Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Spay & Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP)

The SNAP program was established to provide Placer County residents with free or subsidized spay and neuter services for their cats, dogs and rabbits. Please see below for cost and services for the type of animal you have. For other low-cost spay and neuter services, visit www.sacanimal.org. Click here to view our current participating vets. Please refer to the Placer SPCA Spay/Neuter Assistance Program booklet for veterinary requirements and/or restrictions.

Owned Cats

Owned Cats

We offer subsidized spay and neuter services for cats whose owners reside in Placer County. To get your cat spayed or neutered, we require a $10 co-pay per individual cat. Payment will be due at the time of service. For owned cats, we encourage you to schedule a clinic appointment with us. Please be sure to register early, as these clinics fill quickly. Applicants must be 18 years or older to qualify.

Mobile Clinic Registration

In partnership with AnimalSave, we offer Mobile Spay and Neuter Clinics at Placer SPCA’s Companion Animal Care Center (150 Corporation Yard Rd., Roseville 95678). A $10 (+ fees) non-refundable deposit is required for participation in our Mobile Clinic. This deposit will cover surgery costs on your clinic date.


Voucher Program for Owned Cats

Vouchers may be used at a select number of participating veterinary clinics. Participating vets support the efforts of Placer SPCA by accepting reduced fees for spay and neuter services.

If you are interested in a voucher* for a participating veterinary clinic, please fill out a voucher application and email it to snap@placerspca.org.

Please Note:

  • By providing your Placer County address with your voucher request, the spay or neuter surgery requires a $10 co-pay.
  • If your cat is pregnant or in heat at the time the service is provided, there may be additional fees.
  • Payment will be required at the time of service.
  • Kittens must be at least 8 weeks old or weigh a minimum of two pounds to be safely spayed or neutered.
  • You will receive an endorsed SNAP voucher in the mail with instructions for making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.
  • Additional services, such as vaccinations and other medical treatment, will be at your own expense.
  • You must receive your voucher prior to making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.*
  • Subsidized cat spay and neuter services for Placer County residents will continue as funding is available.

Feral or Free-Roaming Cats

Feral or Free-Roaming Cats

If you are interested in a voucher for a participating veterinary clinic, please fill out a feral voucher application and email it to snap@placerspca.org.
You will receive an endorsed SNAP voucher in the mail with instructions for making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic. Applicants must be 18 years or older to qualify.

  • Additional services, such as vaccinations and other medical treatment, will be at your own expense.
  • You must receive your voucher prior to making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.
  • Subsidized cat spay and neuter services for Placer County residents will continue as funding is available.

Please ask about the loan of a humane trap if you plan to trap, spay/neuter, release and/or care for the feral cat.

Dogs

Dogs

Pit Bulls/Pit Bull Mixes: Mobile Clinic Registration

In partnership with AnimalSave, we offer Mobile Spay and Neuter Clinics at Placer SPCA’s Companion Animal Care Center (150 Corporation Yard Rd., Roseville 95678). A $15 (+ fees) non-refundable deposit is required for participation in our Mobile Clinic. This deposit will cover surgery costs on your clinic date.


If you are interested in a voucher* for a participating veterinary clinic, please fill out a voucher application and email it to snap@placerspca.org. Applicants must be 18 years or older to qualify.

Please Note:

  • Limit one voucher request per dog.
  • By providing your Placer County address with your voucher request, the spay or neuter surgery is FREE.
  • If your dog is pregnant or in heat at the time the service is provided, there may be additional fees.
  • You will receive an endorsed SNAP voucher in the mail with instructions for making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.
  • Additional services, such as vaccinations and other medical treatment, will be at your own expense.
  • You must receive your voucher prior to making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.*
  • Free pit bull or pit bull mix spay and neuter services for Placer County residents will continue as funding is available.

All Other Breeds

At this time, if you are a Placer County resident and currently receiving government financial assistance, you may qualify to receive assistance from Placer SPCA to get your dog altered.

To see if you qualify, fill out a voucher application and let us know what type of government financial assistance you are receiving. We will then make an appointment with you to verify your assistance and either schedule a clinic appointment or mail you a voucher to use at a participating veterinary clinic. Please email your application to snap@placerspca.org.

*Voucher not applicable for a mobile clinic appointment

Rabbits

Rabbits

Voucher Program for Rabbits

Vouchers may be used at a select number of participating veterinary clinics. Participating vets support the efforts of Placer SPCA by accepting reduced fees for spay and neuter services.

If you are interested in a voucher* for a participating veterinary clinic, please fill out a voucher application and email it to snap@placerspca.org.

While we do not have clinic appointments for rabbits at this time, we encourage you to request a voucher for rabbits whose owners reside in Placer County. If you qualify, you will receive an endorsed SNAP voucher in the mail with instructions for making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic. Applicants must be 18 years or older to qualify.

Please Note:

  • Limit one voucher request per rabbit.
  • By providing your Placer County address, Placer SPCA will subsidize 50% of the cost of the spay or neuter surgery. Your portion of the cost will be as follows:
    • Female rabbit (not pregnant or in heat): $42.50
    • Female rabbit (pregnant or in heat): $47.50
    • Male rabbit: $32.50
  • Additional services, such as vaccinations and other medical treatment will be at your own expense.
  • Pricing structure is subject to change.
  • You must receive your voucher prior to making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.
  • Subsidized spay and neuter for rabbits in Placer County will continue as funding is available.