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How can I get my pets spayed or neutered?

Category: Animal Issues

The City of Pittsburgh offers spaying and neutering of pets for free to any City resident. You must prove City Residency by showing two (2) bills with a valid City of Pittsburgh address and a driver’s license or equivalent form of identification with a valid City address.

Print, complete, and sign this Application

  • Vaccinations
    • It is required that pet owners bring up to date vaccination records of all animals before surgery. Vaccines should be completed 7 to 10 days prior to surgery and can be scheduled at some shelter partner facilities or other providers once their application has been approved.
  • Advanced Documentation
    • It is necessary for all eligible pet owners and/or caregivers to send in their documentation of city residency, valid City of Pittsburgh dog licences and up to date vaccination records to the Pittsburgh Animal Care and Control for approval prior to scheduling a surgery day.
  • Identification
    • All dogs must be identified appropriately by wearing their valid City of Pittsburgh dog license and rabies tag on the day of their procedure.
    • All cats must be identified appropriately by wearing their rabies tag on their collar the day of the procedure.

Mail to:

Treasurer, City of Pittsburgh
Pet License Department
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2476

Animal Friends also offers a low-cost spay/neuter program.

  • Call (412) 847-7000
Updated 9/26/2017 11:40 AM
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