Lurie Clinic Pricing | PAWS Chicago

Lurie Clinic Pricing

We have tiered our spay/neuter pricing to ensure everyone can afford it.

PAWS Chicago is committed to making spay/neuter surgeries available to all individuals and families. Our pricing is tiered, depending on:

  • Neighborhood of Residence. Do you live in one of our Targeted ZIP Codes* (see below)
  • Financial Need. Do you have a Medical Card** (public assistance)
  • Chicago Residence. Our discounted services are currently focused on making Chicago a No Kill city. You must be a resident of the city of Chicago to qualify.




Cost of Spay/Neuter Surgery

Spay/Neuter surgeries include ear cleaning and nail clipping. Additional Surgical Fees may apply

Low-cost vaccines are also available on the same day of surgery.

To qualify for free or reduced cost spay/neuter, please bring your state-issued medical card and matching picture ID. Prices effective January 1, 2017 and are subject to change. **Targeted Zip Codes: 60609, 60617, 60621, 60623, 60628, 60629, 60632, 60636.

CATSDOGS+
Chicago Residents with Medical Card*$10$25
Chicago Residents in Targeted Zip Codes* **$10$25
Suburban Residents with Medical Card*$60$100
Regular Price$50 Chicago Residents
$60 Suburban Residents
$175 ($125 for Pit Bulls)

*Includes complimentary Distemper vaccination
+Mandatory $5 fee added to dog surgery for e-collar

Additional Surgical Fees

ADDITIONAL FEEMEDICAL CARD or TARGeTED ZIP CODES
WEIGHT FEE - DOGS 50-99 lbs$100                                      $10
WEIGHT FEE - DOGS 100+ lbs$200$15
PRESURGICAL BLOODWORK***$100                                      $35
SPAYS WHILE PET IN HEAT$100$20
SPAYS FOR PYOMETRA (UTERINE INFECTION)$250                                      $25

CRYPTORCHID NEUTERS (TESTICLES NOT FULLY DESCENDED) SINGLEADDITIONAL FEE                                                            MEDICAL CARD OR TARGETED ZIP CODES          
CAT$50 $5
DOG$100$10

CRYPTORCHID NEUTERS
BILATERAL
ADDITIONAL FEE                MEDICAL CARD OR TARGETED ZIP CODES
CAT $60           $10 
DOG                               $150$15 

REDUCIBLE HERNIA REPAIRADDITIONAL FEEMEDICAL CARD OR TARGETED ZIP CODES
$150$15
BABY TOOTH PULLADDITIONAL FEEMEDICAL CARD OR TARGETED ZIP CODES
ONE TOOTH$50$10
TWO TEETH OR MORE$75$20

PRESURGICAL BLOODWORK***  
full price: $100 / Medical card or targeted zip codes: $35

Other fees may apply

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Low-cost Vaccinations

Price with Medical Card or Targeted Zip CodeRegular Price
1 Year Rabies Vaccine
Every dog and cat over 3 months of age must be vaccinated yearly by county/state law.
$20$33
3 Year Rabies Vaccine
Every dog and cat over 3 months of age must be vaccinated yearly by county/state law. This vaccine is effective for 3 years.
$50$89
Distemper (DA2PP) Vaccine
Protection against a variety of infectious agents including distemper and parvovirus.
$20$89
Bordetella Vaccine
Protection against kennel cough
$20$33
Heartworm Test
A simple blood test for detecting a parasite that lives in the blood stream that can be fatal if not treated.
$20$33
Found Animals Microchip
Permanent identification that will help lost pets get back to their owner. This purchase includes prepaid registration.
$20$20
Flea/Tick & Heartworm Prevention
See below for products available for purchase
Price by weightPrice by weight
Price with Medical CardRegular Price
1 Year Rabies Vaccine
Every dog and cat over 3 months of age must be vaccinated yearly by county/state law.
$20$33
3 Year Rabies Vaccine
Every dog and cat over 3 months of age must be vaccinated yearly by county/state law. This vaccine is effective for 3 years.
$50$89
Distemper (DA2PP) Vaccine
Protection against upper respiratory infections (cat colds) such as rhinotracheitis and calicivirius in addition to distemper.
$20$33
FeLV/FIV Blood Test
A simple blood test to determine if your cat is infected with Feline Leukemia or Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
$20$33
Found Animals Microchip
Permanent identification that will help lost pets get back to their owner. This purchase includes prepaid registration.
Includes prepaid registration
$20$20
Cardboard Cat Carrier
For temporary transportation of your pet. Each cat must be in their own carrier for safe transportation.
$5$5
Flea/Tick & Heartworm Prevention
See below for products available for purchase
Price by weightPrice by weight
Products
Heartgard Plus (Dogs Only):

This is a beef flavored tab that your dog will eat like a treat once a month, which contains heartworm preventative as well as a general dewormer. We recommend this product be given every month, all year long, for your pet’s entire life. It is sold by the weight of your dog in 6 or 12 month supplies.

Frontline Plus (Dogs and Cats):

Guaranteed Flea and Tick elimination and prevention. Kills 100% of fleas within 18 hours of application and 100% of ticks within 48 hours. Each topical applicator works for an entire month. Sold by your pet’s weight in 3 or 6 month supplies.

Revolution (Dogs and Cats):

Prevents and eliminates fleas, prevents heartworm disease, treats and eliminates ear and sarcoptic mites, and eliminates American Dog Ticks. Each topical applicator works for an entire month. Sold by your pets weight in 3 or 6 month supplies.

Services Available During Vaccine Clinic

Medical Card or Targeted Zip CodeNo medical Card or in Targeted Zip Code
Ear Cleaning$15$20
Nail Trim$15$20
Purchased together$25$35
Single dose of:
Frontline$15$20
Revolution (only available for dogs after negative Heartworm test)$10$15

*Targeted ZIP Codes

Our services are targeted to make the most impact at reducing pet overpopulation. We analyze data every year to determine:

iii) The neighborhoods in Chicago where more stray dogs and cats are on the streets

iv) The neighborhoods where animals who come into Animal Care & Control (the city pound) originate

This data determines our Targeted ZIP Codes—the .areas most in need of spay/neuter to control pet overpopulation. Targeted ZIP Codes are currently 60609, 60617, 60621, 60623, 60628, 60629, 60632, 60636.

**Medical Card Eligibility. We accept medical cards issued by the State of Illinois to residents receiving public assistance. View at www.dhs.state.il.us. (Please note that Disability, Medicare and SNAP cards are not eligible for these discounts.)

To qualify for discounts, the person whose name is on the front of the Medical Card (same side as the address) must:

  • Be present during check-in to qualify for discounts

  • Bring a current copy of your Medical Card and picture ID with matching name and address

***Presurgical Bloodwork is mandatory for all animals 6 years of age or older to assess surgical risk. Bloodwork is not able to be performed on the GusMobile. The client must bring bloodwork report with them to the appointment or may elect to have bloodwork processed at the Lurie Clinic prior to surgery.

Spay/Neuter

In 2016, PAWS Chicago performed 17,236 surgeries, the majority free for Chicago under-resourced families.