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Wish List

Top Needs

While there are many, many items that we can put to great use, below are the items we're currently most in need of at this time. You can shop online through the hyperlinks and have them shipped straight to us (click here for our mailing addresses) or drop off donations at our Milwaukee, Ozaukee, or Racine Campuses. Thank you so much for thinking of the animals at WHS!

Note: If you're ordering through Amazon, please be sure to put your name, address, and/or email address in the "message" line of your order so we are able to send you a donation receipt and thank you note!

Companion Animal Wish List

Items in bold are our highest needs.

Check out our  Amazon Wish List or visit our Wildlife Rehabilitation Center's Amazon Wish List

Note: Please be sure to put your name, address, and/or email address in the "message" line of your order so we are able to send you a donation receipt and thank you note!

  • Aquariums, smaller sizes with lids
  • Aquarium lids, 10 gallon  
  • Aspen bedding 
  • Automatic processor for developing radiographs (used in working condition or new)
  • Baby wipes - unscented  
  • Camera, Olympus Stylus 850 SW with microSD card and carrying case 
  • Cat food (canned or dry - must be unopened)  
  • Cat toys 
  • Cat traps - Havahart 1085, 1089 or 1079  
  • Cat treats
  • Crafting sticks - tongue depressor size 
  • Digital medical thermometers 
  • Dog food (canned or dry - must be unopened)  
  • Dog harnesses (small, medium, and large)
  • Dog toys (rope toysstuffingless squeaky toys, or large nylabones)
  • Dog treats - Zukes, Lean Pupperoni, or Bill Jac's  
  • Grooming clippers (Oster Golden A5 Two Speed Clipper & Oster Power Pro Ultra Clipper w/ Battery) 
  • Hand sanitizer  
  • Hide-aways for small animals 
  • Hot dogs (pre-cooked packages)
  • Isopropyl Alcohol 70%
  • Kongs and other enrichment toys 
  • Labeling tape for use with Brother TZ labeling machine
  • Leashes (Weiss Walkies) 
  • Lint rollers 
  • Low sodium chicken broth  
  • Medication - we are able to accept some pharmaceutical donations, please call 414-264-6257 for more information.
  • Puppy house training pads
  • Rabbit food (pellet-based only)
  • Sharps plastic containers for syringe/needle disposal, must be new or unused
  • Stainless dog and cat food bowls (no plastic, please)  
  • Towels (bath size) 
  • Trash bags (13 gallon)
  • Treat pouches (buy online!) 
  • Unscented non-clumping cat litter 
  • Water bottles for small animals 
  • Wheels for small animals

Exotics Wish List

Shop from home to save time and money! 

--View a complete list of exotic supply needs here!--

Wildlife Wish List

  • 100mg Thiamine or Vitamin B-1 tablets (used to supplement fish-eating bird diets) 
  • Timothy hay
  • Automatic processor for developing radiographs (used in working condition or new)
  • Baby food - fruit, veggie, or meat varieties  
  • Berries, fresh or frozen 
  • Bird Seed - mixed seed, finch seed, thistle seed, safflower seed and sunflower seed  
  • Canned Cat food (especially fish or seafood varieties) 
  • Feather dusters  
  • Fish (fresh or frozen), any kind
  • Gift Cards: Pick N' Save, Outpost Natural Foods, or Walgreens    
  • Lactated Ringer's Solution, recently expired is okay 
  • Mazuri Nesting Handfeeding Diet  
  • Mealworms, waxworms and crickets 
  • Millet sprays 
  • Pedialyte - unflavored 
  • Puppy chow  
  • Room Humidifiers (for over-wintering patients) 
  • Sherwood Forest brand Lactating and Growing Baby Rabbit Food
  • Small animal handling nets: please contact for specifications  
  • Squirrel mix 
  • Peanuts or mixed nuts, unsalted - whole or shelled  
  • Vegetables, fresh or frozen 
  • Zip ties

Items to help all shelter guests

  • 4.5" depth large commercial coffee filters 
  • 20" flat panel LCD TV   
  • Aprons - two pocket (buy online!)  
  • Baby Gates (buy online!) 
  • Baby Wipes 
  • Band-aids  
  • Bankers storage boxes  
  • Batteries - AA
  • Binder clips, all sizes
  • Bleach 
  • Canned air duster  
  • Cardstock/thick paper  
  • Camera - DSLR 
  • Clip boards  
  • Color copy paper especially orange, yellow, purple, pink, green and golden rod  
  • Clorox Cleanup, or similar cleaning product 
  • Copy machine  
  • Digital baby scales 
  • Dishwashing liquid, especially blue Dawn
  • Disinfectant Wipes  
  • Display easels  
  • Dowels, 1/4" 
  • Drawer organizers 
  • Dry erase markers  
  • Electric pencil sharpener  
  • Electrical tape, colored 
  • Envelopes, invitation - 4 3/8" X 5 3/4"  
  • Filing cabinet, two-drawer, neutral color  
  • Fleece fabric (unused) 
  • Folders, 2-pocket  
  • Garbage bags  
  • Hand sanitizer, pump bottles 
  • Laminating sheets (any type except self-laminating)  
  • Laminator 
  • Laser Jet Mailing Labels (Avery #6150) 
  • Laser Jet Mailing Labels (Avery #5395)  
  • Manila folders 
  • Mailing envelopes - 9X12, 10X13  
  • Mini DV digital video cassettes 
  • Notebooks - 70 page, wide-ruled  
  • Packing tape 
  • Paper towels 
  • Paper plates (9" or 6") 
  • Paper, certificate or parchment 
  • Pens 
  • Pipe cleaners  
  • Post-it note pads 
  • Price tags (retail)  
  • Rolling office chairs  
  • Rubber bands  
  • Sharpies
  • Sheet Protectors 
  • Staplers  
  • Snowblower (new or gently used (two years or less of use) 30-in cut, 9-10 HP)
  • Stamps 
  • Stickers - animal-themed  
  • Storage containers (buy online!)  
  • Swiffer Dusters & refills 
  • Tape, invisible or clear 
  • Timothy hay
  • Tissue  
  • Toilet paper 
  • Video camera - digital (high quality and Flip) 
  • White copy paper 
  • White Out or other correction fluid 
  • Wrist Coils (elastic bands for keys)

Furry Friend Food Program

This special program assists families in temporary need of help with food for their companion animals.

Volunteers Needed

We are currently in high need of foster parents to care for either dogs or cats ranging in age and condition.  All you need is a little extra room in your home and heart!