Spay and Neuter Resources

  • Spay Maine is a statewide online resource for low-cost spay/neuter options.
  • Help Fix Me is a statewide online resource for low-cost spay/neuter options.
  • Community Spay/Neuter in Topsham can be reached at (207) 721-8395.

Veterinary Financial Aid

CareCredit is a line of credit that can be used to cover veterinary costs. (You can use it for your own health expenses, too.) It is typically offered with a promotional period, allowing you to make convenient monthly payments without accruing interest. Visit Care Credit’s website to see which veterinarians accept CareCredit.

Scratchpay offers simple and affordable payment plans for large veterinary bills.  Apply for Scratch Pay and check your interest rate at any time without affecting your credit score. Completing the application and accepting the loan terms takes just a couple of minutes and can be done from your cell phone or computer.

Other Financial Assistance for Pet Owners

Pets Find Help helps you search for free or low-cost pet support services like veterinary care, pet food pantries, temporary pet care, and more.

Bow Wow Buddies Foundation provides grant money for sick and injured dogs in need.

Emma’s Foundation for Canine Cancer raises funds for dogs who due to financial constraints of their owners/caretakers, would not be able to have or complete cancer treatment without assistance. Available to residents of New England and Florida.

Frankie’s Friends is a non-profit foundation dedicated to finding cures and saving pets with cancer and other life-threatening conditions.

Friends and Vets Helping Pets was founded to assist families with financial limitations to pay for extraordinary veterinary expenses necessary to save a pet’s life.

Harley’s Hope Foundation aims to provide financial assistance, as resources allow, to assist with major or emergency veterinary care and behavioral or specialty training. Because inquiries are numerous and funding is limited they require that you have asked friends and family for assistance first and that you have been turned down by Care Credit.

Magic Bullet Fund offers financial assistance for dogs who have been diagnosed with cancer.

The Mosby Foundation is organized to assist in the care of critically sick, injured, abused, and neglected dogs through financial support and public education.

Old Dogs New Digs Community Assistance Program serves both Maine and Colorado. Old Dogs New Digs wants to help people in desperate need of financial assistance with the healthcare of their pets. 

Onyx & Breezy Foundation will consider funding medical equipment, research, and medical treatment for animals where hardship is present.

Paws 4 A Cure is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families that are in need of non-routine veterinary financial assistance for their dog or cat.

Pet Assistance, Inc (PAI)  financially helps longtime pet owners who have always cared for their pet, yet sadly find they cannot afford an exceptional problem.

The Pet Fund  ONLY funds non-basic, non-urgent care. This includes medical care that is above and beyond basic care, but which does not require urgent treatment.

RedRover provides financial assistance, resources, and support to pet guardians and survivors of domestic violence.

STARelief offers programs designed to save pets’ lives, assist families in need, reduce the number of pets entering shelters, and advocate for responsible pet ownership.

Senior pet owners can reach out to them to the Southern Maine Agency on Aging to inquire if they have any limited funds for veterinary care.

Waggle is the first and only pet-dedicated crowdfunding platform devoted to raising funds for pets in medical crisis and giving those at the front lines of economic euthanasia decisions a safety net.

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