Medical Care for Stray and Disadvantaged Pets

Happy Endings

Too often, families are faced with heart wrenching decisions because funds are not available to save the life of their beloved animal companion. Here we highlight the happy endings, but recognize too many animals are not so fortunate.

Read about the most recent cases of animals, and the families who love them, who were given lifesaving support through the Chester Foundation.

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About Us

The Chester Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to provide medical care for stray and disadvantaged pets.

With an amazing record forming collaborations with animal rescue groups and participating veterinarian hospitals, the Chester Foundation has saved the lives of pets who would otherwise have been lost due to a lack of funds.

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In Honor or Memory of Our Loved Ones

Supporters of the Chester Foundation honor the animal companions in their lives, and those that represent a fond memory by giving a monetary donation.

Take a look at the different pets that are being celebrated and please consider donating to Chester in their honor or memory.

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Our donors, volunteers and contributing veterinarians make Chester Services available to disadvantaged pets needing urgent medical care.

We were very pleased with the support received on the Day of Giving, but we must continue to raise funds to make sure that EVERY animal gets the help they need.

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"Making emergency medical care accessible to all pets."

Recent Blog Posts

Read the lastest news about the work of the Chester Foundation and the generous donors who make it all possible!

May 4, 2015

Bandit Stole Their Hearts!

Bandit stole the hearts of a local family. When he needed emergency medical care, they turned to the Chester Foundation to help with the costs.

Apr 29, 2015

May 5th Is The Day of Giving

Are you ready to participate in the Big Day of Giving? The Chester Foundation has a goal to raise $10,000 on May 5th. Will you help?

Apr 24, 2015

Thumbalina Was A Survivor

The Weir family experienced more loss than anyone ever should losing two cats within days of each other to kidney failure, and a third cat named Thumbalina went missing. When Thumbalina was found, she needed emergency care that was beyond the family's financial means.