Low Cost Services
Monday to Thursday: 9 AM-5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM-12 PM
Friday and Sunday: Closed
South Florida Veterinary Foundation Program (SFVET)
The South Florida Veterinary Foundation’s Program (SFVET) was created to help families with low incomes to get a facilities to spay and neuter your pets at LOW COST.
Our mission is to increase the access of quality veterinary care, promote responsible pet ownership, and increase awareness of the importance of the human-animal bond in our community. The SFVET is comprised of veterinarians in South Florida who generously donate their time and energy to increase awareness and promote education about animal care in our community. The SFVET program is a charitable organization that is funded thru donations and funds allocated via grants.
Animal Immunization and Sterilization Services is proudly member and part of SFVET program. Spay-neuter program through the Miami-Dade Mayor, the County Commission, and Miami-Dade Animal Services. We are also very excited at the outpouring of support the community special low income families. For more details, Please call us today!
What pet owners are eligible?
Low income owners who can prove they receive benefits from one of the following:
1. Food Stamps Letter
2. Medicaid (NO Medicare)
3. Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
4. Temporary Assistance for Needed Families (TANF)
5. Jackson Memorial Hospital membership
In each case, the eligible owner must provide a copy of the ACTUAL LETTER stating that they are entitled to the above benefits, and show that the dates still apply and are current. No “smart cards” (plastic credit card style) will be acceptable as valid proof. Samples of the various acceptable letters are available from Miami Dade Animal Services and we will post them on the website. You may print these letter on the websites of each institution mentioned above.
Are animal rescues eligible?
YES, The animal must be under the care of a rescue organization who is a registered partner of Miami
Dade Animal Services. The Foundation will provide a current list of the partners. Each rescue organization is entitled up to 25 animals a year under this program. The owner information will be the rescue organization information but must be signed by a member of that organizations Executive Board of Directors as owner. This is a HARD limit and each rescue organization must monitor their usage. You may want to pre-register these surgeries with the
foundation so overlapping veterinarians do not exceed this limit even though the rescue
organization is ultimately responsible for monitoring
What is the Co-payment?
Eligible clients and animal recuse need to pay a co- payment for surgeries (Spay and Neuter) and rabies vaccine.
The Co-payments are:
Spay and Neuter for cats: $10
Spay and Neuter for dogs: $20
Rabies vaccine (dog and cats): FREE
* Rabies tag is NOT included.
* If Pyometra was diagnosed before the surgery or the animal has clinical sings, will NOT apply the surgery through this program.
* Antibiotic and pain killer medicines are NOT included.