ValueCare Veterinary Clinic
1515 E. 66th St., Richfield, MN 55423
202 N. Chestnut St., Chaska, MN 55318
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.
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 to 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.
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Mission Animal Hospital
A full-service hospital with affordable fees, to keep pets and families together.
10100 Viking Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
MARS 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.
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.
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
Dr. 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
United Pet Transportation Inc. (UPT)
6230 Scott Ave. N.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
UPT offers pet transport services in the state of Minnesota. They provide local and long-distance ground transportation services for pet owners of all pets.
Wisconsin Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Providers:
- Helping Hands ($25, helpinghands4pets.com), in Hudson, 715-386-8379
- St. Croix Animal Friends ($25, stcroixanimalfriends.org), in Hudson, 715-749-FRND
- PAWS (www.pawswi.com), for residents of St. Croix, Pierce or Polk Counties, 715-808-4384
- Arnell Memorial Humane Society (arnellhumane.org/Programs.html) in Amery, 715-268-7387
- Wisconsin Humane Society (wihumane.org/clinic) in West Allis, 414-323-6163
Other Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Providers:
- 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, 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 email@example.com for more information or to register.
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 Nail 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.
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. This program provides 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 firstname.lastname@example.org), request information at local women’s shelters or contact 311 (612-673-3000).