The following are resources available to residents of CALIFORNIA. 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


Angels 4 Animals:

Services range from financial aid to complete treatment to those pets and pet owners in need.


Actors and Others for Animals: Greater Los Angeles area (pet food, spay/neuter assistance, assistance for necessary veterinary medical care)

Animal Assistance League of Orange County: Orange County (pet food, transportation and veterinary care assistance)

Animal Health Foundation: Los Angeles and Orange Counties (veterinary care assistance)

AnimalSave: Green Valley (pet food, spay/neuter assistance)

California Department of Social Services Assistance Dog Special Allowance (ADSA) Program: Statewide (provides monthly stipend to eligible persons who use a guide, signal, or service dog)

Cat People: Bakersfield (cat food/litter, spay/neuter assistance, vaccination assistance) 661-327-4706

Cats in Need (of Human Care): Southern California, multiple locations (spay/neuter assistance)

The Chester Foundation: Sacramento region (veterinary care assistance)

FACE Foundation: San Diego (grant assistance for pets in need of emergency or critical care)

FixNation: Los Angeles (spay/neuter assistance for cats)

Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley: San Bernardino (low-cost spay/neuter)

LA Animal Services: Los Angeles (spay/neuter, vaccination and microchip assistance)

Mercy Crusade's Spay and Neuter Clinic: Oxnard (spay/neuter and vaccination assistance)

Orange County SPCA Animal Rescue Fund: Orange County (assistance for veterinary care including spay/neuter)

Palo Alto Humane Society: Palo Alto (spay/neuter assistance, assistance for emergency veterinary care)

PALS: Pets Are Loving Support (veterinary care assistance programs for senior, disabled or ill pet owners)

Pasadena Humane Society: Pasadena (spay/neuter assistance)

PAWS/LA: Hollywood (pet food and supplies, veterinary medical care assistance, grooming, spay/neuter,

veterinary care assistance programs for senior, disabled or ill pet owners, and other services)

Peninsula CatWorks: veterinary care assistance for cats only

Pet Assistance Foundation: Multiple Locations, Southern California (spay/neuter assistance for dogs, cats, and rabbits)

Pet Orphans of Southern California: Van Nuys (veterinary care assistance)

The Pet Rescue Center's Pet Pantry: Orange County (pet food, litter, and flea treatments for unemployed, senior, or disabled pet owners)

Pets Are Wonderful Support: San Diego (pet food/litter, pet supplies, veterinary assistance, animal transport, temporary foster program, veterinary care assistance programs for senior, disabled or ill pet owners)

Rescuing Unwanted Furry Friends (RUFF): Laguna Beach (pet food)

Riverside County Department of Animal Services: Riverside (spay/neuter assistance)

Sacramento SPCA: Sacramento (pet food, spay/neuter assistance)

The Sam Simon Foundation: Los Angeles (free surgery for non-orthopedic procedures; free spay/neuter operations, including vaccinations, flea control, deworming, nail trims, and antibiotics)

Santa Maria Valley Humane Society: Santa Maria (spay/neuter assistance, microchips, pet food bank)

SEAACA: Downey (veterinary medical care assistance, spay/neuter, vaccination assistance)

SHARE Marin Humane Society: veterinary care assistance programs for senior, disabled or ill pet owners

Spay Neuter Animal Network (SPAN): Ventura (spay/neuter assistance)

Voice for the Animals Foundation: Santa Monica (veterinary care assistance)

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