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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.
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
For All Animals
  • Monetary donations to support Animal Control are gratefully accepted at either of the below:

 Friends of AACAC, Inc. a private 501c3 non-profit group set up in support of Anne Arundel County Animal Control at Friends of AACAC, P.O. Box 45, Millersville, MD 21108. Donations to this group and information about the group can also be found at   or  Anne Arundel County Police Foundation a 501c3 organization (Memo area of check should read: Casper Fund) at 130 Lubrano Drive Number 200, Annapolis, MD 21401.


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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Anne Arundel County, Maryland. 44 Calvert Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401 | Tele: (410) 222-7000