Medical Fund

Medical Fund

For clients at our full-service Veterinary Clinic in Oakland, we offer financial assistance for unexpected veterinary bills. While assistance can help cover some of the cost, qualified clients are responsible for payment of a portion of services.

In order to receive assistance you must first get a diagnosis from a veterinarian at our full-service Veterinary Clinic. You may expedite the process by filling out the English or Español application below before the appointment but can only be approved for assistance after the vet has prescribed a treatment plan.

Eligibility Requirements

Patient (animal) eligibility for assistance:

  • Pet needs to be spayed/neutered, or client agrees to spay/neuter once pet is healthy
  • Medical issue is unexpected and needs immediate medical attention
  • Long-term prognosis needs to be good

Client (person) eligibility for assistance:

  • Lives in Alameda or Contra Costa County
  • Applicants must meet income requirements and provide current income verification documentation (documentation must be from within the last 90 days)

Documentation MUST have dollar amounts and could include:

  • Current pay check stub
  • Current tax return form
  • Unemployment check stub
  • Medicaid/Medicare or Food Stamp card
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) ID or letter
  • Clients are eligible for help once a year

If you have additional questions about applying for HA assistance, please contact Raquel Bernaldo, Manager of Humane Advocacy at rbernaldo@eastbayspca.org or 510-563-4627.

For more information about this program, contact the Manager of Humane Advocacy at humaneadvocate@eastbayspca.org or call 510-563-4627.

If you utilize outside veterinary services and would like tips and information on affording veterinary care please read Having Trouble Affording Veterinary Care.

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8323 Baldwin Street
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Wednesday - Sunday
11am - 6pm
510-569-0702

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Monday - Saturday
(by appointment)
510-569-1606

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Tuesday - Saturday
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4651 Gleason Drive
Dublin, CA 94568

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Wednesday - Sunday
11am - 6pm
925-479-9670
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Wednesday - Thursday
925-479-9674
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