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  • Rehoming Your Pet Assistance
    Rehoming assistance websites: Helpful resources: Rehoming guidance from Best Friends Animal Society How to Write a Pet Adoption Bio Rehoming a Special Needs Pet
  • Pet Food Banks
    Call ahead to make sure the food you need is available. Food For Hunger WME 1115 S. Maryland St, Alton, TX 78573 - (956) 585-9966 San Benito Food Pantry Inc 2007 E Expressway, San Benito, TX 78586 - (956) 399-1659
  • Low-Cost Veterinary Care and Spay/Neuter Services
    PVAS Monthly Wellness Clinic RGV Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic Texas Wellness Spay and Neuter Clinic Banfield Pet Hospital Brownsville Spay/Neuter Clinic The Country Vet
  • Financing for Veterinary Costs
    Organizations That Provide Credit and/or Loans Care Credit Veterinary Financing: This healthcare credit card gives you the flexibility to pay for pet medical bills ranging from routine appointments to emergency surgeries. Scratchpay: Apply for a payment plan and scratchpay will pay your vet bill immediately. You can pay them back in 30 days without interest, or over a 12 to 24-month period with a personalized interest rate based on your financial profile. Varidi: Online payment platform that makes it easy for veterinarians to offer payment plans. There is no credit check or credit reporting - you just negotiate a payment plan with the business. Organizations That Provide Financial Aid United States Department of Veteran Affairs: If you’re a veteran with a service dog, the VA will cover the cost of veterinary care (doesn’t cover unrelated costs such as over-the-counter medications, food, treats and non-sedated dental care). Friends and Vets Helping Pets: Funds treatments for curable (lifesaving, not life-prolong) diseases such as tumors, broken bones, ambulatory care, expensive medication, or post-surgical prosthetics such as a K-9 cart. Paws 4 A Cure: This organization helps cats and dogs regardless of breed, age, or diagnosis. Pet “parents” with limit ability to pay for care may qualify for assistance with vet bills. The Pet Fund: Helps pet owner pay for non-basic, non-urgent care for chronic conditions, heart disease, and cancer. Diabetic Cats in Need: Offers financial aid for insulin, helps find new homes for unwanted cats with diabetes, and starts local rescue programs to help diabetic cats get adopted. Magic Bullet Fund: Financial Assistance for cats and dogs with cancer. For those financially unprepared to pay for their dog’s or cat’s cancer treatment. This nonprofit aims to close the gap. The Mosby Foundation: Working to help neglected, sick, and abused dogs since 2003. Dog owners can apply to have procedures and treatments covered. However, the foundation cannot help with vet bills already accrued. The Onyx and Breezy Foundation: Helping dogs and cats live happy lives through funding for spay and neuter programs, rescuing animals from kill shelters, support for cancer research and much more. Hope Mending Hearts Foundation: Financial assistance grants so pet owners, Good Samaritans and rescuers can care for animals who need urgent veterinary care. Red Rover Relief: In event of an emergency, this organization offers immediate financial assistance for veterinary care. RedRover responds to applications within two business days. Help-a-Pet American Humane Society - Second Chance Fund Aid Specific to Cancer Stymie Canine Cancer Foundation – Ask your vet to apply The Riedel & Cody Fund – Apply online Live Like Roo – Apply online Aid Specific to Mobility Handicapped Pets Foundation - Provides dog wheelchairs Red Flyer, the Handicapped Pets Community - Loans of refurbished pet wheelchairs Crowd-Funding Veterinary Costs Plumfund Cofund my Pet Waggle Pet Insurance 24 Pet Watch AKC Pet Insurance ASPCA Pet Insurance Embrace Pet Insurance Healthy Paws Pet Insurance Nationwide Pet Insurance Pet First Pet Plan Pets Best Pet Premium Trupanion
  • Pet Health Online Resources
    Best Friends Vet Access App for Telemedicine Best Friends Animal Society Resources on Dog Health Best Friends Animal Society Resources on Cat Health Options for Heartworm Prevention for Dogs Options for Flea and Tick Prevention
  • Housing Assistance
    Pet-Friendly Rentals Dogs on Deployment: Temporary foster homes for pets during deployments Pact for Animals: Military foster program Escaping Domestic Violence Grant Assistance Pit Bull Insurance and Housing Resources
  • Local Training and Behavior Resources
    Local Training Services: Find a Certified Dog Trainer near you Petco Dog Training Smarty Paws RGV Dog Training PSP K9 International K&B Dog Learning Center PetSmart Dog Training K9 Consultants
  • Online Training and Behavior Resources
    Dogs: Best Friends Animal Society Dog Training Resources Dog Training by Kikopup YouTube Zac George’s Dog Training YouTube Dog Escapes: How to Keep Dogs from Getting Away Types of Reward and How to Reward How To: Redirect, Substitute and Reward Positive Reinforcement Dog Training ASPCA Dog Care Cats: Best Friends Animal Society Cat Health and Behavior Resources Cat Not Using Litter Box, Causes and Solutions Cat Marking and Spraying Cat Behavior Associates Jackson Galaxy Behavior Resources and Tips ASPCA Cat Care Cats and Allergies Living with Cat Allergies
  • Lost Pet Assistance
    We're sorry to hear that your pet is missing. To increase the chances of finding your pet, visit for resources and information on how to locate your lost pet. PVAS Contact Information: Website: Phone: (956) 720-4563 Email: Address: 2451 N Expressway, Edinburg, TX 78541
  • Additional Assistance (Kittens, Disaster Preparedness)"
    Help for Found Kittens Abandoned Kittens Cómo cuidar de los gatitos abandonados Disaster Preparation
  • Additional Rescue Organizations in the RGV
    Ana’s Safe Haven Cinderella Pet Rescue PawStories Forgotten Friends Texas Rescue RGV Recycled Rovers and Friends Donja’s Dogs Brownsville Animal Defense
  • What are your hours?
    Our business hours are: Mon - Thu: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Fri - Sun: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Where are you located?
    TRENTON CENTER 2501 W Trenton Rd Edinburg, TX 78539 LAURIE P. ANDREWS CENTER 2451 N US Expressway 281 Edinburg, TX 78541
  • Adoption FAQ
    Adoption fees help cover the costs of care, vaccinations, and spaying/neutering. The fees are as follows: Dogs: Puppies (2-5 months): $100 Adults (5+ months): $50 $50 refundable spay/neuter deposit is due at the time of adoption if the pet has not yet been altered. Cats: Kittens (2-5 months): $50 Adults (6+ months): $25 Hidden Gems Adoption Fees: Any dog that is over five months old and has been at the shelter for more than 30 days has NO adoption fee! For more detailed information and to view available pets, visit the following links: Adopt FAQ: Available Dogs: Available Cats: Foster FAQ: If you have any more questions or need further assistance, feel free to contact us directly at: PVAS Contact Information: Phone: (956) 720-4563 Email: Address: 2501 W Trenton Rd, Edinburg, TX 78539

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