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Love Me, Fix Me 

Our Love Me, Fix Me program offers low-cost spay/neuter appointments for qualifying low-income pet owners. This program aims to remove barriers to spaying and neutering pets and ensure that all Sonoma County residents have access to affordable spay/neuter services.

A Love Me, Fix Me appointment for your dog or cat includes spay or neuter surgery and microchip. Dogs receive rabies vaccinations if needed, and a dog license if applicable. 

How to Qualify

Love Me, Fix Me qualification is income-based. There are two ways to qualify:

1. You or another person in your household is participating in one of these assistance programs:

  • CalFresh/Food Stamps
  • SonomaWorks/CalWorks/TANF
  • WIC
  • Free or Reduced Lunch
  • Medi-CA
  • AT&T Lifeline

Proof of participation will be requested with your application.

2. The combined income of all household members does not exceed the “very low income” limitations by household size below:

1 Person2 Persons3 Persons4 Persons5 Persons6 Persons7 Persons8 Persons

Proof of income will be requested with your application.

How to Apply

  1. Review the qualification requirements.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. Return the application and requested documentation to Sonoma County Animal Services.
    • By email: theanimalshelter@sonoma-county.org, or
    • By fax: (707) 565-7112, or
    • By mail: Love Me, Fix Me, Sonoma County Animal Services, 1247 Century Court, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Qualifying applicants will be contacted to schedule a surgery date on our in-shelter clinic or with one of our participating local veterinarians.

Co-pay Fees

  • Cat spay/neuter surgery: $30
  • Dog spay/neuter surgery: $55

Payment is due at the time of surgery, cash or check only, please.

The co-pay fee may be negotiable depending on circumstances. This is not, however, a free clinic.

Clinic Schedule

All appointments are located at Sonoma County Animal Services, 1247 Century Court, Santa Rosa, CA. No drop-ins are allowed; all clients must have been pre-qualified.

Upcoming Love Me, Fix Me clinic dates are listed on our spay/neuter events calendar.

More clinic dates will be added as appointments become available.


Please contact us at (707) 565-7100 or email theanimalshelter@sonoma-county.org.

Love Me, Fix Me Veterinary Partner Program

Qualified applicants may choose to receive a voucher redeemable for a discounted spay or neuter surgery through one of our Veterinary Partners. These surgeries are performed at one of the participating veterinary hospitals for the same cost as at our clinics, and also include vaccinations, microchip, and licensing (if applicable).

Please note that applicants must qualify through the Love Me, Fix Me Access Program first before scheduling an appointment at a Veterinary Partner hospital.

Veterinary Hospitals: Participation in the Love Me, Fix Me Veterinary Partner Program is open to all veterinary hospitals in Sonoma County. For more details or to join the Veterinary Partner Program, please contact us.

Participating Veterinary Hospitals

Analy Veterinary Hospital
900 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Sebastopol
(707) 823-7614

Animal Hospital of Sebastopol
1010 Gravenstein Hwy S., Sebastopol
(707) 823-3250

Cat Hospital of Petaluma
512 Petaluma Blvd. S., Petaluma
(707) 778-7859

Guardian Pet Hospital
3501 Industrial Dr., Santa Rosa
(707) 524-2464

Lakeside Pet Hospital
4337 Montgomery Dr., Santa Rosa
(707) 539-3393

Montecito Veterinary Center
4900 Sonoma Hwy, Santa Rosa
(707) 539-2322

Northtown Animal Hospital
3881 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa
(707) 546-6355

Russian River Veterinary Clinic
16338 First St., Guerneville
(707) 869-0688

Sonoma Valley Pet Clinic
20080 Arnold Dr., Sonoma
(707) 938-8198

VCA Forestville Pet Clinic
5033 Gravenstein Hwy N., Sebastopol
(707) 887-2261

VCA Sequoia Valley Animal Hospital
604 Elsa Dr., Santa Rosa
(707) 545-7387

VCA Westside Animal Hospital
900 Fresno Dr., Santa Rosa
(707) 545-1622

Wikiup Veterinary Hospital
130 Wikiup Dr., Santa Rosa
(707) 573-8252

Listen to our Jingle!

Our radio ad encourages pet owners to spay or neuter their pets.

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Contact Information

Business Hours
Tuesday – Saturday
Adoption hours 12:00 – 4:30 PM
Shelter hours 12:00 – 5:30 PM
Phones open at 9:00 AM
Contact us by Phone
Sonoma County Animal Services
1247 Century Ct
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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