The Pets In Need Vet Clinic exclusively serves the pets of eligible elderly, disabled, and low-income Rhode Islanders. All pet owners that are receiving assistance from a valid federal or state program will qualify.

Animals will be seen by appointment only and owners will need to bring documentation of qualification.

In order to qualify for support from the PIN Clinic, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Live in the State of Rhode Island.
  2. Have an income at or below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines OR receive one (or more) of the following: Food Stamps, Medicaid Medical Assistance Program, Rite Care, Child Care Assistance, Subsidized Housing, WIC, FIP, SSI, SSDI, TDI, Heating Assistance. For details, visit this website.


Unfortunately, pets whose owners cannot provide documentation of assistance will not be eligible for services.

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