Help to pay for spay or neuter for your pet

Our Spay and Neuter Voucher Program can help income-qualifying residents get this important surgery for their dogs and cats.


You must be a Hillsborough County resident and participate in one of the following public assistance programs or meet the low income guidelines: 
  • Food Stamps
  • Hillsborough Health Care Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Section 8 Housing
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
  • Women, Infants & Children
  • Low-income earnings, as defined by the Federal Poverty Income guideline and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    • Your income cannot be higher than 185 percent of the poverty level


A $10 co-pay is required and covers a rabies shot and an updated Hillsborough County pet registration tag.

How to

Follow this step-by-step process:

  1. Download an application - Spay & Neuter Voucher - English | Spay & Neuter Voucher - Spanish
  2. You can also request and application by mail, or you can pick one up at the Pet Resource Center (PRC), 440 N. Falkenburg Road in Tampa
  1. Gather a copy of your driver’s license and one of the following:
    • A copy of your benefit card
    • Proof of public assistance
    • Last year's tax filing form
  2. Mail or hand deliver the complete application, ID, and one of the items from the list in step number two to the PRC
    • PRC Address: 440 N Falkenburg Rd. Tampa, FL 33619
    • Appointments are strongly encouraged and are available from 10 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Saturday. Priority will be given to those with appointments, but walk-up customers will be seen between scheduled appointments.

What's next

  1. We will review the application
  2. If approved, we will give you a list of participating veterinarians
  3. Choose a clinic from the list below and make an appointment within 45 days
    • Bring your voucher and a $10 co-pay for each animal to your vet when you bring the animal in for surgery
    • Do not bring your pet to the Pet Resource Center for surgery


ACT Spay/Neuter Clinic

  • Location: Tampa
  • Phone: (813) 250-3900

All About Animals

  • Location: Seffner
  • Phone: (813) 681-8387

Animal Wellness Center

  • Location: Plant City
  • Phone: (813) 752-2869

Country Oaks Animal Hospital - Feline Neuters Only

  • Location: Town N' Country
  • Phone: (813) 882-9400

Harmony Vet Care

  • Location: Tampa
  • Phone: (813) 871-0850

Humane Society of Tampa Bay

  • Location: Tampa
  • Phone: (813) 870-3304

TLC Pet Snip

  • Location: Seffner
  • Phone: (863) 686-7647

Animal Coalition of Tampa

  • Location: Tampa
  • Phone: (813) 250-3900

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Last Modified: 12/15/2023, 2:09:51 PM

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