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Wish List: Help Us by Donating Needed Items

We now have an easy online way to donate items to the Maryland SPCA! To view our wish list, go to our Amazon Wish List. See what we need, decide what you would like to buy for us, purchase it and Amazon will send it directly to us. The animals will appreciate it! (To be acknowledged for your Amazon gift, please email our Development Office and let them know what you purchased. We often do not receive the purchaser's name from Amazon.)

View our full Amazon "Wish List"

Drop-off Donations:

The Maryland SPCA is always in need of items for our animals. Please note that we are not allowed to accept donations of medication. We also cannot use pillows, sheets, cat nip or dog bowls.

But, we are thrilled to accept the items listed below and those on our Amazon Wish List. We especially need the items listed below that are marked with an asterisk*. Thank you!


  • wet (canned) dog food (grocery store varieties with gravy)*
  • dry dog food (unopened bags)*
  • dry cat food (unopened bags)*
  • Gerber jarred baby food—Stage 2 in beef, chicken, turkey or lamb with gravy, 2.5 oz jars only*
  • wet (canned) cat food (grocery store varieties with gravy)*
  • soft dog treats such as Pup-Peroni


  • scratch pads for cats (purchase at http://stretchandscratch.com/)***
  • PVC plumbing joints (extra large 6” fixtures, tubing is fine)*
  • cat treats and toys, such as toy mice (no catnip) & ping pong balls*
  • dog toys: buster cubes (puzzle balls to keep the dogs entertained)
  • enrichment toys for our larger dogs: Busy Buddy toys, large Kongs, Tire Biter Paw Tracks toys, basketballs and soccer balls*


  • large dog crates (plastic airline crates, not metal)*
  • Tomahawk White Cat Handler/Den with Clear Door, Model 711C (purchase at www.livetrap.com)*
  • Tomahawk Feral Cat Traps, Model 606NC (purchase at www.livetrap.com)*
  • Kuranda dog beds, size medium (donate a bed at www.kuranda.com)
  • SnuggleSafe microwave heatpads and heatable water bottles for our animals in foster care & surgery*
  • scoopable kitty litter for foster care kitties*
  • fleece material and washable blankets (no sheets, please)
  • puppy pads
  • unused plastic litter pans for kittens and cats*
  • Elsey Cat or Kitten Attract (for litterbox training)*
  • industrial dog wash station
  • colorful plastic colanders to use for cat and kitten beds
  • colorful/seasonal plastic mixing bowls to use for cat and kitten beds
  • latex exam gloves
  • 8-second thermometers
  • scales (baby or postage)


  • rubber gloves (dishwashing gloves), all sizes
  • paper towels and large sponges
  • scrubbing sponges
  • towels: hand, dish, wash and bath towels*
  • lint rollers and refills*
  • muffin pans
  • plastic measuring cups to measure liquids


  • white and color copy paper
  • stamps


  • outdoor work gloves*
  • shovels (snow and regular)
  • rakes*
  • batteries: 9 Volt, D, C, AA and AAA
  • hand truck
  • cart with wheels
  • beige plastic lawn chairs
  • plastic 35 gallon trash cans with lids, new or gently used
  • large plastic tubs (storage bins with lids, 15-25 gallons)*
  • baby gates
  • plastic shower curtains (opaque, not clear) and shower curtain liners
  • industrial hoses and sprayers, 25’ and 50’
  • No medications, dog bowls, catnip, pillows or sheets, please.

Wish List items may be delivered to our adoption center during business hours. Thank you for your help!

If you have questions, please call 410-235-8826, ext. 136.