Every Dollar Counts

Baypath’s lifesaving work is only possible because of the support of animal-loving community members like you.

By making a donation, you directly help us:

  • Take in, care for, and re-home homeless pets
  • Prevent pet overpopulation through spay/neuter where it’s needed most
  • Provide our community with important spay/neuter, medical, behavioral, and educational services
  • Raise awareness
  • Transform animal welfare by supporting a mission that focuses on enrichment and wellness

Where your Dollars Go

Baypath has consistently been ranked as a top nonprofit.

Charity Navigator - FOUR - STAR

Charity Navigator is a charity assessment organization that evaluates hundreds of thousands of charitable organizations. It provides insights into a nonprofit’s financial stability, adherence to best practices for both accountability and transparency, and results reporting.

Baypath’s 4 Star rating recognizes our continued commitment to financial stability, efficiency and sustainability and our commitment to governance practices and policies.


Guidestar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information, has awarded Baypath the Platinum Seal of Transparency since 2018 – its highest level of recognition.

The Platinum Seal recognizes our continued commitment to full public accountability for our work. By sharing mission-focused metrics, we give our supporters meaningful data to independently evaluate our performance and results.

Your Giving Saves Lives

We could not do it without you.

What Your Donations Can Do

Medical Care



Covers a microchip for a dog or cat to ensure they can be reunited with their family should they get loose or lost.




Provides a week of antibiotic treatment for a dog with kennel cough or a cat with an upper respiratory infection.


Snap Test


Covers a heartworm and tick borne illness test for a dog or an FIV/FeLV test for a cat.


Rabies Vaccine


Covers a dog or cat rabies or other core vaccine administered by our vet to prevent against disease.


Cat Spay or Neuter


Sponsors a cat spay or neuter to help prevent overpopulation.


Dog Spay or Neuter


Sponsors a dog spay or neuter to help prevent overpopulation.



Covers xray diagnostics for a cat or dog in need.

Emergency Care


Funds an average night of emergency care at one of our emergency vet partners. 


VCA Clinic


Sponsors one Baypath/VCA Partnership Spay & Neuter Clinic, which spays and neuters an average of 14 cats and dogs (includes vet, vet tech and all supplies).


Heartworm Treatment


Provides for life-saving heartworm treatment for one dog.


Eye Surgery


Funds an enucleation surgery to remove an animal’s eye due to a painful corneal rupture.


Orthopedic Surgery


Sponsors the average cost of a painful torn cruciate repair surgery for a dog.

General Care

cat enrichment

Food Puzzle


Provides for a food puzzle to enrich the cats and dogs.


Cat & Dog Food


Funds 200 lbs of dog food and 200 lbs of cat food, which feeds the animals in our program for several months.


Cat Litter


Stocks a month of litter for the cats in our care.

Training & Behavior


In Home Training


Funds a Certified Professional Dog Trainer session in the home for a foster or adopter and empowers them to help a dog in need.


Training Package


Supports an 8-week positive reinforcement training class package for a dog with a behavior challenge in shelter or in our foster system to best set them up for success.


Veterinary Behaviorist Consult


Sponsors a board certified veterinary behaviorist in shelter to consult on our cats and dogs in need of extra help.