Toronto Animal Services accepts monetary donations, grocery store gift cards, and supplies to help animals in care.


Our shelters receive daily donations in kind, and we are so grateful for the generous support of our pet community. However, we can’t always use the items that are donated. If you are looking to help our shelter pets, here is a list of the items we need the most.

Medical Supplies and Equipment

  • Digital animal thermometers
  • Baby scales (for cat foster program)

Miscellaneous Animal Supplies

  • Grocery store gift cards to purchase fresh green greens for our rabbits and small animals
  • New cat litter (clay only)
  • New animal nursing bottles
  • Wire dog crates (large and extra-large)
  • New towels, thin blankets and sheets (no comforters please, they don’t fit in our washers)
  • Grooming items such as a FURminator brush, slicker brushes, grooming gloves etc.
  • Cat treats
  • Friskies cat canned food (pâté)
  • High value dog treats (Such as Chewmasters)
  • Peanut butter

New Animal Toys for Enrichment

For cats

  • New Mylar crinkle cat toys
  • New fuzzy mice
  • Stretch & Scratch (in packages of 6, 12, 25 and 30)
  • New feather teaser toys

For dogs

New dog toys including:

  • KONG rubber toys (for both large and small dogs)
  • Rope toys
  • Puzzle toys
  • Treat-dispensing toys
  • Chuck-it launcher and balls

For rabbits

  • Rabbit toys
  • Roraging mats