Medical Assistance Fund


The PAWS Medical Assistance Fund is for eligible rescues/rescuers only. 


The minimum requirements to qualify for assistance:
  • Are an independent rescuer or a non-profit 501(c)(3) rescue.
  • Are registered with San Jose Animal Care Center (SJACC) to pull animals.
  • Took in an animal from SJACC (must have an “A” number) that is adoptable and that needs non-routine medical care.


If you do not meet the qualifications for this fund, please visit our Other Resources page for a listing of low-cost veterinary care and other helpful links.