Spay/Neuter resources were researched and compiled by B. Haftorson.
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Jade was born outside after
someone moved away and left their cat behind in an apartment complex. She
has tested positive for FIV. All of her litter mates died.
Help End Animal Abandonment Now!
Each year, approximately ten thousand healthy cats are euthanized
in Portland alone. For cats in particular, the reason is most often
overpopulation. There simply
isn't enough space in our shelters to accommodate the thousands of cats
that are found "stray" or surrendered by their owners when no longer
stray cats are dumped in neighborhoods or in the country, and euthanized
at shelters during kitten season because the resources are not available
to accommodate the kittens. The list of tragic reasons why healthy animals
are killed goes on and on, but the core problem remains overpopulation.
The cost to the community is staggering. Millions of dollars are spent
each year euthanizing and disposing of our unwanted pet population, in
addition to responding to constant complaints of nuisance, strays or dead
Please be a responsible guardian of
your pets (and your neighbor's pets, if necessary) and have them
spayed or neutered. Cats and dogs should be spayed or neutered
prior to sexual maturity which typically occurs around six months of age.
Area Code 503
Area Code 541
- Clatsop Animal Assistance, Inc.
Clatsop County residents in lower income bracket can get a discount
certificate on the cost of spaying or neutering surgery, useable at vets
in Astoria, Warrenton and Seaside.
- Columbia Humane Society
St Helens OR
Call for information on low-cost spay/neuter services.
- Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon
Holds spay/neuter clinics throughout Oregon and SW Washington for feral cats
- Humane Society of the Willamette Valley
503-585-5900 ext 308
Save the Felines annual spay/neuter campaign. Participating vets provide low-cost spay/neuter. Spay/Neuter educational programs.
- Oregon Humane Society
503-285-7722 ext. 215
Spay/neuter assistance program and spay/neuter loan program.
- Oregon Spay/Neuter Fund
7425 N Leavitt
Portland OR 97203
Send SASE to receive coupon for low-cost spay/neuter at participating Portland-area vets.
- POPPA, Inc. (Pet Over-Population Prevention Advocacy, Inc.)
PO Box 5721
Beaverton OR 97006-5721
6995 NW Cornelius Pass Road
Hillsboro OR 97124
A non-profit organization funding spay/neuters through sales of
donated plants at Recycled Gardens in Hillsboro. Winter hours are 10-5
- Spay & Neuter Humane Assn
Astoria OR 97103
No Kill Shelter that actively promotes spay/neuter and work with 2 vets who provide 20% off spay/neuter.
- Tri City Spay and Neuter
Providing spay/neuter subsidies since 1975! Thrift Shop located at 600
Area Code 206
- Animal Birth Control Society
Jackson County OR
Discount Spay/Neuter Program. Can also contact the following for
Southern Oregon Humane Society (SOHS): 541-779-3215 Medford
- Blue Mountain Humane Association
La Grande OR
The local vets rotate one free spay or neuter each month. Occasionally a
donation is made to the Blue Mountain Humane association on behalf of spay
and neuter certificates.
- Central Coast Humane Society
offers $10 spay-neuter certificates, medical emergency money
and also assistance to seniors and those on public assistance.
- Central Coast Spay-Neuter Clinic
Newport OR 97364
Low Cost Spay-Neuter and shots.
Committed Alliance to Strays (CATS)
- Coos County Animal Control
Coos Bay OR
Free spay/neuter for pets, in exchange for the human volunteering some time.
- Eugene, City of
Department of Animal Regulation Authority
Low-cost Spay and Neuter Clinic
- Florence Area Humane Society
Ongoing Spay/Neuter Campaign. Low-cost spay and neuter services.
- Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS)
Provides information on low cost spay/neuter
- Greenhill Humane Society
Low-cost spay/neuter assistance for low/fixed-income people.
- Heartland Humane Society
Low-cost spay/neuter for pets of people with low income.
- Humane Society of Central Oregon
Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) provides low-cost certificate to individuals on financial assistance.
- Klamath Humane Society
Klamath Falls OR
Assist with low-cost spay/neuter service for qualified individuals and
- Pet Population Control & Well-Being Society
Helps Oregon or Washington residents defray cost of spaying/neutering a dog or cat.
- Planned Pethood Inc
541-963-2395 or 541-562-6125
Offer spay/neuter assistance when there is a serious financial need.
- Dr. Bill Powell ~ Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic for Coos County
Bandon/Coos Bay OR
Located at Pony Village Mall. Call for appointment.
- SafeHaven Humane Society
Provide a low-cost spay and neuter clinic for the community, with the help of cooperating veterinarians. Appointments are made through their office. Open to the public, regardless of income.
- SNYP (Spay/Neuter Your Pet)
Provide Jackson County community info on all known low-cost spay/neuter programs. Subsidized spay/neuter program for people who cannot afford to have pets altered
- Stop Pet Overpopulation Today (SPOT)
Dedicated to eliminating pet overpopulation. SPOT provides financial assistance to people who can't afford the cost to spay or neuter their pets.
- United Paws of America
Neotsu OR 97364
Provides assistance to caregivers in trapping, neutering, and returning
Area Code 253
Area Code 360
- Bellevue Neuter & Vaccination Clinic
Low-cost spay/neuter for pets of Seattle residents.
- Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project
Free testing, vaccinations, and spay/neuter for feral cats brought by caretakers.
- Seattle, City of
Municipal Spay/Neuter Clinic
206-386-4260 ext 4
Low-cost spay/neuter for all.
- Spay/Neuter Clinic
- Vashon Island Pet Protectors (VIPP)
Provide funds for low-cost spay/neuter through Fair Isle Animal Clinic.
Area Code 425
- Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals
HAVA HEART Sanctuary
Low-income spay/neuter assistance.
- Justice For Animal Welfare Society (JAWS)
360-693-6809 or 360-693-8521
Promotes, and has grants and loans for, spaying/neutering.
- Kitsap Humane Society
Pet overpopulation, spay/neuter education.
- Pasado's Safe Haven
Operate "The Spay Station" mobile clinic serving King, Snohomish & Skagit counties. Free for low-income individuals, modest fee to all others.
- Peninsula Spay & Neuter Clinic
Port Orchard WA
- Second Chance Companions
Currently developing a new spay/neuter
- Southwest Washington Humane Society
Refer to area vets for low-cost spay/neuter.
- Thurston County Animal Shelter
Reduces pet overpopulation through education and spay/neuter programs. Mandatory spay/neuter for adopted shelter pets.
- Whidbey Animals' Improvement Foundation (WAIF)
Coupeville WA 98239
Free spay/neuter for ferals plus low-cost spay/neuter for qualified low-income pets. Team with PAWS for Spay Day USA.
Area Code 509
- Hooterville Safehaus and Pets
Surrendered pets must be spayed or neutered to be included in their referral adoption service.
- Humane Society of Seattle/King County
Public Spay/Neuter Clinic. Low-cost spay/neuter for pets.
- PAWS Spay/Neuter Clinic
Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) Animal Shelter
425-787-2500 ext. 849
Low-cost spay/neuter for pets and ferals. Regional sponsor of Spay Day USA since launched. Campaign grew from 17 to 42 participating vets since 95. Teams with WAIF.
- People for Abandoned Pets
Low-cost spay and neuter certificates.
- Partners for Pets
Offer low or no cost sterilization surgeries for dogs and cats to reduce the number of animals born each year.
- Pet OverPopulation Prevention (POPP)
$15 Spay & Neuter Discount
- Spokane Humane Society
S.A.F.E. (Save Animals From Euthanasia) Spay/Neuter program has been responsible for over 2,000 animals being sterilized.
- SpokAnimals C.A.R.E.
Spay/neuter clinic which performs around 300 sterilizations per month. Also contract with 12 other veterinary clinics to fulfill a sterilization contract with the City for free sterilization. Annual funds raised through the sale of licenses.
For children online: "Spay Now" - The Game of Taking Care of Your Pets
Port Washington NY
Call Spay/USA to get the names, phone numbers, and prices of services that have agreed to provide lower cost spay/neutering for cats and dogs in your local area. Private veterinarians, community programs, and special clinics participate nationwide. If your area needs additional spay/neuter services, request Spay/USA's packet of materials to distribute to local vets and organizations.
Friends of Animals
Will send an order form and a directory of participating veterinarians nationwide. Pay FoA for a certificate to take to the vet. Veterinarians are invited to call for information about participating.
- Alley Cat Allies
Reduces the number of feral and stray cats through sterilization programs.
- The Dog Hause
Links to Spay/Neuter Information.
- Doris Day Animal Foundation (DDAF)
Annual Spay Day USA, a national campaign sponsored by PETsMART Charities.
- Low-cost & Free Spay/Neuter Programs in US
- Pawprints and Purrs
Home of the Bachman Kiddens
"Stop Abuse - Don't Litter! Spay and Neuter"
- Pets 911 - A Partnership for Pets
Enter your zip code and select spay/neuter for info in your area.
Sponsored by PETsMART Charities.
- Pet Population Control Resources
Articles and information to help eliminate the need to kill healthy animals through active Animal Birth Control programs.
- Prevent-A-Litter Coalition (PALC)
Centreville and Alexandria VA
Dedicated to ending the tragedy of homeless and abandoned pets. Campaigns include Spay/Neuter Your Pet Stamp Out! Postage Stamp, and animal-friendly license plates to generate state, county or city spay/neuter funds.
- Save a Stray Today
The first "click to donate" Web site to save homeless dogs and cats. Sponsors fund spay and neuter operations provided by Spay-Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) operating in Houston, Dallas and San Antonio, Texas. See www.snaptx.org
- Save Our Strays (SOS)
Publications and services on how we can end pet overpopulation, save our strays, and improve community animal management.
Disclaimer: Various S/N programs operate with different guidelines, some working only with the pets of people who have low incomes, others serving only pet cats or only feral (untamed, free roaming) cats - without regard to the income level of the owner or caretaker, and yet others serving all kinds of people and cats.
While every effort has been made to check that the listings below are correct and up to date, you are advised to contact the program to be certain. If, when you contact one of the programs listed, you obtain updated information, or, if you know about other low cost or free spay/neuter programs, please do contact us with the information so we can keep this resource timely and accurate.