You must permanently reside in Truckee, Sierra County, Eastern Placer County or Eastern Nevada County. (Sierra County residents can use Plumas Vet in Beckwourth, CA if unable to transport pets to Truckee.)
Your total household income level must be at or below the Nevada County median income level for your household size.
Your pet MUST be current on all required vaccinations at LEAST 10-14 days prior to surgery. Required vaccinations for dogs are RABIES, DAPP & BORDETELLA. Required vaccinations for cats are RABIES & FVRCP. Please plan accordingly.
Each fee is good for one spay or neuter surgery only. Fees for additional procedures, tests or other administrative costs are your responsibility. You must check with our veterinarian regarding additional expenses when you make your appointment.
Because of age or illness, some animals may not be appropriate candidates for spaying or neutering. You should consult with a veterinarian about the suitability of your pet for surgery. All animals must be current on required vaccinations (listed on the application) prior to surgery.
All surgery, including spay/neuter surgery, can have risks. Complications, including injury or death of the animal can occur. It is your responsibility to talk to our veterinarian about this prior to your appointment.
Low cost microchip implantation is offered during surgery to help increase your chances of finding your pet should s/he get lost without their collar or identification.
Optional Microchipping (strongly recommended): $15
*FREE spay/neuter services are available for qualifiers listed on application
How to Participate:
1) Complete the online form here.
2) Email your pets' vaccination records to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 530-582-1103 ATTN: CSN PROGRAM
**CSN surgery appointments are scheduled on Tuesday's. These spots fill up quickly so there will be a wait. PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY. If your pet is in heat or pregnant, the additional costs associated with the surgery will be the owner's responsibility. Please speak with our veterinarian about these fees and your options.
Surgeries will be performed by the Humane Society’s vet, Dr. Mike Ryan, DVM at our shelter facility located at 10961 Stevens Lane in Truckee.
This program is partially funded through a grant from The BISSELL Pet Foundation.