By spaying or neutering your pet, you’ll help control the pet homelessness crisis, which results in millions of healthy dogs and cats being euthanized in the United States each year simply because there aren’t enough homes to go around. There are also medical and behavioral benefits to spaying (female pets) and neutering (male pets) your animals. Click here for more reasons to spay or neuter. Below, please find several location options in addition to our local vet partners.



FoCAS - Friends of Community Animal Services
To adequately fund and support the protection, shelter and care of lost and abandoned animals throughout Monterey County.  Includes programs such as Pit Snip, Chip and Chihuahua Program and Mobile Spay/Neuter Outreach.

Friends of Watsonville Animal Shelter - FOWAS
FOWAS (Friends Of Watsonville Animal Shelter) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the animals in Santa Cruz County. FOWAS has contributed significantly to the low-cost spay and neutering of dogs, cats and rabbits since 2004, including creating a clinic for this purpose in 2013.

Salinas Animal Shelter
SAS offers Spay/Neuter vouchers to City of Salinas residents in the amount of $50 for male pets and $75 for females. These vouchers can be used at most vets in the Monterey County area. Pet owners are responsible for fees over the voucher amount charged by the veterinarian.

Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter
The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter’s PLANNED PetHood Spay and Neuter Program provides access to high quality, low-cost spay/neuter services for ALL resident dogs, cats and rabbits of Santa Cruz County. The goals of this program are to help reduce our homeless animal population and also help residents comply with current animal ownership laws.

SNIP Mobile Spay and Neuter
SNIP, a mobile, low-cost spay and neuter clinic serving Monterey County, has now ‘snipped’ 734 dogs and cats since its inception in summer 2018! The 26-foot bus traveled to Salinas, Prunedale, King City, Soledad and Hollister offering 3-4 low-cost spay and neuter clinics per month by a highly trained veterinary team for only $25 per pet. SNIP is committed to ending the suffering and death of perfectly healthy, unwanted animals in local shelters due to overpopulation.

SPCA for Monterey County
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) for Monterey County Veterinary Clinic provides high-quality spay & neuter services and offers an extremely low cost spay and neuter program for residents of Salinas.
A referral database of low cost spay/neuter services for the State of California.

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