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Spay & Neuter

Make Sure Your Pet is Spayed or Neutered

Having your pet spayed or neutered is part of being a responsible pet owner and is critical to eliminating pet overpopulation within our community. Having your pet spayed or neutered benefits you, and your pet.

Spay and Neuter Assistance Program

Now accepting applications! The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County offers vouchers to qualified members of the public for low-cost spay and neuter services at local participating veterinarians. To qualify for this program, you must:

  • Be a resident of Pierce County or the city of Federal Way
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be considered a low-income resident within Pierce County guidelines

Spay and Neuter Assistance Program Application (English)

Solicitud para el programa de esterilización de bajo costo (Español) 

Application Process
  1. To apply to the program, please fill out an application. Applications can be filled out digitally or printed.
  2. Submit your completed form by one of the three options:

Email your application to petsupport@thehumanesociety.org

OR

Mail your application to:

Spay/Neuter Program
The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County
2608 Center Street
Tacoma, WA 98409

OR

Drop off your application in person at the shelter Monday – Sunday from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm

 

If you or someone you know needs help with the cost of spay/neuter surgery for a pet, but don’t qualify for low-income assistance or are living outside Pierce County or the city of Federal Way, there are several options available. Please visit these low-cost spay/neuter providers for more information about their programs: