Humane Advocacy Resources
There are times when families with companion animals experience financial hardships and they feel that they have a tough choice to make. These resources will hopefully provide much needed assistance in these hard times.
East Bay SPCA Medical Fund for Veterinary Care - Oakland
Financial assistance for unexpected vet bills
Animal must get a diagnosis from the East Bay SPCA veterinary clinic, be spayed/neutered, have an unexpected condition needing immediate attention, and have a good long-term prognosis
Person must live in Alameda or Contra Costa County and meet income requirements.
Reach out East Bay SPCA's Humane Advocacy Team!
8323 Baldwin St, Oakland CA | eastbayspca.org
ARF Emergency Medical Fund - Walnut Creek
Financial assistance with non-urgent vet care
Applying person must meet income requirements and have proof that they are regular caretaker, the pet must be spayed or neutered, and person and pet must reside in Contra Costa County
925.296.3125 | 2890 Mitchell Dr, Walnut Creek CA | arflife.org
Sage Compassion For Animals - Bay Area
Financial Assistance for families with companion animals in medical crisis
Requirements and guidelines available on their website
650 Castro St Ste 120#361, Mountain View CA 94041 | sagec4a.org
Pets In Need - Palo Alto & Redwood City
Financial assistance for seniors who struggle to afford veterinary bills
Must be 60 years or older
Qualify as low income
Must be a resident of San Mateo or Santa Clara County
Be the regular caretaker and/or legal owner of the animal
650.427.9710 | petsinneed.org
Only for residents of Palo Alta, Los Altos, San Mateo County, and Santa Clara County.
Paw Fund runs free pet vaccine clinics every month. We also offer free and low-cost pet health services like spaying and neutering. And we can sometimes provide pet supplies and information (in both English and Spanish) to help you care for your dog or cat.