Wish List

We always seem to need more of the commonly used items listed below! Your donation of goods enables Valley Humane 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.  We also have an Amazon wish list!

Urgent Needs

  • Cardboard trays (e.g. from flats of pet food, soda and canned goods)
  • Play pens (exercise pens or x-pens) with gate/door

Ongoing Needs

  • Adopt Me Vests (color = turquoise, group name = Valley Humane Society, sizes = XXS, XS, S, M, L)
  • Wet cat food: Diamond Naturals
  • Dry cat food: Royal Canin Mother & Babycat, Diamond Naturals Kitten, Diamond Maintenance
  • Wet dog food: Diamond Naturals
  • Dry dog food: Diamond Adult, Diamond Naturals Small Breed Adult, Diamond Puppy, Diamond Naturals Small Breed Puppy
  • Canine Training Treats
  • Gerber brand baby food,  poultry flavor (pure chicken or turkey not blended with veggies)
  • KMR brand kitten formula
  • Flea control (new/unopened) such as Nexgard or Revolution
  • Unexpired heartworm preventative
  • Tied fleece blankets
  • Cat toys: catnip pillows, mice & balls – no feathers or external bells, please
  • Ping pong balls
  • Wobbler (food dispensing dog toy, large)
  • Kuranda beds (large)
  • Stainless steel cat food dishes (no rubber bottom)
  • Kitty litter
  • Pine litter (non-clumping)
  • Stainless steel litter pans (large size)
  • Cardboard scratchers for cats
  • Puppy/training pads
  • Newspaper
  • 6 oz paper food trays
  • Paper towels
  • Kitchen/postal scales (for weighing kittens)
  • Baby gates
  • Open or unopened bags of dog and cat food (any brand) for use with AniMeals program
  • Extra large reusable tote bags (larger than grocery store bags; e.g. from IKEA or Costco)
  • Swiffer refill pads (wet)
  • Sponges
  • Liquid dishwasher detergent (not pods)
  • Dishwasher rinse-aid
  • 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

Humane Education Needs

  • Pipe cleaners
  • Pencils, markers, and colored pencils
  • Painter’s tape
  • Glue (liquid and glue sticks)
  • Old (clean laundered) t-shirts and socks
  • Children’s books about animals, nature, human rights, or social-emotional themes (gently used or new)
  • Craft, art, or office supplies

Not Needed at This Time

  • Large Blankets or other large linens
  • Towels, hand and bath size (no washcloths)
  • Pet medications (open or otherwise we do not take)
  • Animal crates (plastic travel crates)
  • Cat towers/condos/posts finished with carpet or sisal rope
  • Kongs for dogs
  • Cat treats
  • Peanut butter (smooth/creamy, no xylitol)
  • Dog harnesses
  • Dog leashes
  • Dog collars
  • Dog toys (new or gently used)
  • Dog clothing
  • Pet heating pads
  • Dish soap
  • Measuring spoons down to 1/8 tsp.
  • Straight-sided heavy bottom ceramic bowls – Medium or Large
  • Ziploc bags
  • Baby wipes
  • Foldable wire animal crates
  • Humidifier
  • Cardboard tubes (from paper towels or TP)

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 Coordinator first, as 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!