Rainier Animal Fund In-Service Clinic
Sat Jul 24 2021 at 08:00 am to 06:00 pmUTC-07:00
Elliott Bay Animal Hospital | Seattle, WA
In-Service Clinic to be managed by the Rainier Animal Fund with select staffing and hospital expenses provided by Elliott Bay Animal Hospital. Individual patient care to be covered through the Rainier Animal Fund grant program, with additional services provided to nonprofit partners at a reduced/nonprofit rate.
For more information, please visit https://rainieranimalfund.org
Provide support to families needing advanced medical care for their pets who cannot afford the full cost of treatment. (Services paid for by RAF medical grants.)
Provide an avenue in which Rainier Animal Fund grant dollars can be stretched due to reduced costs for procedures on “in-service” day.*
Provide an invaluable resource to community partners and area nonprofits whose clients need access to veterinary care and surgical services at a reduced cost
(*The RAF In-service clinic operates under reduced costs as the program is partially staffed by qualified RAF volunteers, including the staff veterinarian, along with donated and discounted medical expenses.)
To participate, please read the following guidelines and next steps.
RAF has set the following guidelines for potential grant recipients. Recipient only needs to meet one of the listed criteria to qualify. They will be asked to bring a photo ID and to sign a self-declaration form attesting to proof of need.
Seniors receiving social security benefits
* Disabled individuals receiving Disability Support Payments
Men and women at risk of abuse who are entering a registered shelter
* Individuals receiving assistance through Washington state public assistance programs
* Clients of supportive housing for seniors programs as well as tenants of retirement homes or long-term care facilities with live-in pets
* Proof of income less than twice the Federal Poverty Limit
* Those who have become recently unemployed or are not currently working due to the current global crisis surrounding COVID-19
* Those pet-owner families facing unforeseen financial hardship (often due to medical bills, job loss, family crisis)
Applying for Services:
Clients in need of RAF funding for In-Service Clinic medical services for their pet must first apply for a RAF grant online. If internet access not available, please call RAF at (844) RAF-VETS (723-8387) to apply over the phone.
Clients will be scheduled for services once they have met funding guidelines and have been approved for a grant for services. (Limited based on available funds.)
Pets not previously seen by a veterinarian will have their pets initial assessment done at the In-Service Clinic including an examination and pre-surgery bloodwork if warranted.
Those approved for services to be contacted by RAF caseworker to schedule appointment.
RAF grantee to only receive support once in a 12 month period.
If the pet has NOT been seen by a veterinarian or you do not have records or bloodwork, the RAF caseworker will schedule you pet for an assessment on the In-Service Clinic day. This will need to take place prior to any surgical services or procedures.
Nonprofit partners interested taking advantage of available services should email Virginia Piper at [email protected] or call 844.RAF.VETS (723-8387) to inquire about patient care estimates and appointment availability. Nonprofit partners to be provided with an early care estimate prior to the scheduled In-Service Clinic. Updated estimates provided once your client’s pets are assessed and additional nonprofit discounts are applied.