Low - cost spay / neuter resources
State and local programs
(Click the name of the state to view the listings)
- Affordable Spay & Neuter of Orange County
Low cost/high quality spay & neuter clinic in Southern
- AngelDogs Foundation
Lancaster, Palmdale, Littlerock and Lake Los Angeles
“Canine Companions” in Los Angeles County, including the
Santa Clarita Valley. Qualified low-income pet owners are
eligible to receive a free spay/neuter surgery for a dog of
any size on the AngelDogs Foundation mobile clinic, which
hosts a location at Backwoods Inn in Canyon Country the
first three Wednesdays of each month. Must provide
proof of low-income status.
- Best Friends Catnippers
Catnippers offers free spay/neuter clinics for caregivers of
"managed colonies" of stray, homeless and "feral" cats. Also
loan out traps, educate the public about TNR and assist
full-time sister program, FixNation, with community outreach
- City of Palo Alto Low-cost Spay/Neuter and Vaccination
Financial aid for pet neutering is available from some local
animal-assistance agencies. Please inquire when you call.
- FixNation, Inc.
Free spay/neuter for homeless stray and feral cats.
- Hope Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic
Surgery is performed Monday – Thursday, and pets are dropped
off at 8:00am. Pets must be at least 8 weeks old and
weigh at least 2 pounds in order to be eligible for surgery.
- Paws of Chico Spay / Neuter Program
Providing financial assistance to pet owners who can not
afford to spay or neuter their cats and dogs. Paws is
currently reaching out to pet owners who have large dogs
over 40 pounds. Dog owners are expected to make a copayment
toward their pets spay or neuter. Their copayments are
determined by their individual financial situations. An
average copayment for male dog is $40 and female dog $50.
- Sacramento Area Animal Coalition
Offering low-cost spay/neuter vouchers ($10 per cat, $15 per
dog) for pet owners in Sacramento and Yolo Counties with an
annual household income of $35,000 of less.
Residents of Sacramento County (except for the
incorporated cities of Elk Grove, Folsom, Rancho Cordova and
Sacramento) seeking to spay or neuter cats, pit
bulls or pit bull mixes only can
receive vouchers regardless of their income, thanks to a
partnership with Sacramento County Animal Care and
- Spay California
Is a state-wide referral network/database to
connect people throughout the State of California with
participating programs and veterinarians offering low cost
- Spay Neuter Action Project (SNAP)
SNAP follows the same guidelines for WIC
(Women/Infants/Children) assistance, which is also 185% of
the national poverty level chart.
Visit www.cahealthypets.com for a list of numerous programs