Needed Donations

To help us care for animals and improve our facility, the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center appreciates donations from individuals and organizations. If you would like to help, below are some of the items we seek.

If you'd like to help, please call our staff at 636-949-PETS.

For the Shelter

  • Batteries (AA, AAA, and D sized)
  • Bleach and other household cleaning items
  • Brooms / dust pans
  • Dish soap
  • Laundry soap
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic squirt bottles
  • Plastic storage containers (all sizes, with lids)
  • Squeegees and kitchen sponges
  • Trash bags and gallon-sized plastic zip baggies
  • Wild bird seed / thistle seed
  • Window cleaner

Special Needs Items

  • Black light
  • Esbilac - puppy milk replacer
  • Fish oil capsules
  • Heating pads (without automatic shut-off)
  • KMR - kitten milk replacer
  • Large dog houses
  • Lipiderm
  • L-Lysine capsules
  • Peppermint oil / eucalyptus oil for vaporizers
  • Vitamin C capsules

For Dogs

  • Bandanas
  • Blankets or towels (new or used)
  • Canned food (meatloaf type only, no slices or chunks)
  • Dry food
  • Grooming supplies (shampoo, brushes, nail clippers, etc.)
  • Leashes / collars
  • Pooper scooper
  • Toys (especially Kongs of any size)
  • Treats and chew items (for small and large dogs)

For Cats

  • Bedding (small towels / blankets)
  • Canned food (meatloaf type only, no slices or chunks)
  • Cat litter
  • Collars
  • Dry food
  • Nail clippers
  • Shoe boxes
  • Toys (small items that can be hung in kennels)
  • Treats

Tax Benefits

St. Charles County Government is a not-for-profit entity. Therefore, certain donations, gifts and volunteer contributions to the Pet Adoption Center or other county agencies may afford you or your business certain benefits for their value. Please consult your personal tax expert for information on this benefit.