Rescue Me WV (RMWV) only provides a voucher for spaying or neutering your pet.
Rescue Me WV is not responsible for any medical complications or issues that may arise during or after the procedure. It is your responsibility to ensure that the designated veterinarian is qualified and suitable for performing the surgery on your pet. You must speak with the veterinarian’s office to discuss any risks that may or may not apply to your pet and to discuss any concerns you may have prior to the procedure. By submitting this application and proceeding with the procedure, you agree to release Rescue Me WV from any liability or responsibility related to the spaying or neutering and vaccination of your pet with the designated veterinarian.
RMWV receives grants to assist low/no-income WV dog owners.
To qualify, you must be the owner of the dog, be a resident of West Virginia, currently participating in a public assistance program such as Medicaid, Section 8 Housing, WIC or meet the criteria for Low-income earnings as defined by the Federal Poverty Income guideline (aspe.hhs.gov).
If you meet the criteria above and wish to apply for our program, you may do so here when our program is open for new applicants.
THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR NEW APPLICANTS. OPERATION SNIP & SPAY WILL RESUME IN 2024 AND A LINK WILL BE POSTED HERE WHEN WE ARE TAKING APPLICATIONS.
To be considered for approval you must fill out ALL questions on the application.
You will receive an email after your application has been submitted. ( Please allow 5-7 business days for your application to be processed before inquiring about the status of your application).
To complete the application process, you must reply to the approval email and send the following documents :
Proof of Need - You just need one of the following:
Option 1: A copy of your current eligibility letter or benefits statement from a government assistance program such as Medicaid, food stamps, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Option 2: A letter from a social worker or case manager verifying that you are currently receiving public assistance.
Option 3: Proof of enrollment in a low-income energy assistance program.
Option 4: Any other documentation that shows you are currently receiving public assistance.
Proof of residency – You just need one of the following:
WV Driver’s License or WV State ID Utility bill or other documentation that shows your address.
If you do not have access to send these documents in an email please respond to the approval email and make arrangements to drop off paper copies to Rescue Me WV, 59 East Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405.
If the above documentation is not submitted in the time requested your application will automatically be denied.