Animal Services Wish List

Wish List

RAS welcomes donations of a variety of items that help to maintain or improve the care and comfort for animals while at the shelter and for providing access to resources for pet owners in under-served neighborhoods. Our wish list includes the following items for the various programs:  Adoptable Puppy

 Shelter Animal Care

  • 6-foot leashes
  • Pet shampoo
  • Pet carriers
  • Training crates




  • Powder stain remover
  • Distilled water
  • Puppy training pads
  • Baby food (meat varieties only; garlic free)
  • Hypo-allergenic, fragrance-free baby wipes
  • Kitten & Puppy milk replacement
  • Pill Pockets
  • Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol


Community Outreach & Pet Owner Support

  • Collars
  • Leashes
  • Harnesses
  • Training crates
  • Dog chews
  • Pet food (Dry, not canned)
    • Unopened
    • Small bags preferred for cats 
    • Med/large bags for dogs 
  • Puzzle feeders
  • Enrichment toys
  • Dog house kits
  • 2 gallon buckets
  • Dog runners
  • Cat litter (small bags)


  • Unscented liquid laundry detergent
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Pet-friendly ice melt
  • Laundry baskets
  • Plastic storage bins with lids
  • 10' x 10' pop-up tents



  • Squeeze cheese 
  • Nylon bones
  • Puzzle feeders
  • Dog treats (extra small)
  • Enrichment toys
  • Cat scratchers
  • Spray bottles
  • Beef broth (32 oz.)
  • Chew toys



  • Canned dog food
  • Bully sticks
  • Cow ears



 Transfer & Transportation

  • Unopened cat food
  • Cat litter
  • Gas cards and pre-paid credit cards for volunteers to transport animals to distant shelters
  • Collars
  • Leashes
  • Pet carriers and training crates
Foster Care
  • Pet food (unopened)
  • Chew toys
  • Food dispensers (slow feeders)
  • Pet treats
  • Leashes 
  • Collars
  • Gentle lead harnesses
  • Training crates
  • Cat litter
  • Litter pans
  • Pet carriers


 Through the Pet Supplies Plus Feeding Program, Animal Services feeds consistent, high-quality, dry and canned pet food to all of our animals in the shelter and in foster care. Pet foods from other manufacturers may be provided to our pets in foster care or to our Community Outreach and Support Program.

cat-bed-2Give a pet a bed

kurandabed2Our dogs and cats love to sleep on Kuranda Pet Beds. Thanks to our generous supporters, we have more than enough beds for all of the animals at the Animal Services Center. If and when we need more, we will let you know.

For more information about how your donation can help, please call (585) 428-7274 or email the Animal Services Center.







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