Does anyone know any way to help funding for my dogs sugery?
I love my chow chow camil she's 10 years old and I love her with all of my heart. She has a tumer and I don't have much money. Is there organizations that help or vets who help animals in need but with little money? (In the sacramento, CA area)
- Bonzie12Lv 71 decade agoBest Answer
This information is primarily for individuals with companion animals in a permanent home, but some of them also help rescue organizations for individual animals, or help handicapped people purchase, train, and care for service animals. Perhaps this list of organizations that will help with emergency vet bills may be able to help you in times when the determining factor in saving your pet's life is the ability to pay an unexpected or costly vet bill.
Note: These organizations help only in EMERGENCY situations such as accidental injuries requiring immediate care, or long term health problems requiring surgery or ongoing treatment, such as orthopedic repairs or chemotherapy for animals with cancer. They are not for people who can't or won't provide basic care for their pets.
Most of these organizations also accept donations, and many are tax deductible, so if you are able, these would be worthy causes to donate to, where your donation will go directly to help an animal in need.
AAHA Helping Pets Fund
As the benevolent arm of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Foundation, the AAHA Helping Pets Fund helps those in need access quality veterinary care for their sick or injured pets. They raise funds and award grants supporting veterinary care for pets that have been abandoned or whose owners are experiencing financial hardship.
Angels 4 Animals
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 they believe that animal owners should not have to say goodbye to the animals that they love. Their work is accomplished in conjunction with veterinary clinics across the country, eager to assist as many animals, and their owners, as possible. The services offered range from financial aid to complete treatment to those pets and pet owners in need.
Animal Cancer Therapy Subsidization Society
The Animal Cancer Therapy Subsidization Society is a registered charity in Alberta, Canada that is devoted to making cancer treatment for pets a reality. The Lucky Moffat Memorial Fund (in loving memory of a very special dog), was developed by ACTSS to insure that all pets, can receive cancer therapies, regardless of their owner's income.
The Assistance Dog United Campaign
Operated in association with The Assistance Dog Institute, this nonprofit helps people with disabilities find funding to purchase service dogs. Phone: 800 284-DOGS (3647)
Canine Cancer Awareness Org
Canine Cancer Awareness (CCA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting canine cancer. They help sponsor the veterinary costs of dogs diagnosed with cancer for those families in financial need who would not otherwise be able to afford treatment. You can help sponsor these dogs too!
When facing radiation for your companion animal, this group may be able to make a tough decision easier. Cody’s Club provides financial support for those who face radiation treatments on a limited income, and also emotional support services in the form of a hotline and in-person group that meets monthly.
Good Sam Fund
The Good Sam Fund is administered by MedVet in Worthington, Ohio. Call 614-846-5800 or see their rules on who qualifies for help with vet bills.
Handicapped Pet Help Fund
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. This special fund is used to provide support to those people.
HelpAPet.org helps with vet bills for pets of the physically and mentally challenged, the elderly on fixed incomes, and children of the poor. Proof of income is required, and the pet owner must pay as much of the bill as they can to show the pet owner's committment to the well being of their pet. 100% of every dollar donated goes directly to the veterinarian or medical care giver who is treating the animal.
Every day, folks just like you list and support the causes (big or small) that they care about most. Over 24,367 organizations have been listed at iGive.com, with 10 - 20 added every day! Any cause in the U.S. or Canada qualifies, and 501(c)3 nonprofit status is not required. Once your cause is registered with them, they will donate up to 26% of every purchase you make to the cause you designate when you shop online at over 680 brand name stores.
IMOM (an acronym for "In Memory of Magic")
The mission of this group is to help people help pets. They are dedicated to insuring that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged. This is an all volunteer 501(c)3 charity.
The Magic Bullet Fund
The Magic Bullet Fund helps people who have a dog with cancer bu
- 4 years ago
Your little dog will be fine, I had to monitor four surgeries a day and nothing bad ever happened. Having lumps removed is possibly the simplest procedure as well! They will be sedated and fall asleep slowly and a tube will be put in their esophagus to keep them asleep. After everything is done with the surgery, they will turn off the anesthesia and your dog will wake up slowly, possibly cry but this is very normal for every dog after waking up. And somebody will be watching the dog recover the whole time!
- Anonymous1 decade ago
like what the other people were saying. but if you think about it, if shes 10 years old with a brain tumor, would you risk her life with that? she might not survive the surgery. Maybe a shelter??( for the money)
Good Luck and May God be with you!!
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Go to this site - they have links for 19 different organizations for assistance with vet bills.
Good luck & try them all.
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- 1 decade ago
Try Action for Animals!! They have helped people with pets that have problems and such.Source(s): Im a vet Tech and we refeer many people to them if they need help.
- Nekkid Truth!Lv 71 decade ago
try a veterinary university.. often its cheaper than a regular vet since its students that are learning.
also try www.imom.org and www.carecredit.com (you will have to apply for carecredit before applying for imom)
- 1 decade ago
You could try sending out letters to friends or family members telling them your situation. Maybe they might donate for his surgery.