Applications for the Low Income Spay Neuter Program is currently paused at the Penticton Veterinary Hospital.

We have reached our current funding limit and will update this page when we will begin taking applications again. Please give us a call at 250-493-1530 if you have any questions.

Subsidized Spay Neuter Program for Cats and Dogs

Thanks to the generous support of the Vancouver Hospital Trust Fund, the Kamloops Spay Neuter Clinic now offers subsidized spays and neuters for cats owned by low-income guardians. This program will ensure that more cats get the basic care they need – eligible guardians will pay a portion of the fees and the trust fund covers the remainder.

Please note: If you plan to apply for this program – DO NOT use the “Book Appointment” button on our website or call the clinic.


  • This program is open to cats and dogs only.
    · Feral (wild) cats are also eligible at this time
    ·Applicants must be 19 years of age or older and must meet the low-income qualifications based on Stats Canada guidelines. Proof of income is required – accepted documents include pay stubs, T4 or tax return receipt, child tax documents, social/disability/income assistance. Other documents may be accepted if none of these are available.


Household income 1 person 2 Persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons 6 Person 7 Persons 8+ persons
After Tax income $26,570 $37,576 $46,021 $53,140 $59,412 $65,083 $70,298 $75,151


Application Process

Complete the on-line application process below. Once you have clicked “submit” the application review will be processed within 2 weeks.

Once the application has been approved, you will receive an email or phone call to set up the appointment.

If you do not have access to a computer you can come to our location to pick up a paper based copy of the application.

What’s Included

All cats and dogs will receive a pre-surgical exam, pre- anesthetic bloodwork, spay or neuter, I.V. Fluids, post-op pain control, nail trim, e-collar and a microchip with a lifetime membership in the BC Pet Registry. You are responsible for transporting your pet to and from the hospital.

***The cost to the applicant is $50.00 per pet***

Payment is due at time of pre-surgical exam.

Medical Exclusions

All patients will be examined prior to surgery, and cats or dogs with heart murmurs and undescended testicles may not be eligible for surgery at the clinic. Other medical issues may also prevent us from accepting your cat or dog for surgery – if this occurs the program coordinator and/or veterinarian will discuss options on a case-by-case basis.