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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
Paws 4 A Cure
(St. Clair County Residents only)
StaRelief Home For Life Grant
Miscellaneous Assistance & Pet Care Help
BAHS Obedience Training Class
The 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. 1 (866) 951-0247
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. Enter through the back gate.
1301 S. 11th St. - Belleville, IL.
1 (866) 951-0247
Pets for Vets
Matches Vets with companion animals.
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.
Spay & Neuter Programs
There are some great programs in the Metro East Illinois area that offer low-cost spays & neuters for dogs & cats.
BARC Spay (St. Louis)
This is through Carol House Quick Fix Pet Clinic - mention BARC's program.
Carol House Quick Fix Pet Clinic (St. Louis)
Four Hearts Foundation
Gateway Pet Guardians
For residents of Alorton, East Saint Louis, Cahokia, Centreville & Washington Park.
Hartz Second Chance Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic
Madison County Spay/Neuter Clinic
Metro East Humane Society Spay & Neuter Program
Low Cost Services & Clinics
Places to get vaccinations, wellness visits, microchips, heartworm checks, plus more at great prices.
BARC (St. Louis)
Belleville Area Humane Society Microchip & Vaccine Clinic
Clinics are once a month and they provide microchips, the rabies vaccine, and the distemper vaccine (for dogs and cats) for $10 each or $25 for all 3.
1 (866) 951-0247
Vetco via Petco
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.
(Located in downtown St. Louis)
RiverBend Pet Food Pantry
Making A Difference For Pets
Low-cost resources for pet owners