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.Read More
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.Read More
The Chester Foundation recently received a very generous donation from the Murphy Family Endowment Fund of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation. With their support, we will be able to continue our work with Lynn Madison, an advocate for animals of the homeless. Lynn has been spreading the word that public funds for animals in crisis are not available if the owner is homeless.Read More
Ava is a one year old Boxer who had been sick for over a week with vomiting and reluctance to eat along with rapid weight loss. She was seen at Mercy Pet Hospital where she was diagnosed by x-rays with a “foreign body” in her stomach. She ate a toy! Read about the amazing group of veterinarian hospitals and animal rescue groups that worked together to save Ava’s life.
See how Ava is doing now and read a heartening story her family shared.Read More
"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!
“Ava” recently benefited from a collaboration between Mercy Pet Hospital,...
Buddah is a mini Schnauzer with an anal gland rupture. Chester Foundation was very pleased to be able to help him out!
Cali became pregnant due to an unintentional breeding that occurred with a housemate. Her owner was not aware of the pregnancy until Cali stated gaining weight a few weeks later.