While the Special Care Foundation is able to treat animals that qualify for studies, we understand many families are seeking financial assistance to treat their family member with cancer. To assist, we have created this partial list of organizations that may be able to help.
The Acme Foundation – helping dogs in treatment at Clearlake Veterinary Clinic, in Lake County, CA.
Animal Care Foundation A community-based nonprofit organization in Englewood, CO that promotes the human-animal bond through programming that provides emotional, medical and financial support to help people and animals heal one another.
Brown Dog Foundation – helping dogs in TN only
Canine Cancer Awareness.org – Financial support and a fabulous supplement exchange program.
Cody’s Club Cody’s Club provides financial support for those who face radiation treatments on a limited income, and also emotional support services in the form of a hotline and in-person group that meets monthly.
IMOM – helping all pets in need of medical treatment. “To better the lives of sick, injured and abused companion animals. We are dedicated to insure that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged.” At this time, assistance is available only for emergency life-or-death situations.
Labrador Harbor – helping labs only in CA only
Land of Pure Gold – Assistance for Golden Retreiver working dogs with cancer
The Magic Bullet Fund – Nationwide financial assistance for people who have a dog with cancer but cannot afford treatment costs. Founded by Laurie Kaplan as a program within the non-profit Perseus Foundation, the Magic Bullet Fund gives dogs with cancer a fighting chance to survive.
The Pet Fund – helping dogs needing medical treatment, several week waiting period. The Pet Fund assists owners in covering medical costs beyond the normal expenses of vaccination, spay and neuter surgeries, food and routine veterinary care.
The Picasso Fund – Administered by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, the Picasso Veterinary Fund pays for lifesaving medical treatment for sick and injured animals transferred from NYC’s AC&C to other Alliance Participating Organizations (APOs) for adoption. These animals get treatment at affiliated veterinary centers to get back on their feet, and then are put up for adoption when they are healthy enough to be placed into a permanent home. Since 2003, hundreds of dogs and cats have received medical treatment paid for by the Fund.
Smiling Blue Skies On March 27, 2001, Blues lost his battle with lymphoma. In Blues’ memory, a special cancer fund has been set up through the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College Pet Trust Fund.
Special Needs Dobermans – helping senior and special needs Dobies