San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

Wish Lists

kittensDonating wish list items is a great way to support our animals and make a tax deductible gift.

In-Kind Donations

Donations can be dropped off at any of our public campuses:

San Diego Campus: Daily from 9:30 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 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. during the week. Open 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekends. 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.

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

To Mail Donations

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

For questions about our Wish Lists, please email or call 619.243.3401.


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



  • Canned Chicken
  • Cheeze Whiz
  • Dog/cat treats
  • Dog/puppy, cat/kitten food
  • 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 or medications.

  • Cat trees (new)
  • Blankets/Towels
  • Carefresh small pet litter
  • Cat Litter
  • Digital animal thermometers
  • Disposable feeding trays
  • Dog houses *
  • Dog shirts and sweaters
  • Grooming supplies *
  • Groomers Best brand Pet Tub *
  • Heating pads
  • Housetraining pads
  • Leashes, harnesses and collars (new) *
  • Overhead trolley/pulley system for dogs *
  • Pet beds (plush and Kuranda)
  • Pet bowls
  • Plastic children's pools
  • Poop bags
  • Snuggle Heating Discs
  • Shower pan liners
  • Ziplock bags

Gift Cards/Certificates:

  • Grocery stores
  • IKEA furniture *
  • 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
  • Hanging files
  • Ink cartridge
  • Laminating sheets
  • New file folders
  • 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
  • Florgal 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 or call 619.243.3401.