Free Spay Neuter in 23 San Antonio Zip Codes
The City of San Antonio’s Animal Care Services‘ FREE spay neuter grant for fiscal year 2017-2018 is ongoing. This FREE program is extremely popular so don’t wait to make an appointment. Funds run out quickly.
This 2017-2018 city grant provides FREE spay/neuter for cats and dogs living in the following 23 San Antonio zip codes: 78201, 78202, 78203, 78204, 78207, 78208, 78210, 78211, 78212, 78213, 78214, 78218, 78220, 78221, 78222, 78223, 78224, 78225, 78227, 78228, 78235, 78237 and 78242. Both feral/community and pet cats are eligible.
All pets need an appointment. Clinics require that dogs and cats be at least 8 weeks old and weigh at least 2 lbs at the time of surgery.
Pets must be vaccinated against rabies before surgery. If your pet was vaccinated in the last year, bring the official certificate of vaccination signed by a veterinarian. Animals needing rabies vaccines can get them at each clinic for a charge of $5 to $20, call the clinic.
The clinics participating in this city grant are the new Brooks Clinic at 8034 City Base Landing (run by the San Antonio Humane Society), Pet Shotz (across from the Zoo), The Animal Defense League (ADL), and the San Antonio Humane Society at 4804 Fredericksburg Road.
The new Brooks Spay/Neuter Clinic at 8034 City Base Landing is now open. Appointments can only be scheduled online and an internet kiosk is available in the lobby. This code must be used when scheduling: ZIPFY18BROOKS. This grant also provides a rabies vaccine and microchip for $7 each plus tax (due at the time of spay/neuter surgery). Bring documentation of your zip code (driver’s license, pay stub, utility bill, etc) with you when you drop off your pet in the morning. According to their website, missing documentation will result in payment required for services. For questions or assistance with scheduling an appointment, email email@example.com or call 210-424-7595. For information only (no appointments), call 210-963-7150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
According to the flyer below, appointments at The San Antonio Humane Society on Fredericksburg Road can only be made online. This code must be used when scheduling: ZIPFY18FRED. This grant also provides a rabies vaccine and microchip for $7 each plus tax (due at the time of spay/neuter surgery). For questions or assistance with scheduling an appointment, email email@example.com or try calling 210-226-7461 or 210-424-7595. Bring documentation of your zip code (driver’s license, pay stub, utility bill, etc) with you when you drop off your pet in the morning. According to their website, missing documentation will result in payment required for services.
Call 210-735-1004 to make an appointment at Pet Shotz (across from the Zoo in Brackenridge Park).
For an appointment at the Animal Defense League (ADL), call 210-655-1481 ext. 104 or 112 or schedule online. As of November 2017, the ADL website only allows visitors to make appointments for cats. Check their website for an update or call to see if dogs can also be spayed or neutered at their clinic.
Feral or community cats not socialized to people must be in humane traps, not in pet carriers. Tips for trapping feral cats are on our website. A cat’s left ear will be “tipped” to show that they have been sterilized. If you are in our King William and Lavaca service area, we can loan you humane traps and help with trapping and transportation. All San Antonio city residents can borrow humane trap(s) to catch feral cats from Animal Care Services. The current details are under “Available Resources” section on the Outdoor Cats and TNR page of ACS’ website.
Proof of address may be required when you bring in your cat or dog for services.
Direct questions about this city grant to the participating clinics by phone or via their website or Facebook pages. These free spay neuter grants are very popular. Funds run out quickly and waits for appointments are often long.
For questions about spaying and neutering your pet in San Antonio or questions about this grant, call the ACS Spay/Neuter Information Line at 210-207-6688.
Feral and Community Cats
As of November 2017, Animal Care Services (ACS) has a special program for free spay neuter, ear-tipping, and vaccinations for community cats living in 14 San Antonio zip codes – 78201, 78207, 78210, 78213, 78221, 78223, 78227, 78228, 78229, 78237, 78242, 78245, 78250, and 78251. The cats receive services at ACS’ clinic at 4710 State Highway 151. You must have a ACS Community Cat Program (CCP) Voucher for each cat and all cats must be in a wire transport or humane trap. No airline or soft carriers. For more information about this program, call ACS at 210-207-6696 or email. Learn more about this 2017 community cat free spay/neuter program.
As of November 2017, the City of San Antonio’s Animal Care Services is also offering free microchips to cats and dogs living in San Antonio. Get your pet microchipped during ACS’ regular business hours – no appointment needed! The microchips used include free lifetime registration. Your pet can also be chipped at any offsite ACS Microchip Mania event.