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Spay-Neuter Assistance Program Registration
The next SNAP registration: Friday, October 6, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  HSOW Building, Hidden Oaks Dog Park
If you have a surgery appointment before the next event, contact us and we'll arrange to meet you.
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Pease read the following carefully: 
  • Costs:  $50 per dog and $35 per cat, to be paid to the HSOW when you get your voucher (exact change or check)
  • Limit of two pets per registration event toward a limit of two dogs and six cats per year 
  • Bring pet owner's current Medicaid card or a copy of last year's tax return showing household income of $25,000/year or less.
  • Pet owners must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Bring valid ID showing Wilkes County residence
  • For new Wilkes Veterinary Hospital clients, bring the form from the wellness exam that shows your surgery appointment

Wilkes Veterinary Hospital (336)667-1109 will accept vouchers from current and new clients; please be sure to tell them you plan to use a SNAP voucher when you make your appointment. New clients at Wilkes Veterinary Hospital must make an appointment for a pre-surgery wellness visit, during which they will make the spay/neuter appointment for your pet (approx. $60). Bring the form from the wellness visit when you come to get a voucher.

Riverview Animal Hospital (336)667-2463 will accept vouchers as a coupon covering most but not all of the cost of the surgery. Please tell them you plan to use a SNAP voucher when you make your appointment. No wellness visit is required, but pets without a rabies vaccination will be given one at the time of surgery at an additional charge.

->Animal Hospital of Wilkes and Animal Ark of Elkin do not accept SNAP vouchers.

Vouchers are valid for 45 business days. 

GPS Directions: 206 S. Bridge Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697

You can read more about SNAP on the Spay/Neuter page. 

SNAP registrations are usually held on the first Friday of each month, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., if spay/neuter appointments are available. 


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bflogo Best Friends National Adoption Weekend, Sept. 15-17
Save Them All!
Best Friends Animal Society supports the HSOW with a donation for every adoption during this weekend. 

Find more information about our adoption program and see currently available foster dogs and foster cats under the Adopt tab on this website.  


Apple Fest

The Humane Society of Wilkes will have a booth at the Brushy Mountain Apple Festival on Saturday, Oct. 7,  8 - 5, weather permitting. 

We'll be in a different location, this year, though!  Look for us in the Yadkin Valley Marketplace (842 CBD Loop, the Farmers' Market area).

We'll have special HSOW-Apple Festival t-shirts, as well as all our regular merchandise.

If the weather is suitable, we may have some of our foster dogs. 

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 True Colors Vendor Fair
October 14, 2023, 10 AM - 5 PM
Stardust Cellars 
4780 Statesville Road, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


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Join us to support our application for a Special Use Permit

to use the building at 103 Call St. Ext., Wilkesboro, as our new shelter!

No speakers needed; we'd just like some of our supporters to be there. 

Monday, October 16, 5:00 PM
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting
Lobby of Wilkesboro Town Hall
203 W. Main St., Wilkesboro, NC 28697
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