Spay Neuter Assistance

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This program is temporarily on hold. Our grant has finished and we are applying for a new grant.


Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association is able to assist low-income individuals and families in Madison County spay or neuter their pets (cats and dogs only) thanks to funds from the ASPCA. Vouchers will only be valid for 30 days after approval, no extensions will be granted. If you are interested in this program please contact our reception staff at 315-697-2796 or through

Visit the shelter for a spay/neuter voucher packet!

Wanderers’ Rest will cover the entire cost of the spay/neuter surgery for dogs and cats of low-income Madison County residents by using funds provided through this grant.  Per grant requirements, pet owners will be asked to pay a co-payment of $1 towards the spay/neuter surgery cost. The grant does not cover additional veterinary costs that may be associated with the surgery, such as an exam, vaccinations, or other requirements of each individual veterinary practice.

Pet owners must apply at Wanderers’ Rest for assistance and provide proof of SSI, other public assistance, or their Federal Tax Return. Once approved, Wanderers’ Rest will provide a voucher good for 30 days that can be used at one of the following five veterinary practices: Village Veterinary Hospital in Wampsville, Cazenovia Animal Hospital, Chittenango Animal Hospital, Hamilton Animal Hospital, or Lawton’s Animal Hospital in Vernon.

For more information, please visit, call 315-697-2796 or email