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                       Community Spay/Neuter Services

Use this checklist to capture information about spay/neuter services offered in the community today

Neuter before Adoption
Do adopters receive sterilized animals from each humane group?

At what age/weight are animals sterilized?

If adopters do not receive sterilized animals, are they given some form of
assistance like vouchers or discounts?


Access to Affordable Spay/Neuter Services
Are there spay/neuter clinics or reduced rate services available to the public?

Are any price-subsidized?

Are the clinics running at capacity?

Are there spay/neuter assistance programs for low-income pet caretakers? (i.e.
with a co-payment of no more than $10.00-20.00 including all non-surgical
costs, such as pre-surgical immunizations and exam fees)

Are these programs accessible to the neighborhoods where low-income people
reside?

If the programs are not accessible, is transportation provided to participating
veterinary clinics?

Are these programs fully funded so that everyone who is eligible can
participate?

Are feral-cat caretakers eligible for spay/neuter assistance?


Veterinarian Participation
Are veterinarians partnering with humane organizations to promote spay/neuter
to the community?

Do they offer any surgeries at a subsidized cost? If so, who qualifies?

How many veterinarians in town will accept feral cats for surgery?

How many veterinarians will do pediatric spay/neuter? At what age/weight?

What is the average cost per surgery in your community?




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