Companions In Crisis

aida-cic-recipientThe Companions in Crisis (CIC) fund provides financial assistance to help families pay for life-saving treatments for their pets who have been diagnosed with cancer. This program strives to provide pet owners with a sense of hope when facing a cancer diagnosis.

Whether it’s several months or several years, the additional time to spend with one of your best friends is something to be treasured. FETCH a Cure hopes to give you the gift of quality time with your beloved pet.

The program serves the states of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, and pets who have a confirmed diagnosis of cancer.






The Felicia Fund provides assistance to residents of Washington D.C. who have a pet with a confirmed cancer diagnosis. Funding assistance is also available for families who have a pet participating in a clinical trial for cancer; this fund was started by José Harris in honor of his beloved dog, Felicia. Please take a moment to read Felicia’s Story.



The Hannah Hershey Fund is dedicated to bringing the Companions in Crisis program to more pets and owners in the NOVA area. Started by Amy Hershey and Heath Croll in honor of their beloved dog, Hannah, this fund will help expand the positive reach of the CIC program, saving animal lives in the process. Please like the Hannah Hershey Fund on Facebook for regular updates. You can read more about Hannah’s story and donate directly to the fund here.

In order for an applicant to be considered for review, the following must hold true:

If you need assistance outside the states of Virginia, Maryland, or The District of Columbia, or for something besides a cancer diagnosis, there are other organizations that may be able to help.  Please click on the link below for more information.

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