Wish Lists

The Whatcom Humane Society cares for thousands of companion animals each year. Community support is essential in helping the staff and volunteers at WHS provide care and comfort for abandoned, abused and neglected animals. Please consider donating one or more items from the shelter’s “wish list”. Your generosity and efforts are greatly appreciated!

Domestic Animal Shelter:

    • Postage stamps (first class & postcard)
    • Copy paper (white, color  & cardstock)
    • Gift Cards from petStop, Fred Meyer, Hardware Sales, Whatcom Farmer’s Coop, Office Depot, Michaels, PetCo, PetSmart & CostCo
    • New batteries
    • New pens and highlighters
    • Blankets and towels ~ October-February Only (no electric blankets)
    • Dog collars
    • Dog Walk Harnesses – Wonder Walker, SENSE-ation or SENSE-ible brands
    • New dog and cat toys
    • Creamy peanut butter
    • Paper towels
    • Leashes
    • Small animal treats and toys
    • Bags and cans of dog and cat food (can be open or unopened, just not expired)
    • Tennis balls
    • KONG Toys (L & XL) for shelter dogs
    • Catnip


Farm Facility:

  • Gift Cards for Hardware Sales/Lowe’s/Home Depot or Whatcom Farmers Co-op
  • Rubber stall mats
  • New halters and lead ropes
  • Fly spray
  • De-wormer
  • Quality new or used tractor
  • Bags of animal bedding (pellets)
  • Horse Treats
  • Salt Blocks for horses


Wildlife Rehabilitation Center:

  • Gift Cards for Costco, Fred Meyer, PetCo, PetSmart, Whatcom Farmers Co-op, Hardware Sales and Chris’s Squirrels & More (www.squirrelsandmore.com)
  • Environmentally friendly hand, dish, and laundry soap
  • Bleach
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hand Sanitizer Gel
  • Latex Gloves
  • Welding Gloves
  • Fishing Nets with Poles
  • Play-Pens
  • Old sheets/pillow cases/fleece blankets
  • Non-automatic turn-off heating pads
  • Cotton Balls
  • Straw Bales
  • Pet Carriers (all sizes)
  • Tarps
  • Medium to large plastic storage bins (clear) with lids
  • Feather dusters
  • Frozen meats (chicken, liver, heart, venison)
  • Frozen fish (small and large sizes)
  • Frozen berries
  • Soy-free cat and dog food (Costco Brand is good)
  • High quality wet canned cat food
  • Cracked corn
  • Bird seed
  • Various nuts (for squirrels)
  • Rodents blocks
  • Eggs
  • Ensure – Vanilla flavor
  • Blood worms (cube style)
  • Baby Food of all kinds
  • Large  live mealworms

For more ideas, check out our Amazon.com Wishlist!  Just click the link & search for Whatcom Humane.

Our shelter accepts donations Wednesday – Saturday from 10am – 6pm & Sunday – Monday from 11am – 5pm.  For more information, please contact Zakia at (360)733-2080 ext #3116 or email outreach@whatcomhumane.org.