Spay/Neuter Programs

Spay And Neuter

ith three licensed veterinarians on staff, ARL pets are spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped before adoption. Thanks to additional grant funding, the ARL also has public spay and neuter programs which offer surgeries, vaccines and microchips at low or no cost for individuals who could not otherwise afford those services. These surgeries are performed by ARL and partner veterinarians. A detailed list of spay/neuter programs can be found below.  


CONTACT US ABOUT OUR SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAMS

  • CALL OUR SPAY & NEUTER LINE (515) 473-9117
     
  • EMAIL US AT PetSnip@ARL-Iowa.org
     
  • TEXT “PetSnip” to 72466
 
 


This program made possible through a grant from PetSmart Charities.
 

PetSnip

PetSnip is a spay/neuter assistance program for cats and dogs that provides FREE spay/neuter, vaccinations and a microchip. This program is funded by PetSmart Charities.

WHAT: Cat/dog spay/neuter package that includes vaccinations (rabies and distemper/parvo) and a microchip.  
WHO: FREE for residents of the 50315 zip code.
WHERE: Spay/neuter surgeries are performed at ARL Main and at our partner vets: Anderson Pet Hospital and All Pets Hospital.
WHEN: Spay/neuter appointments are scheduled in the morning. Times may vary based on location of appointment. Pets will go home on the same day. Contact us now to make an appointment! Call 515-473-9117, email PetSnip@ARL-Iowa.org or fill out an application.
WHY
: There are many reasons to spay/neuter your pets; health and behavior benefits, cost and reduction of the overpopulations of pets. Click Here to See the Top Reason to Spay/Neuter Your Pets.

 

 

Low Cost PetSnip

Individuals on financial assistance programs throughout Iowa may be eligible for low-cost services. Low Cost PetSnip offers spay/neuter, vaccinations and a microchip at a very low cost.

Cats are $55 and dogs are $75.

Contact us now to make an appointment! Call 515-473-9117, email PetSnip@ARL-Iowa.org or fill out an application.

 

The Purr Project

The Purr Project spay/neuter assistance program for is barn/farm cats and kittens that would otherwise would not be altered.

WHAT: Low cost barn/farm spay/neuter package that includes vaccinations (rabies and distemper/parvo). Cats are $45 and kittens are $30.
WHO: This program is for outside cats and/or populations of cats that are being cared for by an owner with food, water, shelter and other veterinary care for the life of the cat.
WHERE: Spay/neuter surgeries are performed at ARL Main.
WHEN: Spay/neuter appointment drop off time is between 7:30-8:00am and pick up time is between from 4:30-6:00pm. Contact us now to make an appointment! Call 515-473-9117, email PetSnip@ARL-Iowa.org or fill out an application.
WHY: There are many reasons to spay/neuter your barn/farm cats; health and behavior benefits, cost and reduction of the overpopulations of pets. Click Here to See the Top Reason to Spay/Neuter Your Pets.


Spay the Mother

The Spay the Mother program provides pet owners who bring litters of puppies or kittens to the ARL and want to keep the mother, a spay certificate to have the mother dog/cat spayed, vaccinated and microchip for FREE. To schedule an appointment, call (515) 473-9117 or email PetSnip@ARL-Iowa.org.





The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix is a spay/neuter assistance program for other licensed shelters/rescues to be able to bring their dogs/cats to us for these and other veterinary services in order to make an animal available for adoption through their own adoption programs. The shelters/rescues must be licensed and in good standing with the State of Iowa. Click here to view the Daily Fix flyer. To inquire about program availability, click here.