Wish List

BlanketTowelDonationSmallBelow is a list of supplies that we regularly need at the Washington Animal Rescue League.

In addition, the following links will take you directly to Amazon.com and our Amazon Wish Lists for various departments.

If you would like to donate any of the supplies below, we would would be very appreciative.  The supplies can be sent to:

Washington Animal Rescue League
71 Oglethorpe Street, NW
Washington, DC  2001



Cat equipment

  • Cat trees, five feet in height (or more)
  • Wall perches
  • Carpet squares
  • Feliway (Cat pheromone dispenser and refills)
  • 3/8 inch sisal rope
  • Tunnel
  • Rescue Remedy 10 ml bottle

Cat toys

  • Wand toys-Da Bird, Go Cat Cat Catcher, any Neko Fly brand
  • Cat Dancer
  • Jingle balls
  • Fake mice
  • Panic Mouse by Pure Commotion
  • Activity Center by Trixie
  • Quality catnip
  • Cat Grass
  • Freeze dried chicken or turkey livers
  • Oregano and Celery Seeds (for cat enrichment)

Dog equipment

  • Martingale collars-small, medium and large
  • No pull harnesses-“Easy Walk” and “Sens-ible” brands
  • Slip leads
  • Bags of large puppy pads

Dog toys (no latex, please)

  • Beef liver treats
  • Bully sticks
  • Natural Balance food rolls
  • Kongs
  • Atomic Treat Balls by Ourpets
  • Peanut butter, canned pumpkin puree, to stuff Kongs
  • Tug toys (2-foot)
  • Nylabones (small and medium)
  • Durable dog toys
  • Hot dogs (for treats)
  • Agility equipment
    • tunnel chute, dog jump, tire jump, and pause box, wobble board, dog walk,  A-frame, yoga blocks
  • DT Systems Training Scents (for enrichment)
  • Cans of Chicken Broth (for enrichment)

Shelter Use

  • Large dog crates
  • Blankets
  • Pillow cases
  • Towels
  • Wet/dry vacuum
  • Laundry detergent
  • Bleach (unopened)
  • Tools of all types
  • Heavy-duty cart or wagon for moving large items
  • Lawn mower
  • Hedge trimmer
  • Mulch


Hospital needs:

  • Portable otoscope/ophthalmoscope (for eye and ear exams)
  • Rolling tool box
  • Fast acting thermometers (we always need more of these)
  • Pens, post-its, sharpies and #10 envelopes (lots of paperwork)
  • Clipper blades: Oster #40 and #10 (for surgical prep and wound care)
  • Old (or new) towels and blankets and fleeces (soft beds make such a difference to our patients)
  • Pipe Cleaners (for cat toys) Very important for long-term patients
  • Pill pockets