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Spay Neuter Assistance Program

The Spay Neuter Assistance (SNAP) Program supports low-income households with low-cost spay neuter services. Please read below for more information and eligibility requirements.

The Humane Society of Kitchener Waterloo and Stratford Perth provides spay/neuter surgeries for pets in low income households in:

  • City of Kitchener
  • City of Waterloo
  • City of Stratford*

*Dogs only for City of Stratford residents. Cat services are provided at our low-cost spay neuter clinic at our Stratford Perth Animal Centre.

SNAP Program services are provided by the clinic at our Kitchener Waterloo Animal Centre.

Applying for the Program

  • Please read through our animal eligibility requirements and our frequently asked questions page.
  • Complete the online application below or come into our centres to apply in person.
  • Pet owners are required to pre-register for the procedure, pre-pay, and bring their pet to the shelter early in the morning on the day of the surgery. Pets are ready to be picked up mid- afternoon and return home.
  • This service is intended for those currently living in the Cities of Stratford, Kitchener & Waterloo.

For those living outside of those cities, please visit our Spay Neuter Clinic page for public services (no income or geography restriction) out of our Stratford Perth Animal Centre location.

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Financial Eligibility

# Ppl in Household Cost
1-2 people Under $30,000 per year
3-4 people Under $45,000 per year
5+ people Under $50,000 per year
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SNAP Service Fees

Procedure Cost
Feline Neuter $110
Feline Spay $150
Canine Neuter $265
Canine Spay $312.50
DA2PPV (Dog/Puppy core vaccine) $15
FVRCPC (Cat/Kitten core vaccine) $15
Rabies (Canine or Feline) $15
Cryptorchid (Canine or Feline) $50 per side
Hernia Repair (Canine) $50
Hernia Repair (Feline) $ 25
Flea Treatment/Dewormer (Feline) $15
We do not offer flea treatment/dewormer for dogs

The above costs include a microchip, pain medication, and an e-collar (cone).

Have questions?

We are happy to assist you! Please contact our veterinary services team at:

519-745-5615 ext 221

SNAP Eligibility Requirements

Animals that ARE eligible for spay-neuter services:

  • Healthy adult cats under 7 years of age and healthy adult dogs under 5 years of age
  • Healthy kittens and puppies that are over four months of age
  • Female cats that are in heat, or healthy pregnant cats

SNAP FAQs

Read the SNAP Program FAQs for our most popular questions.

Terms & Conditions

Please review our terms and conditions.