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NCAL’s Annual Fund


A gift to our Annual Fund is critical to NCAL’s long-term sustainability as NCAL relies solely on private donations to cover the majority of our annual operating budget. Public support accounts for approximately 69% of our annual funding covering animal care, administrative an development expenses, veterinary services, community outreach program and retail. 

The average cost of caring for an animal in 2018 was $944 and covered medical evaluation, spay or neuter, vaccinations, a microchip, enrichment and love, among other services listed below:

  • Dogs: Spay or Neuter surgery; NCAL ID tag; De-worming; Heartworm test; Heartworm preventative; Bordetella & DA2PPV vaccinations; Rabies vaccine (if 12 weeks or older); Flea preventative; Microchipping; Temperment testing; Ear cleaning & nail trimming; Dental exam and care; Free vet exam.
  • Cats: Spay or Neuter surgery; NCAL ID tag; De-worming; Rabies vaccination (if 12 weeks or older); FVRCP vaccination; Flea preventative; Microchipping; Feline Leukemia test and FIV test; Ear cleaning & nail trimming; Dental exam and care; Free vet exam.

The Annual Fund also covers for all operational expenses endured by the organization to provide the best care for our animals and services for community members. To see a detailed summary of our financials, view our Annual Report

Donate to North Country Animal League’s Annual Fund by completing in the donation form below or sending an email to: info@ncal.com. Or scroll to the bottom of the page for mailing information.


  • Any gift is appreciated! The following amounts are just suggestions.
    • $50 will spay or neuter a dog or cat
    • $75 will vaccinate a litter of puppies or kittens
    • $100 will feed and provide basic medical care for a dog or cat
    • $250 will provide emergency surgery for a stray or abandoned dog or cat
  • Please enter the name of the person or pet to be honored or remembered
  • Please enter contact information of Honoree

Donate by mail by mailing check to:

North Country Animal League
16 Mountain View Meadow Drive
Morrisville, VT 05661



Come find your next best friend!

To date, North Country Animal League has taken in, cared for, and found homes for over 11,000 homeless animals. Connecting humans with animals is what we do best - whether it be through adoptions, education and outreach, or volunteer opportunities. We created this video to show you what you can expect when you come to NCAL to find your next best friend!