Donate Wish List Items

A great way to support our animals and make a tax deductible gift.

Interested in supporting a specific program, location, or department from the comfort of your home? Conveniently select items from the following Amazon.com wish lists and they will be shipped directly to San Diego Humane Society!


PAWS San Diego

Project Wildlife



General Supplies Needed


PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accept any medications for animals or people.


Food/Treats:

  • 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.

  • Cat trees (new)
  • Blankets/Towels
  • Carefresh small pet litter
  • Cat Litter
  • 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
  • Snuggle Heating Discs
  • Shower pan liners
  • 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)
  • Batteries*
  • 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


For questions about our Wish Lists, please email EColton@sdhumane.org or call 619.243.3434.

In-Kind Donations

All of our locations can issue receipts for your donation. Due to limited resources we are unable to pick up items.

San Diego Campus
Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at our Incoming Animals desk.
This is the outdoor service desk just beyond the center courtyard with the fountain.

Oceanside Campus
Both locations are open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Items can be received in the lobby.

Escondido Campus
Daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Items can be received in the animal control services lobby.

To Mail Donations

San Diego Humane Society
Attn: Development Department
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110