Donations & Wish List

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Decorative wooden cutout of a dog and a cat. Memorials and tributes are often accomplished by donating to Animal Shelters. Donations show loving support for animals. Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Monetary donations are used for treating sick animals to make them adoptable, for benevolence, life saving efforts, spay/neuter assistance and to keep our facility a humane environment for the animals housed here. To make a donation by credit card (Mastercard, Visa, or Discover) please call the animal shelter at 515-239-5530 or stop by our office during public hours.  Checks can be made payable to the Ames Animal Shelter, and mail to Ames Animal Shelter, 515 Clark Ave., Ames, IA  50010.

Want to help but don't want to make the trip to the store? Enjoy the convenience of online shopping while helping our animals! Our Amazon Wish List is available HERE

Our Wish List

(PDF Download Available here)

· Feline Royal Canin Babycat Wet and Dry Food

· Feline Purina Pro Plan Kitten Wet and Dry Food

· Tidy Cats Non-Clumping Litter

· Tidy Cats Clumping Litter

· Kennel Stretch & Scratchers (

· Feline Purina One Indoor Advantage Dry Food

· Feline Blue Buffalo Wilderness Salmon Wet and Dry food

· Feline Friskies Pate Wet Food (fishy flavors!)

· Canine Iams Minichunks Dog Food

· Timothy Hay

· Rabbit Pellets

· Guinea Pig Food

· Grassy Mats/Hidey-Holes

· Geber Second Stage Chicken & Gravy Baby Food

· Canned Salmon, Tuna, & Chicken

· Kleenex

· Ziplock Bags

· Batteries (AA, AAA, D, 9-Volt)

· White-Out Tape

· Gift Cards (Brekke’s Town & Country Store, Treats on a Leash, Walmart, Theisens)

· Liquid Laundry Detergent

· Paper Towels

· Dishwashing Detergent

· Towels & Washcloths

· Dry Erase Markers

· Post-It Notes

· Pens

· Sharpies

· Highlighters

· Fleece Material for Pet Beds