With support from Henderson County, Blue Ridge Humane Society offers low-cost spay-neuter as part of our Spay-Neuter Incentive Program or SNIP.

Demand for spaying/neutering is at an all-time high, with limited available surgery slots. Please check out the additional resources that offer low-cost spay-neuter services for pets in our area. We encourage pet owners to contact the below organizations for price and appointment booking details.

As appointment slots become available, this site will be updated with a link to complete a form. Appointments will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.

To schedule an appointment, you MUST verify you are a Henderson County resident. Once all appointments have been booked, links to the form will be removed. 

    • If you are a resident of Henderson County and/or need to get a MALE OR FEMALE CAT spayed or neutered, please complete this form and then send us your residency verification. MALE OR FEMALE CAT FORM. If your cat is overweight, feral/can’t be picked up, under 3 lbs, nursing and or lactating, or has other medical issues please call us at 828-698-4481 and do not complete the form.
    • If you are a resident of Henderson County and need to get your MALE DOG neutered, All surgery slots are full. Please check out other low-cost options at the bottom of this page. Check back for open slots.
    • If you are a resident of Henderson County and/or need to get a FEMALE DOG spayed, All surgery slots are full. Please check out other low-cost options at the bottom of this page. Check back for open slots.

Pet owners must be residents of Henderson County in order to get their animals spayed or neutered through SNIP. When requesting your appointment with BRHS, pet owners must provide one of the following documents to verify residency:

  • NC Driver’s License or ID Card
  • Utility Bill
  • Benefits Statement from Social Security
  • Military Benefit Statement
  • Real Estate Tax Statement
  • SSA-Retirement, Survivors and Disability Income-Notice of Award letter
  • Medicaid ID Card
  • Bank Statement

Please Note: A document indicating a post office box within the County will not be adequate proof of residency.

BRHS transports animals to one of our medical partners for their surgery. Drop-off and pick-up info will be shared when your appointment is booked. The $10 (non-refundable) fee must be paid when the surgery appointment is made. This fee includes payment for the surgery as well as a rabies vaccination. 

These other services are offered at an additional cost:

  • Surgery & Rabies: $10 (It is a state law that your pet be up-to-date on the rabies vaccine. Unless you have proof of a current rabies vaccine, one will be administered at the time of surgery.)
  • Microchip: $10
  • E-Collar: $3
  • Kennel Cough: $10
  • Canine Distemper: $10
  • Feline Distemper: $10
  • Recovery Cone Collar: $10
  • PetHub ID Tag: $10
  • Catego topical flea/tick prevention for Cats over 8 weeks of age (all weights): $10 per dose
  • Vectra 3D topical flea / tick prevention for Dogs over 8 weeks of age (all weights): $15 per dose

On the day of the appointment, you must be able to drop off your pet in the morning. Drop-off and pick-up times and locations vary based on your scheduled appointment. You will receive this info as part of your appointment booking. 

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact (828) 698-4481 or snip@blueridgehumane.org.

Other Spay/Neuter Options Available

Organization Location Contact Restricted to County Residents?
Animal Allies Spartanburg, SC (864) 576-6971 NO
Brother Wolf Fido Fixers Buncombe, Burke, Transylvania Click here for Appointment NO
ASPCA SpayNeuter Alliance (ASNA) Asheville, NC (855) 434-9285 NO
Open Door Veterinary Care Asheville, NC (828) 417-7768 NO
Greenvile County Animal Care Greenville, SC (864) 467-7739 YES
Greenvile County Humane Society Greenville, SC Click here for Appointment NO
Burnsville Veterinary Clinic Yancey, NC (828) 682-2100 NO
Foothills Humane Society Polk, NC (828) 863-4444 YES
Haywood Spay and Neuter Waynesville, NC (828) 452-1329 YES
Friends of Madison County Animals Madison, NC (828) 649-9798 YES
Gaston Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic Gastonia, NC (704) 868-4673 NO
Salem’s Sanctuary Low Cost Male Cat Neuter Clinics Western NC Click here for appointment NO
Mountain Pet Rescue Candler, NC Click here for appointment NO

Organizations that Help with Trap-Neuter-Release in Our Area
Organization Phone Email
Humane Society of Buncombe County (828) 505-6737 info@friends2ferals.org
Sister Kitten (828) 400-0223 eric@sisterkitten.org
Paws, Prayers, & Promises (P3) (828) 243-1852 pawsprayersandpromises@gmail.com

Are you still wondering if spaying/neutering your pet is the right choice?

Read our FAQ to learn more.