Building a compassionate community
through the care of companion animals

Wish List

Tails is 100% donor and service funded 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. Items can now be purchased from our Amazon Wish List and shipped directly to Tails Humane Society.

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General Supply Wishlist

Donations of general supplies are greatly appreciated and help us with the day to day care of over 250 animals that reside at our shelter and in our foster homes. Items can be shipped or dropped of at Tails located at 2250 Barber Greene Road, DeKalb, IL 60115.


Dry Dog Food (any brand / flavor)Bleach (Clorox preferred)
Dry Cat Food (any brand / flavor)Liquid Laundry Detergent (HE type)
Dog/Cat treatsHand Sanitizer
Canned wet dog/cat food (any brand / flavor)Hand Soap
New or gently used clippers (Andis brand preferred)Paper Towels
Dog/cat toysToilet Paper
Cat litter (unscented, non-clumping)Paper plates
Cat scratching pads (Stretch and Scratch)Blankets / Towels / Wash rags / Hand Towels
Dog/Cat carriers (new or used)Gift Cards
Dog/Cat Beds and matsPostage Stamps