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Animal Care PA serves as the charitable arm of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association but functions as an independent Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation and is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization. The mission of Animal Care PA is to help caring people help animals by bridging the gap through our animal welfare initiatives like The Last Chance Program and Henry's Helping Paws Program as well as funding Veterinary Student Scholarships.

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Our work is focused in three areas:

FEED

Their Henry's Helping Paws Program provides food to the pets of senior citizens so the pets and their owners to stay together. This program was launched in March of 2016 in a partnership with Meals on Wheels in Chester County.


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CARE

The Last Chance (TLC) Program provides veterinary care grants to animals in need when limited or no financial means exist to pay for care. Your practice can apply to be a TLC Participating Practice and be eligible to receive funds. 


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EDUCATE

Their Veterinary Student Scholarship Program helps to decrease the financial burden that plagues veterinary students. Every year Animal Care PA and PVMA award substantial student scholarships to veterinary students and veterinary technology students.


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Bark in the Park 5K & 1-Mile Dog Walk

Our largest fundraiser of the year is the Bark in the Park 5K & 1-Mile Dog Walk. This is a fun and great way to raise money for companion animals in need. Register alone or with a team, gather pledges until race day, and then get out there and run or walk. The day includes a raffle as well as a Halloween Costume Contest for pets and their people with prizes in several categories. Runners also receive trophies in various categories.


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The Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation (PVF), d/b/a Animal Care PA, was established in 1983, and serves as the charitable arm of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association but functions as an independent Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation and is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization. The mission of Animal Care PA is to help caring people help animals by bridging the gap through our animal welfare initiatives like The Last Chance Program and Henry's Helping Paws Program as well as funding Veterinary Student Scholarships.