Your in-kind donation of an item listed below helps us care for, rehabilitate and enhance the lives of the animals in our shelter. Your financial contributions are also always appreciated. All contributions are tax deductible, as allowed by law.

Thank you for your generosity!

If you would like to purchase items online, you may ship them directly to the Humane Society at:

Humane Society of Boulder Valley
ATTN: Donations
2323 55th Street
Boulder, CO 80301

Items may be dropped off at our Service or Adoption Desks, (HSBV, 2323 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301) during our regular business hours. You will be asked to fill out a donation form, and will receive a copy of that form for your tax purposes. If you have any questions, please contact our Philanthropy Department at 303-442-4030, ext. 637 or email at info@boulderhumane.org.

Currently needed items

Warm weather and long days brings many motherless baby kittens and puppies our way. Will you please help us by purchasing milk replacement so they can thrive in their foster homes? You may purchase online with our Amazon.com wish list, our Chewy Gives Back wish list, or at local pet supply stores.

For the animals living in our shelter receiving care:

  • KONG Classic rubber toys — small, medium and large sizes
  • Creamy peanut butter (to place in dog treat toys)
  • Heavy blankets and towels
  • Training treats and dog biscuits
  • Plain, unflavored rolled rawhide AKA “retriever rolls”
  • Microchip scanner
  • 6 foot flat leashes
  • Weiss Walkies (all sizes)
  • Kuranda beds


  • SENSE-ation harnesses (all sizes)
  • Kitten and puppy milk replacement
  • Bottles and nipples
  • Meat-flavored baby food
  • Stuffed squeaker toys for dogs
  • Cat CatcherTM toy for cats
  • Cat Charmer TM toy for cats
  • Da BirdTM toy for cats
  • Small travel crates for cats (no large crates or wire crates at this time, please)

For our Training & Behavior Center to support animals through our Behavior Modification Program:

  • Training treats and dog biscuits
  • High-value items like hot dogs, string cheese, pre-cooked bacon
  • Meat-flavored baby food
  • Plush toys with squeaker
  • Clickers
  • SENSE-ation harnesses (all sizes, especially Medium)
  • Cat treats – both soft and crunchy
  • Fel-i-Way diffusers and refills

For our Veterinary Clinic to treat and support animals in our care:

  • Distilled water – gallon size
  • Full size washer & dryer for clinic laundry
  • Laundry detergent (HE – high efficiency – liquid type) for surgical laundry
  • Pill Pockets
  • Cotton balls
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Fel-i-Way diffusers and refills
  • RoyalCanin kitten food (canned and dry)
  • Towels
  • Piddle/potty pads
  • Ziplock sandwich size bags
  • Soft Scrub cleaner
  • Nitrile medical gloves (small and medium sizes)
  • Hand sanitizer

For our Adoption Center and Lost & Found Services to promote animals in our care:

  • AAA batteries
  • Flip video camera
  • Digital SLR camera
  • Digital point and shoot camera