Empowering pet owners and local communities to
reduce abandoned animal populations through spay
& neuter, pet retention & reclamation, and education.

We need your help. They need your love.

Spay & Neuter

Bark Avenue Foundation is tackling the pet overpopulation crisis through FREE and low-cost spay/neuter. The cost of fixing a pet is prohibitive for many pet owners resulting in accidental litters and animals surrendered to municipal shelters. Our goal is to make a significant impact on the  number of animals being abandoned and euthanized at our shelters.

If you live in Los Angeles County and you need help with spay/neuter, make an appointment  under “Get Help” on this site, or contact BAF at info@barkavenuefoundation.org.


On September 29th, with generous support from the ASPCA, we are hosting a special spay/neuter clinic with DOUBLE CAPACITY! This clinic will provide surgeries for 75 pets, including large dogs, at no cost for those who qualify as low-income in any of the zip codes listed below. Locatio …Continue Reading →


BAF is on a mission to save animals through prevention – keeping animals out of harm’s way, out of the shelters, and preventing euthanasia. Spay/Neuter is critical to this mission, and we offer several free* and low-cost** clinics.* Unfortunately the Spay/Neuter mobile unit we c …Continue Reading →


The phone rings late at night. Three baby kittens were found in a trash can. Bark Avenue Foundation focuses on prevention – we are committed to spay/neuter, helping struggling and homeless pet-owners, and humane education. This is an emergency, and to prevent these three neonata …Continue Reading →

WORLD SPAY DAY – A Global Effort to Save Animals

Every year, on the last Tuesday of February, a global effort takes place to save the lives of companion animals through prevention – that is, tackling the cause of the problem, rather than just the symptoms. We could not love the stories of animals getting adopted more, but what …Continue Reading →

Spay/Neuter Program Launch in Bakersfield Serves Neediest Pets

On January 16th, the BAF Team was so proud to partner with Bakersfield Animal Care Center & Wings of Rescue on a free spay/neuter event for pets belonging to homeless and low-income individuals and families. The clinic was made possible by a generous grant from the St. Hubert’s An …Continue Reading →