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Animal Control Accepted Donations

We appreciate the citizens of Anne Arundel County wanting to assist Anne Arundel County Animal Control in the care of the animals within our facility.   Since county residents often donate and inquire if there are specific needs, below is a list of items most useful for caring for animals at Animal Control.  Please limit donations to the items on the below list.  For large donations please call the shelter.  Please contact us if you have questions.
Friends of AACAC, Inc." is a private 501c3 non-profit group set up in support of Anne Arundel County Animal Control.  Donations to this group and information about the group can be found at
For Dogs
  • Food (unopened) - Canned Food & Dry Food
  • 2 Quart and 3 Quart Metal Bowls
  • Cloth Training Collars (slip collars)
  • Leashes
  • Puppy Training Pads
  • Toys
  • Kong (Large or XL)
  • Kong Balls (Large)
  • Jolly Balls
  • Treats - Greenies
  • Kuranda Beds - Donate Now!
  • Grooming Scissors
  • Whelping Boxes (large and small) (please ask first to see if need still exists)
  • Food Unopened - Canned Food & Dry Food
  • Metal Bowls
  • Puppy Training Pads (used as cage liners)
  • Litter (clay not clumping)
  • Toys
  • Plastic Balls (with or without bells)
  • Other cat toys can be used however we prefer items that can be easily cleaned
  • Gently used or new cat carrier (for transporting adopted pets or foster animals safely home)
  • Kuranda Beds - Donate Now!
  • Cat carrier
  • Stretch and scratchers (available at )
For Both Cats & Dogs
  • Flea Preventatives (preferably Veterinarian recommended preventatives)
  • Towels
  • Wash Cloths
  • Blankets
  • Petsmart/Petco gift cards
  • Monetary donations to Animal Control are gratefully accepted! Please make your checks out to: Anne Arundel County Police Foundation (Memo area of check should read: Casper Fund)
For Small Exotic Animals
  • Petsmart/Petco gift cards
  • Carefresh bedding
For Livestock (please ask first to see if need still exists)
  • Hayrack
  • Leads
  • Feed buckets
Miscellaneous (please ask first to see if need still exists)
  • Wheel barrows
  • Shovels
  • Pitch fork (plastic)



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