The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County has worked in the Memphis community since 1933 to give injured and abused dogs and cats a second chance at life. The organization provides a safe place to recover; nutritious food and outstanding veterinary care for an average of 300 animals at a time. HSMSC staff and volunteers provide training, affection and socialization to the animals in their care to help them be adopted successfully into new and loving homes.

Organization Wish List

Pet Supplies:

Fromm Adult dog food (purple bag), available at Hollywood Feed
Fromm Adult cat food, available at Hollywood Feed
Canned kitten food (pate-style)
Canned dog food (pate-style)
Dry puppy food (10 lb. bags preferred for fosters)
Dry kitten food (10 lb. bags preferred for fosters)
Packages of dog treats (preferably small, like Zuke’s training treats, and/or soft, like Pupperoni)
Cat treats
Kitten formula (KMR brand)
Puppy formula (Esbilac brand)
Kitten/puppy bottles
Non-clumping/unscented cat litter (10 lb. bags preferred for fosters)
Cat Toys
Dog Toys (Kong and/or Nylabone brand non-edible toys)
Cardboard cat scratchers (especially that can be hung in kennels)
Kuranda Dog Beds
Dog/Cat Wire Crates
Humane traps
Comfort Zone Feliway Diffuser Kit
Blankets (no sheets)
Large towels (no washcloths/hand towels)
Heating pads
Hot water bottles
Cone recovery collars in all sizes (usually plastic but also come in other more flexible materials)
Grooming supplies


Food toys: BusterCube, Tug-A-Jug, Busy Buddies, Kong Wobble, etc.
Squeaker toys
Stuffed toys
Chew toys, non-edible large Nylabones
Heavy balls, Boomer Balls, soccer balls, basketballs


Treats: Hot dogs, string cheese, etc.
Metal water buckets (approx. 6″ tall)
Poop bags

Office Supplies:

Packages of copy paper
Thin dry erase markers (blue, green, red, orange, black)
Permanent markers
Staplers/ staples
Tape (scotch, duct, packing)
Packages of laminating sheets (8.5 x 11)
5″ x 8″ plastic card sleeves (for displaying kennel cards)
Packages of zip ties
Packages of paper towels
Bottles of Windex
Packages of toilet paper
Boxes of tall kitchen trash bags
Batteries (AAA, AA, 9V)
1″ Binder rings
Lint rollers
Spray air freshener
Masking tape
Plastic cutlery
Band-Aids/first aid supplies

Cleaning Supplies:

Boxes of 55-gallon trash bags
Dawn dishwashing soap
Hand soap
Magic Erasers
Dryer sheets
Tide pods
Hand sanitizer
Toilet paper
Spray bottles
Broom and dustpan

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:

Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County
935 Farm Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38134