Shelter Wish List Items


Donate from Our Shelter Wish List

It's not just about cash donation

We are so grateful for the generous contributions from our community. There are items we regularly need in the shelter or barn to care for our animals, and you can see a list of these much-needed items below.  Donations can be dropped off at Rescue Village during our adoption hours or can be placed on the cart outside the Main Lobby doors when we are closed.

You may also have needed items shipped to us directly through our wish list or from websites like 

View Our Amazon Wish List

Cats and Kittens

Our feline friends need your support

Help us care for our cats and kittens by donating from the list below:

Dogs and Puppies

Our canine companions are counting on you

Help us care for our dogs and puppies by donating items from the list below.

  • Purina Dog Chow, Purina Puppy Chow, Purina small bites
  • Any brand canned dog and puppy food
  • Soft dog treats
  • Rubber Kongs, Buster Cubes, tennis balls, treat balls, puppy safe plush toys, puzzle toys
  • Sensible Brand Harnesses
  • 6’ leashes
  • Dog beds
  • Frontline, Advantage or Revolution flea products

Little Critters

Don't forget about the little ones

Please check to see what types of small animals are currently in the shelter, as this may affect our wish list.

  • Large, clean good quality wire cages
  • Timothy hay, bedding/nesting material
  • Plain rabbit, guinea pig, and hamster pellets
  • Fresh dark salad greens—parsley, cilantro, romaine, kale
  • Newspaper
  • Unscented litter
  • Exercise pens
  • Exercise wheels
  • Chew blocks

Barn Friends

Big Animals Have Big Needs

  • Canned veggies for pigs (no salt added only)
  • Horse blankets of all sizes in new or gently used condition
  • Grooming supplies
  • Square bales of good quality hay (timothy, trefoil mix and alfalfa)
  • Square bales of straw
  • Garbage bags (33 gallon)
  • Bagged pelleted bedding and pine shavings
  • Flat sided hanging buckets for stalls (heated and non)
  • Rubber feed pans (large and small)
  • Breakaway halters and lead ropes
  • Hoof care products
  • Gift cards to Centerra Co-op, Tractor Supply Company, Home Depot, Lowes, Geauga Feed and Grain Supply (You can also add money to our account at Geauga Feed to help feed our barn friends. Click here to learn more!)

General Shelter Supplies

  • Paper towels, heavy duty garbage bags, brooms, dust pans, sponges, dusters, liquid laundry detergent, bleach
  • New or gently used towels, sheets, blankets, pillowcases, washcloths, hand towels
  • Dawn dish soap
  • Gift certificates for PetSmart or Pet Supplies Plus
  • 20 lb bags of rice for post-surgery heating pads

Education Department Supplies

  • Colorful Fleece (by the yard)
  • Wooden Dowel sticks (precut packages)
  • Feathers for cat toys (long feathers)
  • Bulletin board letters
  • Self-adhesive Name badges (2 1/3″ x 3 3/8″)
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Magic Markers
  • Permanent Markers
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Colored sheets of Poster Board (large and small)
  • Stickers (various)
  • Duct tape (various designs + colors)
  • Rit Tye-Dye (any color, liquid or powder)
  • Rubber bands

Items We Cannot Take

  • Prescription drugs
  • Pillows
  • Food that is open or past its expiration date
  • Stuffed animals


If you are unsure if we can take a certain item, contact