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, click here.

View our current participating vets. Please refer to the Placer SPCA Spay/Neuter Assistance Program booklet for veterinary requirements and/or restrictions.


Mobile Spay & Neuter Clinic   |  Voucher for Participating Vets   |  Feral or Free-Roaming Cats


MOBILE SPAY & NEUTER CLINIC

In partnership with AnimalSave, we offer Mobile Spay and Neuter Clinics at Placer SPCA’s Adoption & Education Center (200 Tahoe Ave. in Roseville).

Cats

For Placer County residents (18 years or older), we offer subsidized spay and neuter services for owned cats. A $10 (+ $2.24 fee) non-refundable deposit per cat (maximum of two cats as space allows) is required to reserve your surgery spot at the Mobile Clinic.

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Dogs

Pit Bull / Pit Bull Mix
For Placer County residents (18 years or older), we offer subsidized spay and neuter services for owned dogs. A $15 (+ $2.55 fee) non-refundable deposit per dog (maximum of two pit bull/pit bull mixes as space allows) is required to reserve your surgery spot at the Mobile Clinic. The cost of the spay or neuter surgery is free while funding is available.

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All Other Breeds
Funding for other breeds is limited to Placer County residents with proof of current government assistance such as social security, unemployment, disability, etc. Proof of assistance must be sent to snap@placerspca.org within 24 hours of registering to avoid cancellation of your appointment.

A $15 (+ $2.55 fee) non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your surgery spot at the Mobile Clinic. The total cost of the surgery is determined by the dog’s sex and weight. Placer SPCA will subsidize 50% of the cost of the spay or neuter surgery. Your portion of the cost will be due at the time of surgery.

Please note: dogs over 90 pounds cannot participate in the mobile clinic. See below for dog voucher information.

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VOUCHER FOR PARTICIPATING VETS

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 one voucher application per animal and email it to snap@placerspca.org.

VOUCHER APPLICATION

Cats

For Placer County residents (18 years or older) with proof of address, a $10 co-pay is required at the time of surgery. If your voucher application is approved, you will receive an endorsed SNAP voucher in the mail with instructions for making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.

Please note:

  • If your cat is pregnant or in heat at the time the service is provided, there may be additional fees.
  • Kittens must be at least 8 weeks old or weigh a minimum of two pounds to be safely spayed or neutered.
  • Additional services, such as pre-surgery exams, vaccinations and other medical treatment (which may be required by the veterinary office) 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.

Dogs

Pit Bull / Pit Bull Mixes
For Placer County residents (18 years or older) with proof of address, the spay or neuter surgery is FREE. If your voucher application is approved, you will receive an endorsed SNAP voucher in the mail with instructions for making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.

Please note:

  • If your dog is pregnant or in heat at the time the service is provided, there may be additional fees.
  • Additional services, such as pre-surgery exams, vaccinations and other medical treatment (which may be required by the veterinary office) 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
Funding for other breeds is limited to Placer County residents (18 years or older) with proof of current government assistance such as social security, unemployment, disability, etc. Proof of assistance must be sent to snap@placerspca.org.

For Placer County residents with proof of address and government assistance, Placer SPCA will subsidize 50% of the cost of the spay or neuter surgery. Your portion of the cost will be due at the time of surgery. If your voucher application and proof of assistance are approved, you will receive an endorsed SNAP voucher in the mail with instructions for making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.

Please note:

  • If your dog is pregnant or in heat at the time the service is provided, there may be additional fees.
  • Additional services, such as pre-surgery exams, vaccinations and other medical treatment (which may be required by the veterinary office) will be at your own expense.
  • You must receive your voucher prior to making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.
  • Subsidized dog spay and neuter services for Placer County residents will continue as funding is available.

Rabbits

For Placer County residents with proof of address, Placer SPCA will subsidize 50% of the cost of the spay or neuter surgery. Your portion of the cost will be due at the time of surgery. If your voucher application is approved, you will receive an endorsed SNAP voucher in the mail with instructions for making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.

Please note:

  • Your portion of the spay or neuter surgery cost (pricing is subject to change):
  • 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 pre-surgery exams, vaccinations and other medical treatment (which may be required by the veterinary office) will be at your own expense.
  • You must receive your voucher prior to making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.
  • Subsidized rabbit spay and neuter services for Placer County residents will continue as funding is available.

FERAL OR FREE-ROAMING CATS

For Placer County residents (18 years or older) with proof of address, please complete a feral voucher application and email to snap@placerspca.org. We require an application for each cat and can only issue two vouchers at a time. Once those two have been used, you may apply for additional vouchers. If your voucher application is approved, you will receive an endorsed SNAP voucher in the mail with instructions for making an appointment with a participating veterinary clinic.

Please note:

  • Additional services, such as pre-surgery exams, vaccinations and other medical treatment (which may be required by the veterinary office) 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.

If you plan to trap, spay/neuter and release the feral cat, please ask about the loan of a humane trap.