Some cities, such as Austin, Texas, offer free pet services through their animal centers. The cities of Sacramento, California and San Antonio, Texas also provide free services to qualified residents inhabiting specific areas in the city.
The City of Austin's Animal Center offers free preventative services to the residents of Travis County during "Free Days." Services include free rabies vaccines and spaying or neutering on a first-come first-served basis. Low-income families residing in specific ZIP codes in San Antonio may qualify for free rabies vaccines provided by the Community Neighborhood Sweeps Initiative vaccination clinics. Sacramento also offers free services to low-income residents during specific days and times of the week. Depending on the city, residents may need to present a proof of low-income status and proof of residency to be qualified for the free pet vaccination service.