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Spay and neuter programs in Utah

Spaying or neutering is one of the greatest gifts you can provide your pet, your family and your community, and it is critical to helping to make Utah a no-kill state. These routine medical procedures not only help prevent medical and behavioral problems, they also decrease the number of cats and dogs entering shelters and free up homes for other pets by preventing unwanted litters. By getting your pets spayed or neutered, you are doing your part to help Save Them All. Read more about the benefits of spay/neuter and why you should spay or neuter your animals.

**Update regarding our South Ogden Spay/Neuter Clinic 

Since 2015 our South Ogden Clinic has provided more than 10,000 spay and neuter procedures for dogs and cats across the Wasatch Front. Throughout that time we have struggled to staff the facility, and stay open to the public, in part due to a national shortage of veterinarians and skilled technicians that all animal welfare organizations face. Due to these circumstances we regretfully announce that upcoming closure of the South Ogden Clinic location. We are grateful to our supporters and those who helped make it possible for us to have opened and provided services on and off for the past four years. With our partnerships with Weber County Animal Services and Davis County Animal Care and Control, we have been able to support both facilities in working with their outdoor free-roaming cat populations and close the gap towards their no-kill benchmarks and that work will continue as we build our partnerships with both facilities and the communities surrounding each.  While we are sad to close this door, our commitment to support our shelter partners and work towards ending the killing of animals in Utah remains. Please stay tuned for future programming updates.

Spay/Neuter clinic in Orem 

Best Friends Animal Society has a spay/neuter clinic in Utah County. See the clinic information tab above and make an appointment.

Want to do more to save pets’ lives? Donate to the animals. You can also equip our spay/neuter clinic with critical supplies by shopping our Amazon Charity Wish List.

Thanks to our generous donors and support from PetSmart Charities, who make our clinic possible!

Spay/Neuter clinic in Orem 

At Best Friends Animal Society’s spay/neuter clinic, our experienced veterinarians and staff provide outstanding care and treat your dog or cat like their own.

Location
845 North 100 West, Suite 107, Orem, UT 84057

Hours
Monday–Saturday
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2–5:30 p.m.
Closed 1–2 p.m. daily

See our monthly operating schedule

See a list of services and prices*

Make an appointment online

*Services are by appointment only.

Spay/neuter for feral and stray cats

Best Friends Spay/Neuter Clinic in Orem

Spay/neuter services for feral and stray cats (aka community cats) are available on a walk-in basis Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Up to 10 cats will be admitted each day on a first-come, first-served basis. Services are offered free of charge, but donations are encouraged to help support the program. 

The Orem clinic also hosts Spay Days that are specifically for community cats; 50 appointments are available per Spay Day. The next Spay Days are Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23. 

If you are a community cat caregiver or trapper and would like to reserve one of the 50 Spay Day appointments, fill out a request form. Please note that filling out a request form does not guarantee an appointment. Available appointments are given to the first applicants. If you get an appointment, we’ll email a confirmation to you.

Instructions for bringing feral and stray cats to the clinic

Feral and stray cats need to be in humane cat traps. No pet carriers or wire dog crates will be permitted. Traps should be lined with newspaper and fully covered with a sheet. For trapping instructions, view this informative video. For the safety of the animals and staff members, only one cat will be admitted per trap. To rent or obtain more humane cat traps or for more information, please email utahtnr@bestfriends.org.

Acceptable humane cat trap required for surgery: 
Acceptable cat carrier

Non acceptable pet carrier for community cat surgery:
Not acceptable cat carrier