Thank you for applying for the Animals In Need Fund Financial Assistance Program. This program aims to support responsible low-income pet guardians when their pet is in need of unexpected veterinary care. If you are accepted into the program, you will receive a grant, voucher, or loan to cover part of the cost of care for your pet at the Nipomo Dog and Cat Hospital. Keep in mind that you will be responsible for paying any remaining balance as well as any loans agreed upon.
In order to qualify, you must:
Provide proof of identification and San Luis Obispo or Santa Barbara county residency for yourself
Provide proof of income for all household members
Provide proof of having applied for and exhausted CareCredit (toll free: 1-800-677-0718; online: www.carecredit.com)
Be the guardian of the pet requiring care or have permission from the guardian of said pet
Spay and neuter all household pets within 60 days following treatment if they are not already
* Discounted spays and neuters are also available through this program
As long as the requirements listed above are met, eligibility is determined based on household income level. Once we have received the application along with all required documents you will receive notification of your approval status within 14 days.
Please complete the application, along with the requested documents to the Animals In Need Fund. You can bring it by in person or send it to us at one of the addresses below: