The APBF Helping Hands Fund was created to provide assistance to responsible Bully breed owners who are facing financial difficulties and are in need of medical assistance for their dogs.
Assistance offered through the APBF Helping Hands Fund is targeted towards, though not limited to special needs such as the following:
- Spay/Neuter, vaccinations, Heartworm testing, parasite screening, deworming
- Gastrointestinal surgery: intussusceptions, GDV, foreign body surgery
- Orthopedic surgeries: amputations, fracture repairs, cruciate repairs
- Skin and ear infections
- Ophthalmologic issues
Funding is generated through public donations and the ability of APBF to provide financial assistance varies based on the current balance of the fund. APBF reserves the right to deny any application for any reason deemed appropriate by the Foundation, or, in the event that funds are not currently, readily available for distribution.
Assistance is also available for individuals who personally rescue an animal and fully intend to provide permanent ownership to the dog.