OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – Low-income residents now have the opportunity to have their dogs and cats spayed or neutered at the Cattaraugus County SPCA at a discounted rate, thanks to a $10,000 grant.
The grant, provided by Best Friends Animal Society, allows the SPCA in partnership with Dr. Kenton Flaig of Portville Vet Clinic to perform the low-cost surgeries.
To be eligible, residents must show they live in Cattaraugus County, provide a NYS Benefit Card for Temporary Assistance, Medicaid or Food Stamps, receive HEAP, SSDI, SSI, or meet certain income requirements.
Basic fees are: Male Cat: $30, Female Cat: $50, Male Dog: $60, Female Dog: $80. There are additional fees for dogs over 40 pounds, pregnant female cats and dogs, hernia repairs, etc. Patients must have proof of current and protective vaccine status before surgery. A vaccine certificate from a licensed DVM must be provided. Surgeries will be completed at Portville Vet Clinic, 159 S. Main St. Portville.
SPCA in Cattaraugus County Announces Low-Cost Spay Neuter Project
Applications are available at the Cattaraugus County SPCA, 2944 Route 16, Olean, NY or online at http://spcacattco.webstarts.com/.