These resources offer low-cost medical treatment and/or yearly checkups.

Affordable Veterinary Services (Muscogee County)
7600 Veterans Parkway Suite E
Columbus, Georgia 31909
Phone: 706-221-7600
Low-priced veterinary clinic offers basic veterinary services, including dental. Treats exotics as well as cats and dogs.

Albany Pet Partners (Dougherty County)
1601 E Broad Avenue
Albany, GA 31705
Phone: 229-432-0717
Non-profit pet clinic that offers services (including dental) with additional discount for low-income pet owners. See website for pricing details.

Fayette Humane Society
PO Box 244
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Phone: 770-487-1073
If you are in financial need and are having difficulty providing medical care for your pet, assistance is available.

Heartsong Spay Neuter Clinic
421 S Belair Road
Martinez, GA
Phone: 706-860-9300
Check website for pricing and hours. Offers wellness exams and dental procedures.

Humane Society of Northeast Georgia (Hall County)
845 West Ridge Road
Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: 770-532-6617
Offers heartworm, feline combo testing, deworming, heartworm prevention and microchip, as well as vaccines.

Paradox Spay/Neuter Clinic (Serves Walton, Newton and Rockdale Counties)
1200 Industrial Park Way
Loganville, GA 30052
Phone: 770-972-5067
Offers low cost heartworm, fecal FeLV and FIV testing, flea/tick treatment, heartworm treatment, heartworm/flea/tick preventative at time of spay/neuter or by separate appointment.

PAWS Atlanta
5287 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30035
Phone: 770-593-1155
Offers discount dental services for cats and dogs.

PAWS Humane
4900 Milgen Road
Columbus, GA
Phone: (706) 565-0035

PAWS on MAIN (Pickens Animal Rescue)
371 North Main Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Phone: 706-253-2266

Pets Are Loving Support (PALS) (Fulton County)
2115 Liddell Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Phone: 404-876-PALS
For companion pets of senior citizens as well as critically ill and disabled Atlantans.

Pets of the Homeless
Phone: 775-841-7463
If you are homeless and your pet needs emergency veterinary care you may call us for an interview to see if you and your pet qualifies.

Stamp Out Starvation of Horses, Inc.
1111 John Wood Rd.
Clarkesville, GA 30523
Phone: 770-596-5693
Provides veterinary care for horses on a short-term basis, based on need and likelihood of long-term sustainability for that horse in its current home.

University of GA
Grace Fund, Annie's Oncology Support Fund, Sundown Surgery Fund

WellPet Humane (DeKalb County)
6225 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
Doraville, GA 30360
Phone: 770-455-1011
Offers low-cost well visits as well as lifesaving treatments for pets of indigent owners through the Lifesaver Fund.

West Georgia Mobile Vet
Phone: 770-942-4984
A low cost vet service that visits Douglas county, Carroll county, Newnan, Peachtree City. Includes well visit, dental, surgery, blood work, etc. Check website for details.

Limited national funding programs

Muffin Diabetic Support Group Relief Fund
Muffin Diabetic Pets Association
c/o 2017 7th Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 0Z7 Canada
Assistance with veterinary/prescription bills associated with pets' diabetes.

The Pet Fund
2747 14th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone: 916-443-6007
Provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need veterinary care. Call before completing online application.

Phone: 916-429-2457

The Savior Foundation
4899 Summer Ave Suite 101
PMB 110
Memphis, TN 38122
Provides funding to offset immediate medical expenses and needs for any abused, injured, and/or abandoned animal in a critical situation.

Dog Breed Specific Veterinary Assistance


Special Needs Dobermans

Dougal's Helping Paw - Scottish Terriers, West Highland White Terriers and other small, short-legged terriers

Labrador Harbor


Labrador Lifeline

Westimed - West Highland White Terriers

Pyramedic Trust - Great Pyrenees

Veterinary care assistance for working/service dogs

Helping Harley Cancer Treatment Grant

Assistance Dogs Special Allowance Program

Some other suggestion to pay veterinary expenses

Care Credit
A credit card that's specifically for health expenses, including your pet's. Care Credit offers no interest or low interest plans with fixed monthly payments that allow you to budget your money. It's accepted by many veterinarians (and people doctors).

Offers financing/credit for pet care.

Give Forward
Enables you to create a personal fundraising page to raise funds for pet medical care. They charge a small percentage of funds raised.

Negotiate a payment plan with your vet .
If you're a client in good standing, she may be happy to work out a weekly or monthly payment plan so that you don't have to pay the entire cost of veterinary care up front.

Explore ways to bring in some extra cash.

Have a yard sale. One's man's trash is another man's treasure.
If your birthday or a holiday is near, ask for cash in lieu of a present.
Sell things on an online auction site such as eBay.
Consider getting a second or part-time job or working for a temp agency.
Ask your employer for a salary advance.