Donate Needed Items and Services

Caring for over 300 animals requires a lot of food and supplies, and we rely on the generosity of people like you to keep us stocked. You can make a difference. Make the Humane Society part of your weekly routine. Consider our wish list when you are cleaning out a pantry or closet or even when you have a birthday! Or, add a few extra items to your shopping list. Following is a list of the supplies we need for our day-to-day operations.


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 clay cat litter (10 lb. bags preferred for fosters)
  • Small aluminum baking pans (for small kitten litter boxes)
  • 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 (click here to order and have it shipped directly to us)
  • Dog/Cat Wire Crates
  • Humane traps
  • Comfort Zone Feliway Diffuser Kit
  • Blankets (no sheets)
  • Large towels (no washcloths/hand towels)
  • Baking soda
  • Heating pads
  • Hot water bottles
  • Cone recovery collars in all sizes (usually plastic but also come in other more flexible materials)

Enrichment-specific supplies:


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


  • Odors: Herbs such as lavender, spices
  • Treats: Hot dogs, string cheese, etc.
  • Metal water buckets (approx. 6" tall)
  • Long pieces 1.5" PVC with several end caps (to make dog puzzle toys)
  • Carabiners
  • Poop bags

*Note: We do not currently need newspapers.

Office Supplies:

Packages of copy paper
Packages of laminating sheets
5" x 8" plastic card sleeves (for displaying kennel cards)
Clear display stands
Packages of zip ties
Packages of paper towels
Bottles of Windex
Packages of toilet paper
Boxes of tall kitchen trash bags
Thin dry erase markers (blue, green, red, orange, black)
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
Scrub brushes
Packages of non-latex gloves (medium & large)
Hand soap
Magic Erasers

Gift Cards:

Hollywood Feed
Tractor Supply Co.

We recommend shopping local! But if you shop online at, please be sure to use our special link so a portion of your proceeds will be donated to HSMSC. And you can find our Amazon Wish List here.

Donated items should be brought to the Humane Society
Tuesday - Friday, 10 am - 6 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, or
Sunday 1pm - 5 pm. The Humane Society is closed on Mondays.



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Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County · 935 Farm Road · Memphis TN, 38134 · 901.937.3900

Hours of Operation:
Saturday/Sunday: 10am-6pm
Monday/Thursday: CLOSED
Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday: 1-6pm

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