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Free & Low-Cost Pet Care in Arkansas

Free & Low-Cost Pet Care in Arkansas

If you need help with pet care in Arkansas, you’re not alone. We’ve had so many requests for veterinary help in this area. Fortunately, we’ve been able to find a few agencies that can help.

Don’t forget to check out our nationwide list of 24 agencies that help pets in all states!

Need help with spay or neuter costs?

There are many agencies that offer low-cost spay and neuter services for low income families.

Central Arkansas Rescue Effort for Animals (Little Rock)

This agency provides a limited number of Paws in the Clinic vouchers per month. The applications re-open during the first week of each month. You will need to claim them early, before they run out! Visit their website for details.

Companions Spay & Neuter (Springhill)

Financial aid may be available at Companions Spray & Neuter, depending on funding. This service is open to the public, regardless of where they live or how much they earn.

Faulkner County residents can receive low-cost services through the Faulkner County Spay/Neuter Incentive Program (FC-SNIP). If you are low income and participate in eligible programs (like EBT, SSI, SSD, WIC or Medicaid), you can get discounts on spay/neuter services. Details here.

Feline Rescue & Rehome (Little Rock)

You will need to make an appointment for FURR’s low cost clinic. All cats must be at least 12 weeks old and must weigh at least two pounds.

Spay Arkansas (Springdale)

You must meet income guidelines in order to participate in their low-cost spay and neuter clinic. The clinic is currently held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week. All services are done by appointment. Find pricing and contact information on the Spay Arkansas website.

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Need help with other veterinary costs?

Spay and neutering is, unfortunately, the easy part. If you need help with more costly veterinary procedures, be sure to check out our nationwide list of grant providers.

Arkansas 4 Animals (Little Rock)

A low-cost Walk-In Wellness clinic is available on the first and third Saturdays of each month. The clinic opens at 1 pm and is open to the first 75 pets that arrive. The clinic assist with vaccinations, heartworm tests, microchips, deworming, and Little Rock City tags. See the website for more information. 

Feline Rescue and Rehome (Little Rock)

In addition to spay/neuter services, FURR’s low cost clinic also offers vaccinations, rabies shots and limited medical services. You will need an appointment for service.

Spay Arkansas (Springdale) 

A low-cost vaccine and microchip clinic is held every four weeks. The clinic operates on Saturdays. There are no income restrictions. For information on pricing and what is available, please visit their website.

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Jeanna Mendez

Monday 10th of October 2022

Need help for a sick 6 month old pup with a ear hematoma. Tried draining it but keeps coming back. Can someone help?

Catherine Marucci

Tuesday 11th of October 2022

Hi Jeanna. If the above options aren't helpful in this case, it may be worth calling your local Humane Society to see if they know of anything else in your area.


Wednesday 20th of July 2022

My baby girl needs help she's itching and bitting and scratching nonstop and I have tried everything but a prescription how do I help her she's pulling out her hair she's bold on her back help us plz

Catherine Marucci

Wednesday 20th of July 2022

Hi Angela. Have you had a chance to contact any of the agencies listed in the article? They may be able to help.

Theresa Messinger

Friday 12th of November 2021

I need help finding a low income based vet in the yell county area of Arkansas?


Thursday 18th of November 2021

The organizations in our list should be able to help you with this, but Low Income Relief does not provide gifts, food or funds directly. You will need to reach out and contact the organizations in this list for assistance. I hope this help direct you to the answer you're looking for!