Fix Your Pet

Spay Memphis is a non-profit clinic dedicated to preventing pet overpopulation by providing high-quality, affordable spay/neuter services to the public.

Please do NOT make feral cat appointments online as they do not need an appointment. Feral cats may be brought in Tuesday – Thursday between 7:30-8:30 am. They must be in a live, humane trap. Please review our feral cat policies here.

Click Here to Schedule Spay/Neuter Appointment Online

To schedule your pet’s spay/neuter appointment by phone, please call 901-324-3202.

 

♦NEW – Healthy Pets Clinic for vaccines, microchipping, testing, etc.!

Click Here to Schedule Vaccine/Additional Services Only Appointment Online

 

In compliance with Shelby County Amended Health Order No. 24, masks are required to enter the clinic, effective 8/20/21.

 

Spay Memphis Inclement WINTER Weather Policy: Our clinic will follow Shelby County Schools guidelines for closures due to winter weather OR if enough of our staff cannot safely make it to the clinic. We will post updates to our social media pages as soon as possible if we have to close. If you have an appointment on a day our clinic has to close, you will be contacted to reschedule as soon as our clinic reopens. Please direct any questions to info@spaymemphis.org.

Full payment of services is due on the morning (at drop-off) of your pet’s appointment. Spay Memphis accepts cash and credit/debit cards for payment. 

Dogs (must be at least 12 weeks old)

Spay (female) or Neuter (male) $100 (includes an e-collar, pain injection, and take home pain medication)

Cats (must weigh at least 3 lbs.)

  • Spay (female) or Neuter (male) $55 (includes pain injection)
  • Feral cat spay/neuter $35 (includes rabies vaccination, ear tip, pain injection, and penicillin shot). Feral cats must be in a live, humane trap (like a raccoon trap) and only one cat can be in a trap. No appointment is required but we only accept feral cats Tuesday – Thursday from 7:30-8:30 am.  **Please review our feral cat policies under the Feral Cat section.

For domestic cats and dogs 5 years and older, Pre-Op Bloodwork ($25) is required.

Pigs (must be at least 12 weeks old)

***Appointments for pigs cannot be made online. Please call 901-324-3202 to schedule.***

Spay (female) or Neuter (male) $150 (includes a pain injection and take home pain medication)

Rabbits (must be at least 12 weeks old)

  • Spay (female) or Neuter (male) $80 (includes pain injection and take home pain medication)

Grants or other discounts may be available to offset these costs. Click here to learn more.

An additional complicated surgery fee may be incurred if your pet needs hernia repair or other major complications unrelated to spay/neuter. 

*Prices are subject to change as needed and are not guaranteed until an appointment is made*

Additional Services available only at time of surgery:

  • Rabies vaccine $10 (dogs & cats), $20 (pigs)
  • Deworming $5
  • Microchip $20
  • Flea Treatment $5

Dogs Only:

  • City of Memphis/Shelby Co. residents rabies tag $6 (excludes Germantown, Collierville, & Bartlett as they have their own rabies tags)
  • DAPP Vaccine $10
  • Bordatella Vaccine (Kennel Cough) $12
  • Heartworm Test $15 (includes 1 month of preventive if test is negative)

Cats Only

  • FVRCCP Vaccine $10
  • FELV/FIV SNAP Test $20
  • Cardboard Cat Carrier $5 (cats must be in individual carriers)
  • Elizabethan collar (e-collar) $5
  • Heartworm Test $15 (includes 1 month of preventive if test is negative)

***Thanks to a generous grant from the Petco Love Foundation, Spay Memphis is currently offering free DAPP and FVRCP vaccines for free! Individually owned dogs, domestic cats, and feral/community cats only. Ask when scheduling your appointment to have them added! Limited amount available. Not guaranteed if not added when appointment is scheduled.

All grant/ donor funding is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Grant funding cannot be used for rescue groups or organizations, unless specified, as grant funding is for individually owned pets only. This means grants cannot be used by rescue groups, breeders, etc. The availability of grants/donor funding may change at any time. No grant/donor funding is guaranteed until the appointment is confirmed. Must mention grant when making the appointment. Grant funding cannot be used for feral cats, rabbits, or pigs unless otherwise specified. Grant funds cannot be combined – only one grant fund can be used per pet.

NEW – some grant funding is listed as a “waitlist grant”. This means funding is this grant is depleted or almost depleted. You can choose to be added to the waitlist for this funding and if it becomes available by your appointment date, it will be applied. 

Spay Memphis reserves the right to limit the number of pets per pet owner/household that can use grant funding, especially when grant funding is low. Grant funds are limited & should only be used if you have a genuine need & our already discounted prices are beyond your financial ability. 


Pitbull and Pitbull Mix Breed Fund

Thanks to a generous grant from the Margarette J. Sather Animal Welfare Fund, we are able to offer $40 spay/neuter surgeries for pitbull and pitbull mix dogs! Must list dog’s breed as pitbull or pitbull mix and mention the grant fund when scheduling. Limited to 3 per household.

Pet Owners Who Reside in the 38122 zip code

Thanks to a generous grant from the Bissell Pet Foundation, pet owners who reside in the 38122 area code can have their dog or domestic cat spayed/neutered at a discounted rate ($65 for dogs, $30 for cats). Appointments are required. Can only be used for dogs and domestic cats. Pet owner’s address must be in the 38122 zip code to qualify. Limited to 5 pets per address.


Pet Owners Receiving Government Assistance

Thanks to a generous grant, pet owners who receive government assistance can have their pet’s spay/neuter discounted ($40 for dogs and $20 for cats). Appointments are required. Can only be used for dogs and domestic cats. Proof of government assistance is required on appointment date.


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Spay Memphis accepts feral/community/outside cats (in live, humane traps ONLY) Tuesday-Thursday between 7:30-8:30 am. A maximum of 5 can be brought per trapper or TNR group each day as well as 5 maximum PER VEHICLE, regardless of how many trappers are in said vehicle. The cost of each cat is $35 and includes the spay or neuter, rabies vaccine, pain injection, ear tip, and penicillin shot. The ear tip is mandatory for these cats. Click here to learn more about our feral/community cat policies.

Surgery Appointment Reminder Information

Check-in is between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. for dogs, domestic & feral cats, and rabbits. Arriving past 8:30 a.m. will result in a $20 late fee. As of June 2019, the check-in time for pigs is at 9:00 am. 

Payment for services is due the morning of your pet’s appointment. Surgery will not be performed without full payment. Spay Memphis accepts cash and debit/credit cards as payment. We can also accept pre-payments when you schedule your appointment as well as payments by PayPal.

Please note: If your pet is actively taking a steroid-based medication or in the midst of heartworm treatment, they are not eligible for spay/neuter until 6 weeks after the last dose of medication. 

The night before your appointment, do not feed your pet after midnight the night before surgery; water is okay. Do not feed your pet breakfast the morning of their surgery. This does not apply to rabbits, please continue to feed them normally until they are brought in for surgery.

All dogs MUST be on a leash or in a pet carrier. All cats and rabbits must arrive in a carrier or trap. Domestic cats can arrive in the same carrier, but ALL cats must leave in separate carriers. We have cardboard carriers available for $5 if needed. Kennels or crates are highly encouraged for pigs.

An intake form and surgery release must be completed the morning of your pet’s surgery. If we have your email on file, you will have the option to complete this digitally. If not, paper versions are available below or at our clinic on the morning of your appointment. One per pet must be filled out.

Disclaimer: Spay Memphis reserves the right to refuse service to anyone arriving after our check-in time of 8:30 a.m. Arriving after the clinic’s check-in time may forfeit your appointment slot.

Pick-up is same day, between 4:30 p.m and 5:00 p.m. Please be on time. A $20 late fee will be charged for all pets still in the clinic after 5:00 p.m.  If you do not pick your pet up by 5:00 p.m., your pet will be transported to the Animal Emergency Center on Summer Avenue, where your pet will be boarded at your expense.

Spay Memphis does offer re-checks after surgery for any issues related to your pet’s spay or neuter surgery. Re-checks can come in Tuesday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm. We ask you call our clinic first, if possible. While the re-check is free, you may be charged for extra medication if our veterinarian feels it is necessary.

You will receive a copy of the post-op instructions on your appointment day. These are also available below for your convenience.

Spay Memphis’ cancellation policy will go back into effect on May 1, 2021.

– Appointments must be canceled no later than NOON the day before your appointment. Cancellations can be made by phone (voicemail is fine, 901-324-3202) or email (info@spaymemphis.org).
– Any appointment not canceled by NOON the day before will be considered a no-show.
– Only one no-show is allowed per pet owner.
– After the one no-show allowance, a $10 deposit per pet will be required to schedule future appointments.
If the appointment is kept, the deposit will be applied to your pet’s balance. If the appointment is missed, the deposit becomes a donation to our clinic.
– If a no-show appointment has a payment attached to it, this payment is NOT refundable.
– There are two options to reschedule after missing an appointment:
1. Call 901-324-3202 where you can make a $10 deposit to reschedule.
2. Reschedule online and pay in full for your pet’s spay or neuter.
Any appointment not canceled or rescheduled by noon the day prior to your appointment is considered a no-show and any payments made towards this appointment WILL NOT be refunded.