Shelter Information

2250 Barber Greene Road
DeKalb, IL 60115
(the shelter is located just west of the
intersection of Peace and Barber Greene Roads)


Phone 815-758-2457 (815.75.TAILS)
Fax 815-487-4944

Mon  Noon-6pm
Tues Noon-6pm
Wed  Noon-6pm
Thur  Noon-7pm
Fri     Noon-7pm
Sat    Noon-5pm
Sun   Noon-5pm

Wish List

TAILS receives no government funding so we rely very heavily on the generosity of our community. Aside from monetary donations, the following is a list of items we use most frequently:

General Supplies

Paper Towels Liquid Laundry Detergent
New or gently used clippers (Andis brand preferred) Postage stamps (first class and postcard)
Hand Sanitizer Hand Soap
Canned cat food Cat litter (unscented, non-scoopable)
Dog/cat carriers (new or used) Humane traps (all sizes, new or used)

For your convenience, we've included hyperlinks for each of these items so that you can purchase them from PetSmart online and have them shipped here to TAILS (2250 Barber Greene Road, DeKalb, IL  60115).  Many of these items are also available in stores.   Thanks!

For cats:

ITEM DESCRIPTION PRICE (subject to change)
Stretch and Scratch Cat scratching pats for caged cats $45 1/2 case, $85/case of 50, Free shipping
Hide Perch & Go Boxes Provides a hiding and perching structure for caged cats $105/box of 20

Cat toys - all kinds

Cat scratch posts

Hanging cat scratch pads

Scoopable and clay cat litter

Cat litter pans - all sizes

Cat condos - climbing structures for our cageless kitty colonies


For Dogs

Dog beds - all sizes, washable

Dog crates - new or used, all sizes

Dog carriers - new or used, all sizes

Dog toys - all kinds

Dog treats - all kinds

Leashes, collars - all sizes