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Making A Difference For Pets
Low-cost resources for pet owners

 Vet Bill Assistance & Grants
If you have a big vet bill or need help paying for a vet emergency, maybe one of these organizations can help.

APA Head To Tails Hope Fund

Care Credit

Dylan's Heart

Onyx & Breezy Foundation Grant

Paws 4 A Cure

Belleville Area Humane Society Pets to the Vet

(St. Clair County Residents only)
Call (618) 235-3712 for more info

The Pet Fund

Red Rover Relief Urgent Care Grant

StaRelief Home For Life Grant

Miscellaneous Assistance & Pet Care Help

BAHS Obedience Training Class
Belleville Area Humane Society offers low-cost obedience training at the shelter.  Classes are $10 per session and with Bre Ponder of Helping Hounds Training at the shelter.  Dogs must be leashed & fully vaccinated.  Classes are at 7pm, dates vary, and you must call to schedule a date & register.  Payment must be made in advance in person or via phone.  The tier one class covers leash intros, crate training, tethering and heeling.  The tier two class cover walking, heeling, place & house manners.  Call (618) 235-3712.

Banfield Hospital Free Pet Exam
Fill out the form to receive a certificate for a free exam and consultation for your pet.  Metro East Banfield is located in O'Fallon, Il.

Belleville Area Humane Society Pet Resource Pantry
St. Clair County residents in need can get help with supplies like food, leashes, collars, etc.  Proof of residency required.  Supplies vary & are distributed until depleted.  The last Sunday of each month from 1pm to 3pm.
1301 S. 11th St.,  Belleville, IL.  (618) 235-3712

Red Rover
Provides temporary shelter for abuse victims or low income pet owners, helps with financial assistance, gives resources & emotional support when experiencing a major crisis and they help keep your pet with you.

The Assistance Dog United Campaign
This nonprofit helps people with disabilities find funding to purchase service dogs. You can only apply during the months of April or May.

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs for Service Dogs
For Veterans who have service dogs. Title 38 Section 1714 enables veterans to ask their caseworkers to file VA Form 10-2641 in order to receive financial assistance for veterinary care of service animals.

Veterinarians for Veterans
Veterans who need assistance with veterinary care can find a participating veterinarian.

 Spay & Neuter Programs
There are some great programs in the Metro East Illinois area that offer low-cost spays & neuters for dogs & cats.

Four Hearts Foundation
(618) 960-4984

Hartz Second Chance Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic
(618) 975-4434

Madison County Spay/Neuter Clinic
(618) 377-2420

Metro East Humane Society Spay & Neuter Program
(618) 656-4405

Pound Pals Big Dog Program
(314) 776-SPAY
For dogs over 39lbs.

SNIP Alliance

(618) 488-2656

Spay Illinois
(877) 475-7729

St. Louis Spay & Neuter Programs for Metro East residents

(314) 771-7387
This is through Carol House Quick Fix Pet Clinic - mention BARC's program.

Carol House Quick Fix Pet Clinic
(314) 771-7387

Operation Spot
(314) 995-8678

Low Cost Services & Clinics

Places to get vaccinations, wellness visits, microchips, heartworm checks, plus more at great prices.

Hartz Second Chance

Metro East Humane Society Vaccine & Microchip Clinics

SNIP Alliance

Vetco via Petco

St. Louis Low Cost Services & Clinics for Metro East Residents

BARC St. Louis

Carol House Quick Fix Pet Clinic

Pet Food Pantries
Sometimes we hit hard times and can't afford food for our pets.  These food pantries in the Metro East & St. Louis areas can help you with that.  You can also call the Humane Society in your County to see if they recommend a place to find food.

Belleville Area Humane Society Pet Resource Pantry

The last Sunday of each month from 1pm to 3pm.  St. Clair County residents only - proof required.  Supplies vary and are distributed until depleted.
1301 S. 11th St.,  Belleville, IL.  (618) 235-3712

Bi-State Pet Food Pantry

RiverBend Pet Food Pantry