The following organizations offer free or low-cost pet food. The requirements for assistance vary, so please review the requirements for each individually. These businesses/programs were aggregated as a courtesy and are neither endorsed, nor guaranteed, by Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation.

Local Pet Food Resources

The following pet food resources operate primarily within the San Francisco Bay Area:

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ARF FoodShare

  • Provides free pet food to pet guardians in need and caretakers of community cat colonies.
  • Located in Walnut Creek, CA.
  • ARF’s FoodShare program is currently at capacity.
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Berkeley Humane Pet Food Pantry • (510) 845-7735

  • Offers free pet food to pet guardians in need.
  • Located in Berkeley, CA.

C.O.R.E. by Contra Costa Health Services

  • Provides a variety of resources for people (including pet guardians) without housing.
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Contra Costa Humane Society’s AniMeals Pet Food Bank

  • Offers free pet food to pet guardians in need.
  • Located in Martinez, CA, Rodeo, CA and Pittsburg, CA.
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East Bay SPCA Pet Food Pantry • (510) 563-4627

  • Offers free pet food to pet guardians in need.
  • Located in Oakland, CA.

Full Belly Bus San Francisco

  • Offers free pet food to pet guardians in need.
  • Located in San Francisco, CA.
Hands Helping Paws Spay/Neuter Project by Furry Friends Pet Relief logo

Furry Friends Free Food Pantry • (925) 481-2294

  • Offers free pet food to pet guardians in need.
  • Located in Antioch, CA.

Human Animal Support Services by American Pets Alive

  • Curates free or low-cost pet services in a searchable database.

Monument Crisis Center • (925) 825-7751

  • Provides a variety of resources for at-risk and low income people.
  • Located in Concord, CA.

Ohlone Humane Society Pet Meals-on-Wheels

  • Offers free pet food to pet guardians in need.
  • Located in Fremont, CA.

Pets Lifeline

  • Offers free pet food to pet guardians in need.
  • Located in Sonoma, CA.

Veterinary Street Outreach San Francisco

  • Provides a variety of resources for pet guardians without housing.
  • Located in San Francisco, CA.

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Additional Pet Resources

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    Pet Food Resources

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  • Pet Loss and Grief Support

    Pet Loss and Grief Support

    When your pet is no longer able to live pain-free and with dignity, it may be time to think about humane euthanasia. The following organizations offer low-cost end-of-life services for pets. The requirements for assistance vary, so please review the …

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  • Community Cats

    Community Cats

    Trap-Neuter-Return The cornerstone of managing community cats is Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). TNR is the only long-term strategy for humanely controlling the free-roaming cat population. Without spay and neuter as population control, cat colonies multiply quickly. Shelter impoundment and euthanasia is not a viable …

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