Donate an Item

Have an item you’d like to donate to the animals of AHS? You can leave your donation with a staff member in the lobby of our shelter at 124 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78752 during our open hours. If you’d like to purchase an item and have it shipped directly to us, please click below to check out our Amazon Wish List.

Amazon Wishlist

Items we can accept:

  • Heritage Ranch by H-E-B dog or cat food
  • Any brand dry cat and dog food (opened is OK)
  • Gift cards to H-E-B, Tomlinson’s, PetsMart, PetCo, Target, & Home Depot
  • Paper towels
  • Newspaper
  • Puppy pads
  • PetAg (kitten and puppy milk replacement)
  • Peanut butter (creamy, sealed, non-organic, and unexpired)
  • Towels (new or gently-used, all sizes)
  • Sheets (flat ONLY)
  • Blankets (without stuffing)
  • Cans of Easy Cheese
  • Friskies Poultry Pate
  • Wet dog food of any type
  • Litter scoops
  • Cat litter (any brand)
  • Small two-sided cat bowls
  • Cat toys (any type)
  • Small cat beds
  • Washcloths and hand towels
  • Royal Canin Baby Cat Dry Food *
  • Top-loading plastic pet carriers
  • Cans of tuna (packed in water)
  • Meat-flavored baby food (no onion)
  • Stainless steel bowls (non-spill, any size)
  • Small electric heating pads without timers
  • Gently used collars and leashes
  • Greenies “Pill Pockets”
  • Hard rubber activity dog toys (ex. Kong Wobbler, Nylabone)
  • Unopened cat and dog treats
  • Can openers
  • Medical supplies (digital thermometers, rubbing alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, unopened distilled water)
  • Cleaning supplies (brooms, dust pans, rubber gloves, sponges, trash bags, bleach, Dawn Dish soap)
  • Ziploc bags – sandwich size
  • Q Tips and cotton balls

Items we cannot accept:

  • Expired medications
  • Pillows and cushions
  • Comforters and blankets with stuffing
  • Dog Beds with stuffing
  • Frozen dog food
  • Pillowcases
  • Fitted sheets
  • Shredded paper
  • Pill bottles
  • Plastic litter pans
  • Shock, prong, flea, or choke collars
  • Grooming supplies
  • Used computer equipment older than 2 years and/or not in good working condition
  • Homemade dog and cat treats
  • Over-the-counter flea treatments
  • Rawhide chews

Donate Your Vehicle

Want to help animals in need? Consider donating your old or unwanted car or truck to AHS! Click below to learn more about Autos for Animals, our vehicle donation program.

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