Gander and Area SPCA
36 McCurdy Dr.
Gander, NL A1V 1A2
The SNIP program is funded to provide assistance to qualifying individuals in the Gander area, with the cost of spaying or neutering animals in their care. The surgery is to be preformed at the Gander Vet Clinic after your application has been approved and you have paid the required fee.
Your application will be reviewed by a staff member of the Gander and Area SPCA, all information we receive is strictly kept confidential and will not be shared with any outside parties. Once your application is reviewed, you will be notified if your application is approved, if we require further information, or if your application has been denied.
If approved and placed on a wait list, you will be notified once we are able to provide assistance. Your fee for the spay/neuter would be as follows:
$100 for a male cat
$150 for a female cat
$150 for a male dog
$150 for a female dog
This fee must be paid before booking the surgery. Priority will be given to the applicants on the waiting list with their fees paid.
To qualify for assistance you must meet one of the following criteria:
Have a combined family net income of $25,000 or less.
Be a single parent with a net income of $25,000 or less.
Be single (living on your own with no other means of support) and have a net income of $15,000 or less.
Be 65 years of age or older and receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement.
If you fall outside of the criteria, you may be considered by “special circumstances”, providing you prove with documentation, your need for assistance.
Please note: The Gander and Area SPCA reserves the right to deny any application at its sole discretion.
You must provide proof of meeting the criteria with a copy of the Notice of Assessment you recieved with your previous years Income Tax Return, of ALL adults living in the household.
If sending via mail, please only send in a copy, DO NOT send in the original document(s).