Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

Animal Care Centers of NYC is closed to the public except for emergencies.

Emergency walk-in hours are:

  • Brooklyn and Manhattan: 7 days a week, 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Staten Island: 7 days a week, 9 AM - 5 PM

If you have a COVID-19 related pet issue, you can also call the NYC COVID-19 Pet Hotline at (877) 204-8821.

All other services will be provided by appointment only. You can get more information online or by calling (212) 788-4000.

Visit the Animal Care Centers of NYC website.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty (ASPCA) provides instructions, dates, and locations of mobile clinics for spaying or neutering of cats and dogs.

You can also get information about spay-neuter services provided by other non-profit organizations.

The ASPCA offers spay and neuter services at mobile clinics for cats and dogs belonging to New York City residents. They are available every day in all five boroughs.

If you receive public assistance, such as welfare, medicaid, Medicare, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), disability, food stamps, or public housing, your cost will be heavily discounted. Those not receiving public assistance will be charged $125.00.

You can get dates and locations of the mobile clinics.


Get information about the mobile pet clinics run by the ASPCA.

Get information about the ASPCA's animal hospital.

By Phone

  • Agency: American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Division: Mobile Spay-Neuter Clinics
  • Phone Number: (877) 772-9692
  • Business Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week

Know Before You Go


The cost to the general public is $125 per animal.

If you show proof of public assistance, such as Medicaid, Medicare, food stamps, SSI, disability, or a rent receipt from public housing, you will be charged a much lower rate.

If you are on unemployment but receive no other public assistance you will be charged $125.

Spay-Neuter Mobile Clinic Guidelines

The mobile clinic takes up to 25 animals on a first-come, first-served basis. You should arrive before 7 AM and be prepared to wait in line before the clinic van arrives.

The following rules apply:

  • All animals must be at least 8 weeks old or weigh at least 2 pounds and be in good health. Other medical services are not provided.
  • Animals under 4 months old should have a small meal at around 6 AM the day of the surgery. Animals older than 4 months should not be fed after midnight the night before.
  • Do not withhold water from your pet before you come to the clinic.
  • Bring all cats in carriers, with one cat per carrier. Bring dogs on leashes.
  • You will be told what time that same afternoon you should pick up your pet.

Services Provided

Services for pets undergoing spay or neuter surgery include vaccination for rabies and distemper and a nail trim. Additionally, microchips are available for $20 and an e-collar for $5.

Foreign Travel Requirements for Pets

Each foreign country has different regulations for papers and vaccinations for pets that are traveling.  You should contact the embassy of the country to which you are traveling.

The regulations may change often, due to current diseases that may be present in a country.

    The ASPCA's "Operation Pit" offers free spay, neuter, or vasectomy services for Pit Bulls and Pit Bull mixes. Optional free vaccinations and microchips are also available. 

    Services are provided on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Manhattan and on Sundays in Queens. Appointments are required. 

    Tuesdays and Thursdays:
    Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital 
    424 East 92nd Street (between 1st Avenue and York Street) 
    New York, NY 10198

    ASPCA Spay/Neuter Clinic
    70-25 83rd Street
    Glendale, Queens 11385

    • Agency: American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    • Division: Operation Pit
    • Phone Number: (877) 900-7487
    • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

    The Humane Society of New York Animal Clinic, located at 306 East 59th Street in Manhattan, provides affordable spay and neuter services for dogs and cats. Pit Bulls and Pit Bull mixes are spayed or neutered for free. 

    Appointments are required.


    Get information about the Humane Society's spaying and neutering services.

    By Phone

    Call 311 for assistance.

    Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) has partnered with the Toby Project to offer free or low cost spay and neutering of pets at mobile clinics.


    Get information about the Toby Project's mobile pet clinics.

    By Phone

    Call 311 for assistance.

    You can get a list of organizations that offer free or low-cost spay-neuter services for cats and dogs in New York City from the Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC).

    Get information from ACC about low-cost or free spaying and neutering for pets.

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