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Companion Animal Subsidised Desexing Programs

Cats and dogs

Council participates in two Companion Animal Subsidised Desexing Programs: 

1. CAWS Companion Animal Subsidised Desexing Program

For both cats and dogs - enrol from March to September

 

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
  • be 18 years old or over

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.  Please do not bring your animal with you to the enrolment day.

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


Enrolment days
are held at 52 Riverside Drive, Airds. Check out What's on for our next CAWS enrolment day.

2. NDN National Desexing Network Co-Operative Desexing Program for cats

For cats only - available year round

 

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)
  • be 18 years old or over

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 $65
Additional Female Cat $50
Male Cat $55

Cats must be microchipped either before or at the time of desexing

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 reduced rate of $10 for those who are participating in the NDN program. No prior appointment is necessary.

Alternatively, you can arrange for your cat to be microchipped at a reduced rate at the time of desexing.

The fees for microchipping are currently as follows:

Participating Vets 
St Andrews Vet $25
Ingleburn Vet $30
Bradbury Vet (Macarthur Vet Group) $30

 Further details may be obtained by contacting the participating vet - see details below.

Participating vets

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 02 4645 4604.

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