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Get FREE spay and neuter all over the Valley

Posted at 6:51 AM, Mar 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-09 10:16:07-04

Bring your PAWsome pets, and get ready for the FREE Spay & Neuter Weekend all across the Valley March 3 and 4, sponsored by

RELATED: 20 pets up for adoption now in the Valley 

The goal is to have 900 animals spayed and neutered this weekend from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Check out the locations and information from their website below:

Age and Weight Requirements for Surgery:

  • All pets must weigh between 3 lbs and 60 lbs.

  • No pets 5 years of age or older

  • Limit of 2 pets per household

Event & Pre-Surgery Instructions

  • Check-in will begin at 7 a.m. First-come, first-served

  • Space is limited. Availability and kennel space based on sex, species, weight & size of animals

  • Free vaccinations will be provided with the surgery only

    • Vaccination will include a Rabies Vaccine &
      4-in-1 for dogs (aka-Parvo/Distemper combo) or
      3-in-1 for cats (FVRCP)

  • All animals must be in good health

  • All animals must be friendly

  • All dogs must be on a leash

  • All cats must be in a secure carrier (1 per carrier)


  • Water is fine up until you leave your house for the surgery

  • No pets that are in heat, pregnant, obese or cryptorchid, please

  • No feral cats or rescue organizations, please

  • Maricopa County residents, only

Pick-up & Post-Surgery:
You will be advised by each veterinary team as to when your designated time for pick-up will be. Please do not travel too far from your location, as they may call to advise you that your animal is ready for pick-up earlier than first stated. *Though intake (obtaining a spot for this event) is based on a first-come, first-serve process, surgeries are not. Surgeries are performed in an order based on a variety of factors. ​

General Event Rules:

  • Lines will begin to form OUTDOORS very early at each location

  • Please come prepared for the weather & wait time; bringing water for you and your pet(s), warm clothing and easy to carry chair if needed.

  • Please have patience and be courteous to your fellow neighbor in line and their pet(s), event staff & volunteers.

  • Fix.Adopt.Save. representatives will be managing the lines as well as working alongside the veterinary staff during check-in. Please be sure you have read the details regarding the limit of space. 

  • Fix.Adopt.Save. representatives will be wearing light-blue t-shirts with the FAS logo

  • We ask that you please not contact the participating organizations/clinics prior to the event as complete event details are listed within this page. We thank you for your understanding.


  • Avondale Civic Center Library: 11350 Civic Center Dr., Avondale 85323

    • Located south of I-10 on Avondale Blvd. East-end of center

    • The line will begin in front of library and wrap around the side of the building

    • Two surgical spay/neuter mobile units will be providing services

  • Altered Tails Barnhart Clinic Phoenix:

    • 950 W Hatcher Rd, Phoenix 85021

    • Entrance is located off of 11th Avenue & Hatcher Rd.

  • Arizona Humane Society, Spay/Neuter Clinic- Phoenix:

    • 1311 W Hatcher Rd, Phoenix 85021

  • Arizona Humane Society, Spay/Neuter Clinic- South Mountain Campus for Compassion:

    • 1521 W Dobbins Rd, Phoenix 85041

  • Altered Tails Barnhart Clinic Mesa: 7246 East Main St, Suite #3, Mesa 85207

    • This location will provide surgeries through Altered Tails and a surgical spay/neuter mobile unit as well.