Spay and Neuter Rebate Program

NOTE: This page contains information for Veterinarians and Animal Hospitals. If you are a member of the public looking for information on spay and neutering for your animals, please see the Spay and Neuter Program page on our main site.

Our Spay & Neuter Program is an annual program held each February that provides a rebate to animal hospitals and clinics for any spay or neuter services provided in that month to Cook County residents.

Spay and Neuter Program Poster

Guidelines

Eligibility

  • This program is conducted in the month of February only.
  • Only Cook County Residents are eligible.
  • Only two animals per family are allowed to participate in the program.
  • All animals participating in the program must have a current rabies vaccination and Cook County rabies tag.  Vaccination the day of surgery is permitted.
  • If vaccination has been done previously in another county, state or country, and is current, your office may issue a Cook County Rabies Tag ONLY if the vaccination was on or after January 1, 2021.   If the vaccination was given prior to December 31, 2020, you must obtain a rabies tag from our office.

Rebate Amounts

  • Rebates will be one amount: $40.00 *for each animal whether it’s spay or neuter. 
  • *All agencies charging less than $40.00 will receive a $20.00 rebate per animal. 
  • Agencies charging less than $20.00 will not receive a rebate.

Paperwork and Package Instructions

  • The Animal Hospital or Clinic must complete and print for submission the: 

             2021 Spay and Neuter Program Form

             2021 Spay and Neuter Rebate Form XLS format

if the other Excel file does not work for you)

  • Also be sure to include a current completed W9 form: W9 Blank Tax Form
  • Forms must be legible and include the signature of the Veterinarian.
  • The rabies certificate must be attached to the invoice and in the same order as on the participation form.
  • All invoices must read “COOK COUNTY REBATE/DISCOUNT” next to the $40.00 deduction.  As ordered by the Cook County Auditor, NO rebate will be given without this statement.
  • All invoices must be reduced by rebate - credit on a customers' accounts are not acceptable.
  • All paperwork must be sent in at one time in one packet
  • Only one check will be issued per hospital.
  • Send completed packages to: 
    Cook County Animal and Rabies Control | 10220 South 76th Avenue | Bridgeview, IL 60455  ATTN: 2020 Spay/Neuter Rebates

Dates

  • Rebate packets will be accepted starting March 1, 2021 through March 31, 2021.
  • No reimbursements will be made if packet is received after March 31, 2021.
  • Payments will start May 1, 2021.

ALL GUIDELINES MUST BE MET FOR REIMBURSEMENT

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