Our Wish List

Aside from monetary donations, community members support our shelter by donating supplies that we use on a regular basis.  If you would like to donate any of the items on this list, simply drop them off at our Ensminger Road location, or call (716) 629-3523 for more information.  Please call the shelter before dropping off large quantities of an item.  Thank you!

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Always Needed Items

  • Pooper-Scoopers....long-handled, please!
    The SPCA is very lucky! Purina ONE is the official food sponsor of the SPCA and donates all of our animals' food!
  • Paper towels
  • Washcloths
  • Newspaper
  • Blankets (no comforters, electric blankets, knitted or crocheted pieces, sheets, or rugs, please)
  • Hand and bath towels
  • Pillowcases
  • Small fleece cat beds
  • Dog biscuits (small or medium size)
  • Plastic pet carriers (medium size)
  • Stuffed animals (6" or larger)
  • Baby receiving blankets
  • 8.5" x 11" copy paper (white and colored)
  • Feliway Spray

Kennels Wish List

  • Ceramic food and water bowls
  • Gift cards to Home Depot in any amount!

Volunteer Department Wish List

  • Colored and photo paper
  • Fleece
  • Sharpies
  • Highlighters

Cruelty Investigations Department Wish List

  • Assorted rechargeable batteries for flashlights

Educational Farm Wish List

  • 4' X 6' Rubber stall mats
  • Plain (4 lb.) salt bricks
  • Bagged shavings
  • Loads of hay/straw
  • Reams of colored copy paper or card stock

Animal Rescue Department Wish List

  • Three hard hats with lamp
  • "Snake" cam
  • Mountable double lock safe
  • Rubbermaid equipment holders
  • Crowbars

Maintenance Wish List

  • Gift cards to Home Depot

Information Technology List

  • Optical Mice
  • SD type memory cards
  • Flat panel monitors over 17"

Veterinary Wish List

  • Cat toys for recovering cats
  • One wall-mounted baby scale
  • Pens
  • Smiley face stickers (used on cat kennel paperwork)
  • Yellow and pink highlighters
  • Red and black fine point Sharpies
  • Sticky note pads
  • Expo thin dry erase markers

Cat Enrichment Wish List

  • Laser pointers
  • Small paw print stickers
  • Washable interactive cat toys (wands, feathers)
  • Yards or scraps of fleece material (at least 2" x 4", cut or uncut)
  • Feline pheromone spray
  • StretchAndScratch.com - You can help the cats at the SPCA by purchasing scratching posts to go on their cage and then it can be given to their new owners to go home with the cats! You can have your order directly shipped to our shelter in care of the Cat Enrichment team and we will make sure the cats have them!
  • Feliway Spray

Humane Education Department Wish List

  • New training/treat bags
  • Scrimmage vests (four colors; four of each color)
  • Batteries (assorted sizes)
  • Small, shoebox-size plastic totes
  • Paper smocks for children
  • Real-life baby doll
  • 2-drawer filing cabinet with locks
  • Teacher resource books
  • Electric stapler
  • Laminating machine
  • Good condition pre-school story books
  • Large Post-It pads (used for presentations)
  • Large butcher roll paper in any color
  • Colored Sharpies
  • Construction paper
  • Contact paper
  • Photo paper (8.5" x 11")
  • Timers
  • Large storage containers
  • Plastic file totes/organizers
  • Certificate holders
  • Beads
  • Puffy Paint
  • Adult-sized plain white t-shirts
  • White string
  • Colored bandanas
  • Top-loading name badges
  • Plain lanyards
  • Felt (all colors)\
  • Animal puppets
  • Animal stickers
  • Google eyes
  • Puff balls
  • White card stock
  • JoAnn Fabric gift cards
  • Automatic trifold paper folders
  • Party City gift cards

Wildlife Department Wish List

  • Heating pads without automatic shut-off feature
  • Ceramic food dishes
  • 1-quart and 1-gallon Ziploc bags
  • Digital weight scales
  • Large guinea pig cages
  • Coffee mug warmers
  • Cabin kennels with wire tops
  • Red, black, green and blue dry-erase markers
  • Dry erase board cleaner
  • 9" x 6" clip boards
  • Small-sized legal pads
  • Pens
  • Black Sharpie markers
  • Fleece blankets
  • Baby receiving blankets

Training/Behavior Department Wish List

Check out our online Amazon Wish List and directly order items we need!

  • Stuffed animals
  • Kongs
  • Metal dog bowls
  • Buster Cubes
  • Puppy training treats
  • Leashes
  • Collars
  • Sensation harnesses
  • Dog brushes and combs
  • D.A.P. calming dog spray
  • Rawhide retriever rolls
  • Super Galileo Nylabones
  • Clickers for training
  • Bait/treat bags
  • Durable feeding devices for canine enrichment
  • Kibble Nibble dog food dispensers (original size)
  • Busy Buddy Bouncy Dog Bone (medium and large sizes; no bristles)
  • Replacement gnawhide treats which go onto Busy Buddy Bouncy Dog Bones (medium and large sizes)
  • Small, soft dog treats
  • Stuffed dog, 28" or larger, must be in standing position

Admissions Department Wish List

  • Universal animal microchip scannerBlue pens
  • Blue clipboards
  • Two 3' x 2' bulletin boards
  • Feli-way spray
  • Computer wrist supports
  • Tomahawk large wire cat carriers
  • Dry erase markers
  • 4' or 6' x 25' rubber floor runners

Adoptions Department Wish List

  • Fine-pointed dry erase markers
  • Pens
  • Sharpie markers
  • Sheet protectors
  • Scissors
  • Staplers
  • Feliway

Off-Site Adoptions Department Wish List

  • Washable cat toys (ex. plastic balls, small stuffed toys, etc.)
  • Fleece for cat beds
  • Three laser pointers
  • Nail clippers
  • Digital photo frames (10", preferably new, with USB port for flash drives)
  • 4GB jump drives

Foster Care Department Wish List

  • Medium size litter pans
  • Double diner plastic food dishes (7 oz. size)
  • Small stainless steel dishes
  • KMR Kitten formula
  • Snuggle Buddies heating discs

Petique Wish List

  • New pet toys for resale
  • New or gently used pet-theme gift items, jewelry, etc.
  • Unchewed rawhides and unexpired biscuits
  • Unopened, unexpired cat treats for resale
  • Large paper shopping bags with handles

Development Department Wish List

  • Boxes of mailing seals (small, clear dots)
  • Postage stamps

Walden Galleria Adoption Site

  • Yards of fleece (including fleece scraps)

Eastern Hills Adoption Site

  • General office supplies (Pens, paper, etc.)
  • Indoor potting soil
  • Timothy hay
  • Windex
  • Pledge Multi-Surface cleaner
  • Assorted color paper
  • Bagless canister vacuum with detachable wand & cleaning tools
  • Brother 575 Monochrome plain paper thermal transfer fax/copier

New Leash on Life

  • Small and medium sized dog collars6' leashes
  • Soft training treats
  • Durable dog toys

Rabbit Enrichment

  • Adult Rabbit Food with just Timothy Pellets (ex. Oxbow)
  • Young Rabbit Food with just Timothy Pellets (ex. Oxbow)
  • Rabbit Toys
  • Rabbit Houses
  • Oxbow Rabbit Treats