Here you will find various resources for financial assistance, food assistance, and behaviorial counseling.  We are providing these resources for informational purposes. You must contact each organization to see if they are able to assist you. 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
 
Low-Cost Wellness Care
 
Veterinary Care Grants and Funding
 
National organizations that provide financial assistance to pet owners in need
Please keep in mind that each organization is independent and has their own set of rules and guidelines. Therefore you will have to investigate each one separately to determine if you qualify for assistance:
The Big Hearts Fund (financial assistance for the diagnosis and treatment of canine and feline heart disease): bigheartsfund.org
The Binky Foundation: binkyfoundation.org
Brown Dog Foundation (prescription medications): browndogfoundation.org
Canine Cancer Awareness: caninecancerawareness.org
Cats In Crisis: catsincrisis.org
The Dog & Cat Cancer Fund: dccfund.org
God's Creatures Ministry Veterinary Charity: www.all-creatures.org
Help-A-Pet: help-a-pet.org
IMOM.org: IMOM.org
Magic Bullet Fund (cancer-specific): themagicbulletfund.org
The Mosby Fund: themosbyfoundation.org
The Onyx & Breezy Foundation: onyxandbreezy.org
Paws 4 A Cure: paws4acure.org
Pet Food Bank: www.petco.com
Pet Food Stamps: petfoodstamps.org
The Pet Fund: thepetfund.com
Pets of the Homeless (pet food and veterinary care assistance for homeless): www.petsofthehomeless.org

Pit Bull Rescue Central http://www.pbrc.net/fund/financial.html

RedRover Relief: redrover.org
Rose’s Fund: rosesfund.org
Shakespeare Animal Fund: www.shakespeareanimalfund.org
Top Dog Foundation “Bentley Grant”: topdogfoundation.org
Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance: http://fveap.org/
Fairy Dogparents: http://fairydogparents.org/
 
Other Options
The Assistance Dog United Campaign - Operated in association with The Assistance Dog Institute, this nonprofit helps people with disabilities find funding to purchase service dogs. Phone: 800 284-DOGS (3647) www.assistancedogunitedcampaign.org/vouchers.html

Harley’s Hope Foundation – Service Animal Aid Fund http://www.harleys-hopefoundation.org/services.html

 

 

FOOD BANKS

 
 
 
MichiganPet Food Banks  (**indicates Downriver/Detroit/Western Wayne/Washtenaw and surrounding areas)
 
New Beginnings Animal Rescue
Rescue Center 2502 Rochester Rd, Royal Oak MI 48073.
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Animal Care Network (Pontiac and Inkster)
P. O. Box 566, Roseville, MI 48066
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Cascades Humane Society
1515 Carmen Drive
Jackson, MI 49202
Phone: 517-787-PETS
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description: Pet food asssistance program for Jackson County residents.
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Furry Friends Food Pantry (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
665 136th Ave
Holland, MI 49424
Phone: 616-399-5160
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Description: We provide dog and cat food (dry & wet) to families in hardship. Hours 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m Thursdays only. We operate totally on donations and 100% of cash donations go toward the purchase of food. It is our mission to keep pets in their homes and out of shelters.
 
Humane Society of Kent County
Kibble Konnection Program
3077 Wilson NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
Phone: (616) 453-8900
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Description: Kibble Konnection is a pet food bank program that helps low-income pet owners provide food for their pets. Kibble Konnection is open to the public, but interested individuals will need to fill out an application prior to the distribution dates. Applications can be downloaded from our website or you can call (616) 791-8066. Applications are valid for six months.
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Humane Society of Midland County
PO Box 1034
Midland, MI 48641-1034
Phone: 989-948-8804
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Description: The Humane Society does not have a permanent space for storing pet food pantry items, but it does respond to people's requests. The Humane Society can be reached at (989) 948-8804.
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K9 Resque
6530 Briggeman Rd
St. Clair, MI 48079
Phone: 810-329-1002
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Description: Kibbles Kitchen will help low-income families with Pet food thru out St. Clair County.
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**P.A.W.S. Pet Food Bank
Metro Detroit & Surrounding Areas, MI
Phone: 734-629-3837
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description: P.A.W.S of Michigan is pleased to announce a new program to help keep pets in their family homes as they should be instead of in a shelter! Due to the poor economy many people are finding it difficult to feed themselves, much less their animals, and so have been forced to give up their loving animal companions. We will be accepting donated pet food and distributing it to area food banks. The food banks have agreed to distribute these pet food donations while they distribute their regular food. If you have pet food to donate or need more information on where to receive food please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call @ 734-629-3837.
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Pet Pantry of Michigan
1202 Shettler Rd.
Muskegon, MI 49444
Phone: 231-747-6986
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Description: Pet Pantry is a non-profit program in Michigan.We are dedicated to assisting low income residents with pet food and supplies.It is our mission to ensure that pets are not forgotten or abandon during economic hardships, and can remain in their homes with their families.
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**Waggin' Tails Dog Rescue
Full Bowls, Full Bellies Pet Food Program
Throughout the western suburbs of Detroit
Detriot, MI 48167
Phone: 248-788-7050
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Description: Full Bowls, Full Bellies Pet Food Program: What started out as a program to help rural shelters get the food they need for their dogs has turned into a full-fledged pet food bank program for dogs (and cats) right here in our local community. We realize pet parents in Michigan have fallen on hard times and we want to ensure that the beloved pets we rely on to comfort and entertain us, especially in times of need, stay in their homes with the families who love them dearly. We want to prevent pets from becoming yet another euthanasia statistic as an 'unwanted' shelter animal.
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Wishbone Pet Rescue, Inc
P.O. B0x 776
Saugatuck, MI 49453
Phone: (800) 475-0776
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Description: Wishbone Pet Rescue Alliance has established the Pantry Program to provide cat and dog food to families who may otherwise be unable to care for their pets during times of financial difficulty. This service is provided free of charge to the Allegan County community.
 
**MICHIGAN HUMANE SOCIETY-DETROIT
Providing pet food for pets of low-income households
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Livingston Area Pet Pantry
P.O. Box 2213, Howell, MI 48844
517.540.0759  http://www.livingstonareapetpantry.org/
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**Ann Arbor, MI Area
Humane Society of Huron Valley
Bountiful Bowls Pet Food Program
Serves Washtenaw County, Plymouth & Canton
Phone: 734-661-3517
http://www.hshv.org/BountifulBowls.htm
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**Michigan-Milford, Highland, parts of Wixom-
http://www.community-sharing.org/1/203/index.asp

Community Sharing Outreach Center-Pantry Location
2029 N. Milford Road
Highland, Michigan 48357
Phone: 248-889-0347
Fax: 248-889-0349
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**Michigan-Taylor, Southgate, Riverview, Allen Park, Dearborn Heights, Romulus, Brownstown -
http://www.shadowspetpantry.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2&Itemid=4
Shadow's Pet Pantry
PHONE: (734) 341-1922
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http://www.shadowspetpantry.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2&Itemid=4
 
                        

BEHAVIORAL COUNSELING

 
 
Cat Behaviorists
Michigan Humane Society
 
Michigan State University, Department of Animal Science. Dr. Janice Siegford, CAAB Associate
 
Mieshelle Nagelschneider ACCBC, IAABC Associate Certified in Cat Behavior Consulting, and behavior author with Dr. Jim Shultz Jr. DVM
 
Cat Care PC of Rochester Hills
 
The Cat Practice, Birmingham; Michigan’s first Cats-only Veterinarian