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Wish List

If you would like to help our wonderful cats and dogs, these are items that we always need. By donating supplies you support the plight of homeless pets and benefit the mission and programs of the HSNY.

In-kind (or, non-cash) donations are generally duductible as a charitable contribution. If you would like to donate something that is not on our list, need a receipt, or have a question, please call us at 212-752-4842.

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Wish List Items


We accept new and used bedding that is washed and cleaned. To protect the health and wellness of our animals, we are unable to accept pillows that are not new.

  • Newspaper
  • Towels
  • Sheets
  • Pillowcases
  • Small Blankets
  • Pet beds
  • New Pillows with original packaging

Pet Food


  • High quality food for dogs and puppies
    • Unopened canned and dry food
    • We are unable to accept frozen pet food
  • Biscuits and Treats
    • No Rawhide or Jerky


  • High quality food for cats and kittens
    • Unopened canned and dry food
    • We are unable to accept frozen pet food
  • Treats

Pet Supplies


  • Pet Carriers
    • New or Gently Used
  • Kong toys
    • Various Sizes
  • Nylabones
    • Various sizes and Chew Strength
  • Sterile Natural Bones
  • Nylon or Cotton Dog leashes
    • 4 to 6 Feet Long
  • Nylong or Cotton Dog harnesses
    • Sizes Small and Medium


  • Pet Carriers
    • New or Gently Used
  • Catnip
  • Litter
  • Toys
  • Corrugated Cardboard Scratching Pads
  • Stretch and Scratch Scratching Pads®
    • Stretch and Scratch® will mail donated items directly to our shelter if the option is selected during checkout

Cleaning Supplies

  • Paper Towels
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Sponges
  • Mr. Clean® Magic Eraser
  • Dishwashing Liquid
  • Liquid Hand Soap
  • Large Contractor Garbage Bags
  • Large Contractor Clear Recycling Bags
  • New Mops and Brooms
  • Facial Tissues
  • Alcohol Wipes

Office Supplies

  • Avery Labels
    • 5126, 5160, 5161, 5163, 5164, 5165
  • Batteries
    • AA, AAA, D, 3V, 9V
  • Paper
    • Letter 8½ x 11
    • Legal 8½ x 14
  • Ballpoint Pens
  • Post-It® Notes
  • Sharpie® Pens
  • Highlighters
  • Glue Sticks
  • Correction Tape
  • Bottled Water
  • PUR Water Filters
  • Thermal Laminating Pouches
    • Letter and Legal Sizes
  • Clear Packing Tape
  • Office Desk Tape

Clinic Supplies

  • Surgical Masks
  • Disposable Lab Coats
  • Latex or Nitrile Exam Gloves
    • Sizes Small, Medium, and Large
  • Protective Face Shields
  • Distilled Water