| Application to the Magic
your dog has
cancer and you can't afford treatment, you are not
alone. A great many people are in this same situation.
Magic Bullet Fund gets many
applications and we have to make very hard decisions. We would like to
help all of the dogs and all of the families who apply but we cannot.
Assistance is for cancer treatment
fees only. The fund does not
provide assistance for other conditions, for cancer treatment after the
first course of treatment has failed, for palliative care, euthanasia
or for any treatment that has already been done.
We process applications
as quickly as possible.
there is a 1-week to 2-week waiting
time AFTER we have received your application and all financial
information. The waiting time from that point depends on our ability
to collect information from your clinic.
Magic Bullet Fund cannot
Before you apply, ALL of the following must be true:
- We do not
offer assistance for
hemangiosarcoma (unless it is cutaneous hemangiosarcoma).
- We do offer assistance for amputation
surgery when a dog has bone cancer (osteosarcoma) in a limb, but we do
not offer assistance for chemotherapy after amputation.
- We do
offer assistance for
radiation therapy at all.
- We do not
offer assistance for mammary cancer if you have a female dog 4 years
old or more, and she has not been spayed.
- You are the dog's primary caretaker and
owner and the person who pays for the dog's medical care
- You did read the How
it Works page
to understand how Magic Bullet Fund
- A veterinarian has diagnosed your dog with cancer
- We DO accept
applications when a mass cannot be diagnosed without
- Your dog HAS BEEN SEEN BY the vet who will
provide cancer treatment
- You gave that vet permission to speak to
Magic Bullet Fund
about your dog
- Your dog is
within the age/weight limits
- Dogs 0 to 40
pounds must be 11 or younger
- Dogs 40 to 80
pounds must be 10 or younger
- Dogs 80 to 100 pounds
must be 9 or younger
- Dogs over 100 pounds must
be 8 or younger
- You have
documents on your computer, saved
.pdf files, ready to upload in the application:
from most recently filed tax return
- Last month's bank statement
for Assistance from Magic Bullet Fund
* If you need shelter for
yourself and your pet:
To find safe sheltering for you and your pet, click here to find a
listing of shelters that will accept your pet.
you cannot find a
shelter in your
houses pets on-site, click
to see off-site housing options for your pet.
* If you are
in an abusive home and you need financial assistance for
transportation and boarding to enable you and your pet(s) to leave - United
Animal Nations offers financial assistance for victims of domestic
violence and their pets through their Crisis
Relief for Individuals grant
Medical Assistance including Canine Cancer: Nationwide
Assistance by location
- The Dog
& Cat Cancer Fund Helps needy families get treatment for
their cats and dogs suffering
from cancer. * For dogs with lymphoma, dog must be in remission before
- The Riedel & Cody Fund helps
with funding for cancer treatment for dogs and cats.
- Onyx and Breezy Help for pets of
individuals where medical hardship is present.
Care Foundation Our goal is to help save the lives of loved
and valued canine companions, so that no family has to make a
decision to end a life due to financial hardship.
- The Mosby Foundation
helps to pay medical expenses for sick, abused and neglected
Chunk Foundation If you are experiencing a medical
emergency with your pet, and cannot afford treatment fees, apply.
- The Stymie Foundation raises
funds for families in need of financial support for the cost of cancer
treatment for their pet.
- The Pet Fund - helping dogs
needing medical treatment, several
week waiting period. The Pet Fund
assists owners in covering medical
costs beyond the normal expenses of vaccination, spay and neuter
surgeries, food and routine veterinary care.
- Canine Cancer
to limited funds and the large number of applicants, CCA is not
accepting applications at this time.
- Helping Pets Fund The current economic environment has made it difficult for
many non-profit organizations to raise the necessary funds to maintain
their viability. The AAHA Foundation Board of Trustees voted to close
the AAHA Helping Pets Fund due to the decline in donations. The Helping
Pets Fund allocated all of itís resouces and closed on June 30th.
- STARelief and Pet Assistance
Mission: to provide medical care, temporary homes, food and emergency
shelter to pets whose caretakers are struggling with financial hardship.
- The Sam Simon Foundation Los
Angeles area only. Offers a wide variety of free
as mass removals and amputations. Free Spay/Neuters are available,
there is no good reason not to have your pet spayed or neutered!!
- Fairy DogParents Massachussetts only. Maximum $800
grant per dog.
- Stamford Animal Rescue
- The Picasso Fund
New York City only.
lifesaving medical treatment for sick and injured animals transferred
from NYC's AC&C to other Alliance Participating Organizations
- The Pie Fund New York, Connecticut and New Jersey only.
- Fetch a Cure VIrginia only Provides
to families unable to bear the cost of the life-saving
treatments for their pets that have been diagnosed with cancer through
- The Acme Foundation Lake County CA only. Helps low
income senior citizens and disabled for
cancer treatment for cats and dogs.
- Labrador Harbor California only. Helping
- Brown Dog Foundation Tennessee only. Helping dogs
- Zach Memorial Fund North Carolina only. Financial
assistance for canine cancer treatments
- STARelief and Pet
only. Provides financial assistance for canine
cancer treatment to residents
that are: Experiencing
Financial Challenges; Senior Citizens; Sick and/or Terminally Ill; U.S.
Military Veterans and Their Families.
- Emma's Foundation
for Canine Cancer New
England area only. Our
support is specific to canine cancer and we provide support to
residents in the
New England area.
& Tucker Fund Assists individuals in Northern New Mexico of low or
moderate income over age 60 with veterinarian expenses for their
companion dog receiving treatment for a curable condition. Grants
generally $500 or less.
- IMOM - Dedicated to insure that
no companion animal has to be
euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged. At this time, assistance is available only for emergency
- Frankie's Friends Blue
Pearl clinics only.
- Special Needs Dobermans Dobermans only. Helping
senior and special needs Dobies.
- Labrador Lifeline Purebred Labs only. Will
assist purebred Labrador Retrievers whose families or rescues have no
other way to pay for necessary care.
of Pure Gold Golden