Free & Low Cost Spay/Neuter in New York City

Free Spay/Neuter

- ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)

Free spay/neuter for feral cats is offered at the ASPCA's two Stationary Spay/Neuter Clinics located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and in Glendale, Queens. Rabies vaccination and eartipping are included and additional services are available at low cost.  To be eligible, you must:

(1) be TNR-certified
(2) submit a signed Rescuer User Agreement*  

For a schedule of TNR certification workshops, see NYC Workshops. To download a copy of the 2015 Rescuer User Agreement, click here.   The Agreement should be completed, hand-signed in all places requiring a signature (no electronic signatures will be accepted) and initialed on each page. If you're filling out the Agreement on behalf of an organization click here for instructions.

Return your completed Agreement to the Scheduling Center by regular mail, fax or email to:

Client Services
ASPCA Spay/Neuter Clinics
1717 S. Philo Rd., Suite 36, Urbana, IL  61801
FAX: (217) 337-9810

*Note that you must be TNR certified before submitting a Rescuer User Agreement. ALL pages of the completed Agreement must be initialed and submitted along with a copy of your TNR certification card.

For more information about the ASPCA's Stationary Spay/Neuter Clinics click here.

When you're ready to schedule a spay/neuter appointment, call the TNR Scheduling Center at 877-SPAY-NYC (877-772-9692). Open Monday through Friday 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.  When prompted on the voice mail menu press 1 then 2 then 1 then 3.

On the fourth Tuesday of the month (when the next month's schedule opens) the scheduling center will be open from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. The ASPCA scheduling team will send out an email on the third Tuesday of every month with a reminder that the calendar for the following month will open the next Tuesday.  

The hotline can also be used for the following:

- To learn how to become eligible to use the ASPCA's Glendale spay/neuter clinic.
- To hear the minimum requirements prior to booking a spay/neuter appointment.  
- To communicate any spay/neuter clinic post-operative issues (Note: for purposes of post-operative issues, the hotline is staffed 24 hrs a day/7 days a week).
- To ask any questions or express concerns about the ASPCA's Spay/Neuter Clinic.

For more information, click here.

- The Toby Project

The Toby Project's Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic offers no cost spay/neuter surgeries for TNR-certified caretakers.

Prices for other services are as follows:  

- Rabies vaccine: $5
- FVRCP: $5
- Snap Test: $25
- Revolution: $10
- Frontline (Feline): $10
- Clavamox: $10
- Convenia Inj.: $11
- Eye Treatment: $10
To make an appointment email or call (212) 799-1120.
TNR groups may contact The Toby Project to schedule a clinic.
Bronx/Manhattan/Queens: contact Armando at
Brooklyn/Staten Island: contact Peter from Ferals in Peril at (347) 816-2899.
For information about pricing for owned cats and dogs email or call (212) 799-1120 or visit their website.

- The FIP (Ferals in Peril) and TTP (The Toby Project)
   Free Spay/Neuter Center
   1751 Bath Ave.
   Brooklyn, NY 11214

Serving Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island.  Free spay/neuter for ferals, strays and cats belonging to low-income residents.  Open 8:00 am Sundays & Mondays (no holidays).  25 cat capacity per day.  By appointment only.

Prices for other services are as follows:  

- Rabies vaccine: $5
- FVRCP: $5
- Snap Test: $25
- Revolution: $11

Contact Peter Szalaiko at (347) 816-2899 for appointments and more information.

- The Humane Society of New York
306 E. 59th St.
    New York, NY  10022

For feral cats brought by TNR-certified individuals The Humane Society of New York offers spay/neuter, eartipping, rabies vaccine, and flea and ear mite medication at no cost. Further services are available at regular low fees. If a cat is sick or wounded, free or discounted treatment may be available at the discretion of The Humane Society of New York.

To use the clinic, the following procedures are required:
  1. Schedule an appointment by calling (212) 752-4842.
  2. Drop off the cats between 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. the morning of your spay/neuter date. VERY IMPORTANT: Each cat must be brought in a separate trap which should be covered completely with a sheet - no exceptions. This is for the protection of the staff. Carriers or other containers are not acceptable.
  3. Pick up the cats between 3 to 4 p.m. unless you're told otherwise.
  4. Bring the cats to your own pre-arranged recovery space. The Humane Society of New York does not provide post-surgery boarding.

Low Cost Spay/Neuter


- Faithful Friends
   2455 McDonald Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11223
   (718) 339-7387

Open Monday - Friday by appointment. Pediatric s/n at 2 lbs. (approximately 8 - 10 weeks). Will do abort spays.

Prices for TNR-certified caretakers only are as follows:

- Neuter: $55, includes rabies vaccine and eartipping
- Spay: $65, includes rabies vaccine and eartipping; $15 surcharge for mid to late term abort/spay
- FVRCP: $10
- FeLV/FIV SNAP: $35
- Revolution: $12
- Microchip: $35 
- Other services at discounted rates; call clinic directly for applicable discounts

- Park Slope Veterinary Center (Dr. Yvonne Szacki)   
   639 4th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11232
   (718) 369-7387

Open Monday - Friday by appointment. Pediatric s/n at 2 lbs. (approximately 8 - 10 weeks). Will do abort spays.

Prices are as follows for TNR certified caretakers:

- Neuter: $50, includes eartipping
- Spay: $70, includes eartipping
- Rabies vaccine: $15
- Other services at discounted rates; call clinic directly for applicable discounts