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  • Spay or Neuter and Trap - Neuter - Return (TNR)

    Pitbull NalaNeed an affordable spay/neuter surgery for your pet? We can help!

    We partner with several local nonprofits and private veterinarians to provide very low cost spay and neuter options to Pima County residents. ALL Pima County residents can get their pet fixed for just $15 through our program, and that price is reduced to $5 if the pet owner is low-income!

    For more information about getting a subsidized surgery for your pet, you can:

    AZ Pet Plates

    Due to the overwhelmingly positive response, our community cat project has expended all of the funds in the available contract.  We provided 3,500 surgeries for feral and community cats in Pima County! 

    New funds will be available in December 2019.

    Please check with your veterinarian about spay/neuter options, or check this list of local low cost options.

    Additional support may be found through No Kill Pima County.

    For trapping help or for a trap loan, please contact us at CommunityCats@pima.gov or (520) 724-5983.

    Our Community Cats Program is the humane and effective way to reduce the number of cats living on the streets in Pima County. Community cats are the un-owned outdoor or feral cats who live in our neighborhoods.

    Our Community Cats Project provides:
    • Humane trapping of community cats, followed by spaying or neutering, vaccination and the return of cats to their communities. Over time, their numbers are reduced -- at no cost to the caretaker.
    • Ear-tipping of spayed or neutered cats. A painless procedure, an ear-tip is the universal symbol of a spayed or neutered outdoor cat.

    More Low-Cost Surgery Options for Your Pet

    In addition to the county-subsidized options listed above, there are multiple private clinics in Pima County that provide low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for the public's pets.
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