Spay and Neuter Resources

Low-Cost Spay and Neuter Programs
in San Jose and Silicon Valley

City of San Jose

Residents of: San Jose, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Saratoga
Location: San Jose Animal Care Center, 2750 Monterey Road, San Jose, CA 95111-3120
Services for pet cats, feral cats, and pet dogs (chihuahuas/chihuahua mix only). Two options for feral cats: 1.  Feral Freedom” program — free to residents of above cities.  Feral cats can be surrendered every day 7am-9pm, no appt. needed. 2. Regular Spay Neuter Program — $25 if you want to pick up and return the cat yourself (no appt. needed, drop off 8:00AM to 8:30AM – Tues., Wed. and Thurs). Information and fees for low-cost spay/neuter of  pet cats and pet dogs: http://www.sanjoseanimals.com/index.aspx?NID=2762

Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority

Residents of: Santa Clara, Campbell, Monte Sereno, Mountain View
Location: SVACA, 3370 Thomas Road,Santa Clara, CA 95054
Services for pet cats, feral cats, and pet dogs. Feral Freedom TNR program – Feral cats can be surrendered Tues-Thurs 8am-5pm, no appt. needed. Cost: free to residents of above cities. Information and fees for low-cost spay/neuter of pet cats and pet dogs: http://svaca.com/services/spay-and-neuter

Humane Society Silicon Valley

Residents of: Anywhere (Feral Cat spay/neuter: FREE for Santa Clara County residents, $50 for residents of other counties)
Location: 901 Ames Avenue, Milpitas, CA 95035
Contact information:  408-262-2133 ext. 108 or by email:  medicalcenter@hssv.org
Services for pet cats, feral cats, dogs, and rabbits. Appointments needed. Program information and fees: http://hssv.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=medical_sn

Santa Clara County (via Local Veterinarians)

Residents of: Santa Clara County
All services are provided by participating local veterinarians. See complete list below or at:
Pricing and pre-surgery requirements vary by vet, so call in advance for more information and to make an appointment.

Feral Cats:

  • Spay/neuter surgery plus rabies and FVRCP vaccinations.
  • The cat’s ear will be notched for easy identification as one already “fixed.”
  • The cost is $10 for residents of unincorporated Santa Clara County and the cities of Gilroy, Sunnyvale or Mountain View.  The cost to all other County residents is $25.
  • Cats must be feral (not friendly) and must be brought to the veterinary clinics in a humane trap.
Pet Cats:
  • Spay/neuter surgery plus rabies and FVRCP vaccinations.
  • The cost for all County residents is the veterinary clinic’s regular price less $30.
  • Cats must be brought to the veterinary clinic in a secure carrier.

Pet Dogs: click here

We currently have 13 veterinary clinics participating in the program.

They are:

o    San Jose Animal Hospital (previously Akal)
940 Berryessa Road
San Jose, CA   95133-1056
408-453-2524 Please call for an appointment.

o    The Animal Clinic
45 Cronin Drive
Santa Clara, CA   95051
408-241-8200
Please call for an appointment.

* Note: Not currently participating in Large Breed Type Dogs

o    Animal Medical Center
1820 Hillsdale Avenue
San Jose, CA   95124
408-267-7387 Please call for an appointment.

o    Animal Medical Clinic
1405 N. Milpitas Blvd.
Milpitas, CA   95035
408-262-7190 Please call for an appointment.

o    Bay Cities Animal Hospital

16 Corning Avenue
Milpitas, CA    95035
408-262-2518 Please call for an appointment.

o    Bloom Plaza Animal Hospital
5647 Snell Avenue
San Jose, CA   95123
408-972-2000
Please call for an appointment.

Dr. Bath’s second location is at:

Alum Rock Animal Hospital

2810m Rock Avenue, San Jose, CA 95127

408-258-2735

o    Canyon Creek Pet Hospital (Aikan Pet Hospital)
5617 Silver Creek Valley Road
San Jose, CA    95138
408-270-7500 Please call for an appointment.

o    Humane Society Silicon Valley
901 Ames Avenue
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408) 262-2133

Note: In addition to the Santa Clara County Low Cost Spay/Neuter Program the Humane Society Silicon Valley participates in various other low cost spay/neuter programs. Please contact the Humane Society Silicon Valley at (408) 262-2133, ext. 108 for Santa Clara County Low Cost Spay/Neuter Program availability, restrictions may apply.  Humane Society spay/neuter services are by appointment only.

o    Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority
3370 Thomas Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 764-0344 Please call for an appointment.

o    Reed Animal Hospital

1657 Bascom Ave.

Campbell, CA 95008

(408) 369-1788 Please call for an appointment.

o    Saint Francis of Assisi
12000 Murphy Avenue
San Martin, CA 95046
(408) 683-0866 Please call for an appointment.

To download this list, click here.