THIS PAGE INCLUDES INFORMATION TO HELP CLIENTS WITH FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, GRIEF SUPPORT, PET HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION AND MORE…


PET HEALTH INSURANCE

Pet health insurance can offer owners peace of mind by helping to shoulder the costs of veterinary care.  The links below provide more information on costs and benefits:

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Pets Best Health Insurance offers a 5% discount to ESAC clients if you use this link!!
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Formerly VPI

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR VETERINARY COSTS

Additional Sources

Speaking for Spot
Giveforward

Disease-Specific Organizations

Big Hearts Fund, for heart disease

Canine Cancer Awareness, cancer treatment for dogs

Cats in Crisis, for cats with kidney, thyroid, neurological or cardiac disease

Diabetic Cats in Need, for shelters, rescues, low-income owners

Dog and Cat Cancer Fund, cancer treatment

FETCH a Cure, for pets with cancer

Joshua Lewis Cancer Foundation, pets with cancer

Magic Bullet Fund, dogs with cancer

PieFund, focuses on cancer

Riedel Cody Fund, cancer treatment

Stymie Canine Cancer Foundation, dogs with cancer

National Organizations in the United States

American Humane Association’s Second Chance Fund, for nonprofits helping homeless victims of abuse or neglect (numerous species)

Brown Dog Foundation, for sick pets that would likely respond to treatment

Buddy Care Foundation, for critical medical care

Cody’s Club, [not a 501(c)(3)] radiation treatment at nonprofits

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance, for cats with life-threatening illness or injury

Frankie’s Friends, for emergency and specialty care

Handicapped Pets Foundation, provides equipment

IMOM (In Memory of Magic), non-routine care for companion animals

National Organizations in the United States

International Association of Assistance Dog Partners, for assistance dogs

Mosby Foundation, critically sick, injured, abused and neglected dogs

National Equine Resource Network, life-saving surgeries or treatments

Onyx and Breezy Foundation, medical treatment for hardship

Paws 4 a Cure, illnesses and injuries

Pet Fund, medical costs beyond normal expenses

RedRover/United Animal Nations, grants between $100 and $200 to fill small funding gaps

Shakespeare Animal Fund, for those meeting federal poverty guidelines

Breed Specific Organizations

Corgi Aid, for rescued corgis before adoption

The Goldstock Fund, emergencies for Golden Retrievers/Golden mixes

Labrador-L Emergency Medical Assistance (LABMED), urgent care for abandoned or rescued Labs

Labrador Lifeline, for Labrador retrievers


GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT RESOURCES

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavementwww.APLB.org
This is a national clearinghouse for information on mental health professionals who provide pet loss support. There are state-by-state listings of pet loss counselors.
718-382-0690
P.O. Box 106, Brooklyn, NY 11230

Delta Societywww.DeltaSociety.org
The Delta Society promotes and studies the improvement of health through service and therapy animals. It has resources regarding pet loss.
425-679-5500
875 124th Ave. NE, Suite 101, Bellevue, WA 98005

World by the Tail, Inc.www.VeterinaryWisdom.com
This company provides services and products for anyone who loves, lives, and works with pets. It specializes in grief support, but also provides other emotional support resources for pet-owning families and veterinary professionals.
888-271-8444
126 West Harvard Street, Suite 5, Fort Collins, CO 80525

The Argus Institute, Colorado State Universitywww.ArgusInstitute.colostate.edu
This is a counseling program that is sponsored by the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. It provides counseling for CSU clients during and after the treatment of their companion animals. Pet owners who are not CSU clients may receive one free support session and educational material. They are available Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Mountain time.
970-297-4143
300 West Drake, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1620

Marty Tousleywww.GriefHealing.com
Marty is a grief counselor specializing in pet loss and offers grief-healing courses for pet owners via the Web. To sign up for classes, log on to www.SelfHealingExpressions.com.