Nothing is worse than finding out there is something wrong with your pet.

The mental and emotional stress can be exhausting but the financial stress can be a burden to you and your family. In times of emergency, talk to your veterinarian about options for reducing your bill. If your vet is unable to offer assistance, there are many organizations that offer help.

This list of organizations are dedicated to helping you financially through your pet’s recovery:

  • Brown Dog Foundation – If your pet is diagnosed with an illness and likely to respond well to treatment, but you don’t have the funds available to cover the vet bill, turn to the Brown Dog Foundation. It was created to help pets whose families aren’t able to do so themselves.
  • Care Credit  – Credit card company for veterinary care.
  • Handicapped Pets Foundation – This organization provides disabled, injured, and elderly pets with wheelchairs.
  • Magic Bullet Fund – This nonprofit helps those financially unprepared to pay for their dog’s cancer treatment.
  • The Mosby Foundation – This organization helps neglected, sick, and abused dogs. The foundation cannot help with vet bills you’ve already incurred.
  • Paws 4 A Cure – Helps cats and dogs with a limited ability to pay for care assistance.
  • The Pet Fund – Help pet owners pay for non-basic, non-urgent care for chronic conditions, heart disease, and cancer.
  • Red Rover – In the event of an emergency, this organization offers immediate financial assistance for veterinary care
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs – If you’re a veteran with a service dog, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs will cover the cost of veterinary care.

Though we are not able to assist with existing medical bills, BRHS offers Emergency Veterinary Assistance in times of economic distress. We provide medical vouchers to assist with emergency veterinary visits prior to your visit.  If you would like more information or to find out if you qualify, please call (828) 698-4481 Monday through Friday or (828) 595-3961 on Evenings and Weekends.