FAQ’S For the Paws of Chico Spay & Neuter Program
What does the program do?
Paws provides financial assistance to pet owners who cannot afford the cost to spay or neuter (fix).
Who is eligible to receive assistance?
Any person living in the greater Chico area who is financially unable to pay for the cost of spaying or neutering their dog or cat. You must have a Chico address. Due to a grant for dogs 40lbs or greater we are able to help surrounding communities with large dogs.
How Do I get this help?
Fill out an application and mail to:
Paws of Chico Spay & Neuter Program
P.O. Box 93, Chico, CA. 95927
How much will I have to pay?
Paws of Chico Spay & Neuter Program assists in paying for the cost of spaying or neutering male and female dogs and cats. The actual amount of your co-pay will depend on your individual financial situation. This will be determined after your application is received and discussed with you by a Paws volunteer. The amount of your co-pay will be decided at that time.
How is the payment handled?
The copayment for the S/N of your pet is paid at the same time that you pick up your voucher. This occurs before the S/N surgery date. For pet owners who do not have transportation, this can be accomplished through the mail.
How long will this process take?
You will be contacted by a Paws volunteer within a week of mailing your application.