Our Spay/Neuter Clinic Mentorship is a strategic training program that addresses the urgent need for a skilled and well-organized mentor to help guide other humane organizations in the self-sustaining operation of high-quality spay/neuter clinics.
We are committed to sharing information and best practices, and proud to have played a small part in what our 150+ mentored clinics have accomplished, creating a network of spay/neuter professionals who foster supportive ties that span the nation.
Are You Ready to Join Us?
With this subsidized ASPCA mentorship program, there is no cost to your organization. Your only expenses will be:
- Building purchase/lease funds
- Any necessary building renovations
- Reserve funds for your first year of opening
- Start-up equipment and consumables
- Travel expenses related to your team's visit to Asheville for training
Grants are available to help with equipment and travel (application required).
To apply for the program, please follow the steps below:
Before applying for the NSNRT program, please ensure that you have read and can guarantee our eligibility requirements. If you have any questions on whether you qualify, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once submitted, you will be contacted within 10 days to discuss whether the program is a good fit for your circumstances. At this time, we'll review next steps.
Upon acceptance into the program, please submit the following documents to email@example.com:
- Memorandum of Understanding
- Proof of nonprofit status (or FEIN number for municipal animal control)
- Financial statements (most recent 990 and/or P&L or balance sheet)
- Signed Veterinary Standards of Care document
- See our Budget Spreadsheet Guide for help
- Board of directors list
We'll discuss all of the steps, including floor plans, equipment lists, hiring staff and a timeline.
Once your renovations are complete, your staff hired, and your equipment ordered, we'll set up a training time with you for your team to visit our training center in Asheville, NC.
If appropriate, have your veterinarian complete and submit the Application for 60-Day Temporary Permit Certificate at least 60 days prior to your scheduled training. We will provide you with a pre-signed document that is specific to our organization, and should be sent to the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board. The application must also include:
- $150 check or money order
- A passport photo taken within six months
- Transcript from college/school of veterinary medicine
- License verification from state where currently licensed
- Copy of Social Security Card
Before you arrive, please:
- Complete and submit our Training Preparation Form.
- Familiarize your team with the details of our program by reading our Pre-Arrival Information Sheet.
- You can also prepare for some of our training by viewing our E-Learning content, which contains management and operational support.