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Companion Animal Subsidised Desexing Programs

Cats and dogs

CAWS Companion Animal Subsidised Desexing Program

Eligible dog and cat owners are offered subsidised desexing, microchipping and first vaccination. 

To be eligible to enrol up to two animals per household for the CAWS program you must:

  • live in the Campbelltown Local Government Area (and bring proof of this with you on the day)
  • be a pensioner or low income earner below $25,000 per annum (and bring proof of this with you on the day)
  • be able to make full payment for the program on the enrolment day.

If you do not meet the eligibility criteria, you will NOT be able to enrol in the CAWS Program.

Program enrolment

You will need to attend an enrolment day to complete enrolment forms and make your owner contribution payment.

 Contribution fees
Female Dog $65
Male Dog $45
Female Cat $45
Male Cat $30


Enrolment days
are held at the Rosemeadow Sports Complex (entry via car park off Dickens Road, Ambarvale). Check out What's on for our next CAWS enrolment day.

National Desexing Network Co-Operative Desexing Program for cats

Eligible cat owners are offered subsidised desexing. There is no limit to the number of animals per household.

To be eligible to enrol for this program you must:

  • live in the Campbelltown Local Government Area (and bring proof of this with you on the day)
  • be a pensioner or low income earner below $25,000 per annum (and bring proof of this with you on the day).

Program enrolment

You will need to contact the National Desexing Network directly on 1300 368 992 to obtain your desexing voucher.

 Contribution fees
First Female Cat $55
Additional Female Cat $35
Male Cat $35

Cats must be microchipped before the desexing procedure

By law cats (other than cats exempt under legislation) must be microchipped by 12 weeks of age. The Animal Care Facility can microchip your cat at the facility for a fee of $52.

Participating vets

Glenfield Vet
5/95 Harrow Road, Glenfield NSW

Ingleburn Vet
4/2 Noonan Road, Ingleburn NSW

Bradbury Vet (Macarthur Vet Group)
75 Jacaranda Avenue, Bradbury NSW

St Andrews Vet (Ballantrae Drive)
10/91 Ballantrae Drive, St Andrews NSW

Next step - Lifetime Register your pet

If your animal has been desexed, the lifetime registration fee will be at a reduced rate.

Bring your desexing certificate (and pension card if you have one) with you when you register your animal.

All cats and dogs (other than cats and dogs exempt under legislation) must be registered at 6 months old.

Find out more about Dog and Cat Registrations.

For more information, contact our City Standards and Compliance team on 4645 4604.

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