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Spay & Neuter

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Monterey County Veterinary Clinic provides high-quality spay & neuter services (see below), vaccinationsleukemia testsflea and tick control, and microchips at an affordable price by appointment for dogs and cats in our community.

Meet our Veterinary Clinic team.

Spay & Neuter Surgeries by Appointment: Please make an appointment online now. Please note, our services are very popular, and we are currently booked out two months which is as far as our booking system allows. We recommend checking daily to make your appointment if you are unable to schedule one now.

Mobile Spay & Neuter Surgeries in our Community: See upcoming locations and make appointments online.

Vaccinations & Microchips by Appointment: Please make an appointment online now.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 831-264-5400. 



Important Information

  • Appointments are required for spay and neuter surgeries. 
  • Pets must be 8 weeks old and over 2 pounds for surgery. Please contact our Veterinary Clinic if you have any questions regarding the age or weight of your pet.
  • There are no additional fees for office visits.
  • A $25 non-refundable fee is required to reserve your surgery appointment date and time. This fee will be applied to your pet’s total surgery fee the day of your appointment. This fee is not refundable if you miss your appointment. Please call us if you have any questions.
  • Salinas residents: please see our $25 special!
  • Seaside residents: please see our $25 special!

Dog Spays & Neuters

  • $120

Cat Spays & Neuters

  • $35

Feral Cat Spays & Neuters   

  • Spay and neuter surgeries are available on a walk-in basis Mondays through Fridays.  Space is limited. Please call us for more information.
  • $25: includes spay/neuter surgery, rabies vaccination, and ear tip.
  • Feral cat drop off time is 7:00 am
  • Special Feline Fridays are scheduled twice a month on the first and last Friday of every month (excluding the following holiday weeks:  November 26, December 31). These events have room for 10-12 feral cats.
  • Limit two per family per day. We are only able to accommodate 4-6 total feral surgeries per day, except for Feline Fridays where we can take in 10-12 feral cats.
  • For the safety of you, our staff, and the cats, all feral cats must be in a secure feral cat trap, like the one pictured here. Feral cats brought to our clinic not in these traps will not be accepted for surgery. Please call us if you have any questions about feral cat traps.

Rabbit Spay and Neuters

  • $75