Fee Schedule

All our reasonable fees for adoptions and services at a glance

Fee Schedule – Contents

  • Adoption Fees
  • Spay/Neuter Fees
  • Vaccination Fees
  • Microchip Fees
  • Boarding Fees
  • Other Services

Adoption Fees

Dogs: $80.00
Adoption fee includes spay/neuter surgery, health exam, vaccinations, microchip with registration, temperament evaluation, worming for puppies, background/personality profile, starter packet of food & dog care booklet.
Cats: $60.00
Adoption fee includes spay/neuter surgery, health exam, vaccinations, feline leukemia test, microchip with registration, temperament evaluation, worming for kittens, background/personality profile, cat carrier, starter packet of food & cat care booklet.
Seniors for Seniors: $25.00
This program is for Seniors 60 years of age or more who adopt a dog or cat who is at least 7 years old. Adoption fee includes all the services and supplies of a regular adoption PLUS a one-year membership with all member benefits with the Santa Barbara Humane Society.

Spay/Neuter Fees

Dogs
Male:
5 – 20 lbs. $70
21 – 40 lbs. $80
41 – 60 lbs. $100
61- 80 lbs. $120
Female:
5 – 20 lbs. $80
21 – 40 lbs. $100
41 – 60 lbs. $125
61 – 80 lbs. $150
**Additional charges apply if dog is pregnant or in heat; Dogs in heat should be scheduled a minimum of 8 weeks after their heat cycle (bleeding) has FINISHED in order to avoid complications and additional charges; Please be advised that dogs found or known to be pregnant MAY NOT be able to undergo surgery based on a risk evaluation by the veterinarian.**
Cats
Male: $40.00
Female: $60.00
**Additional charges apply if pregnant or in heat**

All the charges listed above also include an anti-lick collar.

All clinic visits are by appointment only! Call (805) 964-4777 x20 for appointments.

The SBHS Spay/Neuter Clinic is unable to perform procedures on the following animals:

  • ANY dog or cat under 4 months of age
  • ANY dog or cat deemed by the surgeon to be at high anesthetic risk, including all brachycephalic breeds (i.e. Bulldogs, Boston Terriers, Pugs, Persian cats, etc)
  • ANY dog or cat deemed by the surgeon to present an unusually high risk for surgical or medical complications, including hairless breeds (i.e. American hairless, Chinese chested, Sphinx cats).
  • ANY dog or cat deemed by the surgeon to be emaciated or obese
  • ANY dog or cat deemed by the surgeon to present an unreasonable risk for bodily harm to the surgeon or staff
  • ANY dog or cat over 5 years of age
  • ANY dog or cat deemed by the surgeon to be unsuitable for surgery due to any reason not listed above.

Abandoning your animal is against the law. If you do not pick up your animal or make alternate arrangements for having your animal picked up, the Santa Barbara Humane Society has the right to surrender your pet to the Santa Barbara County Animal Services Shelter at 5473 Overpass Road, Santa Barbara, CA. To relinquish your animal, you will be held responsible for any and all costs including impoundment charges.

If you abandon your animal and County Animal Services is unable to hold your animal, the Santa Barbara Humane Society will charge $50.00 for any animal left overnight prior to releasing the animal to you.

Vaccination and Deworming Fees*

Dogs
Rabies: $12.50
Distemper-Parvo (1 year): $15.00
Distemper-Parvo (3 year): $30.00
for dogs 1 year of age and older
Bordetella (Kennel Cough): $12.50
Cats
Rabies: $12.50
FVRCP (1 year): $15.00
FVRCP (3 year): $30.00
for cats 1 year of age and older
Feline Leukemia: $20.00
All cats must be tested for Leukemia prior to beginning Leukemia vaccination series.
Leukemia Test: $20.00
Deworming for roundworms and hookworms for Kittens & Puppies
(6 months of age and younger): $5.00 per dose
Two doses recommended at 2 to 3 weeks apart

* Vaccinations and deworming are available to SBHS members’ pets.
Please call to make an appointment between 10:00 to 12:00 and 2:00 to 4:00 Monday – Friday

Microchip* Fees

Members $25.00
Non-members $35.00

* Appointment required – (805) 964-4777

Boarding* Fees

Dog Boarding $12.00/day
$14.00/day with exercise yard
All dogs must have the following vaccinations prior to entering boarding:

  • Bordetella (kennel cough)
  • Distemper-Parvo
  • Rabies
Cat Boarding $10.00/day
Extra feedings or special instructions add $1.00 daily.
All cats must have the following vaccinations prior to entering boarding:

  • FVRCP
  • Rabies

* Pet Boarding for SBHS members’ pets. Reservations required – (805) 964-4777

Other Services Offered to the Public

Pet Cremations: $85.00 to $135.00
Columbarium Inurnment: $125.00

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