Referral Links

The following web sites are not affiliated with MLRR. MLRR cannot be held responsible for the content or accuracy of the information on these sites.


LEARN -  Serving northern Illinois, including Chicago, Schaumburg, DeKalb and Wisconsin up to Milwaukee and Madison.

Chicagoland Lab Rescue (CLR) -  Serving northern Illinois plus southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana.

Central Indiana Lab Rescue & Adoption (CILRA) -  Serving Chicago, Indiana and Ohio.

Lucky Lab Rescue - Serving Indiana.

Love of Labs Indiana - Serving Indiana.

Cincinnati Lab Rescue - Serving Ohio.

Greater Dayton Labrador Retriever Rescue - Serving Ohio.

Lake Erie Labrador Retriever Rescue - Serving Ohio.

The Labrador Connection - Serving Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin.


31 Paws - Offers two funding programs: The Pet-Vet-Cost Assistance Program aims to keep a healthy human/companion animal bond intact in the face of a pet medical emergency and the Proactive Animal Rescue Program provides seed funding for community-based individuals to reduce companion animal homelessness and neglect.

Bialy’s Wellness Foundation – Mission is to provide families and rescues organizations caring for mobility impaired animals the support necessary to optimize the quality of life of their pets with paralysis, amputation, trauma, neurological or birth defects, and other diagnosed ailments.

Brown Dog Foundation -Brown Dog Foundation was founded on October 16, 2006 in memory of Chocolate Chip, a chocolate Labrador retriever that touched many hearts in his short, ten-year life. Smock along with five friends and her sister, created Brown Dog Foundation as a 501c3 public charity that provides funding to families who find themselves in similar situations - a sick pet that would likely respond to treatment, but due to an unforeseen circumstance, there is not enough money immediately available to make it happen.

For The Love of Alex, Inc. - Provides emergency funding for life saving veterinary care of low income families.

Fetch a Cure - Non-profit designed to raise awareness, to educate and provide pet owners greater access to information about pet cancer, senior care and treatment options. Financial assistance is available.

From The Heart - From the Heart Rescue is dedicated to caring for the hurt and frightened victims of accident, disease, cruelty and neglect, by providing life-saving surgeries, medications and special care that other organizations are not able or willing to give.

Go Fund Me – Set up individual fundraisers.

God’s Creatures Ministry Veterinary Charity Handicapped Pets – Organization sends a max amount of $50 if available.

Handicapped Pets - Pet products for your aging, injured, and special needs pets.

The Humane Society of the United States - The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s most effective animal protection organization. They take on the big fights to end suffering for all animals 

Lab Med - LABMED was founded to provide emergency monies to offset expenses incurred in the medical treatment of abandoned and/or injured Labrador Retrievers in need of rescue

Labrador Life Line - Labrador Life Line will, upon application and approval, disburse appropriate funds to help these dogs in need.

Live Like Roo - A donation-based, 501C3 charitable organization who provides support and financial assistance to families whose pet faces a cancer diagnosis.

Magic Bullet Fund – Magic Bullet Fund helps people who have made room in their homes and hearts for a feline or canine companion, but do not have the financial resources to provide cancer treatment.

The Mosby Fund – The Mosby Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable purposes, to assist in the care of critically sick, injured, abused and neglected dogs through financial support and public education.

The Onyx & Breezy Foundation - The Onyx & Breezy Foundation provides funding and support.

Paws 4 Cure – Paws 4 A Cure is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance throughout the United States to those who cannot afford veterinary care for the beloved furry family members.

The Perseus Foundation – The Perseus Magic Fund seeks to fill a gap that currently exists for pet owners who are seeking novel and costly treatment forms and require help in defraying cost. This fund is specific to Bone Marrow Transplantation, T cell adoptive immunotherapy, and SRS.

The Pet Fund – Nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals in the United States that need veterinary care.

RedRover Relief – Preserving the human-animal bond by providing financial assistance, resources and support to low-income individuals and survivors of domestic violence and the pets, so families can escape together and stay together.

Rose’s Fund – Financially assists pet owners and Good Samaritans who have an animal with a good prognosis for a healthy life, but are at a financial loss.

Speaking for Spot - Healthcare book for you and your dog.

Tipper & Squirt Care for Cushings Fund – Mission is to financially aid families who are struggling to pay their dogs’ medical costs associated with the diagnosis and treatment of this complex disease called Canine Hyperadrenocorticism or Canine Cushing’s.

Waggle, The Riedel & Cody Fund – No pet parent should lose their best friend because of financial hardship. Waggle was created to help the greater pet-loving community put an end to economic-driven pet euthanasia—and the human heartache that accompanies this tragic situation.