General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Animal Services

Shelter Wish List and Donations

West Slope| South Lake Tahoe


 Want to help with a monetary donation?
The shelter can always use monetary donations to help us care for the housing, medical or food needs of the animals. If you want to help, you may send us a check payable to:

El Dorado County Animal Services
6435 Capitol Avenue
Diamond Springs, CA 95619

Please write "Pet Aid Donation" in the subject line of your check.

Animal shelters are always in need of donated items to help care for the shelter animals. Here are just a few of our current needs. (Items with an asterisk are especially needed right now): 

West Slope Shelter Wish List

  • Large "Retriever Roll" rawhides
  • "Mammoth Bones" & "Knuckle bones"
  • Cow hooves
  • Small & medium plastic cat carriers
  • Tarps
  • Small round fleece cat beds
  • Towels
  • Blankets (Fleece blankets only, please, and nothing with stuffing)
  • Cat and dog toys
  • Dog collars-all sizes
  • Dog leashes
  • Cash for the Pet Aid fund
  • Treats
  • Dry dog & cat food
  • Halti or gentle leaders for dogs of all sizes
  • Large plastic storage tubs
  • 5 gallon buckets
  • Colorful scrapbook paper
  • Baby gates & X-pens
  • Ziploc Bags: sandwich and gallon size
  • Clorox wipes
  • Window paint

Other specific items needed:

  • Powdered KMR (Kitten milk replacement)
  • Powdered Esbilac (Puppy milk replacement)
  • Canned GROUND FRISKIES cat food; "mixed grill" flavor or "supreme supper" flavor preferred
  • Mendota Slip Dog Lead 6ft x 1/2in Red
  • Petmate Crazy Circle Interactive Cat Toy, Small

Please note that we can NOT need pillows, comforters with stuffing or sheets

South Lake Tahoe Shelter Wish List

  • Cat toys
  • Large and X-large Kong toys
  • Dog collars-all sizes
  • Dog leashes
  • Cash for the Pet Aid fund
  • Dog and Cat Treats (no rawhide treats, please)
  • Canned cat food 
  • Dog coats all sizes. We especially need dog coats in the larger sizes and that are waterproof. 
  • Powdered KMR (Kitten milk replacement)
  • Gift certificates for grooming
  • Please note that we are currently NOT accepting blankets, towels or soft dog toys, as we are out of room to store them.

Thank You for Your Generosity!