Animal Humane Society's Kindest Cut program offers low-cost, high-quality spay/neuter, wellness, dental, and specialty surgery services to nonprofit rescues and shelters in Minnesota.
Registered organizations can use the forms below to request services. To register your organization for services, contact us at 763-489-SPAY (7729).
|* Flank spays are avaialbe for feral cats when possible.|
|Adult neuter (male) under 70 lbs.||$70|
|Adult neuter (male) 70-99 lbs.||$80|
|Adult neuter (male) over 100 lbs.||$90|
|Spay (female) under 50 lbs.||$70|
|Spay (female) 50-79 lbs.||$80|
|Spay (female) 80-99 lbs.*||$100|
|Spay (female) over 100 lbs.*||$110|
|*Female canine patients that weigh over 80 lbs. must be scheduled at Melrose Animal Clinic in Golden Valley. Please inform our program coordinator when you are scheduling these pets.|
Optional services available on the day of surgery
|Microchip and registration||$30|
|Rabies vaccine (includes certificate and tag)||$14|
|Canine distemper combo vaccine (DHPP)||$14|
|Feline distemper combo vaccine (PLRC)||$14|
|Heartworm antigen test||$17|
|Feline leukemia test||$20|
|FeLV/FIV/HW combo test||$30|
|Extraction of baby teeth||$5 per tooth|
|Tapeworm treatment (Cestex injection)||$10|
|Brucellosis test (to external lab)||$95|
Additional charges that may apply
|Undescended testicles (visible under the skin)||$10|
|Undescended testicles (inside the abdominal cavity)||$20|
|Obese or overtly pregrant animal (significantly overweight or in the third trimester of pregnancy)||$10|
|Flea treatment (required for any patient found to have live fleas)||$10–$12|
|*Unless notified otherwise, we will repair all hernias at the time of surgery.|
|One item||$5 per patient|
|Two items||$7 per patient|
|Three or more items||$9 per patient|
Additional surgical services are available to Rescue/Shelter Agencies at our Melrose Animal Clinic in Golden Valley on most Fridays on a nonemergency basis. The prices below are estimates only. In addition, the cost of antibiotic therapy, bandaging, and Elizabethan collars is not included in the estimated prices below.
|Eye enucleation (per eye)||$120–$150|
|Cherry eye repair (per eye)||$100–$120|
|Entropion repair (per eye)||$70–$150|
Medically necessary amputations
|Limb amputation (pets under 20 lbs.)||$350–$375|
|Limb amputation (pets over 20 lbs.)||$350–$600|
|Cystotomy (includes post op radiographs and stone analysis)||$350–$375|
|Mass removal: Depends on size, location and number of masses. Histopathology is an additional fee.|
For scheduling and other specialty surgeries not listed here, please contact us.
In some cases presurgical bloodwork and presurgical examinations will be required for these patients. These services, much like our others, are only available to otherwise healthy animals and required after care is the responsibility of the rescue agency.
Already altered animal. If we sedate an animal and then find that the animal exhibits a ventral abdominal midline scar (before making an incision), there will be a $30 charge.
A bilaterally cryptorchid dog or rabbit will not be sedated and surgically explored without confirmation of the presence of testicles by a GnRH (gonadotropin releasing hormone) test. Some exceptions may be made at Kindest Cut's discretion.