General Information/Fees

The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is proud to offer high-quality, low-cost spay/neuter services to the community.

Spay/neuter prices for Charlottesville/Albemarle Residents:

(click here if you live in a surrounding county)

City and County Residents:

• Cat – $75 – includes pre-anesthetic exam, rabies vaccine, distemper vaccine, and pain medications.
• Dog* – $120 – includes pre-anesthetic exam, rabies vaccine, distemper vaccine, and pain medications.

Low Income: (must show proof of public assistance at drop off)
• Cat – $37.50 – includes pre-anesthetic exam, rabies vaccine, distemper vaccine and pain medications.
• Dog* – $60 – includes pre-anesthetic exam, rabies vaccine, distemper vaccine and pain medications.

Community (feral) Cats – FREE! includes rabies vaccine, distemper vaccine, ear-tip and pain medications. To find out more information about guidelines for community cats, click here!

Microchipping available for just $20 at the time of surgery!

*Add:
$20 for dogs 50-75lbs
$40 for dogs 76-90lbs

If your pet is obese, in heat, pregnant or cryptorchid, you may incur extra fees to increased anesthetic time and supplies needed.

There is a $25 charge for no shows or to reschedule within 48 hours of your appointment.

If you would like to make an appointment, please fill out our spay/neuter application and someone will call you to confirm your appointment day. Spay/neuter appointments are made on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Pets must be brought to the CASPCA between 8:15AM – 8:30AM and picked up the same day at 5PM. Dogs must be on leash and cats must be in carriers. Please clearly label the carrier with the animal’s name and your last name. Please read the Pre and Post surgery instructions.

If you have any questions or special circumstances, please call our spay/neuter line at 434-964-3333.

Additional services available at time of spay/neuter appointment including microchip implantation, flea and tick treatment, retrovirus testing, ear cleanings and nail trims. These additional services can be discussed with reception when setting appointment or added on at drop off the day of surgery.

Support Our Clinic

Please consider sponsoring a surgery. Your gift of love will help reduce the number of homeless pets in our community.