Veterinary Resources

Vetting/Grants/Insurance/Credit Card

Please be aware that our mention of the following companies, businesses, and organizations is provided for informational purposes and should not be interpreted as an endorsement. We strongly encourage you to conduct thorough research and engage in discussions with your primary veterinarian to determine the best option(s) for you and your family’s specific needs.

Affordable Vet Care 

Access Veterinary Care (Crystal)

  • Quality, low-cost vetting care.

Animal Humane Society Veterinary Centers (Golden Valley)

  • Affordable vet care, lower costs based on income. 

Friends & Vets Helping Pets

  • Assists families with financial limitations to pay for extraordinary veterinary expenses necessary to save a pet’s life

Helping Hands for Pets (Hudson, WI)  

  • Provide qualified pet owners in Western WI* with basic financial assistance.

Mission Animal Hospital (Eden Prairie)

  • Nonprofit quality care. Reducing barriers to care. 

MN SNAP (Minneapolis)

  • High quality, low cost spay/neuter for those in need.

Northland Spay/Neuter Clinic (Duluth)  

  • High quality, low cost spay/neuter

The Street Dog Coalition

  • Free medical care and related services to pets of people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness. (website)

ValueCare Veterinary Clinic (Chaska, Richfield)

  • Low cost, quality vet care. 

VeTouch (Minneapolis)

Monthly wellness and vaccination clinics.

Emergency Poison Control

Animal Poison Control – ASPCA

(888) 426-4435
(note: consultation fee applies)

Local Pet-Specific Food Shelves  

North Minneapolis Pet Resource Center ( Minneapolis)

People & Pets Together (Minneapolis)

Grief Support  

Animal Humane Society – Pet Loss Support Group


Grants/Funds/Financial Aid

Animal Care Foundation of Minnesota

  • Funds to help elderly and disabled persons with assistance for vet care. 

Brown Dog Foundation

  • Financial aid for families in a temporary financial crisis at the same time that their pet requires life-saving treatment

Frankie’s Friends

  • Provides financial assistance grants to family-owned pets in need of lifesaving emergency or specialty vet care whose caregivers cannot afford the cost of treatment.

MyPetChild Financial Aid Program

  • One-time financial grants up to $200 USD to individual pet owners who are experiencing financial hardship

Magic Bullet Fund

  • Provides assistance for cancer treatment in dogs and cats

Paws 4 a Cure

  • All-volunteer 501c3 nonprofit that provides financial assistance throughout the United States to those who cannot afford veterinary care for their beloved furry family members


  • Urgent veterinary care grants 

Credit Card


  • A credit card service that offers financing and low monthly payment options for vet care, accepted nationwide at most veterinary clinics