Spay/Neuter Incentive Program (SNIP)
LOW-COST SPAY/ NEUTER SERVICES
The Spay/Neuter Incentive Program (SNIP) provides qualified owners access to spay/neuter services for their household dog or cat at a greatly reduced cost. Services are performed at Lollypop Farm by appointment only. Our team of veterinarians licensed veterinary technicians, and assistants provide the highest level of care in our state-of-the-art Klingenstein Veterinary Clinic on the main campus in Fairport. Read our FAQs to learn more about spaying or neutering your pet.
- To explore other spay & neuter options in our area view our listing of alternative spay/neuter resources here.
- Services are provided by appointment only at Lollypop Farm’s Klingenstein Veterinary Clinic in Fairport, NY.
- A non-refundable deposit is required to schedule an appointment: *$25 for cats or $50 for dogs*
- Appointments are scheduled Monday through Thursday. Drop off time for cats is 7:30 a.m.; drop off time for dogs is 8:00 a.m.
- Services are provided the same day. Pick-up time for cats is 3:00 pm; pick-up time for dogs is 3:15 pm.
- No follow-up appointments are needed.
- Post-op care instructions are provided at discharge.
Cost of Services
SNIP pricing has been updated effective 9/30/22. Applications received prior to 9/30/22 will be offered service at prior pricing.
What is included?
- Spay or Neuter surgery with anesthesia and pain medicine.
- Rabies and Distemper Vaccinations.
If your pet is current on these vaccines, you may submit proof of vaccination up to two days prior to your surgery date to receive a discount of up to $10 ($5 per required vaccine). Proof submitted less than two days before your surgery date will not be eligible for a discount; you will be charged the full cost of services.
- General Exam
- Nail Trim
- Optional: E-collar ($5), Microchip, Flea & Tick Treatment, and De-Worming ($10 each)
Pet owners must meet one of the following criteria:
- Receive Public Assistance (SNAP, HEAP, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Income, Unemployment, or Medicaid)
- Fall below Income Eligibility Guidelines (below)
Household Size: Maximum Household Income
1 Person: $31,400
2 People: $35,900
3 People: $40,400
4 People: $44,850
5 People: $48,450
6 People: $52,050
7 People: $55,650
8 People: $59,250
Dogs or cats must be:
- Be between the ages of 4 months and 6 years at the time of application and surgery
- Be in good health
- Have no history of aggression
- Owned by the applicant and have been in the custody of the applicant for at least 30 days. If found as a stray, a good faith effort must have been made to locate an owner. Please see this page for information about reporting stray pets.
- Spay/Neuter will increase your dog/cat’s chance of a longer, healthier life by reducing the risk of cancer.
- Spaying/Neutering your dog/cat reduces his/her likelihood to roam, spray/mark (cats), or have aggressive behaviors.
- One unaltered dog/cat and his/her offspring can produce thousands of puppies/kittens in a lifetime.
- There are more cats/dogs than available homes. Spay/Neuter ensures that your pet will not contribute to the number of pets in shelters each year.