Our WishList

URGENT NEEDS: Chromebooks, Windows 10 Laptops (with 6 GB Ram or more), Ryobi 6 Piece Power Tool Set, Ryobi Drill and Drive Set, Klein Magnetic Screwdriver with 32 Piece Bit Set, Klein Tool 11 in 1 Screwdriver/Nutdriver Set, Husky Hex Key Set, Husky 20 Piece Ratchet/Socket Set, Crescent Pass-Thru Adjustable Wrench

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Email [email protected] before bringing your donation to the shelter. Please read the following carefully; it takes time and money to handle items we are not able to use:

*We are not able to use open bags or containers of food (unless it is prescription food), homemade treats, plastic food or water bowls, plastic litter boxes or scoops, litter pan liners, hand or washcloths, cat scratch posts, carpeted cat trees, newspapers, couch or patio cushions, or bed linens (including pillows, comforters, and large/heavy blankets). Please consider sharing these items with individuals or organizations that can fully utilize these donations.

We are always in need of computers to ensure we have updated technology to make our jobs as efficient as possible! Have a computer that runs Windows 8 or 10? We can use it! We also accept pet and human medications! Contact [email protected] if you're able to help us help pets.

Questions? Have an item not listed on our wish list? Have a unique item? Have a large item or appliance? Shoot us an email!

Where to drop off or send donations:

The donation dropoff area is outside of the Medical Clinic (Building C) of our shelter headquarters at 1156 W. Cesar Chavez. We are open 7 days a week from 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thank you!

Current Most Needed Items

Neonatal Nursery / Cat Programs

Dog Programs

From treat logs and gentle leaders to kitten scales and clumping litter, you’ll find our wish list is quite eclectic! Our needs vary and change throughout the year; to ensure we’re putting your generosity to best use, we update this list frequently to keep you in the know.

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Supply Drives

A great activity for special occasions and groups of any size and all ages.

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Computer Updates

We’ll happily take computers that can run Windows 8 or 10!

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We’ll gladly accept both animal and human medications, current or expired!

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Fresh Step Paw Points

Donate your Paw Points to help keep our cat litter supply stocked!

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Airline Miles/Hotel Points

Donated miles and points help keep our Maddie’s Lifesaving Academy staff travel costs low.


Ways to Give

Austin Pets Alive! relies on the generosity of our community – find out more about the different ways you can support the animals who need us most!

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Constant Companions

Monthly Giving

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Corporate or Individual

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Create Your Own Fundraiser

Peer to Peer Fundraiser