Veterinary and Financial Assistance


Local Organizations

Kings Canyon Veterinary Foundation

Kings Canyon Veterinary Foundation offers financial assistance for animal companion medical care to eligible individuals and families.
Address: 4696 E Kings Canyon Road, Fresno, CA 93702
Phone: 559-251-8482

Halo Café-Fresno County’s Pet Food Pantry

This pet food pantry exists to serve low-income families, elderly and homeless community members in an effort to keep pets with their people and out of the already overcrowded shelters.
Phone: 559-HALO-717

Local Low Cost Spay & Neuter, Vaccines, Microchip & Wellness

HOPE Animal Foundation

5490 W. Spruce Ave, Fresno, CA 93722, Phone: 559-271-0209, Email:

Valley Animal Center

3934 N. Hayston, Fresno, CA 93728, Phone: 559-233-8706

Fresno Humane Animal Services

760 W Nielsen Ave, Fresno CA 93706
Phone: 559-600-PETS (7387)

Valley Oak SPCA

9405 West Goshen Avenue, Visalia, CA, 93291
Phone: 559-741-1121

Central California SPCA

103 S. Hughes Ave, Fresno, CA 93706
Phone: 559-233-7722

National Organizations

Red Rover

Preserving the human-animal bond by providing financial assistance, resources and support to low-income individuals.

The RedRover Relief Urgent Care grant program helps animals who need urgent and emergency veterinary care. The typical grant is around $200, and is intended to fill a small gap in funding that is keeping an animal from care.

Paws 4 A Cure

Paws 4 A Cure is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families that are in need of non-routine veterinary financial assistance for their dog or cat. Paws 4 A Cure does not discriminate against breed, age, or diagnosis.

The maximum assistance available from Paws 4 A Cure is up to $500. This is a one-time grant.

The Pet Fund

Phone: 916-443-6007
The Pet Fund assists owners in covering medical costs beyond the normal expenses of vaccination, spay & neuter surgeries, food and routine veterinary care. Eligible pet owners can apply for a one-time grant.

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Care Credit

We offer veterinary and pet financing to help keep your most cherished family members in top shape.

CareCredit is accepted through a national network of more than 200,000 healthcare providers and health-focused retailers

Scratchpay - Simple, pet friendly payment plans.


Find a payment plan for immediate pet care at thousands of clinics. Scratchpay provides pet parents with simple friendly payment plans.

Online Fundraising: YouCaring

Get help for your pet through animal fundraising.

Service dogs

Financial Assistance for Service Dogs

California Department of Social Services


The Assistance Dog Special Allowance (ADSA) program provides a monthly payment of $50 to eligible persons who use a guide, signal, or service dog to help them with their disability-related needs. The allowance is to help pay the costs of food, grooming, and health care for the dog.

For Veterans with an Eligible Service Dog

Department of Veteran Affairs-Service Dogs


If it is determined that you are eligible for a service dog, the VA will pay for veterinary care and the equipment (e.g. harness and/or backpack) required for optimal use of the dog.