Wondering how to get help with vet bills for your pet, and don’t know where to start? The Brown Dog Foundation helps dog owners who are facing expensive vet bills in order to save their dog’s life. As long as you are willing and able to pay a portion of the veterinarian’s cost to save your dog’s life, the Brown Dog Foundation will help pay the rest! If you don’t live in Tennessee, see our extensive list of other organizations that help pay vet bills by state.
Emergencies & Vet Bills
Accidents happen when you least expect them -- they're usually rare, once-in-a-lifetime occurrences. But you can be prepared. Pet insurance is a good option, if you can afford it. If you can't afford insurance for your dog, then you'll appreciate these resources that can help you pay for expensive pet care and vet bills.
There are laws in place in most cities about what you must do if you hit someone’s pet with your car. Unfortunately, there is very little information about this online, but there is certainly a lot of discussion about it! Most people have the wrong information. To help set the record straight, here is what you must do if you hit someone’s pet…
Is pet insurance a good idea or not? Well, maybe. But I can make a case for simply having a pet health savings account instead. Here’s what you need to know about pet health insurance, pet insurance companies, and tips before you buy dog health insurance.
Can’t make it to the vet clinic? Try calling a mobile vet! Mobile vet services range from basic services like vaccinations to advanced services like surgeries and euthanasia.
If you haven’t already, I encourage you to program the phone number of an emergency care center in your cellphone now. You never know when you might need a little after-hours care or advice.
Emergencies happen when you least expect them. Take the time to prepare now so your pet sitter AND your vet will know how to handle an emergency, in the event that you’re out of town and your dog needs help.