Spay/Neuter Information

Lower Cost Spay/Neuter Services

Our spay and neuter services are intended to help reduce the pet overpopulation problem in our community and reduce the risks of certain companion animal diseases. We are pleased to provide these services in furthering what is widely recognized as an important goal for all animal welfare organizations. As a pet owner you can help make a difference by having your dog or cat surgically sterilized to prevent the birth of unwanted puppies and kittens. This procedure can also enhance your pet's health and increase the quality of their life. Spaying and neutering does not just prevent unwanted litters. This procedure can reduce common behavioral problems associated with natural mating instincts such as marking territory, humping and roaming. Pets that are less likely to roam in search of a mate can reduce the risk of your dog or cat being hit by a car, getting lost, fighting and biting people or other animals. This surgery can also reduce or eliminate the risk of testicular cancer, ovarian cancer, prostatic hyperplasia (enlarging prostate), uterine infection (pyometra), mammary cancer (breast cancer) and uterine cancer.


Cat Services

Neuter $110.00
Spay   $130.00

Dog Neuter Services

Up to 20 lbs       $195.00
21 to 40 lbs        $215.00
41 to  60 lbs        $230.00
61 - 80 lbs           $250.00
81 - 100 lbs        $220.00
101 - 120 lbs      $235.00
121 - 140 lbs      $250.00
141 - 160lbs       $265.00
161 - 180 lbs      $280.00
181 - 200 lbs    

Dog Spay Services

Up to 20 lbs            $225.00
21 to 40 lbs             $240.00
41 to 60 lbs            $260.00
61 - 80 lbs               $280.00
81 -  $320.00

**We currently aren't able to take appointments for dogs over 80 lbs.

Vaccinations available at time of surgery
Rabies    $20.00
Canine DHPP    $20.00
Feline FVRCP    $20.00

Other Services
Feline Leukemia / Feline Aids Test    $25.00
Home Again Microchip/Registration    $25.00
Flea Treatment - $12.00

***All Prices Subject to Change without notice****

Scheduling an appointment

Scheduling a spay/neuter appointment can be done over the phone or online.

To contact the Pet Pantry of Lancaster to schedule a spay or neuter surgery for your dog or cat, call 717-983-8878. 

To make an appointment online please visit our appointment page by clicking here.

Our spay/neuter clinic is very popular and we receive a high volume of phone calls. Please be patient, as it can be several days until you will receive a response.  In addition, please note that we are often scheduling surgeries for dogs and cats several months into the future.

To schedule an appointment, your pet:

  • Should be in good health
  • Should not be overweight
  • No dogs over the age of 7 years
  • Dogs should be at least 4 months old
  • Cats should be at least 3 months old

We ask that you provide proof that your pet’s vaccines are up-to-date. If not they will be administered the day of their procedure at the cost of $20 per vaccine, we vaccinate for rabies and distemper.

If live fleas are found on your pet they will be treated.

 Advantage for dogs $10.00

 Catego for cats  $12.00

When you schedule your pet’s procedure, you will be asked for a $20 non-refundable deposit to hold your appointment. The non-refundable deposit must be made at the time you schedule. No exceptions will be made. The $20 will go toward the cost of surgery. Should you need to reschedule your pet’s surgery, this deposit can be used towards the new appointment as long as the appointment is rescheduled a minimum of 48 hours before original surgery date. A new deposit will need to be collected if you wish to reschedule under the 48 hour period, or if you cancel or miss your appointment. In these instances you may be asked to pay in full. We will do our best to schedule your pet’s surgery with the earliest appointment possible, but the wait can be several weeks to a few months long.

Pre-operative blood work can be performed and is recommended, although not required (unless your dog is 5 years old or older, cat is 8 years or older). The cost for this is $85.00 and will be done prior to your pet’s surgery.  Pre-operative blood work may uncover an underlying condition that could cause complications during surgery.

On the day of surgery, please bring your pet to the Pet Pantry  (Please note that our adoption room and thrift shop are closed on Mondays but we are open for surgery).

Please remember that dogs must be on a leash, and cats must be in a carrier. Please allow yourself enough time to fill out the necessary paperwork.  Remember to bring proof of vaccination if your pet is current on vaccines.  Your pet will be able to be picked up to go home the same day.  You will be assigned a time for discharge when you arrive at intake.  Please allow time to go over post-surgical instructions.

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