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Donations Accepted

We appreciate the citizens of Anne Arundel County wanting to assist Anne Arundel County Animal Care & 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 Care & 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  (we do not accept foods with red dyes)
  • Honey
  • Vitamin C
  • 2 Quart and 3 Quart Metal Bowls
  • Cloth Training Collars (slip collars)
  • Leashes
  • Puppy Training Pads
  • Toys
  • Rawhides
  • 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  (we do not accept foods with red dyes)
  • 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)
  • Cat carrier
  • Stretch and scratchers (available at
  • Cloth Shower Curtains
For Both Cats and Dogs
  • Flea Preventatives (preferably Veterinarian recommended preventatives)
  • Towels
  • Wash Cloths
  • Blankets
  • Petsmart/Petco gift cards
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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