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Discount and free spay and neuter for Miami-Dade cats and dogs

Miami-Dade Animal Services provides discount spay and neuter surgeries for dogs and cats two days a week at the animal shelter. Pets older than four months need proof of rabies vaccine, or the county will administer the vaccine for $10. The service is for Miami-Dade residents only. You can schedule an appointment online, or call 311 or 305-468-5900.

  • Cats: $20 spay and neuter for cats.
  • Dogs: $40 spay and neuter for dogs.

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The shelter also microchips pets for $10 and offers a number of low-cost packages for cats and dogs that include rabies vaccines and other shots, plus spay and neuter and microchips.

The shelter is at 3599 NW 79 Ave. Doral, FL. For questions, call 305-884-1101.

Low-income Miami-Dade residents may be able to get free spay and neuter surgery for their pets or get a substantial discount with proof of income through the Miami Veterinary Foundation Spay or Neuter Program. The program also provides free spay and neuter services for community cats who are being trapped, neutered and released. You can find contact info for participating veterinarians here.

Cat Network

The Cat Networks’ Meow Mobile travels around Miami-Dade County to spay and neuter community cats for free or at a discounted rate.

Here is the schedule. You can also make appointments for low-cost spay and neutering for cats.

For an appointment, email or call 305-233-9958.

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