ASPCA Miami Community Veterinary Center

ASPCA Miami Community Veterinary Center

The ASPCA offers accessible, affordable basic and preventative veterinary care and spay/neuter services to Miami-Dade County cats and dogs at the ASPCA Community Veterinary Center in Liberty City, FL. The clinic is staffed with professionally trained, fully licensed veterinarians and technicians, and our teams follow guidelines established by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians.


Eligibility: Miami-Dade County residents only, 18 years or older.

Location: 1320 NW 62nd Street, Miami, FL 33147

The center is located between NW 13th Ct. and NW 13th Ave., just east of African Square Park.


Hours: By appointment only, no walk-ins are accepted.

Tuesday - Saturday from 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


Contact:
  • Before calling, please review eligibility and available services for cats and dogs.
  • To inquire about making an appointment, call 844-MY-ASPCA, and select Option 3 for Miami.
  • Please note that while our wish is to be able to assist every animal possible, we are limited to the number of animals we can effectively serve daily. Appointments fill quickly, and there may be limited to no availability in the time frame needed for your pet. If this is the case, we may refer you to alternative resources based on the medical need of your pet.

Languages: Staff at the ASPCA Community Veterinary Center speak English, Spanish, and Creole-Haitian.

Pricing and What to Bring:

The ASPCA is dedicated to serving Miami-Dade pet owners with limited financial means. To assist as many clients as possible, we offer three pricing tiers for our services:

Miami-Dade Residents
  • What to Bring: Proof of residency in Miami-Dade County (e.g., state-issued ID, utility bill, piece of mail)
  • Pricing:
    • Vaccines and Microchips:
      • Rabies vaccine: $15
      • Distemper OR Bordetella vaccine: $20
      • Microchip: $20
    • Spay/Neuter:
      • Dog spay/neuter surgery: $40
      • Cat spay/neuter surgery: $20
      • Community cat in trap: No fee
    • Common Procedures and Products:
      • Exam (no exam fee for healthy animals receiving vaccines): $60
      • Euthanasia (based on size of pet): $25-$40
      • FeLV/FIV SNAP test: $40
      • Elizabethan collar: $8
      • Cardboard cat carrier: $8
    • County Dog Licenses:
      Please note: Any dog receiving a rabies vaccine or who has proof of a rabies vaccine may purchase a license at the ASPCA Community Veterinary Center or purchase from the County at a later date.
      • Spay/Neutered Dog License (requires proof of S/N)
        • 1-year tag: $30
        • 3-year tag: $90
      • Non-Spayed/Neutered Dog License:
        • 1-year tag, puppy (under 1 year of age): $30
        • 1-year tag, adult dog: $60
        • 3-year tag, adult dog: $180
        • Replacement tag: $5
    • Additional fees for treatments or medications may be recommended by the veterinarian after examining your pet – you will be provided an exact estimate prior to treatment or billing
Miami-Dade Residents with Public Assistance
  • What to Bring: One of the following documentations - Public Housing, Supplemental Security Income, Disability/SSD, Medicaid, Welfare, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Food Stamps, WIC, Food and Nutrition Services, Jackson Memorial Hospital Clinic Care
    • Note: To support pet owners during these challenging times, the ASPCA is currently extending financial assistance for clients with proof of unemployment benefits through December 31, 2021
    • If you plan to purchase a county dog license from the ASPCA and you qualify for a low-income discount, please bring a copy of your current public assistance eligibility award letter to your appointment, as this is required by the county as proof of eligibility.
  • Pricing:
    • Vaccines and Microchips:
      • Rabies vaccine: $5
      • Distemper OR Bordetella vaccine: $10
      • Microchip: $10
    • Spay/Neuter: No fee
    • Common Procedures and Products:
      • Exam (no exam fee for healthy animals receiving vaccines): $20
      • Euthanasia (based on size of pet): $10-$20
      • FeLV/FIV SNAP test: $25
      • Elizabethan collar: $5
      • Cardboard cat carrier: $5
    • County Dog Licenses:
      Please note: Any dog receiving a rabies vaccine or who has proof of a rabies vaccine may purchase a license at the ASPCA Community Veterinary Center or purchase from the County at a later date.
      • Spay/Neutered Dog License (requires proof of S/N)
        • 1-year tag: $5
      • Non-Spayed/Neutered Dog License:
        • 1-year tag, puppy (under 1 year of age): $15
        • 1-year tag, adult dog: $15
        • Replacement tag: $5
    • Additional fees for treatments or medications may be recommended by the veterinarian after examining your pet – you will be provided an exact estimate prior to treatment or billing
Residents within the North-South boundaries of NW 87th St & NW 36th St, and within the East-West boundaries of NW 27th Ave & N Miami Avenue
  • Check this map to determine if you live within this designated area.
  • What to Bring: Proof of address in this area (e.g., state-issued ID, utility bill, official piece of mail with current mailing address)
  • Pricing: Residents who live in this designated area qualify for free services.
    • Exception: County dog licenses are offered for sale as a courtesy on behalf of the county according to the county’s published fee schedule & guidelines

Services Available:

The ASPCA CVC offers basic veterinary care for pet cats and dogs. The CVC is not a full-service animal hospital, and the scope of services is limited to the following:

  • Spay and neuter surgery
    Is my pet eligible for spay/neuter?

    All animals will be examined by a veterinarian to determine if they appear healthy and can undergo surgery at the CVC. The CVC generally accepts:

    • Healthy dogs and cats, no more than 5 years old
    • Puppies and kittens that are 8 weeks old and weigh at least 2 lbs.
    • Female cats and dogs in heat
    • Intact male animals that are at least 4 months old and have no testicles or one testicle in the scrotal sac
    • Pregnant cats and dogs
    • Dogs/cats that are nursing a litter of puppies/kittens

    Not accepted for spay/neuter surgery at the CVC:

    • Any species other than cat or dog
    • Unhealthy animals
    • Animals that are coughing or sneezing, and/or should not have watery eyes, runny noses, sarcoptic mange, and/or ringworm
    • Doberman Pinschers without proof of a normal blood test for von Willebrand factor, a blood clotting protein
  • Physical Exams
  • In-house diagnostics (we do not offer outside lab workups)
  • Vaccines, deworming, flea control
  • Microchipping
  • Treatment for skin, eye, ear, and respiratory infections
  • Miami-Dade Animal Services 1- and 3-year dog license (tag)
    View requirements for purchasing dog licenses from the ASPCA

    The ASPCA Community Veterinary Center sells 1- and 3-year licenses (tags) to Miami-Dade County residents:

    • No appointment needed.
    • Must have proof of current Rabies vaccination.
    • Must bring identification (a valid driver's license or passport).
    • Miami-Dade County residents who receive public assistance may be eligible for a discounted license (tag). To qualify for a discount, the county requires a current eligibility letter from at least one of the following: Food Stamps, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Jackson Memorial Hospital Clinic Cards, Temporary Assistance for Needed Families (TANF).
  • Humane euthanasia is offered when necessary to relieve suffering and allow owners to make compassionate end-of-life decisions for their pets.

 
The ASPCA does not provide the following services:

  • Grooming or routine nail trims
  • Pet boarding
  • X-rays, blood work or ultrasound
  • Overnight hospitalization
  • Emergency medical care (some examples include excessive bleeding, unresponsive pet, difficulty breathing, actively seizing, bone fractures)
    • If your pet requires emergency medical care, go to an emergency veterinary hospital immediately.
  • To locate an emergency veterinary clinic near you, visit the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) website.
  • The ASPCA Community Veterinary Center is not an animal shelter and does not accept animals for surrender or offer pets for adoption.

COVID-19 Safety:

All clients must wear a mask while interacting with staff. If you have recently traveled to a high-risk state or country, had any exposure to symptomatic or confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, are confirmed positive yourself, or are feeling ill, please reschedule your appointment or have another caregiver/family member bring your pet in for their appointment.


More Information: FAQ and Resources for Miami-Dade County Residents

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