Wish List

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 be dropped off at Tails or be purchased from one of the Wishlists below and shipped directly to us.

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 treats
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Canned wet dog/cat food (any brand / flavor)
  • Hand Soap
  • New or gently used clippers (Andis brand preferred)
  • Paper Towels
  • Dog/cat toys
  • Toilet 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 mats
  • Postage Stamps


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