Animal Services Wish List

Wish List

RAS welcomes donations of a variety of items that help to maintain or improve the care and comfort for animals while at the shelter and for providing access to resources for pet owners in under-served neighborhoods. Our wish list includes the following items for the various programs:  

 Shelter Animal Care

  • 6-foot leashes
  • Professional grooming clippers
  • Pet shampoo
  • Pet carriers
  • Training crates




  • Pet ear thermometers 
  • Powder stain remover
  • Distilled water
  • Puppy training pads
  • Baby food (meat varieties only)
  • Hypo-allergenic, fragrance-free baby wipes
  • Kitten & Puppy milk replacement
  • Pill Pockets
  • Un-popped popcorn (for collecting urine samples)


Community Outreach & Pet Owner Support

  • Collars
  • Leashes
  • Harnesses
  • Training crates
  • Dog chews
  • Pet food (Dry, not canned)
    • Unopened
    • Small bags preferred for cats 
    • Med/large bags for dogs 
  • Puzzle feeders
  • Enrichment toys
  • Dog house kits
  • 2 gallon buckets
  • Dog runners
  • Cat litter (small bags)


  • Unscented liquid laundry detergent
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Pet-friendly ice melt
  • Brooms
  • Laundry baskets
  • Plastic storage bins with lids
  • 10' x 10' pop-up tents



  • Squeeze cheese 
  • Nylon bones
  • Puzzle feeders
  • Dog treats (extra small)
  • Enrichment toys
  • Fruit-scented air fresheners
  • Extracts (Vanilla, Cinnamon, Clove,
    Peppermint, Lavender, Lemon, Strawberry, Coconut)



  • Canned dog food
  • Bully sticks
  • Pig ears



Transfer & Transportation

  • Unopened cat food
  • Cat litter
  • Gas cards and pre-paid credit cards for volunteers to transport animals to distant shelters
  • Collars
  • Leashes
  • Pet carriers and training crates
Foster Care
  • Pet food (unopened)
  • Leashes
  • Collars
  • Training crates
  • Cat litter
  • Litter pans
  • Pet carriers


 Through the PetSaver Shelter Feeding Program, Animal Services feeds consistent, high-quality, dry and canned pet food to all of our animals in the shelter and in foster care. Pet foods from other manufacturers may be provided to our pets in foster care or to our Community Outreach Program.

Give a pet a bed cat-bed-2

kurandabed2Our dogs and cats love to sleep on Kuranda Pet Beds, but we do not have enough for everyone. If you would like to donate a bed at a special wholesale price for a shelter cat or dog to sleep in comfort, please click on the link above.


For more information about how your donation can help, please call (585) 428-7274 or email the Animal Services Center.