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Pit Fix

Our Pit Fix program helps Sonoma County residents comply with the county ordinance requiring all Pit Bulls (Staffordshire Bull Terriers, American Pit Bull Terriers, or American Staffordshire Terriers) and Pit Bull mixes to be spayed or neutered. We offer weekly appointments for low-cost spay or neuter of your dog. Appointments are required.

How to Qualify

  1. Be a Sonoma County resident.
  2. Have an unaltered Pit Bull (Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Pit Bull Terrier, or American Staffordshire Terrier) or Pit Bull mix dog.
  3. Be able to pay your license fee (required for all dogs over 4 months old).

How to Apply

Call (707) 565-7100 during regular shelter hours to make the next available appointment.

Co-pay Fees

  • Dogs 2-30 pounds: $60
  • Dogs 31-75 pounds: $70
  • Dogs 76+ pounds: $90

The co-pay is due at the time of surgery. Cash, check and most credit cards accepted.


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

Listen to our Jingle!

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

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Contact Information

Business Hours
*Dispatch Hours 8:00–5:30
Closed to public
Tuesday – Saturday
Adoption and Shelter Hours by Appointment Only
Phones 9:00AM to 5:30PM
*Dispatch Hours 8:00–5:30

*Dispatch is unable to answer financial questions. For assistance regarding licensing, billing and collection proceedings, please call during our phone hours to speak with customer relations staff. Due to high call volumes, there may be longer hold times; we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Contact us by Phone
Sonoma County Animal Services
1247 Century Ct
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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