Wish List

These are the items we currently need:

  • Bleach! (We use a LOT of bleach.)
  • High-efficiency laundry detergent
  • Dish soap
  • Hand soap
  • Dryer sheets
  • Paper towels
  • 13 gallon drawstring kitchen garbage bags
  • Heavy duty 13 gallon garbage bags
  • Gallon-size Ziploc bags
  • Dry kitten food
  • Canned (wet) cat food
  • Dog & cat food for our Pet Food Shelf
  • Non-clumping (plain) cat litter
  • Litter scoops (gently used are okay!)
  • Small litter pans (gently used are okay!)
  • Heavy-weight but small (ceramic or plastic) dishes (for our cats who enjoy water sports)
  • Wash cloths (gently used are okay!)
  • Dog poop clean-up bags (for dogs going out on walks)
  • Office supplies including: HP 920XL printer ink cartridges, 3-tab manilla folders, white-out correction tape, Scotch tape, packing tape, permanent markers, thumbtacks, white & color printer paper, binder clips, etc.
  • Postage stamps
  • Dog collars in all sizes (gently used are okay!)
  • Portable kennels, especially cat or small-dog sized (gently used are okay!)
  • Dog and cat toys that can be sanitized (washed in bleach water)
  • Revolution (flea & tick treatment) for cats
  • Rubber dish washing gloves
  • Disposable surgical gloves
  • Gauze pads
  • Q-tips
  • Monetary donations for our general fund & donations to our Kennel Renovation Project!
  • Gift cards to stores like Wal-Mart, Target, Menards, & Office Max
  • Gently used pet toys & items that we can sell at the shelter


Some bigger-ticket items we could use are:

  • Kuranda Pet Beds
  • This heavy duty feed bin
  • Washable (outdoor) furniture to improve our socialization room (a place for animals to play and get to know potential adoptive families)
  • Exercise pens like this or this
  • A new shelter van! (This is a wish list after all.)

If you have other items you’d like to donate, please contact us.

How to make a Donation

Monetary donations may be dropped off or mailed to:
The River Bluff Humane Society, 1213 Brick Ave, Red Wing, MN 55066.

Donation items may be dropped off any time during business hours.

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