Spay/Neuter Make an Appointment

Spaying or neutering your pet is one of the most important things you can do for your pet. The Anti-Cruelty Society’s clinic is able to offer these important surgeries at a greatly reduced price thanks to the generosity of our committed donors.

The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a dog and cat spay/neuter clinic Monday–Friday.

Spay/Neuter Surgery Costs

  • Cats: $30 male or female
  • Feral cats: No charge
  • Dogs: $130 (male and female, except pit bull and pit bull mixes)
  • Pit bull and pit bull mix dogs: $60

Additional Services Available at the Time of Surgery

  • Canine/feline distemper vaccination – $15
    The Anti-Cruelty Society requires that all animals having surgery at the Society have a current distemper vaccination.
  • Microchip – $25
  • Feline leukemia/FIV Test  – $25
  • Rabies vaccination – $20
    Cook County requires that all animals have a current rabies vaccination.
  • Canine Influenza Vaccine – $25


Pre and Post-Surgical Instructions

Please arrive at the Clinic, 157-169 W. Grand Ave. between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Clinic doors do not open until 8 a.m. (Pick up is the same day as drop off between 5:30 and 6 p.m.) If you arrive before 8 a.m., please wait in our 157-169 W. Grand Ave. lobby. Spay and neuter surgeries require no overnight stays.

The day of your appointment, please bring your animal to our clinic between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Cats must be in a carrier, dogs must be on a leash or in a carrier. If you arrive before 8 a.m. please wait in our first floor lobby at 157-169 W. Grand Ave. Please allow additional time so you and your pet can meet briefly with a veterinarian. Release times are between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Click here for Pre-Surgical Instructions

Click here for Post-Surgical Instructions

Please note:

  • We do not spay dogs during their heat cycles, call to reschedule if your dog begins a heat cycle.
  • For reasons of medical safety, our high volume clinic has a weight restriction; dogs must be less than 75 lbs.
  • Please remember your appointment date as we are unable to confirm this over the phone.
  • Please be on time for your appointment. We are unable to accommodate late arrivals, and you will forfeit your prepay.
  • We do not reschedule missed dog appointments.
  • You must bring in the appropriate animal type and sex to the appointment type you select.
  • All animals must be at least 3 months of age to have spay or neuter surgery.

Thank you to our partners whose support makes our work possible