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Oh I never shared this here!
This might be on a forum somewhere already but I couldn’t find it.
All you canines might want to know about the Magic Bullet Fund http://www.them…..tfund.org/ They help families who can’t afford treatment costs. Hope it can help one of our tripawds.
Kerren and Mona (who’s still waiting for her financial assistance from a pharmaceutical company that produced the vaccine that gave her cancer)
Help for those who need it from the Dog and Cat Fund at http://www.dccfund.org
My cat Mona will be getting her financial assistance from the manufacturer of the vaccine that gave her cancer. If your pet’s cancer is from a vaccine then ensure your vet reports it to the pharmaceutical company.
As you know the Tripawds fundraising appeals policy doesn’t allow direct personal fundraising for vet bills within the Tripawds community, but since paying for emergency vet bills is an ongoing issue for lots of folks, I was just wondering if any Tripawds members have seen or done any creative methods to help pay for vet bills during hard times? For example, auctions, golf tournaments, etc? Any ideas greatly appreciated. Thanks!
25 November 2014
The Tripawds Foundation has launched the Amputation Surgery Assistance program to help people in need afford the unexpected costs of amputation surgery. Read complete Tripawds ASAP Fund details and see if you qualify.
More Veterinary Financial Aid Resources:
- Tripawds ASAP (Amputation Surgery Assistance Program)
- Tripawds Downloads: Veterinary Financial Assistance Programs
- Tips and Resources: Resources to Help Pay for Canine Cancer Care
- RedRover Relief Veterinary Financial Assistance and Urgent Care Grants
- Banfield Foundation: National Vet Care Funding Resources List
- Additional Veterinary Care Assistance Resources
15 May 2017
25 April 2007
I just came across these guys…
Thanks! We’ve added that to the Tripawds Finacnial Resources post.
17 November 2016
In Virginia, D.C. & MD: http://www.fetc…..acure.org/
They offer assistance with cancer treatments!
Tracy & Warrior Angel Zatoichi 💓
Zato was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in October 2016. He triumphed through radiation and amputation with dignity and grace. After living a life of love and happiness, Zato earned his angel wings on February 19, 2018. Read his story here.
If you live anywhere near the following veterinary teaching hospitals and need help paying for your pet’s cancer care, read on:
3-paws up to Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo! A recent news article reported:
Since April, Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Assistance Care Fund has paid $111,350 for 38 animals to get cancer treatment owners couldn’t afford. That surgery, radiation or chemotherapy can save an animal’s life or put its cancer in remission.
University of Tennessee at Knoxfille was one of six veterinary colleges to get the three-year grant from Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Foundation Cancer Treatment Support Fund.
The others are
* Cornell University in New York
* Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio
* N.C. State University in Raleigh, N.C
* Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado
* and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
26 January 2017
Nice to see the alma mater be one of the ones to get a grant.
David and Rocky (and Baxter now too!)
Rocky had his right front leg amputated on Valentine's Day 2017 after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma.
He joined the September Saints on September 3, 2017.
He is the toughest, bravest, sweetest and best friend I'll ever know.
Just came across this financial aid resource for Colorado pet parents, PetAid Colorado:
PetAid Colorado keeps pets and their people together by expanding access to quality veterinary care for those in need.
All underprivileged pets receive the veterinary care they need to be healthy and to remain bonded with their human companions.
They have a Denver clinic, and also award grants to people in other parts of Colorado. Watch their informative video, it even stars a beautiful Tripawd!