HELPING PETS, HELPING PEOPLE


The Shamrock Animal Fund helps pay for veterinary care for pet owners with financial limitations in Syracuse and Central New York.

requirements


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  • Animal owner must send documentation to Shamrock Animal Fund via e-mail, Fax or mail. (info@shamrockanimalfund.com)
  • Documentation can include:  tax return, benefit letter or other documentation showing your income.  We do not need to see your Social Security Number on the paperwork. 
  • The Shamrock Animal Fund pays a determined supplement directly to the veterinarian based on the amount of the bill.
  • The Shamrock Animal Fund does not assist with bills retroactively.
  • Animal owner must send documentation to Shamrock Animal Fund via e-mail, Fax or mail. (info@shamrockanimalfund.com)
  • Documentation can include:  tax return, benefit letter or other documentation showing your income.  We do not need to see your Social Security Number on the paperwork. 
  • The Shamrock Animal Fund pays a determined supplement directly to the veterinarian based on the amount of the bill.

STEPS TO RECEIVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE



  • The animal owner assumes the majority of the financial responsibility for the veterinary bill.
  • The animal owner has to demonstrate financial need and verify income with documentation.  All information remains confidential.
  • The animal owner must apply or co-apply for Care Credit if it is accepted by the participating veterinarian.  Must provide documentation if denied Care Credit.   www.carecredit.com  or 800-365-8295
  • The participating veterinarian has to offer the animal owner a discount toward the veterinary care or offer financial accommodation such as in-house payment plan or check hold.
  • It is up to the animal owner to have the conversation with the veterinary hospital about offering a discount or financial accommodation.