Pet Related Links and Resources

Also check the resources for Pet Planning & Senior Dog Care, Euthanasia, Grief & Grieving

Financial Assistance

Humane Society’s list of resources  provides both national and state-by-state listing of various organizations, funds, etc. for low/no-cost veterinary care.

Spay/Neuter Animal Network (SPAN)

The Woody James Warren Foundation, Inc.

Dogs On Deployment provides financial assistance to qualifying service members E-6 ranks and below, and non-active veterans on an individual basis. Individuals can apply for grants for routine and emergency care, as well as for costs related to PCS travel with pets.

The Pet Fund provides financial aid for pets who need non-basic, non-urgent care.

Best Friends Animal Society offers a listing of resources by state and breed, as well as for individuals who are disabled or have assistance animals.

Trio Animal Foundation helps shelters, rescues and individuals pay medical bills of homeless pets.

Red Rover helps animals rescued from disasters or neglect, domestic violence victims seeking safety with their pets, and animals with life-threatening illnesses.

Care Credit offers payment plans for individuals who need help with various types of bills, including veterinary care.

Rose’s Fund offers financial assistance for veterinary bills to pet owners experiencing financial hardship. The animal must have a good prognosis if care is rendered.

Handicapped Pets Foundation donates mobility equipment to pets in need.

Frankie’s Friends helps with the treatment of emergency and specialty medical conditions where the pet would otherwise suffer, be euthanized, or relinquished without proper veterinary care. Grants capped at $500 per pet/household.

Magic Bullet Fund helps pay for canine cancer treatment only.


Ventura County Animal Services Licensing Information

Lost and Found Pets

Humane Society of Ventura County

Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center

Ventura County Animal Services

Military Deployment Assistance

Dogs on Deployment

Military Pet Search Assistance

Pets for Vets

VA Benefits for Service Dogs

Pet-Friendly Insurance Companies

US Insurance Agents’ The Ultimate Guide to Homeowners Insurance for Dog Owners

Pet Retention & Pet-Friendly Rental Listings

Ventura County Animal Services has helpful information and resources for keeping your pet. They also provide this link to pet-friendly rentals in Ventura County. 

The Humane Society of U.S. tips for renting with pets

Find Housing & Insurance: While this is from the My Pit Bull is Family website, it contains information helpful to anyone renting with a big dog. Apartments especially tend to discriminate based on size, not just breed. Good information to have for medium to large dog owners.

Animal Humane Society provides various links to find pet-friendly housing and real estate.

Tips for Pets in Condos and Apartments

Pet Care in Condos and Apartments – includes links to lots of additional helpful articles

Pet Health Insurance

10 Best Pet Insurance Policies

Special Needs Care

Psychology Today: Keeping Dogs with Special Needs Happy, Healthy and Active

Recovery Tips

Mission Reunite’s Search Techniques

Pet and Livestock Support and Recovery Resources


Canine Adoption and Rescue League (C.A.R.L.)

Humane Society of Ventura County

Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center (S.P.A.R.C.)

Ventura County Animal Services


Humane Society of Ventura County

Mercy Crusade’s Spay & Neuter Clinic

Simi Valley Non-Profit Spay & Neuter Clinic

Spay/Neuter Voucher Assistance

Herman Bennett Foundation

Spay/Neuter Animal Network (SPAN)

Simi Valley Non-Profit Spay & Neuter Clinic

Ventura County Animal Services


Thank You to C.A.R.L’s website for listing many of these great resources – and thank you to all those who have written in with suggestion for additions!