Low-Cost Medical Resources in Los Angeles Area
The following are resources available to residents of the L.A. area. There are many animal organizations willing to help ensure that all of our pets can benefit from spay/neuter, low cost medical, free services and other care provided to your pets.
PET PRESS magazine:
This is found in all local pet stores and vet offices have MANY resources for medical services for those who need assistance in their animals medical procedures or emergency care. Go to the LINKS section for a list of all services: www.thepetpress-la.com
Fixnation spay/neuter clinic:
FREE medical for feral and homeless cats/kittens over 8 weeks old. Low cost clinic for pet cats.
Call 818/524-2287 or go to www.fixnation.org
SIMI VALLEY VETERINARY CLINIC: Spay/Neuter Clinic for dogs and cats
FREE medical for feral and homeless cats/kittens over 8 weeks old. Low cost clinic for pets.
Call 805-584-3823 or go to www.valleyvetnonprofit.com
Los Angeles Spaymobile:
This state-of-the-art mobile clinic provides free spay and neuter surgery for dogs and cats living with low income-qualified families in the City of Los Angeles. If you receive a Department of Water and Power bill, then you live within the city limits.
For information on qualifications, as well as a schedule of clinic locations, visit L.A. Animal Services website at www.laanimalservices.com or call (800) 772-9452 to make an appointment.
San Simon Foundation & The Amanda Foundaion:
This is another mobile clinic that provides free spay/neuter surgery for dogs and cats in the Los Angeles area. For more information, please call (888) 364-7729 or visit www.samsimonfoundation.org.
Amanda Foundation is www.amandafoundation.org at (310)-278-2935
Actors and Others for Animals:
This organization provides FREE spay/neuter for pit bulls and pitbull mixes, as well as Rottweiler and Rottweiler mixes. Participants must meet certain qualifications. For more information, please call (818) 755-6045 or (818) 755-6323. www.actorsandothers.org
Pasadena Humane Society also provides free spay/neuter surgery and microchipping for pit bulls and pitbull mixes. For more information, please read about their Spay/Neuter information program at www.phsspca.org
Singita/LA County Spay & Neuter Clinic LA County Animal Shelter
11258 S. Garfield Avenue, Downey 90242
Clinics are held the first Saturday and Sunday of each month. $10 spays and neuters for dogs and cats Low-cost vaccines also available Three animals maximum per household Registration begins at 7am
(NOTE: Line begins forming at 5:30 am!) Clients will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Animals should not have food or water after 7pm the night before visiting the clinic.
For more information, please call (562) 388-1135 or visit their website at www.animalcare.lacounty.gov
Angels 4 Animals:
Services range from financial aid to complete treatment to those pets and pet owners in need.
PET MEDICAL FUNDING FOR LOW INCOME FAMILIES:
Pet Orphans Fund
Sam Simon Foundation
Actors and Others
The Spay/Neuter Clinic at the L.A. County Animal Shelter in Lancaster holds clinics for cats only. The cost of surgery is only $10 per cat, with a limit of 3 cats per household. Cats must be at 8 weeks of age.
The clinic is located at 5210 W. Avenue I, Lancaster 93536.
To schedule an appointment, please call (661) 940-4191.
SPAY/USA SPAY/USA, a program of The Pet Savers Foundation, is a nationwide network and referral service for affordable spay/neuter services.
CALL 1-800-248-SPAY (7729) or go to www.spayusa.org for more information.
Phone counselors are available Monday-Friday from 9 am- 4:30 pm (Eastern time)
Sue Freeman's Guide to Rescue Cats:
Please visit www.rescueguide.com for valuable information on affordable spay and neuter surgery. It includes veterinary clinics and shelters in Los Angeles county, as well as the surrounding counties. Although the prices listed apply to cats, many of the clinics have lowered their surgery prices for dogs too (call the clinic for more information).
Friends of Animals:
Pet owners may purchase a certificate from Friends of Animals that can be used for routine spay and neuter surgery at a participating veterinary hospital.
To order a certificate, call the spay/neuter hotline at 1-800-321-PETS (1-800-321-7387) or order online at www.friendsofanimals.org. Below is a list of FoA participating veterinarians in the L.A. area. You must contact the veterinarian before ordering the certificate (let them know you intend to use the certificate and ask if there are any additional fees). Go to the website for further instructions.
Porter Pet Hospital 18224 Parthenia Northridge, CA 91325 (818) 349-8387
Five Star Vet Center 13725 Foothill Blvd. Sylmar, CA 91342 (818) 362-6599