Spay & Neuter Resources

SFOF Community Spay & Neuter Clinic

The SFOF Community Spay & Neuter Clinic offers affordable sterilization rates for cats (by appointment only). Appointments are scheduled by calling the adoption center. A physical exam, pain medication and a complimentary nail trim is included in the surgery fees listed below.

  • Male Cat Neuter: $70
  • Female Cat Spay: $90
  • See below for rates for lower cost voucher services (proof of government assistance required to qualify for low-cost vouchers)

Our SFOF Community Spay & Neuter Clinic also offers the following services for cats & kittens at the time of surgery:

  • FVRCP Vaccine: $10
  • Revolution topical flea treatment: $10
  • FeLV/FIV Test: $25
  • Profender topical dewormer: $15
  • Rabies Vaccine: $15
  • Microchipping: $20

Please note! The Salem Friends of Felines Spay & Neuter Clinic requires the following:

  • All cats must be at least 2 months old, but younger than seven years old and healthy at the time of surgery to be admitted for spay or neuter.
  • A deposit ($90 for females and $70 for males) is due at the time of appointment scheduling and is NON-REFUNDABLE if you no-call/no-show to your appointment; rescheduling your surgery will not require an additional deposit, but we may not be able to reschedule your cat or kitten right away.
  • All animals we perform surgery on will receive a very small tattooed line on their abdomen which is not optional.
  • If you think your female cat could be in heat, pregnant or is lactating, please tell us at the time you schedule your appointment. There are no additional for the conditions listed above and surgery can move forward at the discretion of the Veterinarian.
  • After January 1st, 2023 we will be performing limited SURGERIES FOR FERAL CATS IN TRAPS on pre-determined days of the week. Please see below for additional feral cat resources or contact the SFOF Adoption Center for more info regarding scheduling of feral cats in traps.

Requirements to utilize our SFOF Spay & Neuter Clinic services:

  • Every cat or kitten MUST ARRIVE IN A SECURE CAT CARRIER. No exceptions.
  • We will not perform surgery on sick animals or any animals with active ringworm lesions. There are no exceptions to this policy.
  • Feral Cat Resources:
  • Please visit Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon and Oregon Humane Society at for more information about feral cat services. Please note that due to high-demand, services may be booked out 3 months or more and there may not be a waitlist open.

SFOF LOW-COST SPAY & NEUTER ASSISTANCE VOUCHERS

Please note that to be able to target grant funding to community members who truly need the help, the SFOF low-cost spay & neuter voucher program is now LIMITED TO THOSE ON GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS (see list below for qualifying programs). Thank you for your understanding.

What forms of government assistance do you accept?

The current list of programs that qualify clients for the SFOF low-cost vouchers are: Oregon Health Plan, Medicaid, SNAP, housing assistance (such as Section 8), Woman Infant Child (WIC) Nutrition Program, Social Security benefits, and unemployment benefits. Is your government assistance program not listed here? Please call us at 503-362-5611 for additional information.

Low-Cost spay & neuter vouchers are valid for 120 days and most of our participating vet clinics are booked out 3-4 months at this time, so once the voucher is issued please call a participating vet clinic or contact the SFOF Community Spay & Neuter Clinic for an appointment ASAP so the voucher doesn’t expire before surgery can be done.

The voucher issue fee is $5.00 paid to SFOF at the time of issue and covers our administrative costs.

Fees that are paid to the participating veterinarian for the spay or neuter surgery:
Neuter surgery- $10.00

Spay surgery- $15.00

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE VETERINARY HOSPITAL MAY OFFER ADDITIONAL SERVICES THAT ARE NOT COVERED BY SFOF! These items include, but are not limited to the following; EXAM FEES*, vaccines, pre-operative blood work, flea control, deworming, microchipping, etc.

*A PHYSICAL EXAM IS REQUIRED TO BE PERFORMED BY THE VET PRIOR TO SURGERY, THIS IS OREGON LAW.