Pittsboro Animal Hospital

919-542-5750 (fax)

1065 East Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Programs


Pittsboro Animal Hospital Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Program:   We provide low cost spay/ neuter and vaccination services to Chatham County.  We will be performing these services on Wednesdays only.

The Low Cost Spay/Neuter surgeries are performed in our main hospital.  Surgery prices DO NOT include IV Catheter, pre-anesthetic blood work or IV fluids.

**Surgeries are by appointment only**
If all appointments are taken you may come as stand-bys MAY be accepted

Please call us to schedule your pet's surgery

Prices are as follows:
  • Dog under 60lbs           $165.00
  • Dogs 60lb and over will have an additional cost of $2.00/ lb
  • We cannot accommodate dogs over 65lb through our low cost program
  • In heat or pregnant      additional $30-45.00
  • Retained testicle           additional $25-45.00
  • Cats (male or female)   $100.00
  • In heat or pregnant      additional $15-20.00
  • Retained testicle           additional $15.00

**Surgery prices INCLUDE exam, surgery, pain injection and pain medication to go home

You WILL be charged for a flea treatment if your pet is found to have fleas

distemper vaccine (cat or dog) $10.00 additional

rabies vaccine $10.00 additional
(rabies vaccine is required by law.  If we do not have proof of vaccination we will have to vaccinate your pet)

The following additional services can be provided at a discounted rate:
  • Heartworm test (dog)    $20.00
  • Intestinal Worm check   $10.00
  • FeLV/ FIV (cats)            $30.00
  • Leptospirosis vaccine     $15.00
  • Leukemia vaccine          $20.00
  • Microchip (including registration)    $55.99              

Pittsboro Animal Hospital & Mobile Unit
1065 East Street • Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919)542-5712 | FAX (919)542-5712

You may qualify for a $20.00 Spay/ Neuter Voucher through Chatham Animal Rescue and Education (CARE) or Chatham County Animal Control.  We accept both vouchers.  However, if your pet is over 65 lbs there is a surcharge of $1.50/lb that is not covered through the voucher.   There is also an additional charge if the pet has a retained testicle, is in heat or pregnant (these additional fees are NOT covered by the voucher).  Vouchers are for CHATHAM COUNTY residents only.  Please see links below:


Pre-surgical Instructions:
  • No food after midnight the night before surgery.
  • Please bring ALL cats and small dogs in carriers
  • Larger dogs MUST be leashed
  • Check in time is 8:00-8:30am.  If you do not check-in by 9:00am then a stand-by patient may be accepted in your space.
  • Pick up time is 4:00pm SAME DAY OF SURGERY.  Pick up may be earlier depending on surgery schedule.
Post-surgical Instructions:
  • Activity: ALL cats and dogs should be kept indoors for a minimum of 10-14 days after surgery.  It is best to confine cats to a room (ie; bathroom).  They need to be checked frequently during their recovery time.  All dogs should be leashed walked during their recovery.  Pets should not be allowed to jump, run, climb or play aggressively. 
  • Diet:Please feed your pet about 1/2 his normal dinner the night after surgery and then resume normal feeding the next day.  Water should be available as normal.
  • Monitoring: Check your pet's incision DAILY.  Check for pain, swelling, heat, bleeding, pus, or other discharge.
  • Watch for licking: Discourage your pet from licking the incision site.  If your pet is licking the incision an Elizabethan collar should be placed on your pet.
  • Bathing: The incision needs to stay dry for 14 days. DO NOT bathe your pet during this time.
  • Sutures: All sutures are dissolvable therefore non need to be removed.
  • Medications: start any dispensed medications the night of surgery.
  • If there is a problem: Please call us at 919-542-5712, or if after hours, Animal Emergency Clinic of Cary 919-462-8989, Triangle Emergency Clinic inDurham 919-489-0615.