Spay & Neuter

Neutered dogs are less likely to bite people.

In fact, if you choose not to neuter your dog, you are accepting the fact that he will be nearly 3 times more likely to bite a person, even a child. You must be prepared to deal with the consequences of this. 

Here are some affordable spay & neuter options in Los Angeles

This state-of-the-art mobile clinic provides free spay and neuter surgery for dogs and cats living with income-qualified families in the City of Los Angeles. www.laanimalservices.com or call (800) 772-9452
This is another mobile clinic that provides free spay/neuter surgery for dogs and cats in the Los Angeles area. For more information, please call (888) 364-7729 or visit www.thesamsimonfoundation.org.
This organization provides FREE spay/neuter for pit bulls and pitbull mixes, as well as Rottweiler and Rottweiler mixes. Participants must meet certain qualifications. For more information, please call (818) 755-6045 or (818) 755-6323.
The Pasadena Humane Society also provides free spay/neuter surgery and micro-chipping for pit bulls and pitbull mixes. For more information, please read about their Spay/Neuter information program at http://www.phsspca.org/SNiP/appointment.htm.
The Spay/Neuter Clinic at the L.A. County Animal Shelter in Lancaster holds clinics for cats only. The cost of surgery is only $10 per cat, with a limit of 3 cats per household. Cats must be at least 8 weeks of age. The clinic is located at 5210 W. Avenue I, Lancaster 93536. To schedule an appointment, please call (661) 940-4191.
SPAY/USA, a program of The Pet Savers Foundation, is a nationwide network and referral service for affordable spay/neuter services.

CALL 1-800-248-SPAY (7729) or go to www.spayusa.org for more information.

Phone counselors are available Monday-Friday from 9 am- 4:30 pm (Eastern time)

Please visit www.rescueguide.com for valuable information on affordable spay and neuter surgery. It includes veterinary clinics and shelters in Los Angeles county, as well as the surrounding counties. Although the prices listed apply to cats, many of the clinics have lowered their surgery prices for dogs too (call the clinic for more information).
Pet owners may purchase a certificate from Friends of Animals that can be used for routine spay and neuter surgery at an of FoAis participating veterinary hospitals. To order a certificate, call the spay/neuter hotline at 1-800-321-PETS (1-800-321-7387) or order online at www.friendsofanimals.org.
18224 Parthenia
Northridge, CA 91325
(818) 349-8387
13725 Foothill Blvd.
Sylmar, CA 91342
(818) 362-6599

For more information about spay/neuter resources, as well as local animal-related news and events, make sure you read The Pet Press. This is a monthly publication available at many pet supply stores, shelters, and veterinary offices. More information is available online at www.thepetpress-la.com.

Please do your part to help reduce the number of homeless animals killed each year by having your pet spayed or neutered!