Doggie Delights

  • Canned dog and puppy food
  • Dry dog and puppy food (unopened bags only!)
  • Dog treats
  • Dog toys
  • Creamy Peanut Butter (no xylitol additive)
  • Martingale collars
  • Dog leashes
  • Blankets and bath towels (no fitted sheets or comforters)

Feline Fixin’s

  • Canned cat and kitten food
  • Dry cat and kitten food (unopened bags only!)
  • Cat treats
  • Cat toys
  • KMR Kitten Formula
  • Mini Miracle Nipples
  • Non-Clumping Litter
  • Newspaper

Wildlife Wonders

  • Fresh & Frozen Fruits & Vegetables
  • Frozen Chicken, & Venison
  • Baby Food
  • Pigeon & Mixed Bird Seeds
  • Reptile Heat Lamps
  • Bath & Hand Towels
  • Mammal & Bird Supplies

Shelter Operations

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Digital kitchen scales
  • Snuggle-safe heating pads
  • Small humidifiers
  • Paper towels and Q-tips
  • 1-Gallon Ziploc Bags

Items We Can’t Accept

  • Open & expired bags of food & treats
  • Rawhides & used chew bones
  • Chew bones not made in the USA
  • Toys that can’t be washed
  • Toys made for humans (battery-operated)
  • Human clothes
  • Open grooming products
  • Fitted sheets & pillowcases
  • Carpet
  • Broken items (crates, carriers, etc.)
  • Prong collars, shock collars, chain collars & retractable leashes

Where to Donate

All of our locations gratefully accept donated supplies. We do not have the capacity to pick up donations, however, if you need help unloading your car, our staff would be happy to assist you.

  • East Side Shelter: Please leave donations on the cart at the Adoptions entrance.
    • 6926 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh 15208
  • North Side Shelter: Please drop donations in the bins in the front lobby.
    • 1101 Western Ave, Pittsburgh 15233
  • Verona Wildlife Rehabilitation Center: Please bring donations to the Rehabilitation building entrance.
    • 6000 Verona Rd, Verona 15147

Shelter Hours:

Tuesday – Friday | 12 PM – 6 PM
Saturday – Sunday | 10 AM – 4 PM
Monday | Closed

Medical Donation Policy

Under Federal regulations, we are no longer permitted to accept any prescription medications from the public. Click here for more information on this policy and a list of the Allegheny County Prescription Drug Take-Back Locations where you may dispense medications you no longer need.

Other Goods and Services

If you are interested in donating supplies or services that are not listed here, please contact our donations department via email at or call us at 412-345-0358.