Get an Appointment for Spay Day Sacramento 2017

For Immediate Release

January 13, 2017

Schedule Now Open for Low-cost Spay & Neuter  in Sacramento and Yolo Counties

SACRAMENTO, CA – Beginning Saturday, January 14, animal lovers in Sacramento and Yolo Counties can reserve low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for their dogs and cats during Spay Day Sacramento 2017.

WHAT: Spay Day Sacramento is an annual event run by Sacramento Area Animal Coalition (SAAC), an all-volunteer nonprofit committed to eliminating local pet overpopulation. Since 2000, nearly 10,000 dogs and cats have been spayed or neutered through the program.

WHY: Each pet receives a spay or neuter surgery, permanent microchip identification and vital vaccinations. An appointment and proof of income are required. (Limit: two dogs or cats per household)

WHO: Sacramento and Yolo County residents who receive public assistance and/or have an annual household income of $35,000 or less are eligible to participate. Priority is given to pitbulls and Chihuahuas.

HOW MUCH: Just $15 per cat and $20 per dog.

WHERE: Spay and neuter surgeries will be provided at participating veterinary clinics and animal shelters on or around February 26, 2017.

HOW TO APPLY: Fill out our online request form and a volunteer will call you to schedule and appointment. Applying does not guarantee an appointment.

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Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Available for West Sacramento Dogs

West Sacramento residents can now have their dogs spayed or neutered for just $15 through the Sacramento Area Animal Coalition (SAAC) Voucher Program.

Who is eligible?

  • West Sacramento residents who receive public assistance and/or have an annual household income of $35,000 or less. Applicants must submit proof of income or public assistance documentation.
  • Priority will be given to applications for pit bulls and Chihuahuas (including mixes).
  • Dogs must be between 3 months and 7 years of age

What is provided?

Each pet will receive a voucher for spay or neuter surgery, which can be redeemed at a participating veterinary clinic. Limit four pets per household, dogs only.

How much does it cost?
Just $15 per dog, payable to the clinic at the time of surgery

HOW TO APPLY:

Call (916) 808-SPAY (7729) and leave a message OR apply online.

The West Sacramento vouchers are being funded thanks to 2016 Big Day of Giving contributions from private donors.

How can I help spread the word?

Download and share our informational fliers:

Help us Raise $12,000 for Low-Cost Spay/Neuter!

13177329_1015730981829371_2666909036192600952_nThe BIG Day of Giving — a 24-hour online giving challenge to raise $6 million for 570 nonprofits in the Sacramento region — has been extended to 3 p.m. PT on Wednesday, May 4! 

SAAC’s goal for the BIG Day of Giving is to raise $12,000 for our low-cost spay and neuter programs, which prevent thousands of unwanted puppies and kittens from being born and ending up in area shelters.

Please help us reach our Big Day of Giving goal and save animal lives! You can donate to SAAC here:
sacanimal.org/get-involved-with-saac/donate-to-saac

We will put any donations we receive before 3 p.m. on May 4 to good use spaying and neutering animals in Sacramento and Yolo Counties and preventing unwanted litters!

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How to Be a Winner on the Big Day of Giving!

BDoG_pup-flipped_5Please join us on Tuesday, May 3, as we seek to raise $12,000 for low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for dogs and cats.

By supporting SAAC, you will help to reduce the number of unwanted dogs and cats in our community who often end up in shelters.

You can donate on May 3, between midnight and 11:59 p.m., at:
https://bigdayofgiving.org/npo/sacramento-area-animal-coalition

And, you can even be a winner yourself!

Everyone who gives $50 or more to SAAC on May 3 will be entered into a drawing to win a “Companions and Coffee” gift basket, featuring Starbucks items, pet treats, and a $25 gift card courtesy of Incredible Pets.

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