The importance and impact of spaying and neutering cats and dogs cannot be expressed enough. In these tough economic times, it’s especially difficult for many people to follow through with their otherwise good intentions of this mission. However; there are still places that will provide low and no cost spay and neutering services in Los Angeles County, California. Some of these services require proof of income or residence within certain cities in Los Angeles.
If there is a will there is a way…
Thankfully because of these non-profit organizations within Los Angeles, California, there is a way for almost everyone to spay or neuter their pet. In fact, there are ways to spay and neuter animals that don’t even belong to you. Feral animal populations are at an extreme high and so many agencies will help you reduce the feral population of animals in your area at no charge by providing free spay and neutering services. They will even provide safe trapping devices and transportation for these animals and in some cases pet adoption.
Here is a short list of resources as quoted from the most reputable non-profits in Los Angeles along with pricing and contact information:
Note: All of these organizations rely upon the generosity of those that have the funds to donate in order to help those that do not have the funds to afford these services. So if you can-give generously to this cause. All of the organizations below have contact information for those willing to donate.
Thanks to a generous grant from Found Animals Foundation, there is a limited time offer of free spay/neuter surgeries available to owners of cats and pit bulls/pit mixes. This offer is available to residents residing in Wilmington (90744), San Pedro (90731),Harbor City (90710), Pico Rivera (90660) and Bell Gardens (90201). CALL 1-888-WE-SPAY-LA to make an appointment! Services include Neuter/Spay/ take home medication/there is a 5.00 charge for microchip registration (this is well worth the cost- registration through most agencies is 18.00 plus a fee of up to 60.00 dollars to implant the microchip) This service may possibly last until the end of the 2010 or until funds run out.
Golden State Humane Society
Spay and Neuter for Cats – Female or Male
Please call for an appointment Phone: 714-638-8111 / 562-423-8406
These Spay/Neuter services for cats are available in Long Beach, Calif. and Garden Grove, Calif.
Starting at $ 29.50 for cats ( take home medications are extra)
Los Angeles Spay mobile
This state-of-the-art mobile clinic provides free spay and neuter surgery for dogs and cats living with income-qualified families in the City of Los Angeles. If you receive a Department of Water and Power bill, then you live within the city limits.
For information on qualifications, as well as a schedule of clinic locations, visit L.A. Animal Services website at www.laanimalservices.com or call (800) 772-9452
Cat Spay/Neuter in Lancaster
The Spay/Neuter Clinic at the L.A. County Animal Shelter in Lancaster holds clinics for cats only. The cost of surgery is only $10 per cat, with a limit of 3 cats per household. Cats must be at least 8 weeks of age. The clinic is located at 5210 W. Avenue I, Lancaster 93536.
To schedule an appointment, please call (661) 940-4191 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting or (661) 940-4191
The Center celebrates our first year of providing quality, affordable spay/neuter services, vaccines and microchips to dogs, cats and rabbits. And, we’d like to give you a present – a SHOT for a SNIP!
When you refer a friend, family member, colleague or anyone else you know to the Center and they have their pet spayed/neutered, you will receive the next rabies vaccine for your pet for free! Help us improve the health of pets across Los Angeles. Click here for details.
You can feel confident trusting your pets to our veterinarians who will provide state-of-the-art and breed-specific anesthesia; innovative pain prevention and management; and spay/neuter expertise.
To schedule your appointment, call (323) 730-5303 or (323) 730-5303 or email [email protected]
This Article is dedicated to Annette Micciche Cadden, lover of animals and defender of the well being of pets everywhere.