Find Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Programs Near You
Pets that are spayed or neutered are happier and healthier. Plus it prevents pets from coming into the world without a home to go to. With more than 171 million pets in US households, about 60 million dogs and cats continue to breed and produce millions more puppies and kittens without a place to call home.
You can help reduce the overpopulation of homeless pets by proactively spaying/neutering your pets - and encouraging your friends to do the same.
PetSmart Charities, the ASPCA, and the HSUS have collaborated on a new on-line, searchable database comprised of low-cost, spay/neuter providers (including both clinics and referral agencies). Individuals looking for affordable and close by spay/neuter options can search by city, state, or zip and search in a 50 mile radius. The database is updated regularly. Click on the widget below to find low cost spay/neuter options near you.
Have You Ordered Your Spay-Neuter License Plate Yet?
A new California Spay and Neuter Speciality License Plate
Program was kicked off late last year across the state.
This program is sponsored by the California Veterinary
Medical Board and the California Spay and Neuter License
Plate Fund. Proceeds from the license plates will provide
funding for free or low-cost spay/neuter programs across
The new plates feature original artwork created and donated
by actor/artist Pierce Brosnan. Plates are $50 for a
sequential plate of $98 for a personalized plate.
The total number of dogs and cats euthanized in public
shelters rose from 378,445 in 2004 to 432,521 in 2008,
according to the latest figures available from the
California Department of Public Health. When the state's
private shelters are included, it is estimated that one
million pets enter California's shelters each year, with
more than half of them euthanized, the California Spay and
Neuter License Plate Fund and the California Veterinary
The plates are now available for pre-order. they will be
produced and issued once an inital 7,500 pre-paid
applications have been collected. Go to
to order yours today!