Helping Paws Military Appreciation Program


For every spay or neuter package performed at one of our hospitals, one is donated back to the military.

All three of our locations (Carlsbad, Vista and Escondido) perform free dog or cat spay/neuter packages for military personnel. Due to high demand we have limited to one per household. Click here to request a voucher for Spay/Neuter at one of our hospitals. A staff member will call to schedule the appointment. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.

Mohnacky Animal Hospitals has always found ways to give back to the community and our Helping Paws Military Appreciation Program is our most aggressive initiate to date. It is a way to assure that our fine men and women in the military do not get overlooked and we feel that their sacrifices and unconditional commitments deserve special recognition.

Helping Paws Military Appreciation Program, founded by Craig J Mohnacky DVM in October 2013 is a 501(c)3 organization providing veterinary services for military families and their pets, including routine spay and neuter procedures and more complex medical and surgical problems.


Please go to one of our hospitals

We are here to provide assistance to active or retired military, based on funds available. Please visit one of our three locations.

Our mission is to be a resource to our fine military families and help them make healthy choices for their pet’s including the prevention of economic euthanasia during any crisis. By creating peace of mind we hope to enhance and strengthen the human-animal bond for our military personnel.

Craig J Mohnacky DVM
Founder: Helping Paws Foundation