Spay or Neuter

COVID-19 Update

Peggy Adams is doing our best safely provide spay / neuter surgery for publicly owned cats and dogs. 

Our surgical center team is working hard to accommodate those appointments previously cancelled due to COVID-19, which goes back as far as April. We realize and apologize that some of the dates have already filled up very quickly due to rescheduled bookings.

Thank you for your patience and support! Click the links below to schedule spay or neuter surgery for your pet. 

Help stop pet overpopulation

You have made a powerful decision to find out more about our spay and neuter clinic. Since 1973, we have offered this affordable service as a way to control the pet overpopulation problem, which nationwide sees an estimated 4 to 6 million dogs and cats euthanized every year. Our veterinary staff takes these operations very seriously. Will you do your part to lessen pet overpopulation by spaying or neutering your pet before they have their first litter? 


Cat Spay Neuter Peggy Adams

Cat Spay/Neuter

Thanks to grants provided by PetSmart Charities and Palm Beach County, we are able to offer FREE TNVR and domestic cat spay/neuter packages to ALL Palm Beach County zip codes.  Thank you for spaying or neutering  your cat!

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Dog Spay Neuter Peggy Adams

Dog Spay/Neuter

Surgery cost for Dog Spay/Neuter is $250.  This will include e-collar, pills for 3 days, and pain injection. Dolly's Dream Dogs qualify for FREE surgery thanks to special grant funding provided by Dolly's Dream and Palm Beach County. 

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Learn About the Procedure

What Happens to My Pet?
  • Spaying is the surgical removal of the reproductive organs of the female animal.
  • Neutering is the surgical removal of the reproductive glands of the male animal.
  • Dogs should be spayed or neutered by 6 months of age. Palm Beach County Ordinance 98-22 requires cats to be spayed or neutered and micro-chipped by four months of age unless medically contraindicated. Older animals can be treated as long as they are in good health.
  • All sterilization surgery at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is performed under general anesthesia by a licensed veterinarian.
  • All dogs and cats will have a small green tattoo to identify them as a surgically sterilized animal. At the conclusion of surgery, a small amount of tattoo ink is placed parallel to the umbilicus for both male and female cats and dogs. This requires a small patch of hair on the midline abdomen to be shaved and prepared during surgical prepping. 
Benefits of the Procedure
  • Behavioral changes including no heat cycles, less desire to roam, decreased aggression, and a reduction or elimination of spraying or marking.
  • Pets are protected from reproductive cancers and other diseases.
  • Dogs and cats live longer, healthier lives.
  • Public health dangers, such as Rabies, are reduced.

Get Started

STEP 1 Many pet owners find it useful to be able to download post-surgical instructions.

STEP 2 Submit a Dog Application or a Cat Application. Once you fill out the form, you will then be prompted to select an appointment time.         


Additional information:

If you have other questions, please call 561-472-8812 or email us.

For Community Cats: Please visit the Community (Feral) Cat Trap Neuter Return (TNVR) page.

 Los formularios están disponibles en español: Aplicar en línea para la cirugía y revise las instrucciones post-quirúrgicas. Si programa en línea, usted debe presentar la solicitud y luego hacer la cita.

How Much Does it Cost?
  • Cat Spay or Neuter: FREE for all Palm Beach County Cats,  ( $50.00 for cats outside Palm Beach County) 
  • Dog Spay or Neuter: $250.00
    • All canine surgeries require pre-payment within 48 hours of scheduling appointment
    • Surgery cost includes e-collar, pills for 3 days, and pain injection.
    • Dolly's Dream Dogs qualify for FREE surgery.  Funding is available for 300 dogs with special thanks to grant funding provided by Dolly's Dream and Palm Beach County. Services include vaccines, a microchip, and e-collar. This grant only qualifies for Palm Beach County dogs.  Download Flier>


  • **Prices are subject to change without warning**
Other Procedures to Consider:
  • Vaccine Package - Prices Vary, Inquire at the time of surgery check-in
  • Microchips - $25.00
  • Canine Heartworm Occult Test - $20.00
  • Rabies vaccinations - $12.00 
  • Nail trim at time of surgery - $6.00
Peggy Adams Wellness Clinic
Vaccinations at our Wellness Clinic

Please remember, happy healthy pets also need their annual vaccinations. 

Did You Know?

The spay and neuter clinic is generously underwritten by our donors with special thanks to the Crown Family Foundation for their donation in memory of our board member Barry Crown and his beloved wife Beverly. We are also honored by the support we receive in memory of Emily Vernon from the Emily Vernon Foundation for Homeless and Neglected Animals.

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League Spay Neuter

Help Us Continue This Important Work
If you would like to help us by funding services to Palm Beach County residents with pets in need please contact our Development Department at 561-472-8873 or email here.


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