We offer San Diegans a wide range of programs and services that strengthen the human-animal bond, prevent cruelty/neglect, provide medical care, educate the community on the humane treatment of animals and provide safety net services for all pet families needing assistance with keeping their pets.

Shelter Wish List


  • Canned Chicken
  • Cheeze Whiz
  • Dog/cat treats (in original packaging)
  • Dog/puppy, cat/kitten food (in original packaging)
  • Esbilac Puppy Milk Replacer (powdered)
  • Meat-flavored baby food
  • Rat blocks
  • Timothy hay

Toys/Enrichment Items:

  • Cat/kitten toys
  • Cat scratchers (new)
  • Chew toys
  • Dog/puppy toys
  • Food dispensing toys*

Other Animal Supplies:

Please no pillows or used plastic litter boxes. Please call regarding the donation of medical items.

  • 60 to 100 watt incandescent bulbs for Project Wildlife animals.
  • Blankets/Towels
  • Carefresh small pet litter
  • Cat Litter
  • Cat trees (new)
  • Digital animal thermometers
  • Disposable feeding trays
  • Dog shirts and sweaters
  • Grooming supplies (new)
  • Heating pads
  • Housetraining pads
  • Leashes, harnesses and collars (new)*
  • Pet beds (plush and Kuranda)
  • Pet bowls (ceramic or stainless steel)
  • Plastic children’s pools
  • Poop bags
  • Shower pan liners
  • Snuggle Heating Discs
  • Ziplock bags

Gift Cards/Certificates:

  • Amazon.com
  • Grocery stores
  • Local gas stations
  • Local restaurants, movie theaters and book stores
  • Michaels
  • Office supply stores
  • PETCO and Petsmart
  • Target

Office Supplies:

We can always use standard office supplies beyond what is listed here.

  • Avery labels
  • Binder clips
  • Binder rings
  • Calculators (handheld)
  • Card stock
  • Double-sided mounting squares
  • Dry Erase Markers:
  • Electric stapler
  • Envelopes
  • Highlighters
  • Ink cartridge
  • Laminating sheets
  • Note pads
  • Paper clips
  • Phone message tablet
  • Post-it Notes
  • Postage stamps
  • Rewriteable CDs
  • Scissors
  • Sharpie pens
  • Stapler
  • White out tape
  • Writing pens

Miscellaneous Supplies:

  • Art supplies (new)
  • Bleach (unopened)
  • Cellophane gift bags and wrap
  • Compressed air cans
  • Dawn dish soap
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Floral tape (green)
  • Gift tissue paper
  • Laundry soap (liquid, unopened)
  • Lint rollers
  • Paper towels
  • Swiffer Dusters
  • Storage containers
  • Trash bags
  • Wet/Dry Vacuum (small canister, heavy-duty style)
  • White boards
  • Zip ties

To help support this organization, send your eGift Card to:

Contact organization for current email address or mail gift card to the address listed below.

eGift cards are the fastest and easiest way for this organization to order the items they desperately need, when they need them. See our “Team Up for Tails” section on this page, pick a store, and order your eGift card. 100% of what you order goes directly to the animal rescue shelter.

Or you may contact the organization directly at the following:

San Diego Humane Society
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110

San Diego Humane Society
3450 E. Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92027