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THE $20 FIX program offers a low-cost way to spay or neuter dogs and cats.

You can use this program if you live in the Town of Cary, Caswell, Durham, Orange, or Person County in North Carolina, and:

  • you participate in Medicaid, NC-Health Choice, Food Stamps, Work First, Section 8, Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Emergency Assistance (EA) or Energy Assistance (EFF). A copy of your card or qualification letter is required.

  • -OR-

  • your total household income falls within the
    following limits:

    1-person household: $18,000 or less
    2-person household: $24,000 or less
    3-person household: $30,000 or less
    4-person household: $36,000 or less

Please contact us for guidelines if there are more than 4 people living in your home. A copy of the first page of your Federal income tax return or your best proof of income (check stub, W-2, etc.) is required.

If you do not qualify for THE $20 FIX program but still need assistance with the spay or neuter surgery, please be sure to check out our free online spay/neuter search tool to find another option near you, or give us a call and we'll be happy to walk you through the options.

Navigate this page using the links below:

Apply Today
Preparing Your Pet
Donate Today

Apply Today!

You must receive a voucher and make an appointment to participate in THE $20 FIX.

To apply for assistance, please complete an application and mail, email, or fax it to AnimalKind.

If you need help completing the form, call AnimalKind at (919) 870-1660. Or, send an e-mail to:

Mail, Email, or Fax Your Application

AnimalKind / THE $20 FIX
P.O. Box 12568
Raleigh, NC 27605

Fax: 919-890-0705

Apply In Person

Ask how to apply for THE $20 FIX program in-person with our local partners and friends at:

Orange County Animal ServiceAPS of Durham

The Process

If your income qualifies, you will receive a voucher (usually within three weeks after we receive your application) and a list of the veterinary locations where it can be used. You must use the voucher within three months of the issue date, or apply again. Don't wait to call, some locations have waiting lists.

Your co-pay amount (cost to you) is $20 for a cat or dog. This must be paid in cash to the veterinarian when you drop off your pet. If you cannot afford a co-pay, please explain this in your application.


Preparing Your Pet for Surgery

Please download instructions on how to prepare your pet for spay or neuter surgery.

PO Box 12568, Raleigh, NC 27605 Phone: (919) 870-1660

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