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Low Cost and Free Spay Neuter Options in the Sacramento Area

Congratulations, you’ve made the decision to get your pet spayed (if it’s a female) or neutered (if it’s a male)!

This document will help you find low cost or free options for residents of the Sacramento area.  Funding and options change frequently, so always contact the specific provider for most current information.

Step 1: Determine which jurisdiction you live in:

Go to the County Assessor’s website here and enter your street address.

If you live within the Sacramento City limits, you will see this information:

Jurisdiction: Sacramento

If you live within the Unincorporated Sacramento County area, you will see this:

Jurisdiction: Unincorporpated

Step 2: Contact clinics based on the jurisdiction in which you live to schedule your appointment:

City of Sacramento: For pets within the City of Sacramento Limits Only!


Call: (916) 808-7383

Apply Online:


Sacramento Area Animal Coalition (SAAC): For pets within Unincorporated Sacramento County, and occasionally other jurisdictions.  Funding changes frequently, so check back often.

Call: (916) 808-7300 & leave a message

Apply Online:


Placer County SPCA: For pets within Placer County Limits

Download Voucher Application:


Elk Grove Animal Services: Pets within Elk Grove

Call: (916) 687-3042

Includes free rabies vaccine, microchip & license


Yolo County SPCA: For pets within Yolo County Limits

Call: (530) 902-6269 or (530) 758-7722


Sacramento SPCA: Various programs for pets from multiple jurisdictions

Call: (916) 383-7387

Visit SSPCA Online for fee schedule:

We Pay to Spay - Chihuahua Edition through December 2018

Must reside within Sacramento County - proof of residency required!

Chihuahuas aged 4 months - 7 years old, 2lbs - 20lbs only

Call: (916) 504-2816 on the 20th of the month for an appointment during the next calendar mont


Animal Spay & Neuter: Low Cost Spay Neuter regardless of jurisdiction!

Call: (916) 368-7314

Visit ASN Online for fee schedule:


Mercer Clinic for the Homeless: Must provide proof of homelessness

2nd Saturday of every month from 8am – 2pm at Loaves & Fishes 1321 W. C Street


Step 3: Make sure to show up for your appointment on the date and time scheduled.

It is VERY important that you arrive on time for your appointment.  If you are unable to make the appointment you scheduled, call that entity to reschedule (if available) or just to let them know you won’t be able to make the appointment.  There are many other people who are in need of spay/neuter appointments for their pets and will able to utilize your appointment if you are unable.