ARF Events

January 20, 2018
Adoption Event
PetSmart : Wheaton : Dogs
PetSmart : Darien : Cats

January 27, 2018
Adoption Event
PetSmart : Wheaton
Dogs & Cats
PetSmart : Darien
Cats Only

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ARF Partners

Low Cost Spay & Neuter Services

There are resources for pet owners seeking low cost spay and neuter services.  Please contact any of the below organizations directly for the qualifications and limitations of their program.  ARF does not specifically endorse one organization over another.

Anderson Animal Shelter

(847) 697-2880

Anderson Animal Shelter

Animal Care League

(708) 848-8155

Animal Care League

DuPage County Animal Control

(630) 407-2800

DuPage County Animal Control

PAWS Chicago

(773) 521-7729

Paws Chicago

The Anti Cruelty Society

(312) 644-8338 ext.347


Spay Day Coupon

ARF encourages all pet guardians to take advantage of a special reduced rate offer from participating veterinary hospitals using the 2012 Spay Day Coupon

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Call one of the participating veterinary hospitals listed on this coupon.
  2. Inform the hospital that you have a reduced cost spay/neuter coupon.
  3. Make an appointment and give this coupon to the vet on the date of your pet's appointment.

Low Cost Spay/NEuter Assistance

The Illinois Public Health and Safety Animal Population Control Program is now available to dog and cat owners who meet the eligibility requirements of the program. To qualify, the pet owner must be eligible for the Food Stamp Program or the Social Security Disability Program.  Others that qualify are residents of the State of Illinois who are managing a feral cat colony and who humanely trap feral cats for spaying or neutering.

Pet owners can obtain applications from the Department of Public Health, any office that distributed food stamps, or from a participating veterinarian. Applications must be approved by the Department at which time the pet owner will receive a voucher to present to the participating veterinarian. The pet owner must pay a $15 co-pay to the vet and the balance will be paid by the State. The program covers surgery, anesthesia, vaccinations and any other pre-surgical procedures required by the individual veterinarian. For a list of participating veterinarians, contact the Illinois Department of Public Health at 217-782-4977.

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