Other Community Resources
Life changes and unforeseen circumstances can sometimes interfere with providing veterinary care—whether ongoing or in an emergency—for your beloved pets. Lollypop Farm has compiled the following list of community pet care resources and national organizations for you to consider in your search for low-cost veterinary care and financial assistance.
COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR AFFORDABLE VETERINARY CARE
Low-Cost Vaccinations — Pet$aver HeathlyPet Superstore in Greece
PETCO, Affordable Vaccination Services
Find a store near you:
Rochester Community Animal Clinic
985 Bay Street, Rochester, NY 14609
FREE Seasonal Rabies Clinics
All dogs, cats, and domesticated ferrets 4 months old or older are required by New York State Law to be vaccinated against Rabies. Below are links to FREE Rabies clinics. Please contact your local county’s Department of Health for their vaccination schedule.
2016 Rabies Clinic Schedule
Rabies Vaccination Clinics for Cats, Dogs, and Ferrets
Rabies Vaccination Clinic
LOCAL SOURCES OF FINANCIAL AID FOR LIFE SAVING TREATMENT
Rochester Hope for Pets
A core piece of their mission is to provide grants toward veterinary care to pet owners during times of financial need, with a focus on emergency and critical care. To be considered for an award, pet owners must complete an application and have an official estimate provided by a veterinarian. Payments are made directly to the veterinary care provider.
(585) 271-2733 x89
ALL 4 PETS WNY
Their Mission is to provide a one-time grant of money to pay for medical care for pets whose caring, responsible owners are not able to pay for the care that will bring their pet back to health due to low income, personal crisis or disaster. Payments will be made directly to the medical care provider.
Feral Cat Program
Low-Income Dog & Cat Owners
Spay/Neuter Incentive Program (SNIP) of Lollypop Farm
City of ROCHESTER, low-income residents
Rochester Animal Services
Low -Income Spay-Neuter (LISN) Program
Rochester Community Animal Clinic, low-income pet owners
985 Bay Street, Rochester, NY 14609
Wayne County, low-income residents
Humane Society of Wayne County
Ontario County, low-income residents
Ontario County Humane Society
Livingston County, low-income residents|
PET FOOD ASSISTANCE
Lollypop Farm-Emergency Pet Food Program
Made possible by private donations of pet food, Lollypop Farm’s Emergency Pet Food Program provides families who are experiencing financial hardship with a one-time donation of dog or cat food.
Phone: Joette Hartman 585-223-1330 x243
Meals for Mutts, Inc
ADDITIONAL ONLINE FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES
Best Friends Animal Society
Best Friends Animal Society has compiled a list of local and national grants organized by animal, specific illness, and individual needs. Best Friends Animal Societies goal is to connect individuals who cannot afford veterinary care with available resources.
RedRover Relief provides financial assistance grants and additional resources so pet owners and rescuers can care for animals who need urgent veterinary care. Visit www.redrover.org/grants for eligibility requirements and application. RedRover also offers financial assistance for victims of domestic violence and their pets. To learn more about this program, visit www.redrover.org/domestic.
Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Programs provides financial assistance for emergency medical care for cats.
Care Credit. A credit card company for health care, including veterinary care.
The Pet Fund is a nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care.
The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation is an organization dedicated to providing urgent medical care funds to dogs who are either homeless or whose parents cannot afford to pay their veterinary bills.
Labrador Life Line, Inc. helps owners or rescuers of Labrador Retrievers who are in need of financial assistance. Labrador Life Line is committed to offering a variety of types of assistance to Labrador Retrievers with medical treatment or other special needs.
PET HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES
24PetWatch Pet Insurance
VPI Pet Insurance