To qualify for free or subsidised treatment, pet owners must be in receipt of certain benefits, such as housing benefit or council tax support, and live within the catchment area of a PDSA hospital or clinic.
You will need to bring your registration certificate with you to the clinic.
Do you have to pay for treatment at PDSA?
PDSA offers free and reduced cost veterinary services to eligible pet owners. Our reduced cost service is available to eligible owners living within the catchment area of a PDSA Pet Hospital or Pet Clinic.
What can I do if I can’t afford a vet?
When You Can’t Afford Veterinary Care
- Choose pet insurance.
- Get a Credit Line.
- Ask for payment options.
- Consider crowdfunding.
- Host a group yard sale.
- Use free or low cost clinics.
- Ask friends or family.
- Start a pet savings account.
How do I get a free PDSA treatment?
PDSA vets care for household pets like cats, dogs and rabbits.
You could receive free treatment for one pet at your local PDSA if you receive at last one of the following:
- Housing Benefit.
- Council Tax Support.
- Universal Credit with a Housing Element.
What does PDSA cover?
PDSA is a charity. We want a lifetime of wellbeing for every pet. Every day, vets in our 48 Pet Hospitals care for sick and injured pets – saving lives, and keeping pets happy and healthy. Pets are part of the family.