985 Bay Street
Rochester, NY 14609
Phone: 585-288-0600
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Income Eligibility Requirements

DSCN2115RCAC offers low cost spay/neuter services for pet owners who meet our Low-Income Eligibility Criteria.

TIER 1 Surgery Appointments are available to:

  • Current college students (with current college ID)
  • Pet owners serving in the military (with military ID)
  • Military veterans receiving disability or retirement benefits
  • Current recipients of any of the following types public assistance programs: Temporary Assistance, Food Stamps, HEAP, Unemployment Benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, or SSDI (with a benefit card or letter outlining benefits).

Go to Spay/Neuter Surgery Packages for prices.

TIER 2 Surgery Appointments are available to:

  • Pet owners with an annual household income of $40,000 or under (with the 1040 form from your most recent tax return)
  • Current Social Security recipients (with a benefit verification letter from SSA)

Go to Spay/Neuter Surgery Packages for prices.

To schedule a spay or neuter appointment, you must first come to the clinic between 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Tuesday or Thursday to show proof of income and prepay for the surgery. (If you are unavailable to come during these hours, you may come in during our other hours—Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.—but you should expect a significant wait time to get signed up for surgery.)

Visit our Scheduling Appointments page for more information.

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