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low-cost spay/neuter clinic

The IndyHumane Downtown Clinic is currently scheduling spay/neuter surgeries and can provide additional services to scheduled surgery patients only.
Please note, at this time, no walk-in services are being offered at the IndyHumane Downtown Clinic.
For pets not needing surgery: please make an appointment for vaccines microchipping and more at our Michigan Road vaccine clinic.

  • Spay/neuter fees range from $30-$80, depending on pet owner address and needs-based public programs.
    • A non-refundable $30 deposit per pet is required when requesting an appointment. The deposit will be applied to your pet’s total bill and the balance is due before your pet can go home.
    • We accept cash, debit/credit and Care Credit (no checks).
    • Click here for a full list of services available in addition to your pets’ spay/neuter surgery.
    • Proof of Rabies vaccine is required for all animals.  Vaccine cost will be automatically added at booking until proof is received and reviewed.
      • Proof can be uploaded during booking or emailed in advance of surgery day.
  • Pets must be a minimum of 2 months old and 2 lbs for surgery.
  • Pre-surgery bloodwork is highly recommended for animals 8 years and older. This allows us to look for underlying conditions that may make surgery risky.
    • IndyHumane can provide this service for $40 in our Michigan Road vaccine clinic.
    • If you have results from your veterinarian, you may send by email.
    • If no bloodwork test results are provided, you will be required to sign a High Risk Waiver (for pets 8 years and older).

Dog spay or neuter
Nail trim, take home pain medication and an e-collar are included with price: 

General Public: $80

Zip Code/Public Assistance: $65 

Additional fees:
+$15 for tooth extractions (retained baby teeth only; not adult teeth)
+$25 for cryptorchid males
+$25 for umbilical hernia repairs

Cat spay or neuter
Nail trim, take home pain medication and an e-collar are included with price:

General Public: $45

Zip Code/Public Assistance: $30

Additional fees:
+$15 for tooth extractions (retained baby teeth only; not adult teeth)
+$25 for cryptorchid males
+$25 for umbilical hernia repairs

To make an appointment:
Paying your deposit with a credit/debit card? Visit indyhumane.org/schedule.
Using CareCredit? Please email spayneuterhelp@indyhumane.org to schedule.

Spay/Neuter Surgery Instructions

Clinic Information:
IndyHumane Downtown Clinic
456 N. Holmes Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46222
Have questions? Email spayneuterhelp@indyhumane.org.


The clinic does not house animals for adoption, accept animals for owner surrender, or take in strays. What it does do, however, is work toward a more humane and safe city through targeted spay/neuter and vaccination efforts

community cats:

  • Our Community Cat package includes the spay/neuter surgery, a rabies vaccination,  a FVRCP vaccination, Revolution flea prevention, and an ear tip.
    • This package costs just $30 and can make a huge impact on your community! You can learn more about Community Cats and TNR (trap/neuter/return) here.
  • Click here to schedule an appointment for community cat spay/neuter.
    •  Please note, we are not able to assist with trapping and/or transportation of community cats. You need to be able to catch, safely contain, and bring to the clinic for a schedule appointment.
    • If you need help, such as trapping a large colony of cats, reach out to Indy Neighborhood Cats.
  • Trappers and caretakers working with feral cats, who need more flexibility with appointments can email spayneuterhelp@indyhumane.org

special discounts:

  • Regardless of income or public assistance program participation, if you live in one of the qualifying zip codes listed below, and can show proof of address, you will qualify for a reduced rate for surgery costs.
    • Qualifying Zip Codes: 46201, 46203, 46205, 46218, 46219, 46221, 46222, 46226, 46227, 46241
  • In addition to these opportunities, the IndyHumane Downtown Clinic is a participating vet with Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana, Inc. (SNSI). SNSI offers a $25 voucher program for pets, regardless of size or gender.
    • Applicants must be approved through SNSI through a needs-based public assistance program or income qualifications. More information is available here.

for rescue partners:

If you own or operate a qualifying 501c3 dog or cat rescue or municipal shelter and are in need of medical services for the animals in your rescue, you can contact us for special opportunities. Please email spayneuterhelp@indyhumane.org.

IndyHumane sincerely appreciates the support of Halstead Architects in bringing the Downtown Clinic to fruition.