Financial Assistance

Need help with your pet’s medical bills? We have compiled a list of resources:

  • CareCredit – offer zero or low fixed interest rates for periods of up to 24 months. Pet owners who expect to use one of these cards should check with veterinary emergency and specialty clinics to see which cards are accepted, then apply ahead of time to prevent the stress of having a pet's treatment hinge on approval.

  • Scratchpay – they approve more pet parents, with affordable rates as low as 0% APR. Payment plans.

    Denton County Animal Hospitals who accept Scratchpay (according to the Scratchpay website):

    • Family Pet Clinic (Denton)

    • VitalPet - Animal Hospital on Milam Road (Sanger)

    • Denton County Animal ER

    • Paws and Claws Veterinary Clinic (Sanger)

    • Corinth Veterinary Clinic (Corinth)

    • Justin Animal Hospital (Justin)

    • Animal Medical Center of Highland Village (Highland Village)

    • Pilot Point Veterinary Hospital (Pilot Point)

    • Main Street Veterinary Hospital (Flower Mound)

    • Flower Mound Emergency Pet Clinic (Flower Mound)



Veterinary Assistance Programs

There is a wide range of other animal charities that may be able to help you afford certain veterinary bills, either in the form of financial assistance or by connecting you with organizations that provide funding support. We recommend checking with your local animal shelter as well as looking into the resources listed below.

Dogs

  • CorgiAid
    Breed-Specific
    A non-profit group providing financial assistance to people who foster Corgis and Corgi-mixes and help them find permanent homes.

  • Special Needs Dobermans
    Breed-Specific
    Helps people with senior or special needs Dobermans raise money to pay for their care.

  • Labrador Harbor
    Breed-Specific
    Provides financial assistance to families and non-profit groups to pay for the medical care of Labrador retrievers living in California.

  • Labrador Lifeline
    Breed-Specific
    A non-profit group that aids owners and rescuers of Labrador retrievers pay for their care.

  • LabMed
    Breed-Specific
    A non-profit group that has paid for the medical care of more than 1,300 rescued Labrador retrievers since 1996.

  • WestieMed
    Breed-Specific
    Provides financial support for rescued West Highland White Terriers in need of medical care.

  • Helping Harley Cancer Treatment Grant
    Working Dogs
    Provides $1,000 grants for working dogs to seek cancer treatment.

  • Assistance Dogs Special Allowance Program
    Working Dogs
    Funded through the California Department of Social Services, this program provides a $50 monthly stipend to owners of guide, signal or service dogs.

Cats

OVERALL RESOURCES

  • The Pet Fund
    General
    A non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to owners of domestic animals in need of veterinary care.

  • Humane Society of the United States
    General
    One of the country’s preeminent pet rescue and advocacy groups, the Humane Society has a branch in most major cities and is a great source of information and resources.

  • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    General
    The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse and pass legislation aimed at animal protection.  It also provides numerous helpful resources for pet owners.

  • Friends of Animals
    General
    Advocates for animal and environmental rights and performs spay/neutering procedures.