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Notice: (ongoing) Our clinic needs towels and plastic cat carriers. If you have extras, please donate at the Watsonville Animal Shelter @ 580 Airport Blvd.

Notice: (May2015) Supplies are needed for Humane Education Programs in Watsonville (for after-school and summer camps): pencils, erasers, pencil sharpeners, crayons, markers, paper, non-acrylic paint, any animal books. Call or 831-724-4988 or e-mail:, if you wish to donate.


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FOWAS helps critters in need. Read about it.Second Chance

FOWAS has been helping pets in Santa Cruz County since 2002. Since that time, FOWAS has provided thousands of low-cost or free spay and neuter services for dogs, cats and rabbits in the Watsonville area. In addition, FOWAS helps abandoned animals in need of medical help and donates supplies to the County’s animal shelters. More about FOWAS.

Thank you to all who made our
Healthy Dog Vaccine Clinic
a Success!

This year, we vaccinated over 200 dogs and signed up 80 dogs for spay and neuters!

Our Clinic was Saturday June 6, 2015 at 10 am to 1pm
at the FOWAS Low cost Spay and Neuter Clinic
150A Pennsylvania Drive, Watsonville.

Make appointments at the Watsonville Animal Shelter.

Extending hours in 2015!

As of January 6th, 2015 our clinic will be open an extra day - Tuesdays

In 2013, FOWAS established a clinic in Watsonville to provide low-cost spay and neuter services for dogs, cats and rabbits within Santa Cruz County.  Our clinic is a joint venture with the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS).  

Find out more about our clinic and programs here.

Thank you for your help!
FOWAS relies on donations to keep the clinic open long term.

dogs and cats

From April 2014 - May 2015, we have spayed or neutered
445 dogs and 744 cats at our clinic!


FREE spay/neuter for cats residing in zip code 95076.

To receive the FREE spay/neuter surgery, cat owners are required to purchase:
  • a microchip (includes registration),
  • rabies and FVRCP vaccinations,

all for a total of $5! ....includes a free case of cat food.

Cat owners should not bring their animals to register and must bring proof of residence in zip code 95076. Our grant has been extended by 6-months. This offer extends until July 2015. More info to follow.
Find out more:    at SCCAS    |   see press release on the FOWAS site.