Disaster Relief and/or Emergency Care for Puppy Mill Seizures

PEDIGREE Foundation

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Fields of work: Animal Welfare - Domestic Animals & Pets

Applicant type: Government Entity, Nonprofit

Funding uses: General Operating Expense

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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This grant program is for nonprofit animal welfare organizations whose communities suffer the impact of natural or other disasters as declared by a State or FEMA, or for non-profit shelters who are supporting the care of dogs from a national organization (ex ASPCA, HSUS, etc) or a local animal control agency leading a puppy mill seizure. You may request up to $5,000 in funding.

Grants will also be considered for organizations that have not been directly impacted by a disaster but are helping another organization in need such as the rescue and/or intake of animals and for puppy mill seizures. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • To qualify for Disaster Relief funding or emergency care funding for puppy mill seizures you must meet these guidelines for eligibility:
    • Nonprofit organizations with an animal welfare mission or a direct relationship with an animal welfare organization that is leading all or part of the effort for disaster relief or a puppy mill seizure where you are providing intake, medical care and placement for these dogs.
    • Have been directly affected by a recent disaster or emergency situation and/or are assisting in an affected area


  • Grant funding can be used for:
    • Medical supplies and veterinary care treatment for pets
    • Pet food, pet supplies, including crates, etc.
    • Temporary shelter or boarding costs for rescued or at-risk pets
    • Other immediately needed materials including cleaning supplies, tarps, bedding, blankets, etc. to keep pets safe and comfortable
    • Transportation costs to rescue or relocate pets
    • Other expenses related to providing temporary shelter for rescued pets including overtime salaries, rental equipment or facilities, cleanup costs, etc.
    • Clean up/rebuild efforts for an impacted shelter during a natural disaster


This page was last reviewed May 12, 2021 and last updated May 12, 2021