SpaySA Services

Mission and Funding

SpaySA’s mission is to prevent overpopulation of cats and dogs by funding spay and neuter services for domestic animals owned by the residents of San Antonio and Bexar County.

We develop, promote and sponsor programs of education to encourage better understanding, greater appreciation and better care of all animals.

Low-Cost Services

We understand the challenges and costs involved in caring for your dog or cat, and hope you will join us in preventing the overpopulation by getting your pet fixed. There are many low-cost and free options available to residents of San Antonio and Bexar County, including targeted zip codes and low-cost spay-neuter clinics. In addition, Animal Care Services regularly provides and updated list of Free Spay/Neuter zip codes and service locations.

Targeted Zip Codes

The current targeted zip codes in San Antonio include:

78201, 78202, 78203, 78204, 78207, 78208, 78210, 78211, 78212, 78213, 78214, 78218, 78220, 78221, 78222, 78223, 78224, 78225, 78227, 78228, 78237 and 78242.

Spay/Neuter Clinics

You have local spay/neuter options, and there are a number of clinics that offer low-cost or subsidized surgeries for your pet. Contact one of these local clinics today to request an appointment for your dog or cat:

Animal Defense League
11300 Nacogdoches Road
210-6551481 (ext. 104)
Schedule an appointment online

Pet Shotz
210 Tuleta Drive
210-735-1004

San Antonio Humane Society
4804 Fredericksburg Road
210-226-7461 (*phone number for informational inquiries only- appointments not available by phone)
Schedule an appointment online

List of additional spay/neuter service providers in San Antonio

Benefits of Spay/Neuter

Benefits of Spaying (females)

• No heat cycles, therefore males will not be attracted
• Less desire to roam
• Risk of mammary gland tumors, ovarian and/or uterine cancer is reduced or eliminated, especially if done before the first heat cycle
• Reduces number of unwanted cats/kittens/dogs/puppies
• Helps dogs and cats live longer, healthier lives

Benefits of Neutering (males)

• Reduces or eliminates risk of spraying and marking
• Less desire to roam, therefore less likely to be injured in fights or auto accidents
• Risk of testicular cancer is eliminated, and decreases incidence of prostate disease
• Reduces number of unwanted cats/kittens/dogs/puppies
• Decreases aggressive behavior, including dog bites
• Helps dogs and cats live longer, healthier lives

Additional information on spay/neuter benefits