Low Cost Spay/Neuter

Silicon Valley & Santa Clara Programs

Proper Practices for Colony/TNR Management

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Veterinary Care

Emergency veterinary care can be costly. These national organizations provide funds to those in need.

  • AAHA Helping Pets Fund (www.aahahelpingpets.org) – This fund helps those in need access quality veterinary care for sick or injured pets. Grants temporarily suspended but will begin again in July 2009.
  • Angels4Animals (www.angels4animals.org) – Friends or veterinarians use the “contact us” page to refer an animal family in need of financial assistance.
  • CareCredit (www.carecredit.com) – Offers a revolving line of credit for veterinary expenses.
  • Cats in Crisis (www.catsincrisis.org) – Helps individuals and humane organizations care for cats with chronic or emergency medical conditions through financial and fundraising assistance. Grants temporarily suspended, but check often for re-up date.
  • Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program (www.fveap.org/sys-tmpl/door/) – This program 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 (www.help-a-pet.org) – Help-A-Pet provides financial assistance nationwide for the medical care of pets whose owners are unable to afford the expense; for individuals with income below $20,000 or a family income below $40,000.
  • IMOM (www.imom.org) – Financial assistance for life-threatening and emergency veterinary care. IMOM is dedicated to ensuring that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.
  • The Pet Fund (www.thepetfund.com) – Provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care.
  • United Animal Nations (www.uan.org/lifeline/index.html) – LifeLine grants help Good Samaritans, animal rescuers and low-income families with the high cost of caring for pets by providing grants to meet emergency veterinary expenses they otherwise couldn’t afford.
  • San Francisco – Pets Are Wonderful Support (www.pawssf.org) – Provides for the comprehensive needs of companion animals for low-income persons with HIV/AIDS and other disabling illnesses, as well as senior citizens in the San Francisco area.

Shelters & Animal Search Sites

San Jose Animal Care & Services
Pet Harbor
Pet Finder
PETS911
1-800-Save-A-Pet


Additional Adoption Listings