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Love Me, Fix Me 

Our Love Me, Fix Me program offers low-cost spay/neuter vouchers 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 voucher 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:

2018 State Income Limits

1 Person2 Persons3 Persons4 Persons5 Persons6 Persons7 Persons8 Persons

Proof of income is required 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 receive a voucher for use with one of our participating local veterinarians.

Co-pay Fees Per Voucher

  • Cat spay/neuter surgery*: $30
  • Dog spay/neuter surgery**: $30 + $26 license fee (if applicable) due to Sonoma County Animal Services before vouchers are issued

Co-pays are due at the time of surgery.

Beginning July 1, 2019:

  • *Cat spay/neuter surgery copay will go up to $40 per voucher
  • **Dog spay/neuter surgery copay will go up to $50 per voucher plus a $26 license fee per dog (if applicable)


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

Love Me, Fix Me Veterinary Partner Program

Qualified applicants will 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 and include vaccinations, microchip, and licensing (if applicable). A list of our LMFM partners is provided with the voucher.

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.

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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