Sweet, beautiful four-month-old Kilah (pronounced Kee-la) is a lab-pit mix. Thanks to the quick action of her new dad, Lionel and the help of BirchBark and Associate Member hospital Pacific Veterinery Specialists she beat the odds with Parvo. In early January, Lionel rescued Kilah after he heard from a customer where he works that she’d been living in a car...
What do you need to know about your pet’s health? The answer is everything you can! The more you know, the better a health advocate you’ll be. At BirchBark we want to help you help your animals to lead active, healthy and happy lives. In addition to providing pet owners with assistance for veterinary costs, we have a commitment to providing education about issues related to pet health.
Merriam-Webster’s defines community as people with common interests living in a particular area. There can be no doubt that the area encompassing the Central Coast of California qualifies as a community of animal lovers. We embrace our animals as family members, and this region is a wonderful playground of nature in which to celebrate the bond between people and pets.
BirchBark Foundation’s primary goal is to offer grants to animal owners who are unable to cover some or all of the cost of their pet’s medical care. We currently offer grants only to residents of Santa Cruz and Monterey counties in the Central Coast region of California.