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Spay/Neuter Clinic

9400 W. Lincoln Ave, West Allis, WI 53227

--UPDATE: 7/16/20—

We are not yet able to accept new appointment requests. Please read to the end of this update for full details. Thank you!

Prior to the pandemic, the Spay/Neuter Clinic relied on a scheduling model that required large gatherings of clients at check-in and check-out. Due to the ongoing concerns of COVID-19, the unique requirements of our tight surgical spaces, and the safety or our clients, volunteers, and staff, we needed to temporarily suspend services. During that time, we converted our lobby space into a warehouse and played a critical role in distributing nearly 90,000lbs of pet food to community food banks, helping to ensure no one would struggle to feed their animal during these uncertain times. We also used the time to critically evaluate the various ways to proceed safely. Since then, we’ve been offering a limited number of spay/neuter surgeries, creating an opportunity for us to slowly rebuild our service model in a way that strengthens social distancing and safety for both our clients and staff. 

What if my appointment was cancelled due to the pandemic?
At this current stage, we are giving priority to clients with pre-existing appointments that were cancelled in response to our forced closure. If you were one of these cancelled appointments and haven’t already heard from us, you will receive an email with instructions on how to reschedule your appointment. We are rescheduling clients in order of the original appointment dates and have over 1,000 clients to contact. We ask that you please refrain from calling the clinic prior to receiving your rescheduling email -- this will help reduce our call volume, better enabling us to support our clients and the animals in our care as quickly as we can.

What if I would like to schedule a new appointment?
Once we have served the rescheduled clients, we will be able to reopen our schedule to new appointments. We are unable to provide a date of when we’ll be able to accept new clients, but we promise to update our Facebook page and this site as soon as we are able to do so. Unfortunately, as much as we wish we could welcome you all back at once, this isn’t a situation we can rush. We simply cannot operate at our pre-pandemic capacity without risking the health and safety of everyone involved. We’re so grateful for your patience and understanding – your support through these challenging times means the world to our team!

What if I adopted my pet from WHS with a spay/neuter voucher?
Please call us at 414-323-6163 and we will work with you to get your new family member a spay/neuter appointment.

Before you visit or call, please note:

  • As always, our services are by appointment only. 
  • To ensure the safety of our staff and clients, our lobby is closed. Clients must stay in their vehicle when they arrive at their scheduled appointment time. A staff member will guide you through our curbside check-in/out procedures when you arrive. Masks are required when interacting with our staff.
  • Clients should not come to the spay/neuter clinic if they are experiencing any symptoms of illness. We will work with you to reschedule or coordinate sending a family member or friend in your place. If you need to explore these alternatives, please call us at 414-323-6163. Please note: pets exposed to COVID-positive people should not come to the clinic within 2 weeks of exposure.  
  • Due to high call volume, you will need to leave a voicemail when you call. Please allow up to 3 business days for a callback on any non-emergency inquiries.


The Wisconsin Humane Society Spay/Neuter Clinic is an affordable, high-quality spay/neuter clinic open to the public. Our goal is to reduce animal homelessness by reducing financial barriers to accessing spay/neuter surgery in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Please note that all animals scheduled for surgery must be healthy, weigh at least 2lbs, and must be between 2 months and 7 years old. 

Please select an option below for more information:

Book an Appointment

We are unable to accept new appointments at the WHS Spay/Neuter Clinic at this time. Please check back for updates. Thank you so much for your patience!

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Services & Fees

Please note that all animals scheduled for surgery must be healthy, weigh at least 2lbs, and be between two months and 7 years old.

Dog Spay/Neuter (2-99lbs) - $110

100-125 lbs = $155
126-150 lbs = $205

Includes pre-surgical exam, spay/neuter, pain medication, and complimentary nail trim. 

Cat Spay/Neuter - $75

Includes pre-surgical exam, spay/neuter, pain medication, complimentary nail trim. 

Additional services

The following services are only available with spay/neuter appointment:

  • Rabies vaccine - $10 (required for surgery; can also bring proof of prior vaccination)
  • Canine distemper/parvo (DHPP) vaccine - $10
  • Bordetella - $20
  • Feline distemper (FVRCP) - $10
  • Microchipping - $25
  • Plastic e-collar - $5
  • Umbilical hernia repair - $10
  • Cryptorchid (undescended testicle)  -  add $20 

If you are looking for services other than those listed above, please check out our Veterinary Resource Guide for veterinarians in the area. 

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Clinic Hours, Location, and Contact Info

We are located at the corner of Lincoln and National in West Allis. We have a large parking lot for clients in front of the building.

WHS Spay/Neuter Clinic
9400 W. Lincoln Ave
West Allis, WI 53227
(414) 323-6163

Clinic Hours

Monday-Friday: By appointment only. Please remain in your vehicle for our curbside check-in, as our lobby is closed to the public. All clients are required to wear masks while interacting with staff.

  • Cat drop-off at 8:00 a.m.
  • Cat pick-up, same day at 4:45 p.m.*
  • Dog drop-off at 8:30 a.m.
  • Dog pick-up, same day at 3:30 p.m.*

*Please note: the clinic is not staffed overnight. If you do not pick up your animal before we close, a $39 boarding fee will be charged and your animal may have to spend the night.

Contact Us

To schedule an appointment, please request an appointment online or call (414) 323-6163. As we are a high-volume clinic, the phones are very busy. Please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible. Faxes can be sent to: 414-908-9467 ATTN: Clinic.

If you have questions, please email us at

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Support the Clinic

The Spay/Neuter Clinic is operated by the Wisconsin Humane Society, an independent non-profit. If you would like to support our mission, there are many meaningful ways to make a difference:

  • Donate - You can click here to make a monetary contribution; every dollar makes a difference.
  • Wish List - Every item donated from our Amazon Wish List means more funding we can put toward the animals in our care.
  • Spread the Word - One of the most valuable ways to make a difference doesn't cost a penny: tell your friends about the clinic! Word-of-mouth referrals are crucial to our success.
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Meet our Doctors

About Dr. Schariest

Dr. Schariest grew up in rural northeastern Pennsylvania and has been working with shelters/rescues since high school! She graduated from the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine in Scotland and has traveled abroad to experience veterinary medicine in India, New Zealand, and Nicaragua. She completed a Shelter Medicine internship at the Humane Society of Boulder Valley in Colorado and stayed there as a shelter and clinic veterinarian before joining the team at WHS. Dr. Schariest will be practicing at both the Spay/Neuter Clinic and Milwaukee Campus.  Her cat, Bandit, road-tripped with her from Colorado to Wisconsin (and was a great co-pilot!). 


About Dr. Lederer

After graduating with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Champaign-Urbana, IL in 2007, Dr. Rebecca Lederer worked at the Cat Hospital of Chicago, the Tree House Humane Society, and Paws Chicago.  During veterinary school, she helped with a program that fostered the pets of women who were victims of domestic violence.  Dr. Lederer completed a week-long training at Humane Alliance in Asheville, NC in 2009 and enjoys high-volume surgery settings.  In her free-time she enjoys playing softball and spending time with her cat Pandora.  She is looking forward to discovering Milwaukee and the surrounding area. 

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