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Low-income spay/neuter programs

Spaying and neutering your pets means that you improve their health, save money on vet bills and help reduce pet overpopulation.

Do you need financial help to spay or neuter your pet? The following B.C. communities have low-cost spay/neuter programs available for cats, and on occasion, dogs and rabbits as well.

Not all programs listed are offered by the BC SPCA. Please contact the individual organization or group for details on eligibility, cost and availability.


Lower Mainland and Sunshine Coast

  • Burnaby: The City of Burnaby offers a $15 rebate, redeemable at the BC SPCA Burnaby Branch for all cats spayed or neutered
  • Chilliwack: Contact the BC SPCA Chilliwack Branch at chilliwack@spca.bc.ca or 604-823-6612
  • Maple Ridge: Contact the BC SPCA Maple Ridge Branch at mapleridge@spca.bc.ca or 604-463-9511
  • Powell River: Contact BC SPCA Powell River & District Branch at powellriver@spca.bc.ca or 604-485-9252
  • Sunshine Coast: Contact BC SPCA Sunshine Coast Branch at sunshinecoast@spca.bc.ca or 604-740-0301
  • Surrey: Contact the Surrey Community Cat Coalition at  surreycats@shaw.ca or 778-589-8552
  • Squamish and area: Contact the BC SPCA Sea to Sky Branch at seatosky@spca.bc.ca or 604-898-9890
  • Vancouver: Contact BC SPCA Animal Hospital at 604-879-3571

Vancouver Island

  • Gabriola Island: Contact Cats Alive at 250-816-2287 (CATS)
  • Nanaimo: Contact BC SPCA Nanaimo and District Branch at nanaimo@spca.bc.ca or 250-741-0778
  • Port Alberni: Contact BC SPCA Alberni-Clayoquot Branch at alberni@spca.bc.ca or 250-723-5269
  • Parksville: Contact BC SPCA Parksville-Qualicum Beach and District Branch at parksville@spca.bc.ca or 250-248-3811
  • Salt Spring Island: Contact the BC SPCA Salt Spring Island Branch at saltspring@spca.bc.ca or 250-537-2123
  • Victoria: Contact Greater Victoria Animal Crusaders at  info@gvacrescue.com or the BC SPCA Victoria Branch at victoria@spca.bc.ca or 250-388-7722

B.C. Interior

  • Cranbrook & area: Contact BC SPCA East Kootenay Branch at 250-426-6751
  • Creston: Call 250-428-2811 for an application
  • Grand Forks: Contact Linda of Boundary Community Humane Society at linda@boundaryhs.com or 250-442-8636
  • Fernie: Contact the Fernie Pets Society at pets@ferniepets.org
  • Kamloops: Contact BC SPCA Kamloops Spay/Neuter Clinic at 250-376-6055
  • Kelowna: Contact BC SPCA Kelowna Branch at kelowna@spca.bc.ca or (250) 861-7722
  • Nelson: Apply online or contact BC SPCA Nelson Branch at nelson@spca.bc.ca or 250-352-7178
  • Shuswap: Contact the BC SPCA Shuswap branch at(250) 832-7376 or shuswap@spca.bc.ca
  • Castlegar & area: Apply online or contact the BC SPCA West Kootenays Branch at (250) 509-0297 or westkootenay@spca.bc.ca
  • Quesnel: Contact the BC SPCA Quesnel Branch at quesnel@spca.bc.ca or 250-992-7722
  • West Kootenay: Call Daryl of Kootenay Animal Assistance Program at 250-551-1053

Northern B.C.

Don’t see your community listed? Check out our spay/neuter take action page to learn about what you can do to help.

If you are part of a municipality or organization: Offer a program but it’s not on the list? No longer have funds available for this purpose? Contact spayneuter@spca.bc.ca to have your program added or removed.