Spay and Neuter Program

Affordable Spay and Neuter Services for Pets

This program offers spay and neuter surgery plus selected vaccines to animal guardians at affordable rates. All services are performed by a licensed veterinarian and his professional staff in a state-of-the-art veterinary clinic.

To book your surgery, please review the information below and then call 847-960-8689 (extension #1) and leave your name and number. A program volunteer will call you back to book your surgery.  Please note that demand for our services is very high; while we do our best to return calls promptly, you may not hear from us for a few days. Thank you for your patience as we work to serve you!

General Information

  • Clinic days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. (Clinic location varies by day. We have clinic sites in Lake Villa and Wonder Lake.)
  • Drop-off time varies. You will be given your drop-off time when your appointment is confirmed.
  • You will need to complete some simple paperwork, so please plan to arrive a few minutes early. All cats must be in carriers and all dogs must be leashed.

Pricing • Cats

Due to frequent fee changes from with the clinics with whom we have service agreements, we are no longer posting price data. We will provide you with current pricing when we talk with you to make your appointment.

You will typically pay less than $100 for cats, and the service includes spay or neuter surgery, rabies and distemper vaccines, Lake County rabies tag, and pain medication injection.

  • Optional microchip (on day of surgery only) is available for a small fee. 
  • There is an extra fee if cat is in heat.

For help with feral cat spay and neuter, please see the Feral Cat category on our Resources page.

Pricing • Dogs

Due to frequent fee changes from with the clinics with whom we have service agreements, we are no longer posting price data. We will provide you with current pricing when we talk with you to make your appointment.

  • The price for dog spay/neuter surgery (plus pain injection), ranges from $115 to $170 depending on the dog’s size/weight.

Optional services available with surgery and on surgery day only are:

  • Rabies vaccine and Lake County rabies tag
  • Microchip (with free registration)
  • E-collar
  • Canine distemper vaccine 
  • Nail trim
  • Pain meds
  • Heartworm test

Rabbits

  • Rabbits are typically $80 for spay or neuter (includes pain medication injection). Current pricing information will be provided when we speak with you to arrange your appointment.