Our Wish List

An in-kind donation of any item that is listed below will help staff and volunteers at the Cleveland APL to care for the thousands of animals we assist every year. Financial donations are also appreciated.

Also, feel free to visit our Amazon Wish List or our Chewy Wish List! Items that are purchased from our Amazon and Chewy Wish Lists are shipped directly to us.
If you are ordering items to be directly shipped to us, please send them to:

Cleveland Animal Protective League
1729 Willey Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio  44113

If you would like to, feel free to personally drop them off by stopping by the shelter (at address listed above). Please come through front doors and our staff at the front desk will assist you. Thank you for your generosity!

Currently, we are in need of the following items:

*Note, we do NOT accept donations of prescription medication

Shelter Items

  • Marc’s gift cards
  • Cat/Dog food (especially wet food)
  • Dog Treats2
  • Hot dogs (for training)
  • Plastic or wire dog crates
  • Cat Scratchers
  • Gift cards (that can be used at any store)
  • Non-dust cat litter
  • Towels
  • Cat/dog toys
  • Bleach
  • Automatic dish washing liquid
  • Laundry detergent (high efficacy washing machines)
  • Clean newspapers or butcher paper
  • Aquarium Filter
  • Office supplies

Canine Enrichment Program

  • Small Plastic Spray Bottles
  • 16733038 - Captain Jack2 lowFrozen Bill-Jack® dog food
  • Teaser Balls by Jolly Pets
  • Large and X-Large Kong Dog Toys
  • Large and X-Large Nylabones
  • Kong wubba
  • Kong AirDog™ squeaker toys for our dog play yard
  • Extreme Kong Dog Toys
  • Premier’s Busy Buddy Toys (Kibble Nibble™ by Premier, Roly Rope™ by Premier, Twist ‘n Treat™ by Premier, Magic Mushroom™ by Premier)
  • Buster Cubes
  • Canine Genius’ Leo Toys
  • Rope toys (limited amount needed)
  • Sturdy Squeaky Toys (hard rubber composition)
  • DAP (dog appeasing pheromone) or ADAPTIL
  • High value treats like pup-a-roni, snausages,. Wellness© soft treats and bill-jack frozen dog food
  • Jolly Pets™ brand toys including :The Original Ball™ ,Teaser Ball™, Critters™ II, Romp-n-Roll®, Monster Ball™, Push-n-Play®, Tug-n-Toss®
  • Rawhides
  • Canned pumpkin
  • Chicken/Beef Broth
  • Plain Yogurt
  • Fleece Fabric
  • Unopened bags of uncooked rice
  • White tube socks
  • Peanut Butter
  • Applesauce
  • Medium-sized treats

*No-No items for dogs including but no limited to: onions, garlic, raisins, grapes, macadamia nuts, broccoli, chocolate, etc.

 Feline Enrichment Program

  • Single Cat Scratchers
  • Plastic Easter Egs
  • Cat toys (hard and soft)
  • Interactive cat toys
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Toy mice
  • Kong treat ball toys for cats
  • Kong cat wobblers
  • Feliway Diffusers
  • Feliway Diffuser refills
  • Feliway spray

Trap-Neuter-Release Program Items

  • Humane Live Traps – in working order (Hava-Hart, Tru-Catch, or similar brand)
  • Canned Jack Mackerel
  • Large, clean towels (beach-towel size), old sheets, or cloth tablecloths – used to cover traps

Foster Care Items

  • Powdered Kitten Milk Replacement Formula (Breeders Edge) sold at pet supply stores. Needed for infant kittens that require bottle feeding.
  • Powdered Puppy Formula or Esbilac formula (Breeders Edge). Needed for infant puppies that require bottle feeding.
  • Feline/canine nursing bottle and miracle nipples/ syringes
  • Heating pads
  • Baby Cat dry and wet kitten food
  • Digital baby scales
  • Chicken Baby Food

Veterinary Department Items

  • Toddler sized fitted sheets
  • Toddler sized regular sheets(these are perfect sizes to cover transfer cages and carriers in AWC)
  • 1 quart or smaller sized Ziplock baggies
  • Nutracal (nutritional supplement for pediatric kittens/puppies, geriatric underweight animals – can be found in pet stores)
  • Pleated white paper cups 3.5 oz.
  • Craft sticks
  • Large scales
  • Pediatric animal incubator
  • Non-rebreathing anesthesia machine
  • Heated surgical table
  • Blood chemistry and CBC equipment
  • Dixie cups
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Tongue Depressors
  • Newspaper
  • Ziploc bags
  • Chicken baby food
  • Aquaphor
  • Braunschweiger sausage
  • Bread crumbs (unseasoned)
  • Cornflake crumbs
  • Baby bell cheese (original or mozzarella)
  • Cream Cheese (plain)
  • Marshmallows

Project CARE Items

  • Dog crates – metal collapsible only (used or new)
  • Cat carriers (used or new)
  • Cat Food (dry and canned)
  • Freedom/Easy walk harnesses
  • Dog & Cat Collars
  • Kongs
  • Treats
  • Outdoor cat shelter
  • Straw