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!

Jun 16, 2015

Animal Lovers on Facebook Save Coco

Coco was hit by a car and suffered a severely broken leg. Once the news got out on Facebook, animal lovers united to spread the word about her needs. As a result, her medical expenses will be covered and she has a new family!

Jun 8, 2015

Chester Foundation at the Doggy Dash

The Chester Foundation participated in the 2015 Doggy Dash, a dog-lovers event to support the work of the Sacramento SPCA.

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.