"Thurs Sept 26th 4-8pm
Friday Sept 27th 4-8pm
Saturday Sept 28th 9am-2pm
Sunday Sept 29th Noon-4pm
At 5896 US RT 6 Portage
(Corner of RT 6 and Willowcreek Rd)
Portage Commons Shopping plaza.
Watch for banner on window to mark which empty store front we will be in.
Thurs Sept 26th through Sun Sept 29th The Kibble Kitchen Pet Pantry will be signing up families that qualify for low cost spay/neuter certificates through SNSI.Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana, Inc. (SNSI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. SNSI provides financial assistance for spay/neuter surgeries statewide to low-income individuals.
Since their inception in 1977, they have helped nearly 70,000 families spay or neuter their pets.
SNSI networks with veterinarians and low-cost clinics to provide affordable spay/neuter surgery options. These veterinarians graciously discount their services to help us further our mission of eliminating the killing of healthy and treatable cats and dogs.
Through this program families that fit within the income guidelines will be able to receive a certificate Through December 31st, qualifying pet owners can get their pets spayed or neutered for only $10!
The Spay-Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) targets Indiana residents with:
household income at or below 200% of Federal Poverty guidelines (see list of Qualifying Programs below)
Indiana residents that have been accepted in certain needs-based public assistance programs (see table of Qualifying Household Income brackets below)
• Energy Assistance Program
• Food Stamps
• Major VA Disability
• Medicaid (not Medicare)
• Public School Free Lunch Program
• Section 8 Housing
• Social Security Disability (SSD) - (not S-S-Retirement Income)
• Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
• Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Check website for income guidelines if you do not participate in any of the above programs.
Attend one of the scheduled dates, complete and sign the application.
• Bring Cash or obtain one money order payable to Kibble Kitchen for the
total amount due ($10 per pet x number of pets).
• Provide proof of participation, you MUST bring a current award letter stating what
qualifying program you are approved for, valid ID, &
proof of address.
• If you reside within Porter County the pantry will receive
your SNAP certificate (valid for three months)
and will schedule an appointment directly with the Estelle Marcus Clinic
One of our volunteers will then contact you to guide you through the process.
If you reside within Lake or LaPorte County within two weeks,
you will receive a SNAP certificate (valid for three months)
and list of participating veterinarians in the mail. You are accountable for
scheduling an appointment directly with any veterinarian on the
SNAP covers the cost of spay-neuter surgery. Your
pet may need additional services such as disease
testing and prevention or blood work as
recommended by individual veterinarians. These
services are not covered by the SNAP program.
Pets should receive annual wellness checks,
vaccinations and permanent identification for
long‑term health and safety. Your pet’s vaccinations
should be current and can be done at the time of
surgery or in advance through numerous low-cost
resources. Visit our website or contact us for more
NW Indiana Participating vets:
Animal Hospital of Chesterton (CATS ONLY)
117 N. 15th St
Chesterton, IN 46304
Hanover Vet Hospital (CATS ONLY)
12515 Wicker Ave
Cedar Lake, IN 46303
Estelle Marcus Animal Clinic
421 45th Ave
Munster, IN 46321
All Creature Features
4034 U.S. 35
LaPorte, IN 46350
Maple City Animal Hospital
353 Fail Road
LaPorte, IN 46350
OPEN TO ALL LAKE, PORTER, AND LAPORTE COUNTY RESIDENTS. NO LIMIT CAN ACCOMODATE FERALS, COLONIES, ETC. DO NOT BRING ANIMAL TO EVENT