Spay & Neuter FAQ’s

Spay Neuter Clinic Union County NC | Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?

Our address is 4015 Waxhaw Hwy (Hwy 75) Monroe, NC 28112.  We are located on HWY 75 very near the intersection of the Rocky River Rd. and Hwy 75 (there is a flashing yellow light at this intersection).


Do I need an appointment?

Yes.  You must call ahead and schedule an appointment.


What forms of payment do you accept? 

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Debit Cards, and Cash (No checks).   We require pre-payment.  Payment is processed at the time that you schedule an appointment.


What are the drop off and pick-up times at the Spay Neuter Clinic Union County NC? 

The day of your pets surgery, they must be checked into the clinic between the hours of 7:00 and 7:45 a.m. Pick-up time for your pet will be discussed the morning they are dropped off for surgery.  This pick-up time is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances, such as inclement weather, etc., so we will require a phone number where you or the person responsible for picking up your pet can be reached at anytime the day of your pet’s surgery.   Please note that you must be available or make arrangements to have your pet picked up before 4:45 p.m. that day.


Must I live in Union County or Monroe to have my animal spayed/ neutered at the Monroe Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Clinic in Union County?

No, there are no restrictions on what county or city you live in.  Anyone is welcome to use our services.


Does a licensed veterinarian perform the surgery? 

Yes.  NC state law mandates that any person performing surgery on an animal be a licensed veterinarian by the North Carolina State Veterinary Medical Board (NCVMB).


What is the maximum number of animals I can schedule for one day?

The maximum number of animals per client will be determined on a case-by-case basis depending on appointment availability and cage space availability.


What vaccines are required for my dog or cat?

Both cats and dogs must be current on Rabies and Distemper Vaccines on the day of surgery.  If your animal is not current on required vaccines we can administer the necessary vaccines at additional low cost to those animals having surgery at our clinic.


What proof do you require for vaccines?

We require proof that a licensed Veterinarian vaccinated your animal for both Rabies and Distemper.  We will accept a Rabies certificate or a receipt from your Veterinarian showing either the date your animal was vaccinated or a reminder date of when they are due next.  The animals name on the receipt must match the animal you have scheduled for surgery.


What are the restrictions on what my dog or cat can eat/drink prior to surgery? 

Your animal cannot have any food after 8pm, and no water after 12am (midnight) on the night before surgery.  It isvery important to follow these instructions and failure to do so may result in us having to reschedule your appointment.


Will my pet receive pain medications? 

Yes.  Every animal that undergoes surgery receives a pain injection and a mild sedative prior to having their procedure.  Post-operative pain medication is also available for purchase and is recommended to help your pet recover with minimal pain.


Can I make an appointment or stop by the clinic just to have my dog or cat vaccinated?

Yes.  We offer limited vaccines, testing, and preventatives during Wellness Wednesday’s. Call for appointment.


Do you sell monthly heartworm preventative and flea/tick treatments?

Yes.  We do sell monthly heartworm preventative (must make appointment for Wellness Wednesday) and flea treatment.


Can you microchip my animal?  

Yes.  We do offer microchipping


Can you de-claw my cat, fix a hernia, remove my dog’s dewclaws, and pull baby teeth, etc., while it’s under anesthesia?

No.  Because we are a high volume clinic, we are unable to perform any other surgical procedures other than spay/neuter surgeries and umbilical hernia repair. We ask that you contact your regular veterinarian for any other surgeries your animal may require.


Will my pet be kept overnight at the clinic? 

No. There is not overnight stay at our clinic. You will need to make arrangements to have your pet dropped off and picked up on the same day.


Feral Cats

Does your clinic spay/neuter feral cats?

Yes, we do spay/neuter feral cats. In addition, the left ear is tipped for the purpose of easily identifying that the cat has already been altered and to eliminate the chance of a repeat surgery.


Is there a discount for altering feral cats?

No.  Our price is the same for feral cats as it is for privately owned cats. You may qualify for our rescue discount or our Senior Citizen discount of 20%


Is Feline Aids Leukemia Heartworm Test required for ferals?



How many feral cats can be scheduled at a time?

The maximum number of feral cats per client will be determined by appointment availability. Please call clinic.


Didn’t find the answer to your question?

Please call the spay neuter clinic Union County NC | 704-292-SPAY (7729).

Thank You!