Californian Spay and Neuter Programs

Social Compassion has compiled this list from various sources and therefore cannot validate or endorse individual programs.

If you know about other low cost or free spay/neuter programs or if you have updates to our listings, please click here to inform us.

In Los Angeles call 1-800-SPAY-4-LA or 1-888-WE-SPAY-LA (937-7295).
In Sacramento, check the list below or click here.

For an older (2007) large list of programs listed by county, click here.

CALIFORNIA PROGRAMS (sorted by telephone area code):

Alley Cat Guardians
Modesto Ca.
209 566-CATS (2287)
They now have their our own clinic located at 1430 Carpenter LANE suite B in Modesto.
They will be adding services for dogs soon (Feb 2012)

SCATE: Stanislaus County Alternative to Euthanasia
Stanislaus County Animal Services
2846 Finch Road
Modesto CA 95354
For dogs and cats of any Stanislaus County resident

Calaveras County Humane Society
PO Box 177
Vallecito CA 95251

Humane Society of Tuolumne County
10040 Victoria Way
Jamestown, CA

Valley Oak SPCA
Visalia, CA
Phone: (209) 651-7729
Or call 956-3647 for more info

Los Angeles Animal Services
Los Angeles, CA
Free spay/neuter to pets of low income residents 62 or older.

Animal Birth Control
11314 W. Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Animal Birth Control
1950 Pacific Coast Highway
Lomita, CA 90717

For Pets' Sake - R.E.A.L.
PO Box 1079
Manhattan Beach, CA 90267
Low cost spay/neuter.

SNAP (Spay Neuter Assistance Program)
Los Angeles CA
Free s/n in Los Angeles.

Pet Assistance Foundation
South Bay Chapter
PO Box 1506
Hawthorne, CA 90251
Low cost spay/neuter for all pet cats.

North Figueroa Animal Hospital
5550 North Figueroa Street
Los Angeles CA

Animal Birth Control
San Jose CA

Humane Society of Santa Clara Valley
2530 Lafayette Street
Santa Clara, CA
Low cost spay/neuter, testing, and vaccinations for ferals and pets.

City of San Jose
801 N. 1st Street, Box A
San Jose, CA 95110
For any cat residing in San Jose.

St. Francis of Assisi Spay Clinic
12000 Murphy Ave
San Martin, CA
Open two days a week for free spay/neuter and low cost vaccinations.

Animal Birth Control Clinic
738 A Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
Low cost clinic for spaying, neutering, and vaccinations.

San Francisco SPCA
2500 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Low cost spay/neuter for pets and ferals.

Marin Humane Society
Novato, CA
Low cost spay/neuter clinic and low cost exams and vaccines.

Fix Our Ferals
Berkeley/Oakland CA
Please visit their web site for important information about their great s-n clinic for ferals, which operates on Sunday.

The East Bay SPCA
8323 Baldwin Street
Oakland, CA 94621
tel: 510-569-0702
fax: 510-569-1608
The East Bay SPCA offers two affordable Spay & Neuter Surgery Centers for the East Bay.

Animal Save
Grass Valley CA
Low cost s/n clinic and free s/n for pets of low income people. To determine if you qualify for the free s/n of pets, call 530-271-0220.

Pet Adoption League
Grass Valley CA
For pets and ferals.

Nevada County Sheriff's Office Animal Control
Grass Valley Ca
Provides discount coupons for s/n a few times a year.

Butte County Humane Society
2379 Fair Street
Chico, CA
Low cost or free spay/neuter in exchange for a specific number of hours volunteer work for the humane society in advance. Since there's usually a two-month waiting list for spay/neuter appointments, it's best to start work at least two months before your cat needs spay/neuter.

Yuba Sutter SPCA
Yuba City

Animal Spay and Neuter Clinic
11458 C Avenue (DeWitt Center)
Auburn, CA 95603
Low cost spay/neuter for pets and ferals, including cats as young as 8 weeks. Also offers low cost testing and vaccinations.

Siskiyou Humane Society
PO Box 1437
Mount Shasta CA 96067
Certificates for low cost spay/neuter.

Animal Outreach of the Mother Lode,
6200 Enterprise Drive No. D, Diamond Springs;
(530) 642-2287,;
cats only - neuter $20/spay $30; ferals accepted.

Animal Spay/Neuter Clinic,
3524 KOA Way, Auburn;
(530) 889-8800,;
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday by appointment;
cats $10-$15/$15-$30, dogs $15-$60/$20-$75; ferals accepted.

Friends of Madera Animal Shelter
Madera, CA 93639
(559) 664-8664
Low cost spay/neuter voucher program for low income Madera County residents.

The HOPE Animal Foundation Spay & Neuter Clinic
Aa new low-cost clinic that services the entire Central Valley.
5490 W. Spruce Avenue, Fresno, CA 93722.
Phone: 559-271-0209. Website:

Central California SPCA (CCSPCA)
FREE or LOW COST spaying and neutering available for low income applicants.
Applications can be printed from our website
Contact the Education Department for more details:
103 S Hughes Ave
Fresno CA 93706
(559) 233-0115

California Feline Foundation Spay/Neuter Clinic
Fresno, CA
Very low cost s/n for all feral cats and also low cost s/n for the pet cats of qualifying low income people.

Valley Oak SPCA
Visalia, CA

Sierra Cares Animal Advocates
P. O. Box 488
Oakhurst, CA 93644
(559) 683-1214
Sierra Cares has a low cost spaying and neutering program.

Eastern Madera SPCA
Oakhurst, CA 93644
Discount certificates for s/n of cats of qualifying low income people.

Animal Care Center
Golden State Humane Society
Long Beach CA
For residents of a particular area, low cost s-n. Call for information.

Coalition for Pet Population Control
San Diego, CA

Feral Cat Coalition
San Diego, CA
Free spay/neuter for feral cats.

Spay/Neuter Action Project
San Diego, CA

Pet Assistance
San Diego, CA
Referrals to low cost spay/neuter.

The Spay Neuter Action Project (SNAP) of San Diego
Hotline that provides referrals to vets. who have generously reduced their s/n fees
Also dispenses $25 (male) and $50 (female) rebate coupons provided by the County Dept. of Animal Services to people living in their jurisdiction.
SNAP also has 2 mobile clinics dedicated to low income pet
owners and caretakers of abandoned cats. The appt. line for the clinics is 1-866-spaybus.

Palo Alto Low Cost Pet Clinic
3281 East Bayshore Road
Near 101 & San Antonio Road
Palo Alto, CA
Low cost spay/neuter and vaccinations for all pets.

Peninsula Humane Society
Near 101 & Peninsula Avenue
Burglingame, CA

Silicon Valley Animal Rescue
Animal Medical Center
Redwood City CA

Bouquet Veterinary Clinic
Canyon Country CA

Kern Humane Society
900 21st Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Provides discount certificates for all Kern County residents.

Tehachapi Humane
707 Valley Blvd
Tehachapi, CA 93561
Several services for low cost s/n and vaccinations.

Morgantown WV
Low cost s/n for feral or stray cats.

Pets Lifeline Animal Shelter
Sonoma, CA 95476

The Benicia Vallejo Humane Society has a low cost spay/neuter program called the 500 Club.
1121 Sonoma Blvd.
Vallejo, CA 94590-6954
Phone: 707.645.7905
FAX: 707.645.7909

Companion Animal Foundation is located in Arcata CA.
We offer FREE feral cat spays/neuters as well as cats for $10 and Dogs for $20 to low income residents (you can make up to $1700/mo)

Mendocino Spay-Neuter Assistance Program
91% of our funds go to financial help for spay and neuter in the
inland part of Mendocino County (since 1991).
SNAP, P.O. Box 4, Talmage, CA 95481
(707) 462-7874

Pets Lifeline
Ooperates a free feral cat spay/neuter program for feral cat caretakers of the Sonoma Valley. Offers free to low cost spay/neuters for pets of residents of the Sonoma Valley once a month.
Pets Lifeline, 19686 8th St. East, Sonoma 95476
707 996-4577

Humane Society of Napa County
3265 California Boulevard
Napa, CA
Very low cost spay/neuter for all.

Sequoia Humane Society
Eureka, CA
Low cost or free spay/neuter for pets of qualified low income people.

Friends of the Animals in the Redwood Empire
Rohnert Park, Cotati, CA
Provides discount certificates for s/n for residents of Rohnert Park, Penngrove or Cotati.

Sonoma County Animal Regulation
1247 Century Ct
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Provides discount certificates for s/n for low income residents of the county.

Humane Society of Sonoma County
PO Box 1296
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
707-542-0882 ext 204
Low cost spay/neuter programs for qualifying low income households and annual spayathons.

Humane Society of Sonoma County
"Strawberry Fund"
For pets of qualifying low income people.

Forgotten Felines of Sonoma County
1275 Fourth Street, #366
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Low cost spay/neuter for ferals.

Larkfield Veterinary Hospital
Santa Rose CA

Pet Population Control Fund
Sonoma CA
Low cost s/n vouchers for cats and dogs of low income residents of Sonoma and Sonoma Valley.

Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital
Santa Rosa CA

Petaluma Pet Pals
Assistance with feral cats -- and also low cost s-n vouchers for cats and dogs of low income residents of Petaluma.

Petaluma Animal Shelter
Petaluma CA
Depending on whether funds are available, the shelter provides lower cost s/n surgeries for cats and dogs.

LaPlaza Veterinary Hospital
Cotati CA

Animal Hospital of Sebastopol
Sebastopol CA

Analy Veterinary Hospital
Sebastopol CA

Guerneville Veterinary Clinic
Guerneville CA

Upvalley Spay/Neuter Network
PO Box 841
Calistoga, CA 94515
For pets and ferals in the upper Napa Valley area. <

Mendocino County Care-A-Van
Operates a mobile clinic in a van for low cost s/n in rural Mendocino County towns.

Solano Feral Cat/ TNR Task Force
Low cost spay/neuter for feral and homeless cats.

Companion Animal Foundation
Located in Arcata CA. (2 hours S. of Oregon).
We offer FREE feral cat spays/neuters as well as cats for $10 and Dogs for $20 to low income residents (you can make up to $1700/mo).

Animal Discount Clinic
13252 Euclid Avenue
Garden Grove, CA

Cats: $25 spay, $20 neuter
Dogs - depend on size

Pet Partners of Victor Valley
PO Box 1241
Apple Valley, CA 92307
No collect calls, please. Provides help for spay/neutering of cats and dogs in the Victor Valley area of the Mojave Desert.

Victor Valley Animal Protective League
Apple Valley, CA
Low cost spay/neuter clinic.

Animal Samaritans SPCA Inc
Thousand Palms CA

Animal Birth Control Clinic
Thousand Palms, CA

Inyo County Animal Reserouces and Education (ICARE)
PO Box 76
Bishop CA 93515
Low cost s/n for residents of Inyo County.

Spay/Neuter Clinic of Ventura
Oxnard CA
Santa Maria Humane Society
Santa Maria CA

San Luis Obispo, CA

Feline Network of the Central Coast
805-549-9CAT xt. 706

Concerned People for Animals, Inc.
PO Box 632
Somis, CA 93066
Helps with low cost s/n for feral and pet cats living in Ventura County.

PO Box 622
Ojai CA 93023
805-646-1919 answering machine
Thrift and Gift Shop (Tue-Sat 10-5) 805-641-1170
Offers information and/or financial assistance for local resources for spaying/neutering for companion animals.

Humane Society of Ventura County
Spay/Neuter Clinic
402 Bryant Street
Ojai, CA 93023
805-646-6505 or 805-656-5031
Low cost s/n for all pet cats plus low cost vaccinations and microchips during s/n surgery.

Greyfoot Rescue
PO Box 310
Ventura, CA 93002
This group may have information about low cost or free s/n for cats in Ventura.

Santa Barbara Humane Society
5399 Overpass Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93111

Best Friends Catnippers
Los Angeles, CA
Free spay/neuter clinics for feral cats at various clinic locations in Los Angeles County.

Cat Crossing
PO Box 3696
Winnetka, CA 91396
Gives information about Los Angeles area low cost or free spay/neuter for ferals and pets.

Actors & Others
Information about discount certificates and low cost s/n clinics.

Project Purr Feral Cat Advocate Organization
831/423-6369 (MEOW)
PO Box 891 Santa Cruz, CA. 95061
Lowcost spay/neuter FERAL cat program available to all Santa Cruz residents, regardless of income, $25.00 copay only at Adobe Animal Hospital...Project Purr will pay your balance.

The SPCA of Monterey County
Monterey, CA
831-373-2631 or 422-4721
Low cost clinic for spaying, neutering, and vaccinations for pets and ferals.

The Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley
374 W. Orange Show Road
San Bernardino CA 92408

Sacramento SPCA
6201 Florin-Perkins Road
Sacramento, CA 95828
916-383-7387 ext 9111
Low cost spay/neuter pet clinic for members of the SSPCA, or low-income people, or senior citizens.

Folsom Feline Rescue
P.O. Box 6773
Folsom, CA 95763
(916) 484-4099
Folsom Feline Rescue "Spay/Neuter Your Pet" program offers low-cost spay or neuter for Sacramento County residents.
Cats: $10 / Dogs: $20
Folsom residents receive free spay/neuter for feral cats.

City of Sacramento Animal Care Services,
2127 Front St.; (916) 808-7383; generalservices/animal_pages/;
free spay/neuter and vaccination clinic for pets of low-income residents of city of Sacramento;
some feral cat management assistance, call to schedule an appointment, proof of income required.

Coalition for Community Cats;;
monthly clinics for ferals (at Sacramento SPCA); sign up online; $15 per cat.

Fieldhaven Feline Rescue; (916) 434-6022;;
spay/neuter assistance for feral cat caretakers,
rescuers of feral or stray cats and low-income residents of Lincoln, Newcastle, Wheatland and Sheridan;
services free but donations encouraged.

Folsom Feline Rescue, (916)484-4099;;
spay/neuter program offers low-cost spay/neuter for Sacramento County residents;
$10 per cat and $20 per dog; feral cats; free spaying and neutering for Folsom residents while funds last.

Placer County SPCA, Roseville; (916) 782-7722, ext. 201;;
spaying and neutering assistance for low-income Placer County residents while funds last.

Puppy Love Rescue Spay and Neuter Program;; (916) 649-1805;
for low-income individuals in the Sacramento area;
$20 per dog and $10 per cat; feral cats accepted; no rescue groups.

Sacramento Area Animal Coalition;; (916) 808-7729;
voucher program, $10 co-pay for cats and $15 co-pay for dogs for city of Sacramento residents (income less than $35,000 per year); spay/neuter assistance for feral cat caretakers in Sacramento and West Sacramento, apply online, $10 co-pay.

Sacramento County Animal Care and Regulation, 4290 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento; (916) 368-7387;;
SNIP Program, $20 co-pay for spay/neuter, vaccinations,
licenses and microchips for cats and dogs of residents of unincorporated areas of Sacramento County with annual income below $35,000, call (916) 368-7387 and press 5; mobile spay/neuter commuter; spay/neuter services in varying locations in unincorporated areas of county, no income requirement,
cats $15/$25, dogs $40, neuter or spay, call (916) 874-FIXX.

Sacramento SPCA, 6201 Florin-Perkins Road, (916) 383-7387;;
free spay/neuter for pit bulls and pit bull mixes, ext. 9017;
discount spay/neuter for other dogs and cats, ext. 9122,
cats neuter $20 and spay $35, dogs neuter $30-$100 and spay: $40-$110; ferals accepted.

Sacramento - For an updated monthly recording of low-cost programs and clinics, call (916) 808-SPAY.

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue
PO Box 11143
Pleasanton CA 94588
$20 for cats $50 for dogs

Contra Costa Humane Society
SNAP - Spay/Neuter Assistance Program
(925) 279-2247

WellPet Veterinary Clinic
4040 Railroad Ave.
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 427-4300

Contra Costa Humane Society
SNAP - Spay/Neuter Assistance Program
(925) 279-2247


Friends of Animals
777 Post Road, Suite 205
Darien, CT 06820
Friends of Animals provides discount certificates for spaying and neutering. They'll send you an order form and a directory of participating veterinarians nationwide. You pay Friends of Animals for a certificate which you then take to the vet. Veterinarians are invited to call for information about participating.

2261 Broadbridge Ave
Stratford, CT 06614
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.

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