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Get Veterinary Assistance in Alabama!

Get Veterinary Assistance in Alabama!

If you need help with pet care in Alabama, you’re not alone. We’ve had many requests for information in this area. Fortunately, we’ve been able to find a few agencies that can help.

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There are several agencies that assist with pet care costs. We’ve done our best to organize them by type.

Don’t forget to check out our nationwide list of 24 agencies that help pets in all states!

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Need help with spay or neuter costs?

There are many agencies that offer low-cost spay and neuter services for low income families.

Alabama Animal Adoption Society (Greater Birmingham)

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The Adoption Society believes that the number of abandoned animals can be reduced through responsible spaying and neutering. Therefore, they provide low-cost certificates to help with the expense of these surgeries.

In order to do this, you should make an appointment with one of their participating veterinaries in the Greater Birmingham area. You should speak with the veterinarian and tell them you want to use a certificate from the Alabama Animal Adoption Society before you actually buy the certificate. This gives you the chance to make sure you know what to expect through the process.

You can find more information on the Alabama Animal Adoption Society page. 

Alabama Animal Alliance (Montgomery)

The Alabama Animal Alliance offers a “Fix Your Pet for $10” program. They also offer a transport program for residents who live in Lee County. See the details on the Alabama Animal Alliance website. 

Friends of Cats and Dogs Foundation (Birmingham)

This agency distributes low-cost spay and neuter certificates to anyone who needs them. The certificate only covers the actual surgery and you may be required to pay for additional items or services.

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Mobile SPCA (Mobile)

The Mobile SPCA offers a $10 off coupon for spay and neuter surgeries at their preferred veterinarians.

Shelby Humane (Columbiana)

You may qualify for completely free spay and neuter surgeries! You can apply for free or low cost service on their website here. 

They also offer at least six low cost veterinary clinics each year that also offer vaccinations and micro-chipping for those who can’t afford regular veterinary care.

Spay / Neuter Action Project (Madison County & Huntsville)

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If you live in Huntsville or Madison County, you can fix your pet for just $5 if you qualify. In order to qualify, you must receive Medicaid, WIC, EBT, Social Security Disability or have an annual income of $35,000 or less. You will need to call one of their approved vets and ask for a $5 appointment. You can find the list on their website.

For other Spay and Neuter programs in Alabama, click here.

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Need help with other veterinary costs?

This part gets a little tricky. Some assistance providers have been overwhelmed with requests for help and therefore don’t provide any useful information about their services. If you are seeking help from these agencies, it may require additional assistance.

AVMF Veterinary Care Charitable Fund 

This fund does not provide funding directly to individuals. It is only provided to veterinarians… and because of the number of requests they receive, they do not tell anyone who their enrolled veterinarians are.

This agency specifically helps disabled veterans who need service animals, survivors of domestic violence, low income seniors and Good Samaritans who rescue animals.  More info here.

If you need help from this agency, you could try contacting your veterinarian (and others in your area) to see if they are members. They will need to be enrolled in order to apply for assistance on your behalf.

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Need help with pet care costs after a disaster?

Disasters can cause unexpected veterinary expenses. Fortunately, we’ve found help.

Alabama Veterinary Medical Foundation 

The ALVMF Disaster Response Fund offers assistance with out-of-pocket veterinary expenses after a major storm or disaster. They also provide mobile animal sheltering units as part of their relief services.

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Sherry collins

Tuesday 5th of April 2022

I am disabled and so is my husband and son and we live in fort payne Alabama and we have 2 mini dachshunds that are emotional support animals. My female is almost 12. She has started to have blood in her bowels and she has been vomiting up bile. I need to find a vet to help.her . Please help

Isaac

Tuesday 12th of April 2022

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B Coss

Sunday 27th of March 2022

My fur baby is sick. I have spent over $600 in 3 days at our vet and this baby is no better. I have no more money but I cannot just let her die. She weighs only 5 lbs and is 4 years old. I will not live if she dies. I get Social Security. Can pay monthly just gave no more cash to spend. Help!

Isaac

Thursday 31st of March 2022

Low Income Relief is an information service and does not provide cash or items directly. You will need to search our website for information about organizations that can help you meet those needs. Chat with Lira, she might be able to help! https://lowincomerelief.com/chat/

LA

Thursday 10th of February 2022

I’m looking for someone that does free or low cost grooming. I have two small dogs that require monthly grooming (rotate bath and groom). The lady that does ours is great with my babies and she fairly cheap (if you have money). She charges me about $40 to bath both and about $80 to bath and groom both, so there might be an organization willing just to pay. I live in North AL.

Isaac

Friday 11th of February 2022

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Vivian

Monday 27th of December 2021

I’m a senior citizen and I have an 8 month old puppy who needs his shots. I’m finically unable to pay for this. His brother is 2 years old and his annual shots were due this past June. These two little furry friends give me great comfort and I need help please. I live on social security but it’s not enough to cover vet costs. I presently live in Dale County Alabama. Please please help me!

Isaac

Monday 17th of January 2022

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nicole costner

Friday 10th of December 2021

yes I have an 11 yr old minature pincher we rescued from an abusive situation and have been having problems with her having a swollen abdomen and we have taken her and her liver enzymes were elavated a little and the medication didnt seem to help so we to her to another vet they said she needed to be spayed because she could develope major issues because she has never had a litter of puppies and it can cause pymetra but my husband and i have been struggling ever since we had a house fire and then have been living in a camper that his boss had on his car lot but it was damaged so it cant be moved and then labor day a year ago my husband was trying to do some side work for the owner of the camper to help pay the bills and feel 25ft and broke his neck in three places and back in one and the city has just told us we have to move out from here because its aginst city regulations and since they cut out unemployment we have no way of paying for her surgery and they have had her on water pills to try to keep the fluid down until they can do her surgery and its so hard to watch her in pain and not be able to do anything i tried to apply for credit . we really would greatly appericate taking into consideration helping us get her spayed to stop this infection from spreading and if we dont get it done it could kill her because thats the only way to help her have a happy and healthy life but we have borrowed the money from friends to take her to get her shots and to get her medication but she is scheduled to have her surgery on 12/14/21 at mercey animal hospital in Gardendale,Al,35071 and we have tried to find a way but was unable my name is Nicole costner my contact information is --------- or ---------- is my husbands # if there is anyway you could help in any way please contact us thank you:Nicole costner and little dobbie would be able to enjoy life like she deserves.

Isaac

Monday 13th of December 2021

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