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There is nothing that Animal Welfare League NSW appreciates more than the donations we receive. Generous donations of certain essential goods help us care for our animals and help raise much-needed funds. We rely on the support of the community to help our shelter animals and gratefully accept donations from our wish list of items below.

Each and every donation makes a direct impact on the welfare of the cats and dogs in our care. Thank you to all our supporters.

Items that we kindly accept:

Comfort items:  

  • Blankets
  • Sheets 
  • Towels 

Dog Care items: 

  • Collars, leads and harnesses
  • Cool gear – ‘chill out’ dog mats – all sizes 
  • Clam shell pools and wading pools 
  • Collapsible dog crates – used for puppy training and mums during kitten season 
  • Microchip scanners 
  • Dog clicker training aids 
  • Pheromone sprays or plug-ins – DAP for dogs 
  • Agility Equipment 
  • Snuffle Mats 
  • Slow feeder bowls 
  • Nylabones – large and extra Large 
  • Dog muzzles 
  • Puppy pads 
  • Puppy pens and gates 

Cat Care items: 

  • Snuggle safe heat pads 
  • Cat grass, catnip and catmint, chamomile 
  • Cat toys  
  • Recycled paper cat litter 
  • Cat enrichment feeders (small kongs, maze bowls, wobblers) 
  • Cat scratching pads, small 
  • Top loading cat carriers 
  • Feliway pheromone sprays or plug ins 

Pocket Pet items: 

  • Oaten Hay for pocket pets 
  • Vetfarm Origins rabbit and or guinea pig pellets 
  • Pocket pet chews, wood blocks and treats 

Food items: 

  • Cat squeezy/creamy treats 
  • Wet cat food 
  • Mince meat, chicken breast, roast chicken, devon, dog rolls 
  • KONG Paste 
  • Peanut Butter (smooth) 
  • Dog chews 
  • Dog treats (that can be broken into small pieces) 


  • Paper Bags 
  • Cardboard boxes (shoebox size and smaller), cardboard rolls from toilet paper 
  • Furminator/ deshedding brushes 
  • Seatbelt clips 
  • Large snap lock bags, sandwich bags, plastic takeaway containers 


Items that we don’t accept

We would ask that if an item is on the list below, then please do not donate it to Animal Welfare League NSW. Instead, consider donating it to another worthwhile charity that may be able to use it.

  • Kennels
  • Pillows/Cushions
  • Quilts
  • Electric blankets
  • Large Scratching posts (too big to fit into our condos)
  • Litter that isn’t recycled paper litter
  • Human clothes
  • Soiled/stained trays or hutches
  • Choke chains or prong collars
  • Open bags of food
  • Shredded paper
  • Toys with battery packs, beans or hard plastic eyes/features


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