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Local Low-cost Services: Charlotte, NC

We love sharing resources and helpful tips with the community and Pet Parents. Charlotte, NC has been on the list of fastest growing cities for about a decade now. The population has increase about 25% since 2010. With a growing human population, naturally comes more pets that need care.

Here is our list of non-profits, government agencies and businesses that offer lower than average services for your pets. Check back regularly for an updated list.

Stand For Animals - Veterinary Clinic and Spay/Neuter

3 locations in the Charlotte area

Online Pharmacy

Click here to see a complete list of their services, products and pricing

Tip: Contact them today, appointments fill up fast! Appointments Available Monday-Friday

Phone: (704) 970-2711


The Humane Society of Charlotte - Veterinary Clinic and Spay/Neuter

The HSC mission is to champion the wellbeing of companion animals and strengthen their bond with the people who know, love, and need them.

Click here to see a complete list of their services. Appointments available Monday-Friday.

Tip: Spay/Neuter appointments are accepted for any dog or cat, regardless of the county or state you live in. You do not have to be a resident of Mecklenburg County.

Visit them at 2700 Toomey Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203. Open daily from 11:00 AM- 5:00 PM (hours may change)

Give them a call at (704) 377-0534

Mecklenburg County Animal Care and Control - Vaccine and Microchip Clinic

Every 2nd Saturday of the Month: Rabies Vaccine and Microchip Clinic

8:00am to 10:45am. Line cut off is promptly at 10:45am so that owners in line can be served faster with one-on-one attention prior to opening for regular business. Owners that come for the free rabies shots will receive a number so you can rest at your car. Everyone who received a number before then will be served. Anyone that comes after 10:45am will be referred to the next clinic date.

Microchips will be $10 each for any pet owner in or surrounding Mecklenburg County. Go to their Microchip Page to learn more.

Click here to learn more about ACC clinic day instructions and requests

Tip: The free rabies vaccines are only for Mecklenburg County residents

Plan a visit 8315 Byrum Drive Charlotte, NC 28217​ (near the Charlotte Airport) or give them a call (704) 336-7600

Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. ​Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Live.WagBARK! Foundation - Pet Sitting/Boarding and Dog Walking/Grooming

Like our fellow community organizations mentioned above, we too saw a need to ease or assist with the financial commitment of adding a pet to your family.

Request your appointment online and you will receive a confirmation within 24 hours.

Our mission is to educate pet owners on responsible pet ownership. Although there are many organizations helping animals in need, that doesn’t solve the actual problem of poor pet care.

We believe the best way to educate those without resources taking the information to them and be as hands on as possible. By partnering with local animal rescues, city animal control, dog trainers and groomers, we will show pet owners how to build a bond with their pet, understand their behavior and give them tools to help their pet live a long happy and healthy life.

We are the only local organization offering low-cost pet sitting/boarding and dog walking/grooming.

Tip: We are 100% volunteer based. Availability of appointments as based on availability of volunteers. Submit requests early for the best chance of getting your desired appointment.


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