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Finding Vet Surgery Assistance

My 12 year old dog needs a tumor removed (next to spleen/liver), it is about the size of golf ball. I'm not working and 58 years old. I need low cost surgery assistance. Where do I look locally? Please help soon!

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June 13, 20110 found this helpful
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The AAHA hospital accreditation organization has a grant program for low income people. It is administered thru local Vets that are accredited with AAHA. If you are low income (SSI, medicaid, unemployed + foodstamps and others) you can ask for a grant up to $500. The locally accreditted Vet is limited to granting $500 a year, but it would be worth a shot. Many Vets are affiliated with this group. You can lean more at aahahelpingpets.org.

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June 11, 20110 found this helpful

Talk with your animal rescue league, and see if they can do the surgery, or if they know of a low cost animal hospital nearby. Keep us updated on how he/she is doing.

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June 13, 20110 found this helpful

Also check with your regular vet, sometimes they will allow a payment plan so you don't get slammed all at once with a huge bill. Please keep us posted, your dogs are precious!

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