AARCS Wish list

*If you have a large donation or items that should not be stored outside for a short time and would like to make an appointment for drop off please email [email protected]

AT THIS TIME WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING ANY LINENS OTHER THAN CLEAN TOWELS!

WE DO NOT ACCEPT PILLOWS AND STUFFED ANIMALS

Below is a wish list of things we need to keep our shelter running and our foster homes supplied with all the things they need. Please note that gently used, second-hand items are perfectly acceptable and welcome.

Donations can be dropped off at Safe Haven (5060 – 74 Ave SE, Calgary, AB) in our monitored donation bin (front of the building) or North Haven (8108 Coronet Rd NW, Edmonton, AB) in our monitored donation bin (on the east side of our shelter)

You can purchase our needed essentials for AARCS directly from our SAFE HAVEN Amazon Wish List or from our NORTH HAVEN Amazon Wish List

Want to help the kitties and critters?
Checkout our Kitten Wish List and our Critter Wish List!

CURRENT NEEDS

  • Puppy Xpens (48″ or taller)
  • Canned Cat + Kitten Food – pâté is preferred
  • Canned Dog + Puppy Food
  • Pet Safe Easy Walk Harnesses (M/L/XL)
  • Slip Leads
  • XL Kongs/Interactive/durable Toys for Dogs and Cats
  • Bully Sticks or other Long-Lasting Chews (no rawhides)
  • Plastic Animal Crates — All Sizes
  • Clean Towels! (No other linen or bedding please)
  • Heavy-Duty Exterior Zip ties (6″-8″)
  • Kitten Milk Replacer
  • Adult Rabbit Pellets (Oxbow)
  • Rabbit Treats and Chews
  • Timothy Hay
  • Hand Soap (Large Refills)
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • HE Laundry Detergent
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Garbage Bags, Industrial Size, Large Clear and Glad White Kitchen are our greatest needs
  • Blue Recycle Bags
  • Disposable Gloves (including latex-free)
  • Poop bags
  • Dog treats
  • Puppy Pads
  • Cat Litter
  • Litter Box Scoops and Litter Boxes – new only
  • Toilet paper
  • Gift Cards: Gas, Costco, Pet Stores
  • Office Supplies including letter-size paper
  • Page Protectors
  • Painter’s Tape

NORTH HAVEN HIGHEST NEEDS

  • Canned Cat Food
  • Kongs/Interactive Toys for Dogs and Cats
  • Bully Sticks or other Long-Lasting Chews (no rawhides)

We are always happy to accept cash donations or electronic money transfers to [email protected] so we can purchase our highest-need items at this time. We encourage curbside drop-off for new donated items. Our reception area is limited to one visitor at a time.

We Cannot Accept

  • Frozen/RAW Food
  • Stuffed Toys – Choking/blockage hazard
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Furniture
  • Kitchen Supplies
  • Comforters / Fitted Sheets / Pillows
  • Bird, Reptile Cages and Supplies
    * Unless Specifically Requested

OUR SHELTER Locations

AARCS Safe Haven is located at:
5060 74 Avenue SE, CALGARY, AB T2C 3C9

24/7 Donation Bin Located in Front of Building

AARCS North Haven is located at:
8108 Coronet Rd NW, EDMONTON, AB T6E 4P1

24/7 Donation Bin Located East Side of Building