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Spay & Neuter -

Dogs & Puppies

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age and Weight Requirements:

    • Pets must be at least 3 months old and at weigh least 3 pounds to be eligible for surgery.

  • Rabies Vaccination Requirement:

    • All animals over 12 weeks old are required by law to be up to date on the one-year rabies vaccine.

    • Options for compliance:

      • Add the 1-year Rabies Vaccine Service to the Surgery Appointment ($25), or

      • Upload a picture of a current rabies vaccine certificate when booking the appointment, or

      • Text a picture of the certificate to 219-440-4727 (M-F 8am-3 pm).

  • Weight Limit:

    • Dogs must be under 65 lbs to be eligible for surgery

      • dogs arriving over 65lbs will have a $90 weight upcharge if they can still fit in our kennels.

Breed Restrictions

  • Brachycephalic Breeds:

    • We are no longer booking surgeries for brachycephalic breeds (English and French Bulldogs, Boston Terriers, Pugs, Shar-pei, and other short-nosed breeds). We recommend booking at a full-service veterinary hospital due to their specialized needs.

  • Doberman Pinscher Breed:

    • We do not perform surgeries on Doberman Pinschers due to their genetic bleeding disorder. Owners are encouraged to book at a full-service veterinary hospital.

  • Boxer

    • Boxers can be genetically predisposed to a heart condition that affects our anesthetic protocol. While we are able to change the protocol, seeing as they are more prone to complications, we recommend booking at a full service hospital as they are best equipped to monitor these patients in an emergency.

Preexisting Conditions and Behavior Disclosure

  • It is the owner's responsibility to disclose any preexisting conditions their animal has before booking the appointment.

  • Owners must disclose if their pet has been bitten or has bitten another animal or person within the 10 days leading up to surgery. In such cases, the surgery must be rescheduled.

Airborne Pathogens Disclaimer

  • While measures are taken to minimize exposure to airborne pathogens, animals may still be exposed to airborne diseases.

  • The responsibility for any care or treatment for non-vaccinated animals experiencing symptoms not related to the surgical procedure falls on the consenting owner.

Additional Recommendations

  • We recommend adding services and vaccinating your animals at the time of surgery. Available services include annual vaccines, heartworm testing, heartworm prevention, microchipping, nail trim, ear cleaning, and flea and tick prevention (additional monthly doses available to go home).

Spay & Neuter Surgery - Cats & Kittens

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age and Weight Requirements:

    • Pets must be at least 3 months old and at least 3 pounds to be eligible for surgery.

  • Rabies Vaccination Requirement:

    • All animals over 12 weeks old are required by law to be up to date on the one-year rabies vaccine.

    • Options for compliance:

      • Add the 1-year Rabies Vaccine Service to the Surgery Appointment ($25), or

      • Upload a picture of a current rabies vaccine certificate when booking the appointment, or

      • Text a picture of the certificate to 219-440-4727 (M-F 9am-3pm).

Preexisting Conditions and Behavior Disclosure

  • It is the owner's responsibility to disclose any preexisting conditions their animal has before booking the appointment.

  • Owners must disclose if their pet has been bitten or has bitten another animal or person within the 10 days leading up to surgery. In such cases, the surgery must be rescheduled.

Airborne Pathogens Disclaimer

  • While measures are taken to minimize exposure to airborne pathogens, animals may still be exposed to airborne diseases.

  • The responsibility for any care or treatment for non-vaccinated animals experiencing symptoms not related to the surgical procedure falls on the consenting owner.

Additional Recommendations

  • We recommend adding services and vaccinating your animals at the time of surgery. Available services include annual vaccines, heartworm testing, deworming, microchipping, nail trim, ear cleaning, and monthly flea and tick prevention (additional monthly doses available).

Spay/Neuter Surgical Procedure

  • $200 Female Dog Spay up to 39lbs

    • Weight: 40-59lb +$50

    • Weight: 60-79lb +$100

  • $150 Male Dog Neuter

  • Includes:

    • Physical Exam

    • Pre-Op and 3-day Post-Op Oral Pain Meds

    • Small green line tattoo near incision (in accordance with ASPCA standards)

    • Access to SNIP Post-Op Care

    • Phone, Text, Picture Message Consultation within 7 days

  • Highly Recommended: $15 Plastic E-Collar (Cone of Shame) to prevent licking

Additional Surgery Fees (only if applicable):

  • +$5 for mandatory treating of live fleas with Capstar pill

  • +$30 for Female Pregnant / In Heat / Irregular Uterus at time of surgery

  • +$60 for Cryptorchid Male (one testicle not descended, $100 if neither)

  • +$50 repair of open umbilical hernia​

Add-On Vaccines

  • One-Year Rabies Vaccination: $25

  • Three-Year Rabies Booster Vaccination: $50

    • Proof of a previous 1-year rabies vaccination is required to receive a 3-year rabies vaccine booster

  • Bivalent Flu Vaccine: $45

  • DAPP + Lepto Vaccine (Distemper, Parvo, Lepto): $30

  • DAPP Vaccine (Distemper/Parvo): $20

  • Lyme Vaccination: $35

  • Bordetella Vaccination (kennel cough): $20

Services & Treatments

  • SNAP 4DX Test (results in 5-10 minutes): $35

  • Fecal Parasite Testing (results in 7 days): $40

  • Microchip (registration and lifetime re-registration): $35

  • Ear Mite Treatment & Cleaning + Flea/Tick Prevention: $30

  • Dewormer (based on weight): Starts at $20

  • Heartworm Test: $15

  • Nail Trim: $12

  • Ear Cleaning: $12

Preventatives

  • Bravecto Flea/Tick Prevention (three-month chew): $60

  • Simparica Flea/Tick Prevention (one-month chew): $20/chew or $55/3 chews

  • Pro-Heart 12 (12-month heartworm prevention injection available for dogs 1 year and older):

    • 3-25#- $100

    • 26-50#- $120

    • 51-75#- $160

  • Tri-Heart Plus Heartworm preventative pills

    • 0-25#- 6 month supply $30

    • 26-50#- 6 month supply $36

    • Over 51#- 6 month supply $48

Spay/Neuter Surgical Procedure

  • $125 Female Cat Spay

  • $100 Male Cat Neuter

  • Includes:

    • Physical Exam

    • Pre-Op and 4-day Post-Op Pain Control Application

    • Small green line tattoo near incision (in accordance with ASPCA standards)

    • Access to SNIP Post-Op Care

    • Phone, Text, Picture Message Consultation within 7 days

Community Cat (Outdoor)

  • Price: $90

  • Includes:

    • S/N Procedure

    • Rabies Vaccine

    • Ear Tip (tip of left ear is clipped off as visual indicator patient has been altered)

      • Note: Left Ear Tip Clip is mandatory with all community cat packages

    • Pre-Op and 4-day Post-Op Pain Control Application

Additional Surgery Fees (only if applicable):

  • +$5 for mandatory treating of live fleas with Capstar

  • +$30 for Female Pregnant / In Heat / Irregular Uterus at time of surgery

  • +$60 for Cryptorchid Male (one testicle not descended, $100 if neither)

  • ​+$50 Open Umbilical Hernia Repair
  • +$45 Convenia Antibiotic Injection (lasts for two weeks)

Add-On Vaccines

  • One-Year Rabies Vaccination: $25

  • Three-Year Rabies Booster Vaccination: $50

    • Proof of a previous 1-year rabies vaccination is required to receive a 3-year rabies vaccine booster

  • FVRCP Vaccine (feline distemper): $20

  • Feline Leukemia Vaccination: $25

Services, Treatments & Preventatives

  • Convenia Antibiotic Injection (lasts 2 weeks): $45

  • SNAP Feline Triple Test (results in 5-10 minutes): $35

  • Fecal Parasite Testing (results in 7 days): $40

  • Microchip (registration and lifetime re-registration): $35

  • Ear Mite Treatment & Cleaning + Flea/Tick Prevention: $30

  • Dewormer: $20

  • Nail Trim: $12

  • Ear Cleaning: $12

  • Flea/Tick Prevention (one-month topical application): $15

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