Wish List

Holiday Wish List Web ButtonWe always seem to need more of the commonly used items listed below! Your donation of goods enables VHS to focus our financial resources where they are needed most, be it lifesaving surgery or lightbulbs. Items may be dropped off any time during our open hours.

Urgent Needs

  • Straight-sided heavy bottom ceramic bowls – Medium or Large (6 needed)
  • Corrugated cardboard cat scratchers
  • Wet kitten food: “Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul”
  • Kitty litter, non-clumping variety
  • KMR brand kitten formula
  • Gerber brand baby food,  poultry flavor (pure chicken or turkey not blended with veggies )
  • Paper towels
  • Frontline or Advantage flea control (new/unopened)
  • Stainless steel cat food dishes
  • Stainless steel litter pans (large size)

Ongoing Needs

  • Advantage flea control (new/unopened)
  • Kuranda beds (large)
  • Dog harnesses (x-small/small)
  • Kitty litter
  • Wet kitten food: “Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul”
  • Cat toys: catnip pillows, mice & balls - no feathers or external bells, please
  • Cat treats
  • Unopened bags of dog and cat food (any brand) for use with AniMeals program
  • Paper towels
  • Automatic dishwasher tablets
  • Washing machine detergent for an HD washer (must say HD)
  • Swiffer refill pads (wet)
  • Sponges
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Room freshener spray
  • Humidifier
  • White copy paper
  • Gift Cards to purchase supplies: ACE Hardware, Costco, Gas gift cards, Home Depot, JoAnn Craft Store, Office Max, Pet food Express, Petco, Petsmart, and Safeway

Not Needed at This Time

  • Blankets or other large linens
  • Pet medications (open or otherwise)
  • Kongs for dogs
  • Cat trees or scratching posts
  • Towels, hand and bath size (no washcloths)

When to Call First

  • If you are bringing an unusually large quantity of anything
  • If you wish to donate an item not on the list
  • If you have an item that is oversized
  • If you are a group doing a collection, please contact our Humane Education Manager first, drop off needs to be scheduled

Call us first at (925) 426-8656. If we can’t use it, we’ll refer you to another group in need!

Thank you for helping!