|Purred: Thu Dec 25, '08 1:25pm PST |
|Updated List of Organizations that may help with vet bills. Lack of funding has limited them greatly, some are out of business.
A credit card company for health care, including veterinary care. "Care Credit, the leader in patient/client financing, has helped more than 3 million patients/clients get the treatment or procedures they needed and wanted. Large range of plan options, for treatment or procedure fees from $1 to over $25,000, they offer a plan and a low monthly payment to fit comfortably into almost every budget."
For life threatening emergencies -- only
for needed medical care
helps animals who face being euthanized due to financial hardship
Due to a decline in donations our grant amounts will be $75 - 100
To qualify, your annual income must be below $20,000 for an individual household or $40,000 for a family household (amount varies upon the number of dependents)
ALL applicants are REQUIRED to contact The Pet Fund by phone BEFORE applying for funding. Call 916-443-6007. This way, we can ensure that all applicants are aware of both the current wait list time and the eligibility requirements for applying for financial assistance.
Grants are $100-$300
a. LifeLine Rescue Grant: To help a rescued animal that has been recently (within one month) taken from a life-threatening situation.
b. LifeLine Individual Grant: To help pets with a responsible owner who cannot afford the cost of urgent and lifesaving care.
no funds for assistance as of Dec 20008
no funding until approx. 2010
Financia l assistance for the U.K.