(518) 725-5956 (shelter)    (518) 736-2100 (report abuse/found animals: 24 hours)


There are a few spay and neuter programs in the area – if you haven’t already, please spay or neuter your pets!

Please confirm pricing with the organization listed before making an appointment. Prices may have changed since the time of listing.

Animal Protective Foundation – Scotia, NY.

Offers two fee structures: one for the general public and one for those receiving some type of public support. Please note that the number of surgeries they can provide at this lower cost is dependent upon available funding and donations, which will vary. Please call for information on availability of income-qualified appointments. (518) 374-3944, ext. 121 or 125

Please note that due to high demand, phone lines may be busy. Please leave a message. They will return your call on the same day if it is received by 3:30 pm, Monday through Thursday. If not, it will be returned on the clinic’s next business day.

Services and Fees All surgeries include examination by our veterinarian, flea treatment, nail trimming and ear cleaning as needed, and a tattoo for surgical identification. Limited additional services are available at time of surgery. (see below)
Standard Fees Income-Qualified Fees
  • Female cats – $110
  • Male cats – $99
  • Female dogs 5-50 lbs. – $165
  • Female dogs 51-80 lbs. – $187
  • Female dogs 81-90 lbs. – $220
  • Male dogs 5-50 lbs. – $138
  • Male dogs 51-80 lbs. – $160
  • Male dogs 81-90 lbs. – $193
  • Female cats – $60
  • Male cats – $50
  • Female dogs 5-50 lbs. – $90
  • Female dogs 51-80 lbs. – $113
  • Female dogs 81-90 lbs. – $145
  • Male dogs under 50 lbs. – $58
  • Male dogs 51-80 lbs. – $84
  • Male dogs 81-90 lbs. – $111


 Out of the Pits has partnered with local veterinarians to offer FREE or low cost spay-neuter surgeries to any owned Pit Bull or Pit Bull mix in the Capital District area.  Only surgery related procedures are included.  Vaccinations, medications, other treatments, microchipping and/or procedures are at the owner’s expense. For questions about their Spay-Neuter program, please contact Nancy at spayneuter@outofthepits.org

Guilderhaven – Altamont, NY

This dog spay/neuter program is for low income NY residents.  Please contact Sue at (518) 861-6861 to set up an appointment or for more information. Also, their website list a great amount of information for other spay/neuter clinics in the area. Check them out!

Forever Friends Outreach, Inc. – Ft. Hunter, NY

There is NO residency or income requirement to meet! Registration & payment must be done IN ADVANCE and appointments are limited. Clinics are held at Glen Animal Hospital: 216 Burley Road, Fultonville, NY 12072.

THE FEE IS $55.00 PER CAT – payable by Money Order or Cash. Paperwork and payment must be submitted in advance of your designated appointment day.
Kittens must be 3 pounds to be able to participate in the program.

The fee includes:

  • SPAY/NEUTER Surgery
  • 1 year Rabies vaccination
  • One month application of topical flea treatment (ADVANTAGE OR REVOLUTION)
  • Nail trimming
  • Ear cleaning if needed

The following treatments or services are available upon request for an additional charge:

  • FVRCP (Distemper vaccination) – $15.00
  • Feline Leukemia Testing – $25.00
  • Deworming with PROFENDER – $14.00
  • FERAL CATS can have an ear tipped for identification if requested at no charge.

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society – Two locations.

  • Menands offers services for cats, dogs (all breeds) and rabbits.
  • Saratoga offers services for cats, dogs (all breeds) and rabbits.

How much is it and what’s included?

Cats – $90 includes rabies vaccine (mandatory unless proof of current vaccine provided)
Dogs – $125-$250 based on gender and size, includes rabies vaccine (mandatory unless proof of current vaccine provided). Please call for specific pricing.
Rabbits – $100 male, $125 female

All pets receive a brief physical exam and nail trim.

Special pricing may be available depending on pet owner’s income and availability of funds.

Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter – Sprakers, NY

Call Ayres at (518) 673-5670 to get on the list for upcoming clinics. They are only able to do the clinics as often as the vet is able to do.

Dog Spay (Female) Prices:Dog Neuter (Male) Prices:
Under 20 pounds – $90
21 to 40 pounds – $105
41 to 60 pounds – $125
61 to 75 pounds – $145
76 to 90 pounds – $165
91 to 109 Pounds – $185
Over 110 pounds – $220
Under 20 pounds – $70
20 to 50 pounds – $85
50 to 60 pounds – $115
61 to 75 pounds – $125
76 to 110 pounds – $135
Over 110 pounds – $145

Every animal must have a valid rabies certificate.
Rabies and Distemper Vaccinations, as well as Micro-chipping are offered at the clinics.
Deposits are required by a date discussed at sign up to hold your spot for the clinic.
Prices are subject to change due to weight, age and/or breed.

ADK Spay Neuter – Hudson Falls, NY

Email: info@adkspayandneuter.com Phone: 518-502-102

Appointments are on Mondays and Tuesdays. Please see their website for services and pricing.

Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA – Hudson, NY

Services include: low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations, dentistry, and preventatives. Please check their website for full details and to request more information or make an appointment.