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« on: December 18, 2009, 07:52:21 AM »

Arizona-Navajo County-

Humane Society of the White Mountains
3212 N. Porter Mountain Rd. Lakeside, Az. 85929
Shelter  (928) 368-5295       
Fax: (928) 368-4214

Spay and neuter clinic:

"If you need financial assistance to spay/neuter your pet, please call (928) 368-5295 or (928) 205-7415 for information."
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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2009, 07:53:30 AM »

Arizona-Verde Valley-

Animal Aid Network, Inc.
Post Office Box 1303
Clarkdale, Arizona 86324
(520) 639-3980

AAN is not affiliated with any shelter, humane society or national organization. AAN receives no government funds and is supported by grants, memberships, donations and the Four Paws Emporium. AAN keeps costs at a minimum by providing services through voice mail and a post office box. There are no paid employees, the administration of our programs and all fundraising is done by volunteers.  Therefore the majority of our funds is returned to the Verde Valley community through our programs to benefit companion animals.

Animal Aid Network has the lowest cost Spay Neuter Incentive Program (SNIP) available to all Verde Valley residents.

Saving Animals with Veterinary Emergencies (SAVE) Fund provides financial assistance to those in need.

Low Cost spay and neuter information at link.

If you are interested in purchasing a SNIP certificate, they are available at the

Four Paws Emporium
927 North Main Street
Old Town Cottonwood
Call for Hours, 649-0036

The SAVE Fund is for those people whose pets have suffered a medical emergency and will not be treated by local veterinarians because they are unable to pay. Animal Aid Network’s program administrator will look at each case individually to determine if AAN is able to assist.

Funds must be approved prior to treatment.  The amount of assistance will be determined by the nature of the emergency and the funds available.  All recipients of SAVE Funds will be asked to sign a contract stating that they will repay the funds in a reasonable amount of time, so that AAN may help others in the same situation.

Animal Aid Network will assist with the cost of treatment only if funds are available.

We do not cover the following:

Normal Dental Care

We do not normally cover the following, but may make exceptions:


If Animal Aid Network pays for an examination, this amount is taken into consideration when deciding on the amount of assistance.

Approval by a quorum of the Animal Aid Network Board  of Directors is needed for amounts over $100.
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« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2009, 07:54:26 AM »

Arizona-Prescott-Yavapai County-

United Animal Friends
PO Box 11133
Prescott, Arizona 86304
(928) 778-2924

Financial Support
When there is a true need, and funds allow, UAF helps those who cannot afford veterinary care. We work with some local vets who contact us when a low-income family is in need of financial support for spay / neuter or medical emergencies.

Spay / Neuter Certificate Program
UAF has a Low Cost Spay / Neuter Program with local veterinarians and mobile clinics. This program helps folks who cannot afford the spay / neuter of their Companion Animals.

Call UAF at (928) 778-2924 for more information and to receive a certifiicate.

Feral Cat Trap/Neuter/Release (TNR) Program (928-778-2924)
Humanely traps feral cats, alters them and then releases them where someone will feed them. UAF has the only TNR program in the area.
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« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2009, 07:55:13 AM »

Arizona-Cave Creek-

Animal Guardian Network
4815 E Carefree Hwy
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Phone: (602) 568-5636


Description: Providing veterinary care, pet food and assistance to financially disadvantaged pet guardians.
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« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2009, 07:55:58 AM »

Arizona-Scottsdale/Phoenix area-

Lost Our Home Pet Foundation
Address: 16211 N. Scottsdale Rd
Suite A6A #276
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Phone: (602) 230-HELP (4357)
Facsimile: (480) 302-5900

Furry Friend Financial Aid

"The Furry Friend Financial Aid Program is here to help families struggling to afford taking care of their pet(s). If financial difficulties are leaving you with no choice but to give up your pet for adoption, please speak with a Lost Our Home staff member first. We can provide: pet food, litter, veterinary care, and other costly items required to sustain your pets health. With our assistance, you may be able to keep your pet as a loving member of your family."

Application and more instructions at link.

"Once your form is received we will contact you within 72 hours to let you know if you qualify for this program. If you qualify we will arrange for a home visit. Once the home visit is done, you will be notified where you can pick up your months supply of food, litter or other items needed. We will send you to location that is closest to your house. Every month you can arrange to come by and pick up the needed supplies for your pet. We check in with you on a quarterly basis to see how your financial situation is coming along and we will keep supplying your pet with food, litter etc for as long as you need it. Our intent is to get back to you as soon as possible within 72 hours. If you are not contacted within 72 hours, please be patient. We are run 100% by volunteers and we will get back to you."
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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2010, 08:41:01 AM »

Arizona-Maricopa County-

Maricopa County Animal Care & Control
Fax: 602-372-7556
(602)506-0101-Uno por Uno Outreach Program

West Valley
2500 South 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009
East Valley
2630 West 8th Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

Uno por Uno helps pets, families and neighborhoods, one by one. Currently, euthanasia is the sad reality for many of the animals rescued in Maricopa County. As such, Maricopa County Animal Care & Control (MCACC) is taking a more proactive and creative approach to safeguard public health and safety and save the lives of many pets.

MCACC will be holding a free Uno por Uno Rabies Vaccination Clinic.

Date: January 6, 2010
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Epiphany Lutheran Church
Address: 800 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85225

MCACC will be holding a free Uno por Uno Spay/Neuter Clinic.  space is limited, depending on the animal’s size!

Date: January 9, 2010
Check in: 7:00 AM
(limit two animals per household)
Location: Epiphany Lutheran Church
Address: 800 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85225

MCACC will be holding a free Uno por Uno Rabies Vaccination Clinic.

Date: January 13, 2010
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Epiphany Lutheran Church
Address: 800 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85225

MCACC will be holding a free Uno por Uno Rabies Vaccination Clinic.

Date: January 20, 2010
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Epiphany Lutheran Church
Address: 800 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85225<

MCACC will be holding a free Uno por Uno Rabies Vaccination Clinic.

Date: January 27, 2010
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EVENING)
Location: Epiphany Lutheran Church
Address: 800 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85225

Clinic Instructions:

Spay/Neuter Clinics: Limit 2 pets per household Dogs must be on leashes and cats in carriers.
Must be brought in by legal owner (over 18).
Must be in good health and over three months old.
For Spay and Neuter Clinics: First come, first serve as space is limited (space is limited, depending on the animal’s size).
Check in begins at 7, but customers arrive much earlier.
No food or water after 10 pm the night before.
Cats must be at least 2 pounds. No hernias, cryptorchid males, in heat females or pregnant females.

Keep checking the Events page at the link above as it looks like these will be regularly scheduled events--vaccinations and spay/neuter clinics.

Maricopa County’s Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MC SNAP) provides free spay/neuter surgeries for your dog(s) and cat(s) at participating veterinarians throughout the valley.
Here are a few basic points about the process:

Simply fill out an application and return with payment (if applicable)
Approximate 2-6 week turn-around time
You choose from a list of participating veterinarians
You will have 90 days to use the voucher
Unfortunately, we have had to remove the application from the web site. You can still get one by coming by one of our Animal Care Centers. We receive a limited amount of vouchers at the beginning of each month and run out quickly. Please be sure to come down within the first week of every month to obtain your voucher.

2500 S. 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009 2630 W. 8th Street
Mesa, Az 85201

You can also get an application at any of our Uno por Uno events around the valley.


Maricopa County still offers some free spaying/neutering and free rabies vaccinations.  To learn when their next spay/neuter or vaccination events will be held, check with their website:
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« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2010, 05:10:11 PM »

Arizona-Navajo County-

Pet Allies
P.O. Box 415
Show Low, AZ 85902
(928) 532-1602

AZ Journal January 6, 2010

Pet Allies Inc. has appointments available at its Spay/Neuter Clinic for Jan. 5, 6, 19 and 20. To schedule an appointment, stop by the Barkin’ Basement, located at 4050 S. White Mountain Road in Show Low, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Clients who meet income qualifications pay $15 for cats and $30 for dogs.  Payment must be made when scheduling the surgery.  

Pet Allies would greatly appreciate donations of cat litter (preferably non-clumping), Science Diet cat food, paper towels, baby wipes or wet wipes of any kind, and bleach for use in caring for the cats at the thrift store.

Family Qualifications for Assistance

Spay/Neuter Coupon Program offered to low income families and seniors 65+ Appointments made in person at Barkin’ Basement Thrift Store

4050 S. White Mountain Road, Show Low
Monday—Saturday 10am to 4pm

Coupon Prices: Dogs $30.00* each / Cats $15.00* each
Purchase Coupons in advance
Coupons are non-refundable or transferable, no exceptions
*Limited Free appointments available to qualified clients
Clinics are held Tuesday and Wednesday, every other week.
If you receive assistance from local/county/state/federal public programs you
qualify for our Spay/Neuter Coupon Program, proof required

Arizona Quest Card
HUD Section 8 Housing Assistance
Senior 65+
NACOG—Head Start Program
Food Plus Program
Active Duty Military
Retired Military

If you do not meet these qualifications and are unable to afford to alter your pet, please write to or call 928-532-1602 and leave a message for our Clinic Manager, Debbie Collins-Rivera to discuss your situation.

More information about spay and neuter surgery at link above.
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« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2010, 02:47:46 PM »

Arizona-Cochise County-

Cochise County Humane Society
P.O. Box 1516
Sierra Vista AZ 85636

Cochise County Humane Society provides financial assistance to residents of Cochise County enabling them to care for their companion animals. We assist in obtaining low cost spay and neuter services, emergency Veterinary care, and pet food.

The Humane Society assisted over 250 low-income clients with emergency and non-emergency veterinary issues.

Emergency Veterinarian Assistance during normal business hours 520-458-7164

Spay/Neuter: Appointments required
Please call ARK directly at 520-730-3001 for an appointment at one of the mobile locations
Low income families in need of financial assistance, or wishing to schedule locally, please call 520-803-7385

Companion animal and feral cat spay/neuter inquiries, please call 520-803-7385.

Low cost spay and neuter clinic schedule for January.  The society also sponsors low cost vaccination clinics but there's none on the 2010 schedule as yet.

Sierra Vista Herald January 10, 2010

"Grant money through the state’s special license plate program will allow the Cochise County Humane Society to fund spays and neuters for those who might need assistance.

"Arizona’s Pet Plate program has awarded the society $7,500 for dog spays and neuters, along with $2,500 designated for the sterilization of free-roaming cats.

"In addition, the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office received an $8,000 grant to be used for companion animal spays and neuters. Financial assistance using Pet Plate funds is available at all mobile clinics sponsored by the Cochise County Humane Society. The procedures are performed by Animal Rural Klinic, a mobile practice that travels to Willcox, Elfrida, Whetstone, Tombstone and Sierra Vista.

"Anyone with free-roaming cats in their area or who would like to have their pets sterilized can bring them to one of the ARK clinics for spaying or neutering.

“"We ask that you call first to make an appointment and arrange for financial assistance, if it’s needed,” Redding said. “The number is (520) 803-7385.” "
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« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2010, 03:12:37 PM »


Humane Society of Central Arizona
(formerly Payson Humane Society)
812 S. McLane Road
Payson, AZ  85547
(928) 474-5590
Fax-(928) 474-4341


The Humane Society of Central Arizona (formerly Payson Humane Society) has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation.  The grant will help provide assistance to low-income families in need of emergency veterinary care, as well as provide treatment to stray animals that arrive wounded or ill at the shelter through the shelter’s Second Chance program.
Protocols are in place to determine need and amount of assistance required on a case-by-case basis.

There is a spay and neuter assistance program, but theie website says they are waiting for funds for this at present.

Payson Roundup January 9, 2010

The Humane Society of Central Arizona (formerly Payson Humane Society) has received a $5,000 grant from the Arizona Companion Animal Spay/Neuter Committee, to be used to spay and neuter our community’s feral cats.

The news story also reports the grant for emergency medical assistance.

If you or someone you know is feeding Feral cats ~ please call "Payson Friends of Ferals" at (928) 474-1836.

We will help you "trap, spay/neuter, and return them.
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« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2010, 09:41:56 AM »

Arizona-Mojave county-

Rescued Unwanted Furry Friends Foundation/RUFFF House Sanctuary
P.O. Box 2477
Bullhead City, AZ 86430
(928) 565-BARK

Kingman Daily Miner March 7 2010

"It's time to show unconditional love back to the RUFFF House Sanctuary in Golden Valley. This sanctuary has helped this community with pet needs for 10 years. Hillarie, the founder, has worked hard to financially support this organization. When someone uses her own money to finance a passion that serves a community so unselfishly, the community should step up and support the sanctuary as an act of unconditional love; we should have learned from our pets.

"This organization has helped people with pet adoptions, serves on committees for pets (CARE), helped with pet food, pet medical, and sound pet advice. Mohave County needs this sanctuary and needs to show support morally, financially, and with volunteerism now.

"Call 565-BARK and show your appreciation for all she has done for Mohave County pet owners in some way. Appreciation for this organization is long overdue."
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« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2010, 05:35:23 PM »

Arizona-Maricopa county-,-spay-and-neuter-clinics-offered-in-the-valley

ABC 15 July 6, 2010

"Maricopa County Animal Care and Control will offer four free rabies clinics and one free spay and neuter clinic in July.

"Clinics are first come, first serve.

"There is a limit of two pets per household and the mobile unit only takes an average of 25 animals.

"Dogs must be on a leash that's less than 6 feet long and cats must be in carriers.

"No hernias or cryptorchid males, pregnant or in-heat females allowed.

"Animals must be at least two pounds and dog owners must buy a Maricopa County dog license.

"Pets cannot have food or water after 10 p.m. the night before the surgery.

The Spay and Neuter Clinic will take place July 11 at:

2500 S. 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009
Check in is 6 a.m.

All rabies vaccination clinics (except July 28) will take place at:

Home Depot
5902 W. Peoria Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85302

Rabies Vaccination Clinics:
July 7 from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m.
July 14 from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m.
July 21 from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m.

July 28 Rabies Vaccination Clinic will take place at:

2500 S. 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Animal Care and Control Services
2500 S. 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ  85009
Fax: 602-372-7556
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« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2010, 07:48:24 PM »


Care For The Horses
P.O. Box 884
Sierra Vista, AZ 85636
Phone: 520.559.2224

Feed and Veterinary Assistance Program

It is the goal of Care For The Horses to provide assistance as may be needed to ensure that no horse(s) is subjected to neglect or abuse because no assistance was available.

There may come a time that an individual is facing some hardship, due to illness, job change, divorce, etc. At times like this a person may find it difficult to maintain their horses care both in feeding them and caring for their health needs.

This program is offered to ensure that during those times, help will be available for you to get you through those most difficult times.

It is very easy for someone to request assistance. All you need to do is to call Ann at (520) 378-0896 or leave a message if there is no answer and someone will contact you to find out how Care For The Horses may assist you. All information is kept confidential.

An appointment is setup to meet with you and access what kind of help may be needed and the possible duration that assistance will be provided.

Care For The Horses will provide feed, grain, foot care, and veterinarian care during this time to maintain the well being of your horse(s). Feed can be purchased at the local feed mills by the Care For The Horses program and you may just make the arrangements to pick it up. You may continue to use your personal farrier or veterinarian.

After assessing your situation, a contract will be filled out formalizing your request for assistance and what may need to be provided by the program.

Assistance is generally provided for 1-3 months as needed. Upon completion of the assistance period it is required that a portion of the costs for the care provided be reimbursed to Care For The Horses.

Repayment can be taken care of over a period of a few months, with a small payment plan setup for this. The program will work individuals to ensure that no further hardship is endured during the repayment process.

If you only need assistance with medical care for your horse(s), Care For The Horses will also provide financial assistance to ensure your horse’s health is maintained. As with the feed assistance, all you need to do to request help is to call Ann at (520) 378-0896 to set up a time to meet and formally request the type of care the program is to provide. Costs for the medical assistance provided to your horse(s) will be paid back again over a period of time to ensure than no further financial hardship will be placed on you.

If there comes the time after the 2-3 month feed assistance period that it is evident that you will not be able to provide for the permanent care your horse(s) require, the animals may be turned over to the program for foster care until a permanent home can be found. Should you choose this option, no further payment is to be received for the reimbursement of assistance that was previously provided by the program.

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« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2011, 03:37:56 PM »

Arizona-Phoenix area-

Empty Bowl Pet Food Pantry
610 East Bell Road, Suite 2271
Phoenix, Arizona 85022

AZ Central/Arizona Republic January 8, 2011

Spay or neuter dogs and cats at Palomino Park

A free event to spay and neuter cats and dogs is open to the public in the Palomino neighborhood in northeast Phoenix next Saturday.

Hosted by Phoenix-based Empty Bowl Pet Food Pantry, the free event begins at 6:45 a.m. next Saturday at 15815 N. 30th St. in the parking lot of Palomino Park. Organizers will provide free pet food.
Contact the organization for more information.
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