Spay/Neuter Information

CASPCA is proud to offer high-quality, low-cost spay/neuter services to the community.

Spay/neuter prices for Charlottesville and 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.
• Community (feral) Cats are FREE! Includes rabies vaccine, distemper vaccine, ear-tip and pain medications. Read guidelines on community cats here.

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 are FREE! Includes rabies vaccine, distemper vaccine, ear-tip and pain medications. Read guidelines on community cats here.

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

If your pet is obese, in heat, pregnant or cryptorchid, additional fees may be incurred due to increased anesthetic time and supplies needed.

Additional services available at time of spay/neuter appointment including microchip implantation ($30), flea and tick treatment, retrovirus testing, ear cleanings and nail trims. These services can be discussed with reception when setting the appointment or added at drop off on the day of surgery.

Spay/neuter appointments are available Monday-Friday. Pets must be dropped off at the CASPCA between 8:15-8:30am and picked up the same day between 5:00-5:30pm. Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers. Carriers should be clearly marked with both owner and pet names. Please refer to the pre and post surgery instructions for more information on how to care for your pet before and after surgery. To schedule an appointment, complete the Spay/Neuter Application or call the spay/neuter line at 434-973-5959 ext. 310.  If completing an application online, a staff member will confirm your appointment.

Read the Pre and Post surgery instructions. There is a $25 charge for no shows or those that reschedule within 48 hours of appointment.

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