Wish List

We 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

  • Cardboard trays (e.g. from flats of pet food, soda and canned goods)
  • Gerber brand baby food,  poultry flavor (pure chicken or turkey not blended with veggies)
  • Cardboard scratchers for cats
  • Peanut butter (smooth/creamy, no xylitol)

Ongoing Needs

  • Wet cat food: Diamond Naturals Chicken
  • Dry cat food: Royal Canin Mother & Babycat, Premium Edge Kitten, Diamond Maintenance
  • Dry dog food: Diamond Adult, Diamond Naturals Small Breed Adult, Diamond Puppy, Diamond Naturals Small Breed Puppy
  • Canine Training Treats
  • Flea control (new/unopened): Nexgard or Revolution
  • Unexpired heartworm preventative
  • Dog toys
  • Wobbler (food dispensing dog toy, large)
  • Kuranda beds (large)
  • Cat toys: catnip pillows, mice & balls – no feathers or external bells, please
  • Stainless steel cat food dishes
  • Kitty litter
  • Pine litter (non-clumping)
  • Stainless steel litter pans (large size)
  • Puppy/training pads
  • Newspaper
  • Paper towels
  • Baby gates
  • Open or unopened bags of dog and cat food (any brand) for use with AniMeals program
  • Swiffer refill pads (wet)
  • Sponges
  • Humidifier
  • Liquid dishwasher detergent (not pods)
  • White copy paper
  • Ziploc bags – quart and gallon size
  • 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

  • Children’s books about animals, nature, human rights, or social-emotional themes (gently used or new)
  • Cardboard tubes (from paper towels or TP)
  • Tied fleece blankets (contact etaylor@valleyhumane.org for specifics)
  • 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)
  • Kongs for dogs
  • Animal crates
  • KMR brand kitten formula
  • Cat treats
  • Dog harnesses
  • Dish soap
  • Measuring spoons down to 1/8 tsp.
  • Straight-sided heavy bottom ceramic bowls – Medium or Large

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!