Income Qualifications

Our services are only provided to clients that meet our eligibility requirements and can't afford spay/neuter services at a full-service veterinarian.  

 Please check our eligibility requirements before calling for an appointment.

Do I Qualify?

Minn-Kota PAAWS clients must meet one of the following requirements:


1. You participate in a needs-based public assistance program 

  • Food Support
  • HUD Section 8 Housing
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Assistance (MA, MA-EPD), MinnesotaCare
  • Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC)
  • Social Security Disability (SSDI)
  • State Unemployment Benefits
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • VA Disability

2. You earned less than $23,760 as an individual or less than $48,600 as a family in the past year.


3. You are the caretaker of feral or free-roaming cats.


4.  You live in the [Pets for Life] program target area (call for details).