FAQs

Here you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions about donating to the WSAVA Foundation.

Thank you for your generosity in supporting our efforts to improve animal care through science and education. If you have questions about how to help, please contact us during business hours 9 am–5 pm Monday to Friday (Eastern Standard Time) by phone at 905-627-8540 or via email to donations@wsavafoundation.org. If you call outside of business hours, please leave a message and we will respond the next business day.

The WSAVA Foundation takes every precaution to protect donor information. When you submit sensitive information via our website, your information is protected both online and offline. We use the industry standard security protocol to communicate with your browser software, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the personal 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.

If you received an error message after completing your transaction, it is likely that the information provided, such as the credit card identification number, did not match exactly with what is on file at your bank. For further assistance, contact us at 905-627-8540 or via email at donations@wsavafoundation.org.

Although donating online is a fast and secure way to make a donation, contact us at 905-627-8540 and we’ll process your credit card information over the phone.

We use it to fund select scientific, educational, and training projects to achieve our ultimate goal of raising the level of patient care for companion animals around the world.

To learn more about the projects funded by the WSAVA Foundation, please visit our initiative overview.

Yes! For more information about this process, please see our donation overview. The WSAVA Foundation will inform designated recipients of your donation via email. You will receive a gift receipt for income tax purposes.

Please contact us during business hours 9 am–5 pm Monday to Friday (Eastern Standard Time) by phone at 905-627-8540 or via email to donations@wsavafoundation.org.

The privacy of our donors is very important to us. We do not share or sell this information.

Our Impact

Learn how the WSAVA Foundation is using your support to advance the global standards of veterinary care.

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