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
  • Plastic storage containers (all sizes, with lids)
  • Wild bird seed / thistle seed
  • Window cleaner

Special Needs Items

  • Fish oil capsules
  • Heating pads (without automatic shut-off)
  • KMR - kitten milk replacer
  • Large dog houses
  • L-Lysine capsules

For Dogs

  • Canned food (meatloaf type only, no slices or chunks)
  • Dry food (new, unopened bags only)
  • Pooper scooper
  • Toys (especially Kongs of any size)
  • Treats and chew items (for small and large dogs)
  • Peanut butter
  • Training treats
  • Food puzzles
  • Snuffle mats

For Cats

  • Canned food (meatloaf type only, no slices or chunks)
  • Cat litter
  • Dry food (new, unopened bags only) 
  • Toys (small items that can be hung in kennels)
  • Treats

Gently used items may be accepted. Please contact us about the condition of the item before delivering.

Not Accepting

Due to the overwhelming support from our community, we do not need the items below at this time:

  • Newspaper or shredded paper
  • Empty medicine bottles
  • Open bags of food or leftover food in an unsealed container

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.