FREE and Further Reduced Fee Spay/Neuter Services available to those who qualify. To learn more, please see our Special Programs page. Free Animal Shuttle Service for pets being altered at our clinic now being added at locations near you! Find out more on our Animal Shuttle page.

Services & Fees

Surgery Requirements

All healthy cats, dogs and rabbits over the age of 8 weeks (16 weeks for female rabbits) and weighing at least 2 pounds are eligible for surgery.

All animals receive the following:

Payment

Full payment is due at pick-up. We accept cash, credit and debit cards. NO CHECKS! Northwest Spay & Neuter Center gift certificates can be made out in any amount. Certificates may be purchased in person at our clinic or over the phone.

Pet Licensing

We now offer first time pet licenses for the City of Tacoma, City of Fircrest, and Pierce County for animals altered at Northwest Spay & Neuter Center. Please see the City of Tacoma or Pierce County websites for detailed information about licensing and associated fees.

Surgery Fees

Rabbit Cost
Rabbit Neuter $75
Rabbit Spay $85
Canine Cost
  • Canine Neuter
  • (50 lbs and under)
  • (51–75 lbs)
  • (76–100 lbs)
  • (over 100 lbs)
  • $70
  • $80
  • $90
  • $110
  • Canine Spay
  • (50 lbs and under)
  • (51–75 lbs)
  • (76–100 lbs)
  • (over 100 lbs)
  • $80
  • $90
  • $100
  • $125
Feline Cost
Feline Neuter $35
Feline Spay $50
Feral Cat Package $0

The Feral Cat Package is NOT for pet cats. The package is for feral and free-roaming cats only, and includes spay or neuter, rabies vaccination, ear tip (required), tattoo, and ear mite treatment (if needed). For more information, please visit the Feral/Free-Roaming Cat section of our website.

Surgery Surcharges

Condition Cost
Feline Pregnant/Obese $10
Canine Pregnant/Obese $20
Cryptorchid Neuter (undescended testicle) $15*†
Umbilical Hernia $15*

*If cost will be higher than $15, owner will be contacted.
†Cost is $15 per side.

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Vaccinations and Other Services

Vaccinations and other services are offered at the time of surgery only. View our Dog, Cat, and Rabbit owner handouts for more information about vaccines and services. Northwest Spay & Neuter Center does not provide full-service or follow-up veterinary care. Please contact your veterinarian for ongoing wellness services.

In order to maintain a flea-free environment for all of our guests, all pets that arrive for surgery are inspected for evidence of flea infestation. If your pet is found to have fleas, it may be given CAPSTAR® flea treatment at an additional $5 charge to you.

Recommended Health Care Basics

Feline Services Cost
FVRCP Vaccination $10
Rabies Vaccination* $10
Feline Leukemia Vaccination $15
Injectable Pain Medication $10
Take-Home Pain Medication $5
FIV/FeLV Combo Test $20
Microchipping $25
Flea Treatment $5
Roundworm Treatment $5
Tapeworm Treatment $5
Ear Mite Treatment $5
Elizabethan Collar $5
Cardboard Cat Carrier $5

*1-year rabies vaccines. 3-year rabies vaccines are available with proof of prior, up-to-date rabies vaccination.

Canine Services Cost
DHPP Vaccination $10
Rabies Vaccination* $10
Bordetella Vaccination $10
Take-Home Pain Medication $5
Microchipping $25
Flea Treatment $10
Roundworm Treatment $5
  • Tapeworm Treatment
  • (50 lbs and under)
  • (51–75 lbs)
  • (76–100 lbs)
  • (over 100 lbs)
  • $10
  • $15
  • $20
  • $25
Elizabethan Collar $5

*1-year rabies vaccines. 3-year rabies vaccines are available with proof of prior, up-to-date rabies vaccination.

Rabbit Services Cost
Flea Treatment $5
Microchipping $25

All rabbits receive take-home pain medication at no additional charge.

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