Ernie Wilkinson
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Physical Address:
Pet Adoption Center
115 Shelter Way
Smithfield, NC 27577
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1049
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-8474
Fax: 919-934-0753
Spay and Neuter Assistance Program of North Carolina (SNAP-NC)

The Spay-Neuter Assistance Program of North Carolina (SNAP-NC) is a non-profit mobile surgery group funded through grants and donations.  SNAP-NC is a completely equipped and staffed "spay and neuter clinic on wheels" that goes directly info communities to perform safe surgical sterilization of dogs and cats.  SNAP-NC also provides vaccinations and other services to animals sterilized through the mobile program.

Our state-of-the-art mobile clinic currently operates three days a week and will spay or neuter over 2,000 animals this year.  An on-board generator and water supply make the unit totally self-sufficient and able to travel into even the most remote areas.  Our SNAP-NC mobile clinic program is one of the first of its kind in the United States.

By preventing unwanted births, every cat and dog spayed or neutered by our mobile clinic will immediately impact the number of animals who end up in area shelters.  Two breeding cats with all of their offspring can generate 420,000 cats in just six years and two breeding dogs with all of their offspring can produce 67,000 dogs in seven years.  Only one out of nine of these animals will ever find a home.  Help us decrease the loss of life of cats and dogs in our area.  There will never be enough homes for all of them.

The Program

Prior to arriving at a location, SNAP-NC's Community Coordinators distribute information throughout the area about spaying and neutering and SNAP-NC services.  SNAP-NC works with humane societies, animal control facilities, and schools to spread the word about our program and surgery dates, using media, flyers, and word of mouth.

Patients are brought to the unit at their designated location on leashes or in pet carriers the morning of their surgery and are discharged the same afternoon.  Only licensed veterinarians utilizing the most modern equipment perform spay and neuter surgeries.  Veterinary technicians provide patient monitoring and surgical support.  Provisions for post-operative emergencies have also been made.

Clients learn the benefits of spaying and neutering so they, too, can become community educators.  All clients receive verbal and written post-operative instructions for their dogs and cats.


Dog Spay/Neuter - Includes Rabies, Distemper/Parvo vaccine & pain injection
8 to 59 lbs: $100
60 lbs and Up: $125

Cat Spay/Neuter - Includes Rabies, Distemper vaccines & pain injection
All Cats: $70

Dogs Additional: $30-45
Cats Additional: $15-20

Pain medicine to go home
Cats: $3
Dogs: $5

Additional services (available only with spay/neuter) :

Microchip for permanent pet identification:
$25 (lifetime registration, even if you move!)

Heartworm testing for dogs

Heartworm prevention with proof of negative HW test
$35 (6-dose box)

Frontline applied during surgery

Frontline to go home (3 dose box)
Cats: $35
Dogs: $40

Feline Leukemia / FIV test for cats

Feline Leukemia vaccine (strongly recommend test first)

FREE w/test through February 2009 (While Supplies Last)

Bordetella (kennel cough) vaccine for dogs

Dewormer (2 take home doses per pet)

NEW Product Profender Topical Dewormer for cats


Services available without surgery :

Microchip implant for permanent pet identification
$30 (Please call ahead to confirm schedule)

Frontline to go home (3 dose box)
Cats: $35
Dogs: $40


For More Information

To find out more about SNAP-NC, our operation schedule, or to make a contribution to our program, please call the SNAP-NC office at 919-783-7627 or visit our website at

P.O. Box 17043
Raleigh, NC 27619
919-783-SNAP (7627)