Get answers to commonly asked questions about donating to WSAVAF.
Thank you for your generosity in supporting our effort in improving animal care through science and education. If you have questions about how to help, please contact us during business hours 9 to 17hrs Monday to Friday (Eastern Time Zone) by phone at 905-627-8540 or via e-mail to
Is my credit card information secure?
We use the industry standard security protocol to communicate with your browser software, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us. Independent audits are also conducted on our practices to ensure the privacy, security and appropriate processing of your information on our site. In addition, we work to accurately process your contribution information.
My donation didn't go through. Why?
I want to make a credit card or check donation but I don't like submitting the information over the Web.
Although donating online is a fast and secure way to make a donation if you do not wish to submit your credit card information over the Web.
Go to Ways to Donate, choose the type of donation your willing to make and then press the button that says Print Visa/MasterCard form
Please fill out the on line form so we can acknowledge your donation and press print.
You can also call us at 905-627-8540 and we'll take your credit card information over the phone.
The aim is to fund selective scientific, educational and training projects that will be delivered by clinical and laboratory specialists for the benefit of practicing veterinarians globally helping us to achieve our ultimate goal of raising the level of patient care for companion animals around the World.
Can I make a donation in honor or memory of a pet?
Can I make a donation in honor of a veterinary doctor or veterinary team?
Can I make a donation in honor or memory of veterinary doctor?
I made a donation online (or a memorial/tribute donations) and now I have questions about it. Whom can I call?
Does the Foundation sell, rent or trade donor information (e.g., mailing and e-mail addresses and phone numbers) to other agencies?
The privacy of our donors is very important to us and we do not share or sell this information.