Fairgrounds Animal Hospital is here to offer help for clients experiencing financial hardship.
Financial Assistance for Veterinary Costs
The organizations listed below provide financial assistance to help cover the cost of medical care for companion animals. Each organization is independent and has its own set of rules and guidelines. The inclusion of a service, organization, or program in this listing is not an endorsement, recommendation, or guarantee of funds.
Brown Dog Foundation
Paws 4 A Cure
The Shakespeare Animal Fund
Small grants of between $50 and $100 are typically available to people on a fixed income or with annual incomes below the federal poverty guidelines.
Rose's Fund for Animals
Pet Assistance Inc.
Pets of the Homeless
Friends & Vets Helping Pets
Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation
Onyx & Breezy Foundation
The Mosby Foundation
The Pet Fund
The Magic Bullet Fund
STARelief & Pet Assistance
Diabetic Cats in Need
Other Assistance Available
Services offered by Washoe County Regional Animal Services
- Washoe C.A.R.E.S. provides low-income senior assistance with basic food and veterinary care
- Free microchipping for Washoe County residents Monday – Friday from 10 am – 4 pm
- Vaccination clinics held the first Tuesday of every month from 3 pm – 7 pm
- Senior pet food distribution on the third Tuesday of every month, while supplies last, from 8 am – 10 am
Located at 2825 A Longley Lane, Reno, NV 89502
A financing option to use for veterinary services and accepted by most vet hospitals. CareCredit offers shorter-term financing options, sometimes interest-free, with purchases over $200.
Offers affordable payment plans for your pet’s needs at affordable rates.
Call/email for more information or search for plans online:
Visit their website
Low Cost Clinics
Some veterinary clinics may offer a free or discounted first visit (this does not include treatment or emergencies, and policies may change).
Banfield Pet Hospital
5110 Mae Ann Ave., Reno, NV 89523
255 Los Altos Parkway, Spark, NV 89436
VCA Lakeside Animal Care
4871 Summit Ridge Dr., Reno, NV 89523
VCA Feline Medical Center
4792 Caughlin Parkway, Suite 209-210, Reno, NV 89519
4950 Spectrum Rd., Reno, NV 89512
Held every Saturday & Sunday from 11 am – 3 pm and the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 5 pm – 7 pm
Nevada Humane Society Reno
2825 Longley Lane, Reno, NV 89502
775-856-2000 ext. 333
Available Monday – Friday from 10:30 am – 11:30 am by appointment only
Nevada Humane Society Carson City
549 Airport Road, Carson City, NV 89701
Held every Friday from 3 pm – 5 pm, walk-ins only
Washoe County Regional Animal Services
2825 B Longley Lane, Reno, NV 89502
Held every first Tuesday of the month from 3 pm – 7 pm, walk-ins only
National Animal Organizations
Alley Cat Allies
American Humane Society