By providing financial resources for those in need and educational resources to our community, BirchBark Foundation empowers people to make informed decisions in times of crisis and to be better advocates for their pets.


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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We offer assistance 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 financially qualified applicants in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties. 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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