Is your pet ill? Are you dealing with financial hardship and struggling to care for your pet? The Connecticut Humane Society offers reduced-fee veterinary care at the Fox Memorial Clinic and a free Pet Food Pantry to pet owners in need.
If you need additional assistance, or resources that are in a different part of the state, check out other programs below. CHS is not affiliated with these organizations. You will need to contact them directly to find out if you qualify for services.
Provides veterinary assistance for those who are in financial hardship or victims of domestic abuse. Grants are awarded based on need, qualifications, and urgency.
A pet food pantry in Canton, CT, that offers pet food at no charge and is open on Mondays and Tuesdays. Call for more information.
Pets of the Homeless
Provides connections to free supplies, food, and clinic services in the area to care for pet companions of the homeless.
The Pet Fund
Provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need non-urgent, non-basic veterinary care and cannot afford expensive surgeries or medical treatments.
Provides one-time grants up to $200 to pet owners in financial need. This funding can only be applied to veterinary treatment that is non-routine and non-emergency.
Bow Wow Buddies Foundation
Provides grants of up to $2,500 for certain serious conditions and emergency services.
Provides grants of up to $1,500 for owned pets in need of lifesaving emergency or specialty veterinary care.
Paws 4 a Cure
Provides grants of up to $500 for veterinary care for illnesses and injury treatment which also includes medication, insulin, Heartworm positive treatment and medical equipment such as wheelchairs.
STARelief and Pet Assistance
Provides grants of $100-$500 for emergency medical care and end-of-life services.
Hope Mending Hearts
Provides grants of $100-$200 for animals who need immediate veterinary care.
The Mosby Foundation
Provides grants for non-emergency, non-routine medical care.
The Magic Bullet Fund
Assists with fundraising for non-emergency cancer treatment for pets.
Visit the CareCredit website to find a list of hospitals that accept CareCredit. The Fox Memorial Clinic does not currently accept care credit.
Visit GoFundMe.com or Waggle.org to set up a crowdfunding page to fundraise for your pet’s medical expenses.
Visit this link for a listing of low-fee spay/neuter clinics and programs in CT.