Department for Children and Families:
Vermont Spay and Neuter Incentive Program (VSNIP)
VSNIP helps lower-income Vermonters afford to have their companion animals spayed or neutered.
What help is available?
If you're eligible for VSNIP, we'll send you a voucher that allows you to get a companion dog, cat or wolf hybrid spayed or neutered by a participating veterinarian for a $27 copay.
Am I eligible for assistance? To be eligible, you must:
How do I apply?
How does the program work?
What does my co-pay cover?
The copay covers the fee for the entire surgical procedure, including:
The co-pay does not include:
Please ask your veterinarian about possible additional charges prior to surgery. We encourage you to buy pain medication from your vet to use after the surgery; however, this cost is not covered by VSNIP.
Who do I contact for more information? To leave a detailed message, call 802-672-5302
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
How is the program funded?
VSNIP is 100% funded by a surcharge on annual dog licensing fees collected in Vermont. Because receipts vary from month to month, the number of surgical procedures we can fund each month also varies.
For monthly invoices, go to VSNIP.VT.GOV Send this invoice along with the vouchers to:
PO Box 104