To strengthen and preserve the human-animal bond by providing financial assistance to families with extremely limited resources facing life saving decisions for their pets.


A world where financial hardship does not cause the loss of any family pet.

Birchbark Foundation Resources

Veterinary Partners

BirchBark Foundation is reliant on the discounted services of our Veterinary Partner Hospitals. Learn more about who they are and about our larger community. 

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financial assistance

We offer assistance grants to animal owners in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties, who are unable to cover some or all of the cost of their pet’s medical care. To see if you qualify...

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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... 

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