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You can help the animals at PHS/SPCA by bringing any of the following items to our Coyote Point location (12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo) during shelter hours:

11 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday
11 am to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday

Questions? Please contact Steven Peno at 650-340-7022, ext. 389 or

High Priority items are listed below in Bold.

*Click HERE for our Amazon wish list.

For all the animals

  • Towels (used or new)
  • Blankets (used or new - unstuffed!)
  • Paper towels
  • Newspapers
  • Heating pads (without auto shut-off)
  • New small squirt bottles
  • Used vehicle donations (Please email or call 650-340-7022 ext. 389 for information. Or you can download the form)
  • Various household and clothing items for our thrift store (proceeds help our shelter animals):

For the dogs

  • Dog Treats: Charlee Bears and Natural Balance Rolls
  • Harnesses (preferably “Sensation” or “Easy Walk” harnesses)
  • New or clean collars and leashes (size small needed most)
  • Kongs (all sizes, especially Extreme and/or X-Large Kongs)
  • Kuranda dog beds: visit
  • Virtually Indestructible Best Ball for Dogs (any size)
  • Pill pockets
  • Large Monkey Fist Rope Tug by Mammoth
  • Hot dogs (low sodium preferred)
  • Canned gravy-type food
  • Aroma Therapy Scents (Rose, Sandalwood, Sweet Orange, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang, Marjoram and Lavender)
  • Nylabone chews (medium/large-breed size)
  • Creamy peanut butter (unopened)
  • Rope toys
  • Kong brand stuffed dog toys

For the cats

  • Fancy Feast or Friskies cat food (for tempting finicky eaters)
  • Canned tuna
  • Unscented clay cat litter
  • Stretch & Scratch pads (
  • Ping-pong balls
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Feather toys
  • Cardboard cat scratchers
  • Cat treats and Greenies
  • Catnip
  • Long cat wands
  • Cat puzzle toys
  • Cat beds
  • Unscented baby wipes for our kittens
  • Large shoeboxes (without lids) for the cats to sleep in
  • Laser pointers

For the small animals

For the birds

  • Aviator Harnesses: All sizes
  • Critter container-all sizes
  • Animal safe Foliage
  • Wooden/rope perches (all sizes)-No dowel perches
  • Bird toys (small & medium & large)
  • Sisal rope
  • Leather (for making toys)
  • Hand/Parrot mirrors
  • Millet Spray
  • Feather Dusters
  • Wax/Butcher paper

For the reptiles

  • Heavy shallow dishes
  • Reptile Safe Driftwood
  • Reptile Hideouts
  • Iguana enclosure
  • BioBubble Reptile Drinking Fountain, Green
  • Critter container-all sizes
  • Reptile safe Foliage
  • Reptile Furniture
  • Incandescent light bulbs (60-100 watt)
  • Temperature gauges (infrared digital preferred)
  • Ceramic Heat Emitters (60-100watts)
  • Combination Temp/Humidity Gauges
  • Zoo-Med Basking lights 75 Watts
  • Turtle Docks for Aquariums
  • Reptile / Herp Fogger & Humidifier - 2 Liter Tank
  • Dried Mealworms
  • Butcher/Wax Paper
  • Background for aquariums
  • Top FinĀ® Premium Quality Aquarium Gravel 1/4in-1in
  • Pillow cases

For the wildlife

  • Mealworms
  • Raw, unsalted peanuts
  • Dove seed
  • Unsalted, creamy peanut butter
  • Spray millet
  • Toilet paper
  • Heavy pet food bowls (any size)
  • Smooth river rocks
  • Live potted trees, bushes, and other plants
  • Acorns
  • Berries
  • Corn
  • Thistle seed
  • Hulled Sunflower seed
  • Bird feeders
  • Hanging baskets (either with or without flowers)
  • Bird baths

*Items we cannot use:

  • Opened or expired food
  • Medical supplies (human or animal)
    • i.e. Medications (including Advantage), syringes, bags of fluids, gauze, etc.
  • Used ink/toner cartridges
  • Old cell phones
  • Pillows
  • Sheets and pillowcases
  • Comforter (any stuffed blankets)
  • Electric blankets
  • Cushions
  • Carpet/Carpet Remnants
  • Small boxes
  • Shredded paper
  • Empty toilet paper or paper towel rolls

Please do not leave these items with us, disposal fees can be expensive.


Questions? Please contact Steven Peno at 650-340-7022, ext. 389 or


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12 Airport Boulevard, San Mateo, CA 94401
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