Programs & What LAPS Does


The regular application for assistance can be downloaded here and then emailed to MedicalApps@summitlaps.org or dropped off at the Animal Shelter. We will EMAIL YOU back within 24-48 hours but you must be checking your email. Please read the instructions and include ALL requested information with your application at the same time or we won't be able to review it. Email questions to MedicalApps@summitlaps.org Please DO NOT CALL THE ANIMAL SHELTER about LAPS applications.

With COVID-19 still affecting so many in our community, LAPS is offering $50 Veterinary Assistance for Routine Exams for lower income people who either live or work in Summit County. Please see the application for full details. This special financial aid program is being partially funded through a generous grant from Summit County Rotary...THANKS!

If you need to see a Veterinarian, most offices are open but may have reduced hours for Coronavirus protocol, so call their office first!

Thanks for your cooperation and stay safe!

LAPS programs supported by your generous donations

  • Adopted shelter animal spay/neuter & medical/surgical assistance

  • Local veterinary discount spay/neuter vouchers for any income

  • Low income medical assistance grants for companion animals

  • Cheyenne Fund dedicated for pets with life-shortening illness

  • Chappy Fund dedicated financial assistance for abused pets


To be eligible for assistance or vouchers, pet owners must be residents of Summit County or work in Summit County.

Click the clink below to access for form to apply for assistance :

Assistance Form