tmpl/door
"The NEED & The HELP: Seniors, People with disabilities, People who have lost their job, Good Samaritans who rescue a cat or kitten - any of these folks may need financial assistance to save a beloved companion." The Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization that provides financial assistance to cat and kitten guardians who are unable to afford veterinary services to save their companions when life-threatening illness or injury strikes.

Help-A-Pet
http://www.help-a-pet.org/apply.html
"Our efforts focus on serving the elderly, the disabled, and the working poor. For lonely seniors, physically/mentally challenged individuals and children of working parents, pets represent much more than a diversion."

IMOM
http://www.imom.org/
"Mission Statement:
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."

The Pet Fund
thepetfund.com
"The Pet Fund is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care. Often animals are put down or suffer needlessly because their owners cannot afford expensive surgery or emergency vet visits. Companion animal owners must often make the difficult decision to put an animal down or neglect urgent medical needs because of the costs involved. The purpose of the Pet Fund is to work towards a future where decisions about companion animal medical care need never be made on the basis of cost."

United Animal Nations
http://www.uan.org/index.cfm?navid=28
"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."

Groups Who are Breed or Injury Specific:

Corgi Aid
http://www.corgiaid.org/

Dachshunds Needing IVDD surgery
members.rushmore.com/~dds/applyforhelp.htm

HandicappedPets.com
www.handicappedpets.com/Articles/help/
"From time to time, HandicappedPets.com recognizes a caretaker of handicapped pets that need some special attention, and a little extra help. There are those who are so selflessly dedicated to their animal families that they give up a little more than they can afford."

Labrador Lifeline
www.labradorlifeline.org/success/2005-abbey.htm

LabMed: Rx For Rescued Labs
www.labmed.org/aid_main.html

Please let us know how it works out. I love GSD's. We had one for 14 yrs.
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Postby mpetva2 » Thu May 22, 2008 8:14 pm

forgot to add this one:

http://www.themosbyfoundation.org/what.html

The Mosby Foundation:

Our Mission Statement:
The Mosby Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable purposes, to assist in the care of sick, injured, abused and neglected dogs through financial support and public education.

It's really very simple. A rescue group, foster person, shelter or vet has a dog that requires medical care and there aren't sufficient funds for that treatment. The Mosby Foundation is contacted by a licensed veterinarian with case details. Our Board decides whether we can help, and if so, how.

The Mosby
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Postby elegy » Fri May 23, 2008 6:13 pm

for orthopedic stuff or for service dogs with any health issues, Orthodogs Silver Lining Foundation http://www.oslf.org/ though they're pretty short on cash at the moment and in serious need of donations.
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Postby americanpitbull » Tue Jul 01, 2008 4:10 am

great post!
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Postby mpetva2 » Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:21 pm

PIT BULL FINANCIAL HELP:

http://www.pbrc.net/fund/financial.html

Financial Assistance Additional Resources
Do you have a Pit Bull or Pit Bull mix in need? Whether you are a rescuer, foster home, shelter or Pit Bull owner, we may be able to help. Please choose the link below that best fits your situation.

Rescue or Shelter
Rescuer/Foster care
Dog Owner
Spay/Neuter
Hurricane Katrina Resources

Guidelines for Fund Expenditures*

Provide medical treatment to needy Pit Bulls within certain guidelines
Help Pit Bull friendly rescue groups

Assist in purchase of necessary equipment for rescuing or training
In special circumstances food purchases and temporary boarding of dogs up for adoption
In special circumstances, requests may be granted for dogs that need transportation, only when dog is being transported from foster/shelter/rescue to a permanent adoptive home.
Professional temperament evaluation in special circumstances

Spay/Neuter Assistance
All requests for disbursement of funds will be reviewed by PBRC's Fund Committee. While PBRC cannot usually cover the entire cost of the requested aid due to limited funding, we do weigh each situation carefully and try to assist whenever we can.

PBRC does not receive any government funding. Our organization consists solely of volunteers. Our support comes directly from generous people located all over the world and goes directly to the Pit Bulls and Pit Bull mixes who need it most.

Words will never be enough to express our deep appreciation for the many people who share our dedication to this breed by supporting our efforts to help needy Pit Bulls by donate their time, money and love to save these wonderful dogs. We thank our donors.

Please contact PBRC fund committee with any questions or for further information: fundcommittee@pbrc.net
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the folks at PBRC have emailed me twice once for additional

Postby wdninjn » Wed Feb 18, 2009 7:45 am

and some pix of my girl for their files,cant blame them shes hecka purty,seriously if feel good about them, i went to some of the others suggested and got like out of service notices on a couple ,im sorry i cant rmber which was trying to go too fast and didnt keep notes thank you to everyone here at pitbull forum there are some beutiful people here thank GOD for yall ,ive been making rosy watch rascal reruns and walace videos to get her phsyced up i think she has a thing for walace
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Postby wdninjn » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:17 am

rosy goes to the vet this tues ,this guy is a friend of the local karate instructor's hope he takes us on.Rosy tried to chase a squirrel today when I carried her out to the front yard I set her on the grass, she saw a squirrel and took off ,for a second it was like she forgot she is broken,or just decided it doesnt matter
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Re: Financial Aid - VET CARE

Postby Maven » Wed Aug 12, 2009 1:58 pm

Used Carecredit for a luxating patella
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