Mission Animal Hospital
A full-service hospital with affordable fees, to keep pets and families together.
10100 Viking Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Green Veterinary Services
Provides excellent, caring service at affordable prices. Visit us on Facebook and save 10 percent on your first visit!
Dr. Karen Green
4112 83rd Ave. N., Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
Animal Care Foundation of Hennepin County
Serves Hennepin County residents who are blind, disabled or elderly, and have limited financial resources.
People and Pets Together
Helps to keep pets and their caregivers together by providing pet food and pet supplies to food shelves. Offers quarterly low-cost vaccination clinics.
Companion Animal Ministry: For People & Their Pets
Serves dog and cat owners who require low-cost assistance with pet care. Our Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic for Pets, held twice per year in spring and fall, includes a basic exam, rabies/distemper combo and parvo vaccinations. Veterinarian and vet techs on site, $20 suggested donation per pet. Low-cost microchipping is available for an added fee. A portion of proceeds benefits the Animal Humane Society. Call for dates and times.
ValueCare Veterinary Clinic
202 N. Chestnut St., Chaska, MN 55318
Link to price list for general services: valuecarevet.com/index-2.html
Some Petco stores host low-cost clinics that offer vaccinations, deworming, micro-chipping, heartworm testing and Feline Leukemia testing. Contact your local Petco for more information.
VeTouch provides basic veterinary medical care to the pets of low-income and no-income residents of the inner Twin Cities to promote urban community health and enhance the welfare of people and animals in Minnesota. Pet owners must qualify for services based on financial need or disability. VeTouch clinics are held on the first Sunday of every month from 3-7 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Services offered include: wellness exams, distemper and rabies vaccines, diagnosis and treatment of parasitic disease, education on zoonotic diseases, behavior education, nutritional support and referral for more involved veterinary care. Services are free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
Contact 612-284-7293 for more information, or visit their Facebook page.
Banfield Pet Hospitals (through PetSmart)
Offers a free first scheduled exam when you present their coupon. The coupon can be obtained online.
For info. on free initial exams for new clients of VCA or Banfield, visit banfield.com/petsmartexclusiveoffer or vcahospitals.com.
Dr. Marie Louderback visits senior living facilities to treat pets in their homes for very low cost.
Natural Pet Health
247 County Road B, West St. Paul, MN 55113
Wisconsin Spay/Neuter Programs:
- Helping Hands ($25, helpinghands4pets.com), in Hudson, WI, 715-386-8379
- St. Croix Animal Friends ($25, stcroixanimalfriends.org), in Hudson, WI, 715-749-FRND
- PAWS (www.pawswi.com), for residents of St. Croix, Pierce or Polk Counties, WI, 715-808-4384
- Arnell Memorial Humane Society (arnellhumane.org/Programs.html) in Amery, WI, 715-268-7387
Other Low-Cost Spay/Neuter and Assistance with Fees:
- Northland Spay Neuter Clinic (northlandspayneuter.org), in Duluth, 218-623-6342
- Minn-Kota PAAWS (paawsproject.org), in the Fargo/Moorhead area, 701-356-0523
Animal Humane Society
Euthanasia service, cremation service, pet loss support group meetings: Animal Humane Society provides a compassionate and caring euthanasia service for those who can’t afford the same service at a private-practice veterinarian. Veterinary technicians certified in lethal injection euthanasia perform each procedure. When the time is right, please contact Animal Admissions Center to discuss your needs. Please call 763-412-4969 to schedule an appointment.
Training and Behavior:
A Rotta Love Plus
Rott ‘n’ Pit Ed Treat your dog to a fun training class just for pit bulls and Rottweilers! Led by ARLP volunteer Jen Laskewitz, Rott n’ Pit Ed is a free eight-week basic obedience class for pit bulls and Rottweilers who are being fostered by an ARLP volunteer, or who have “graduated” the foster program and been adopted. Rottweilers and pit bulls who are not ARLP alumni may enroll in the class for a set program donation. Contact Jen Laskewitz at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
Foster My Pet
Foster My Pet’s Behavior Crew of veterinary technicians, dog trainers, vet students and vet tech students provides in-home behavior consultations for people who need help managing the behavior and training of their pets. All of Foster My Pet’s programs, including the Behavior Crew, are available to those who are on some form of government assistance or who qualify based on limited income. The Behavior Crew will not deal with aggression issues. Animals showing aggression to people or to other animals will be referred to the U of MN Behavior Service. Contact BehaviorCrew@FosterMyPet.org or call 612-568-7381.
Animal Humane Society Behavior Helpline
We’re here to answer your behavior questions about your pet, and we might just be able to help you resolve an issue that will keep your pet at home with you. Please call the Animal Humane Society Behavior Helpline with any questions you may have regarding your pet’s behavior. Animal Humane Society Training and Behavior staff will provide you with action steps and resources to help resolve any issues. The helpline is available from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., seven days a week, at 763-489-2202. animalhumanesociety.org/training/training-and-behavior
Shear Elegance Pet Grooming
Shear Elegance would like to help out in these hard economic times by offering very low prices to groom your pet. Your pet is a part of your family, their health and well being is always taken into account when you bring them to Shear Elegance. 1469 White Bear Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55106 They groom rabbits too! Open 7 Days a Week • 651-528-1157
Free Cat and Kitten Claw Clipping
Sponsored by Feline Rescue at Chuck and Don’s Pet Food Outlet. Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at participating Chuck & Don’s Pet Food Outlet stores. http://www.chuckanddons.com/
Foster My Pet
As a local independent nonprofit organization with 501(c)3 status, Foster My Pet helps pet owners in distress by placing their companion animals in a temporary foster home for a limited period of time. Foster My Pet serves the greater Twin Cities area in Minnesota. To ensure that our precious funding is used efficiently, we limit our services to pet owners enrolled in the programs of local social service agencies or who are qualified due to a very low income. Contact Daniela VonArx, Founder, at Daniela@FosterMyPet.org or 651-503-0045.
Minneapolis Animal Care and Control (MACC)
No-Cost Kenneling for Victims of Domestic Violence
Since 2010, MACC has been a proud partner with the Minnesota Alliance for Family & Animal Safety (MNAFAS). Minneapolis Animal Care & Control, along with the assistance of the Minneapolis Police Department, provide temporary, no-cost kenneling of pets for victims of domestic abuse. The purpose of this program is to provide free pet kenneling to individuals who are trying to leave a violent domestic relationship, but who are afraid to because of concerns for their pets’ safety. For more information, contact MNAFAS (952-646-6534 or email@example.com), request information at local women’s shelters or contact 311 (612-673-3000).