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MY DOG NEEDS SURGERY I CANT AFFORD WHAT THEY ARE ASKING WHICH

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MY DOG NEEDS SURGERY I CANT AFFORD WHAT THEY ARE ASKING WHICH IS 3,200 DOLLARS I CANT FIND NO ONE TO MAKE PAYMENT ARRANGMENT WITH ME MY DOG WAS HIT BY A CAR HIS PELVIC BONES IS BROKEN PLEASE HELP IM IN ATLANTA GEORGIA
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  LSU-Vet replied 5 years ago.

Thanks for writing in,

 

I'm very sorry to hear about your dog. Have you tried calling one of the larger clinics in the area such as Georgia Veterinary Specialists? There are often funds set up that will help pay for things like that especially for dogs with a good prognosis following surgery. There are also other options such as Care Credit which allows you to pay on this monthly, you can see if you qualify by going to their website. You may also want to contact your dogs breed rescue group in your area, often times they are very generous and will help you afford the surgery your dog needs. I hope this helps!! Best of luck!

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Expert:  LSU-Vet replied 5 years ago.

Another expert on our site shared with me this list that she uses for others in your situation. I hope you find it useful!

 

American Animal Hospital Association
http://www.aahahelpingpets.org/home
" Through the AAHA Helping Pets Fund, veterinary care is possible for sick or injured pets even if they have been abandoned or if their owner is experiencing financial hardship."

Angels 4 Animals
http://www.angels4animals.org/
"Our services range from financial aid to complete treatment
to those pets and pet owners in need."

Care Credit
http://www.carecredit.com/
A credit card company for health care, including veterinary care.
"With a comprehensive range of plan options, for
treatment or procedure fees from $1 to over $25,000, we offer a plan
and a low monthly payment to fit comfortably into almost every
budget."

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance (FVEAP)
http://www.fveap.org/sys-tmpl/door/
"Seniors, People with disabilities, People who
have lost their job, Good Samaritans who rescue a cat or kitten - any of these folks may need financial assistance to save a beloved companion."

The Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Prog ram is a nonprofit 501
(c)(3) organization that provides financial assistance to cat and
kitten guardians who are unable to afford veterinary services to save
their companions when life-threatening illness or injury strikes.

God's Creatures Ministry
http://www.all-creatures.org/gcm/help-cf.html
"This fund helps pay for veterinarian bills for those who need help."

Help-A-Pet
http://www.help-a-pet.org/home.html
"Our efforts focus on serving the elderly, the disabled, and the
working poor."

IMOM
http://www.imom.org/
"We are dedicated to insure that no
companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker
is financially challenged."

The Pet Fund
http://thepetfund.com/
"The Pet Fund is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit association that
provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need
urgent veterinary care."

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