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Spay Waggin’

If getting your pet spayed or neutered is cost-prohibitive, the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) Spay Waggin’ can help. The Spay Waggin’ provides high-quality, affordable spay/neuter services to animals in need on Cape Cod and the South Shore

ARL Vet doing surgery on ARL's Spay Waggin'

spay/neuter surgeries performed in 2021

Book an Appointment

Appointments can be made through our scheduling website
For questions about ARL’s Spay Waggin’, please email spaywaggin@arlboston.org.


1-877-590-SPAY(7729)


Emails to the Spay Waggin’ and voicemails left on the Spay Waggin’ phone line
will be returned within 
3-5 business days.
Book a Dog or Cat Appointment

CATS

white and gray cat with yellow eyes

Spay and neuter package includes:

  • Brief Veterinary Exam
  • Spay or Neuter
  • Rabies vaccine
  • Feline distemper vaccine
  • Treatment for fleas, ear mites, and intestinal parasites
  • Nail trim

Cost: Female or male cat: $150

Add-ons: 
Microchip – additional $30
FeLV/FIV test – additional $30

Book an Appointment: Before booking your appointment, please see the Spay Waggin’s guidelines and forms. Appointments for cat spay or neuter can be booked online or by phone at 1-877-590-SPAY(7729). Messages left on the Spay Waggin’ line will only be returned within 3-5 business days if an appointment is available.

Book a cat appointment

DOGS

brown medium sized dog looking at the camera

Spay and neuter package includes:

  • Brief Veterinary Exam
  • Spay or Neuter
  • Rabies vaccine
  • Canine distemper vaccine
  • Nail trim

Cost:
Female or male dog under 50 pounds: $275
Female or male dog 50-55 pounds: $325

Email spaywaggin@arlboston.org to ask about our special Pit Bull pricing!

Add-ons: 
Microchip – additional $30
Heartworm test – additional $30

Book an Appointment: Before booking your appointment, please see the Spay Waggin’s guidelines and forms. Appointments for dog spay or neuter can be booked online or by phone at 1-877-590-SPAY(7729). Messages left on the Spay Waggin’ line will only be returned within 3-5 business days if an appointment is available.

Please note: The Spay Waggin’ adheres to strict weight guidelines for dog appointments.

Book a dog appointment

FERAL CATS

tabby community cat

Spay and neuter package includes:

  • Visual Exam
  • Spay or Neuter
  • Rabies vaccine
  • Feline distemper vaccine
  • Treatment for fleas, ear mites, and intestinal parasites
  • Ear tip

Cost: Female or male cat: $100

Book an Appointment: Before booking your appointment, please see the Spay Waggin’s guidelines and forms. Appointments for feral cat spay or neuter must be booked by phone 1-877-590-SPAY(7729). Messages left on the Spay Waggin’ line will only be returned within 3-5 business days if an appointment is available.


Scheduled Stops

The Spay Waggin’ rotates through the following stops throughout Southeastern Massachusetts: Brockton, Boston, Falmouth, New Bedford, North Dartmouth, Plymouth, Taunton, and Wareham.


Spay Waggin’ Guidelines and Forms

Note the following important information about ARL’s Spay Waggin’ services:

  • All cats and dogs should be between the ages of 2 months and 5 years.
  • We accept dogs up to 55 lbs. There is an additional fee of $50 for dogs between 50-55 lbs.
  • Spay Waggin’ appointments are pre-paid only, and the fee is non-refundable unless the appointment is canceled 48 hours prior to the scheduled date.
  • Before your appointment, please download these important forms and instructions:
Pre-Surgical Guidelines
Post-Operative Instructions
Surgical Consent Form

 View ARL’s full Client Health and Safety Guidelines.