How To Donate

Onslow County Animal Services accepts a variety of donated items in addition to monetary contributions. Our needs change according to season and donation history, so please check back to see what we currently need or follow us on Facebook to find urgent requests.

For your convenience, and easy shop and ship donations, please visit our Amazon wishlist.

Most Needed Items

These items are the most essential

Food & Treats:

  • Friskies pate style canned kitten food
  • Royal Canin Babycat canned food
  • Purina Kitten Chow, yellow bag (Any Size)
  • Purina Cat Naturals (Any Size)
  • Pate style canned puppy food (Purina Pro Plan)
  • Canned dog food (Purina Pro Plan)
  • Purina Puppy Chow (Any Size)
  • Purina Dog Chow
  • Training Treats for dogs & puppies
  • Pill Pockets (cat & dog - no cheese flavor please)


  • Assorted cat toys
  • Durable (Kong/Nylabone style) toys for dogs 
  • Stuffed toys (Cat & Kitten Snugglers)
  • Stuffing-Free Dog Toys
  • Tennis/Squeaky balls


  • Gently used towels/washcloths
  • Fleece blankets/throws

Cleaning Items:

  • Clorox Bleach 
  • H/E Laundry Detergent (Liquid)
  • Dawn Dish Detergent
  • Rubber Dishwashing gloves
  • Dog Waste Bags

Miscellaneous Items:

  • Puppy Pads
  • Dog Shampoo (No Hartz Brand)
  • New Brushes, Cat & Dog
  • Small animal supplies (timothy hay, carefresh bedding, small animal food)

​Monetary Donations:

  Monetary donations and gift cards to local merchants are also accepted

Items Not Accepted:

The following items will not be accepted for donation:


  • Open bags of food/treats
  • Comforters and pillows
  • Infant (human) food and formula
  • Rawhide treats/bones

  • Assorted cat toys
  • Assorted cat toys