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​​​​​About the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation®

See How Our Nonprofit Organization Helps Dogs in Need

The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation is Camp Bow Wow®'s 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the health and happiness of our furry loved ones. The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation offers a second chance to sick and injured dogs in need by providing medical care funds to dogs who are either homeless or whose parents cannot afford to pay their veterinary bills.

Meet Our Grant Recipients! Dogs We've Helped

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Lending a Paw to Dogs in Need

Dogs are amazing creatures and add endless joy and love to our lives. Each year, countless beloved pets are denied urgent medical care simply because their parents cannot afford the treatment costs. For struggling pet parents faced with this impossible predicament, the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation is a lifeline that can ease the financial burdens of treating their sick or injured dog – and potentially prevent the heartbreaking loss of their furry loved one, as a result.

In addition to helping struggling pet parents, the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation also provides grants to animal shelters and rescue groups that need assistance to provide necessary medical treatments for sick or injured dogs awaiting adoption.

The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation will award grants up to $2,500 for necessary medical treatments for dogs across North America in need of care for conditions such as:

  • Broken bones
  • Abdominal obstruction
  • Enucleation
  • Cancer
  • Emergency services

Individuals may apply for a grant when they are struggling to cover the costs of their dog's veterinary care. A shelter or rescue group may apply for a grant if a dog is awaiting adoption pending veterinary care.

Help us lend a paw by donating and by spreading the woof to friends or family members who may benefit from a Bow Wow Buddies Foundation grant. Together, we can help all our furry friends enjoy full, healthy lives!

Help a Pup in Need

Your donation could help cover the following costs:

  • Anesthesia and Surgical Instruments $250
  • X-rays $100
  • Pre-Op
  • Post-Op
  • Cost of Stitches
    After Surgery

Happy Grant Recipients

  • Tim
    "Angus hasn't had the best of luck and we love him way too much…thank you so much for helping us out in tougher times and let our family continue to grow."

    — Tim

  • Sarah
    "When we learned that we had been accepted for Foundation grant we were blown away. It was definitely a shock to us but most of all we were so relieved. It took so much pressure off of me to know that John could have ..."

    — Sarah

  • Melissa
    "You all are such a miracle to so many families like ours and we are forever grateful for what you've done. Without this grant we wouldn't have been able to fix Rex's leg."

    — Melissa

  • Mary
    "Words cannot begin to describe how thankful I am for…the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation's generosity in assisting my sweet Nora and I so she could receive her heart surgery."

    — Mary

  • Nancy
    "Thank you to the Foundation for the most generous gift to help my Bella. She's recovering great from her surgery. We are eternally grateful that there are people and places like you that are willing to give a hand to ..."

    — Nancy

  • Marisa
    "I was incredibly overwhelmed when I found out I was approved for the grant. Seeing Clover in pain everyday was hard knowing I didn't have the finances to help her."

    — Marisa

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