Important Notice

Effective November 24th, 2020

We are Only Able to Accept New Items by Appointment

Please do not leave items at EHS, as we have strict protocols currently in place for the handling to protect the health and safety of our staff and volunteers. Donations must be new, clean, and wrapped in plastic or a bag for protection against the elements.

 Call 780-491-3507 or email to make an appointment for drop-off.
Thank you for your understanding and support!

EHS Wish List

Thank you so much for your support!

Gift in Kind items for animals in our care are greatly appreciated. We are happy to accept gift cards, new and unopened supplies for cats, dogs, and small animals. For the safety and health of our animals, we are unable to accept opened animal supplies.

For more details on the items of greatest need please see the lists below and visit our Amazon Wish-List. If you are still unsure on if we can accept an item, please contact us at 780-491-3507 or email:

Gift Card Store List: Most needed include places like Walmart, Home Depot, Canadian Tire, PetSmart, Mr. Pet’s and Superstore.

What We Cannot Accept

Opened food, newspaper, pillows, exotic animal supplies, used scratch posts, bird cages or any used item which is not cleaned prior to being dropped off.

Animal Supplies We Accept

Items we are most in need of at this are listed in bold.

  • Cat Food (dry or canned), including:
    • Yellow-label “No Name” brand wet cat food
    • Meow Mix
    • Meow Mix Wet
    • Friskies Wet & Dry
    • Whiskas Wet
    • Fancy Feast Wet
    • Purina Cat & Kitten
    • Purina Dry Food
    • Medi-Cal Hypoallergenic
    • Medi-Cal Gastro medium energy
    • Medi-Cal Urinary S/O
    • Hill’s A/D & Z/D
    • Almo
    • Weruva
    • BFF
    • Kitten Milk Replacer
  • Clumping litter
  • Non-clumping litter
  • Walnut, wheat, or corn based cat litters
  • Catnip
  • Cardboard scratch pads
  • Plastic litter boxes
  • Litter scoops
  • Stainless steel  lasagna pans – 12” x 24”
  • Cat Attract
  • Soft and hard cat toys (jingle balls, stick toys, small stuffies)
  • Dog Food (dry or canned), including:
    • PC puppy
    • Medi-Cal Hypoallergenic
    • Medi-Cal Gastro
    • Royal Canin Adult or Puppy.
    • Puppy milk replacer
    • Caesers wet food
    • Ceaser Dry Food & other small dog food
    • Pedigree wet food
    • Beneful Dry
    • Dog Treats – Soft Treats & Dry Treats
  • Pure chicken/beef broth (no onions)
  • Hot dogs
  • Peanut Butter (no sugar-free/types with artificial sweeteners)
  • Puppy pads
  • Metal exercise pens
  • Leashes (6’ nylon)
  • Easy walkers
  • Harnesses (L/XL)
  • Thundershirts (M)
  • Webbed Martingale collars
  • Grooming Clippers/Blades
  • Large Kongs
  • Dog puzzles
  • Dog winter coats (Large)
  • Grooming supplies
  • Rolls of carpet
  • Paper lunch bags
  • Fleece/flannel fabric
  • Hula hoops
  • 500ml yogurt cups
  • Bubbles / bubble maker
  • Cat wands
  • Adhesive Velcro
  • Thermometers
  • Food weight scale
  • Pacer / Go slow bowls
  • DAP spray/diffuser
  • Towels
  • Agility Equipment
  • Plastic Hard Toys
  • Play Structures
  • Wobble Kongs
  • Jolly Eggs
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Catnip
  • Reusable grocery bags
  • Large Ziploc bags
  • Spray bottles
  • Pet grooming wipes
  • Hot water bottles/disks (not electric)
  • Enzyme pet spot cleaner
  • Blue and white laundry baskets

From the animals, staff, and community at EHS, we thank you for your generosity!

If you have an item you wish to donate and it does not appear on our wish list please call us first at 780-491-3507 to verify if it is needed. Surplus items will be placed in our pet supply store for sale or will be distributed to other rescue organizations.

Gift Items from our Amazon Wish List

You can also conveniently order items from our Amazon Wish List and have them delivered directly to the shelter.

View Our Amazon Wish List

Donate a Car

Donate A Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for Edmonton Humane Society. We provide free towing in many areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation.

When you Donate your RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle to the Edmonton Humane Society through Donate A Car Canada, it will either be recycled or sold at auction depending on its condition, age and location. Donate A Car Canada will look after all the details to make it easy for your donation to benefit EHS. After your vehicle donation is complete, the Edmonton Humane Society will send you a tax receipt within 45 days.

Donate a Car to EHS!

In one year, it takes approximately 7 million dollars to keep the Edmonton Humane Society operational. 40% of these funds come from generous donations made by supporters like you.