State and National Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Resources

STATEWIDE PROGRAMS:
Massachusetts Animal Fund
(617) 626-1790
lauren.gilfeather@state.ma.us
www.massanimalfund.com
No-cost spay/neuter services for dogs and cats in Massachusetts. Residents must be low-income and receiving state or federal assistance. Interested residents must contact their municipal animal control officer to request a voucher (http://massanimalfund.com/assistance/). No requests made directly from residents are accepted. Vouchers are accepted at multiple locations around the Commonwealth (http://massanimalfund.com/findprovider/).
MSPCA/MVMA Spay Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP)
(617) 541-5007
snap@mspca.org
www.mspca.org/snap
A program that provides discounted spay/neuter certificates through for individuals with demonstrated economic need.  Certificates are accepted at nearly 200 participating veterianrians throughout Massachusetts.
SPAYMASS Hotline
(978) 465-1940
spaymass@mrfrs.org
Referral hotline for people looking for low cost spay/neuter services for cats and dogs in Massachusetts.
Poundhounds
(508) 435-5029
www.poundhounds.org
Provides assistance to Animal Control Officers (not the public) to facilitate the placement of abandoned or surrendered dogs currently in shelters or town-run pounds and provide medical care and spaying/neutering to counteract pet overpopulation.
NATIONAL PROGRAMS:                                                  
Friends of Animals
(800) 321-PETS
www.friendsofanimals.org/programs/spay-neuter
A spay/neuter certificate program for cats and dogs with participating veterinarians.   For current fees, how to obtain a certificate  and how to get a list of participating veterinarians, visit the Friends of Animals web site or call.
SPAY USA
(800) 248-SPAY
www.spayusa.org
A nationwide network and referral service for affordable spay/neuter services.  Call for a referral to a nearby participating veterinarian and a low cost certificate or visit their web site to register on-line.
Petsmart Charities and the ASPCA
Petco Clinics
www.petco.com/vetservices
Petco offers low cost preventative care products and services, staffed be a licensed Veterinarian. Be sure to call your local Petco store to check their vaccination clinic schedule in advance! Services include: Low cost vaccinations, Veterinarian recommended deal and tick products, Heartworm testing and medication, Deworming, and Feline Leukemia and AIDS testing. Visit their website for store locations and more information on vaccinations.