Free & Low Cost Spay/Neuter in New York City


Free & Low Cost Spay/Neuter for Feral Cats


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

Low cost spay/neuter for feral cats (currently $5.00 per cat) is offered at the ASPCA's Stationary Spay/Neuter Clinic in Glendale, Queens. Rabies vaccination and eartipping are no extra charge and additional services are available at low cost.  To be eligible, you must:

(1) attend the Neighborhood Cats TNR training workshop 
(2) submit a signed Rescuer User Agreement*  

For a schedule of workshops, see NYC Workshops. To download a copy of the Rescuer User Agreement, click here.   The Agreement should be completed, signed and sent 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
EMAIL: snc@aspca.org

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

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 am to 8 pm (ET).  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.


Free to TNR certified individuals with proof of certification (card/certificate):
  •     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.

  • The Toby Project

The Toby Project's Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic (MSNC) now has additional availability for feral cats (both weekend and weekday) in the Bronx, starting in June and running until approximately mid-August, 2013. Certified TNR caretakers can schedule the clinic to come to their area in the Bronx. The mobile clinic can accommodate 13-15 cats in traps.

Prices as follows:  
  • Rabies vaccine: $5
  • FVRCP: $5
  • Snap Test: $25
  • Revolution: $10

To make an appointment email tobyrescue@yahoo.com

Please visit the website for more details: http://www.tobyproject.org/


BROOKLYN

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

Servicing 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 as follows:  
  • Rabies vaccine: $5
  • FVRCP: $5
  • Snap Test: $25
  • Revolution: $10

Contact: Peter Szalaiko, t-(347) 816-2899 or petden19@verizon.net for appointments and more information.


Low cost s/n (rates quoted are for TNR certified individuals):
  • 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 as follows:
  • Neuter: $45, includes rabies vaccine and eartipping
  • Spay: $50, includes rabies vaccine and eartipping
  • FVRCP: $7
  • FeLV/FIV SNAP: $30
  • Flea treatment: $12
  • Microchip: $55
  • 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 as follows:
  • Neuter: $50, includes eartipping
  • Spay: $70, includes eartipping
  • Rabies vaccine: $15
  • Other services at discounted rates; call clinic directly for applicable discounts


STATEN ISLAND

  • Island Bird Cat & Dog Vet Group / Dr. Frank A. Scandaglia
     375 Manor Rd., Staten Island, NY 10314
     (718) 370-9472 
  • Neuter: $45, includes rabies vaccine and eartipping
  • Spay: $60, includes rabies vaccine and eartipping