Wish List Items

Help Our Animals by Donating Needed Items

Thank you for donating items to help shelter animals! See below for what we currently need.


We also have a Wish List on Amazon! Order online, and Amazon will ship the supplies directly to KHS. Learn more

Chewy Wish List

It’s never been easier to give back! Help our animals in need by shopping our Wish List on Chewy to donate much-needed pet food and supplies directly to our organization. Learn more

Drop Off Donations

You can also drop off Wish List donations any day of the week from 9 am-6 pm at:

  • East Campus at 1000 Lyndon Lane, Louisville. There is a donation bin outside the front door.
  • Sam Swope Pet Treatment & Lifesaving Center (also called the Main Campus) at 241 Steedly Drive, Louisville. Go to the end of the parking lot and leave donations outside the Admissions doors.

If we are unable to use donated Wish List items, we offer them to other animal shelters and pet food banks. If they cannot use them, items may be discarded.

All donations are tax deductible. Thank you for your support!

Our Wish List

Creature Comforts
  • Pet beds (clean, gently used)
  • Heating pads (electric and microwavable) and SnuggleSafe Microwavable Bed Warmers
  • Paper towel and toilet paper rolls (to make enrichment toys for pets)
  • Dog and cat toys (new or gently used)
  • Cat food (dry and canned)
  • Paper food trays for cat feeding time. (Example here: http://tinyurl.com/ltheycg)
  • Cat litter (clay, unscented)
  • Uncovered plastic litter boxes
  • Cat carriers
  • Covered cat beds (cat caves/tents)
  • Cat toys, including pipe cleaners, cat wands, feathers and paper bags
  • Cat tunnels
  • Cat nail clippers
  • Scratching posts
  • Kitten bottles/nipples and KMR (kitten milk replacer) formula
  • Wild bird seed (for our bird feeder outside the cat colonies, which the cats love to watch!)
  • Disposable litter boxes for training room activities
  • Plastic rings from milk and juice jugs
  • Icalm cats (an auditory program designed to soothe cats)
  • Feliway spray, diffusers and refills
  • Temporary metal fencing for both large dogs and puppy play pens
  • Slip Leads
  • Dog food (canned only)
  • Dog toys (durable, non-plush), Nylabones and puzzle toys with stuffers such as peanut butter and Cheese Whiz
  • Dog treats (soft only, please; no rawhides), including Vienna sausages, Natural Balance dog food rolls, meat-flavored baby food, canned chicken in water, canned tuna in water and canned squirt cheese
  • Small brown-paper lunch bags (used for enrichment)
  • Leather Brothers 6’ Slip Leads
  • 3-inchx 10-foot pvc pipe with 3-inch pvc end caps (used for enrichment)
  • Muffin tins (used for enrichment)
  • Icalm dogs (an auditory program used to calm dogs)
  • Truegrid Pro Lite
  • Clear Eyes Drop
  • Shapley’s Original M-T-G
  • EasyCare Easyboot
  • Protege Riding Helmet
  • Halters
  • Hoof Pick/brush
  • Stall Snack Holder
  • Plastic Buckets
  • Snuggit Turnout

Shop more at kyhumane.org/whfamazon 

Cleaning Supplies
  • Bleach
  • Laundry detergent
  • Disinfectant (aerosol cans)
  • Paper towels (multi-packs, if possible)
  • Safety glasses (to protect us when working with chemicals and/or quarantined areas)
  • Disposable non-skid shoe covers/booties (to protect us when working in quarantined areas; large or XL preferred)
  • Mesh laundry bags
  • Hand Soap
  • New or gently used laptops or desktop computers
  • Two-way radio /walkie-talkie set to streamline communication within the shelter
  • Heavy-duty scrub brushes
  • Two-step step ladders and stools
  • Contractor-grade hoses (75 foot and 100 foot)
  • Zip-close sandwich bags
  • Zip-close one-gallon bags
  • Freezer for frozen treats and dog food. (Please call regarding delivery)
  • Feeders Pet Supply Gift Cards
  • Broth

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