SOS of Ohio

SOS of Ohio services & pricing

Here at SOS of Ohio, surgeries are scheduled by appointment only (this includes feral/stray cats), on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

Online scheduling is available; if you need help or have a special request please email us at

Special Cases

Pediatric: Kittens and puppies can be spayed/neutered as early as 12 weeks or 2 pounds, whichever comes first.

Geriatric: Cats and dogs over seven years of age require pre-surgical bloodwork.

Unhealthy animals: SOS of Ohio reserves the right to deny surgery to animals that are deemed overweight or not healthy enough for surgery by one of our veterinarians. If an animal does not receive surgery, there will be a $25 exam fee assessed. In most cases, we will provide low-cost treatment of the illness if we are able.

Aggressive animals: If your pet is aggressive, even if it's out of fear, there will be a $20 fee in addition to the exam fee. This covers the extra staff time it takes to handle them. If they're here for surgery, there is no additional fee, but we do ask that you come at 9:00am so they can go straight into surgery and not have to wait in a kennel, stressing themselves out even more.

On Wednesdays, we have a walk-in wellness clinic that runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm, where we offer vaccines and wellness care. If you want to know whether or not we can treat a specific issue, please contact us at

Be aware that because we are a spay/neuter clinic, we reserve wellness visits for our spay/neuter clients. As a non-profit, we run on donations and those who donate expect us to use their resources for spayed and neutered pets. If we were to see unsterilized pets, we would be disrespecting our donors' wishes. If you do not want your pet to be sterilized, please see a full-service vet.

Spay and Neuter Pricing

SOS of Ohio is dedicated to providing high-quality veterinary services at an affordable price. Income verification is not required to receive General Public Pricing. We also offer special pricing for non-profit animal rescue groups.

Payment is required in full at the time of pick-up. We accept cash and all major credit cards — no personal checks are allowed. Due to our small size, we are unable to accept CareCredit or ScratchPay.

No animal should go without pain medication, so we provide pain control on the day of surgery. We strongly encourage all owners to purchase extra pain medication to go home with their pet at a cost of $10.

We also recommend an e-collar (cone) to go home to ensure that they cannot lick their incision. You can pick one up with your pet for $5.

Other Services

Wellness exam: $25

Animals that come in for surgery receive an exam, and that is included in the cost of surgery. For pets who come in for a vaccine visit, there is a base charge of $25 for the routine exam done by the doctor.

Illness exam: $35

Animals that come to our Wellness Wednesday clinics with any symptoms of illness including, but not limited to, respiratory infections, vomiting or diarrhea, and skin or ear infections will be charged an illness exam fee. Animals with health concerns, even relatively basic ones, require a more extensive exam to ensure an appropriate treatment plan is made. The increased charge associated with the illness exam ensures we can continue to dedicate the proper amount of time to our ill patients.

Rabies Vaccination: $10

In Franklin County, the rabies vaccination is required for all pets over 12 weeks of age. Therefore, we require all animals 12 weeks of age and older to receive a rabies vaccination the day of their surgery unless proof of current rabies vaccination is shown at drop off. Proof can either be in the form of a dated rabies certificate or a shot record from your regular veterinarian’s office - a rabies tag is not sufficient proof of current rabies vaccination, as it can be put on any pet.

Other Dog Vaccinations: $10

We recommend that both the Distemper/Parvo Combination vaccine, the Bordetella (Kennel Cough) vaccine, and the Leptospirosis vaccube be done every year. Distemper/Parvo and Leptospirosis require a booster vaccine 3-4 weeks after their first dose; after that, boosters are given yearly. Bordetella may be given every six months to high-risk patients - i.e., those who are boarded or go to dog parks frequently.

Other Cat Vaccinations: $10-$20

We recommend that both the FVRCP vaccine ($10) and the Feline Leukemia vaccine ($20) be done every year. If this is their first time getting those shots, they should be boostered 3-4 weeks later.

Microchip: $25

A microchip is about the size of a grain of rice, so the needle is even wider - for this reason, we try to only microchip pets while they're asleep for surgery. It can be done awake if your pet is prone to escape, or if they have already been spayed/neutered. We use Home Again microchips, and the price includes registration for life.

Pre-Surgical Bloodwork: $60

For pets over the age of 7, we do in-house bloodwork before spay/neuter surgery to confirm their liver and kidneys are working well enough to undergo anesthesia.

Labwork: $75+

We offer many types of bloodwork tests through Antech and Idexx. If you are interested in a specific one, please email us to confirm we can do it.

Heartwom Testing: $22

Dogs should get a heartworm test before taking heartworm preventatives. Cats are required to get the FeLV/FIV test before getting the Leukemia vaccine.

Revolution Flea and Tick Preventative: $5-15

Revolution is a topical one-month flea, mite, and heartworm preventative. It is $8 for cats, $15 for most dogs, and $30 for dogs over 90 pounds.

Bravecto Flea and Tick Preventative: $50

Bravecto is an oral flea and tick preventative. One treatment for dogs lasts three months. One treatment for cats lasts two months and also covers heartworms, roundworms, and hookworms.

Tri-Heart Hearworm Preventative: $25-40

Tri-Heart is a heartworm preventative for dogs. It is given monthly, and comes in packs of six. The price inreases with weight.

Deworming: $8-20

We have praziquantel for treating tapeworms, strongid for treating round- and hookworms, and panacur for treating many types of worms. Our doctor will recommend which one is appropriate.

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