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:

  • Fancy Feast pate style canned kitten food
  • Purina Kitten Chow (Any Size)
  • Purina One Tender Selects Chicken (Any Size)
  • Pate style canned puppy food (Purina Pro Plan)
  • Canned dog food (Purina Pro Plan)
  • Purina Puppy Chow
  • Diamond Maintenance Dry Dog Food (Tractor Supply)
  • Training Treats for dogs & puppies
  • Quality dog treats (jerky, all-natural)
  • 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


  • Small Fleece Blankets
  • Gently used towels/washcloths, twin-size flat white sheets

Cleaning Items:

  • Rescue Cleaning Wipes (Found on Amazon) 
  • H/E Laundry Detergent (Liquid or Pods - No Lavender scented Please)
  • Dawn Dish Detergent
  • Rubber Dishwashing gloves
  • Dog Waste Bags

Miscellaneous Items:

  • Puppy Pads
  • Dog Shampoo (No Lavender Scented Please)
  • Furminators/Brushes Cat & Dog

​Monetary Donations:

    Gift Cards to local and internet 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
  • Lavender scented items (Staff member is allergic)

  • Assorted cat toys
  • Assorted cat toys