Wish List

This wish list of items helps ensure the animals in our care have a more comfortable stay at the shelter. Thank you for your support!

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  • Rawhides/chews for dogs
  • Kongs and other food prize toys
  • Peanut butter and non-fat yogurt (to stuff the Kongs)
  • Dog treats (small training-sized treats are especisally useful)
  • Dog toys (durable and washable, e.g., Kongs, Nylabones, rope toys)
  • Cat toys
  • Non-clumping clay cat litter
  • Wood pellet animal bedding (no pine/cedar shavings)
  • Advantage flea treatment for cats and dogs
  • SORTED newspaper (no glossy paper)
  • Washcloths
  • Towels
  • Blankets (no electric blankets)
  • Animal heating pads
  • Snuggle Safe heating discs for animals
  • Batteries (AA, AAA, 9V)
  • Digital cameras
  • Office supplies
  • METAL butter knives, forks, spoons, can openers
  • Dog shampoo (natural ingredients, no medicated or "flea" shampoos)
  • Nylon collar with clip - Adjustable prefered!
  • Nylon dog leashes
  • Grass hay/orchard hay
  • Leafy greens for the rabbits and guinea pigs (e.g., lettuce, kale, dandelion greens, parsley, chard, beet greens, carrot tops)
  • Small animal items (appropriate chew items and the like for rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, etc.)
  • Monetary donations are welcome and greatly appreciated!

Things we can't use...

  • Pooper scoopers
  • Electric blankets
  • Foam core (non-washable/non-dryable) pet beds
  • Self-cleaning/electric litterboxes

Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter also accepts monetary donations. More information on Donations.