Community Veterinary Services

The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL)  Community Veterinary Services serves animals and their families in the communities where they live. The Spay Waggin’, a mobile veterinary surgical unit, provides low cost spay and neuter services to animals and people in Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod.  The Community Surgical Clinic provides both veterinary and surgical services twice weekly at our Dedham location to animals and people in need, including the Community Cat Initiative. The Pet Wellness Clinic – Codman Square is a weekly clinic for local residents and their pets.

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Community Surgical Clinic


The Community Surgical Clinic, located at ARL’s Dedham Animal Care & Adoption Center, provides low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for cats and dogs by using a voucher provided by the Massachusetts Animal Fund. Vouchers are available based on need through your local animal control officer.

This low-cost clinic is for pet owners who have received a Massachusetts Animal Fund Voucher from their local animal control officer and for local animal shelters that need assistance with spay and neuter surgeries for the animals in their care. Surgeries are by appointment only.

ARL’s Community Surgical Clinic Accepts:

  • Dogs between the ages of 2 months and 7 years of age and up to 100 lbs.
  • Cats between the ages of 2 months and 10 years of age.

Scheduling Instructions:

To book an appointment, you must have a Massachusetts Animal Fund Voucher. Please select the appropriate appointment type below.

female cat appointment

male cat appointment

female dog appointment

male dog appointment

If you are an animal control officer or local shelter and you would like to reserve an appointment, please email communityprograms@arlboston.org or call us at (877) 590-7729 to register.