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Donations Accepted

Operational Changes

Please read this important update regarding operational changes beginning Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
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 Martingale Training Collars with buckles
  • Leashes
  • Puppy Training Pads
  • Toys
  • Rawhides
  • Kong (Large or XL)
  • Kong Balls (Large)
  • Jolly Balls
  • Treats - Greenies
  • Kuranda Beds - Donate Now!
  • Grooming Scissors
  • 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)
  • Stretch and scratchers (available at
  • Cloth Shower Curtains
For Both Cats and Dogs
  • Flea Preventatives (preferably Veterinarian recommended preventatives)
  • Towels (we are not currently accepting other fabric donations such as sheets, comforters, pillows, bath mats, etc.) 
  • Wash Cloths
  • 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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