Pet Assistance

Low-cost spay/neuter services, vaccinations and microchips as well as medical, financial and legal assistance or referrals. Also see: Calendar for additional low-cost clinics.

Actors and Others for Animals

Offers financial assistance and referrals for low-income families in greater LA for spay/neuter and emergency veterinary procedures, plus feral cat assistance and pet-assisted therapy and humane education programs.

Advocacy Groups

Counseling and referral services for animal abuse or neglect cases.

Animal Assistance League of Orange County

The organization assists with pet-related problems, such as a free lost/found service, low-cost spay/neuter referrals, as well as financial assistance and/or referrals for low-income pet owners needing veterinary care and food supplies.

Found Animals Foundation

Offers low-cost microchipping at their Lakewood location, plus a web tool that locates low-cost spay/neuter locations in Orange and Los Angeles counties.

Friends of Long Beach Animals

Offers low-cost spay and neuter incentives for low-income residents of Long Beach and Signal Hill. Provides humane education classes to the school district and Long Beach/Signal Hill civic groups. Plus, supports the adoption of homeless animals.

Fur-Ever Home Rescue

See listing in Adoption and Rescue.

Guardian Angels for Soldier’s Pet

All-volunteer 501(c)3 tax exempt Military and Veteran Support Organization (MVSO) trying to assist active duty service members, wounded warriors, and veterans, through various programs, including the “Pet Foster Home” program.

Ida’s Walkers “Keeping Pets and Seniors Together”

Ida’s Walkers is a dog walking and pet care program for low income older adults that can no longer provide the physical activity or care that a pet needs. Physical challenges, disabilities and chronic illness can restrict an older adult’s ability to care, exercise and/or interact with their pet.  The Heart of Ida is there […]

If You Can No Longer Take Care of Your Pet or If You Found or Lost a Pet

See Emergency Resources.

Katella Animal Clinic

Mention “Petsguide” for a free exam on your pet’s first visit. Also offers affordable prices for spay/neuter and vaccinations, weekdays only.

More Low-Cost Services

Additional low-cost services in the Long Beach and Orange County areas.

Operation Blankets of Love

They collect, transport and distribute recycled or new pet-related items to animals in shelters and rescue groups. Visit their website for “wanted” items and drop-off locations.

Pet Assistance Foundation

The foundation provides referrals to callers seeking a low-cost spay/neuter veterinarian. They also provide financial assistance to qualified low-income pet owners (veterans, disabled, seniors on a fixed income, unemployed and homeless persons).

Pet Insurance

Pet health insurance comes in all shapes and sizes, with the average plan costing only $27 a month. Plans usually have exclusions for pre-existing conditions.

Roadie – Ride Sharing Service for Pets

From getting pets to the vet, groomer, doggie day care, or moving cross country, Roadie is a ride-sharing service for transporting pets, available in all 50 states.

RUFF Rescue

Helps pet owners with financial assistance for veterinary care, including spay/neuter vouchers. They also support rescues from high-kill shelters.

The Pet Care Center Los Angeles

A full service, non-profit veterinary hospital that will never turn away a patient for their inability to pay. Not a free clinic, but relies on donated funds and community support.