Fetch! List

Fetch! ListIn an effort to reduce costs and improve operations, the Animal Rescue League of Iowa seeks in-kind donations of new or gently used supplies and products. Below are our most-needed items for November-December 2021.

How to shop online

Amazon Wish List: We have made it easier for you to donate much-needed items through Amazon, while also contributing 0.5% of the purchase price to the ARL.

1) Sign in to your account through AmazonSmile
2) Search for Animal Rescue League of Iowa
3) When redirected to the homepage, go to our Amazon Wish List

Chewy Wish List (New!): You can now donate needed items on Chewy!

1) Go to our Chewy Wish List.
2) Click "Shop our Wish List"
3) Shop for the pets!

**Please note: Thanks to a recent outpouring of donations, we are no longer in need of towels, sheets and blankets at this time. Please see below to find our most-needed items. Thank you, as always, for supporting the pets!

Cat/Kitten Care

If a particular item isn't listed, please scroll to bottom of page to see if we currently have enough. 

Dog/Puppy Care

If a particular item isn't listed, please scroll to bottom of page to see if we currently have enough.

Small Animal Care

If a particular item isn't listed, please scroll to bottom of page to see if we currently have enough.

Rescue Ranch Care

If a particular item isn't listed, please scroll to bottom of page to see if we currently have enough.

Shelter Supplies

If a particular item isn't listed, please scroll to bottom of page to see if we currently have enough

Outreach Programs

Items are listed in order of priority. If a particular item isn't listed, please scroll to bottom of page to see if we currently have enough.

  • Collars (new or used; no prong collars or choke chains, please)
  • Leashes (nylon, leather, or canvas)
  • Dog houses
  • Breakaway cat collars

We currently have enough:

Cat/Kitten Care

Dog/Puppy Care

Small Animal Care

  • Small animal cages
  • Cuttlebone for birds
  • Hanging toys for birds
  • Small mirrors for birds
  • Small wooden ladders for birds
  • Basking platforms for reptiles
  • Plastic plants and turtle docks for aquariums
  • Rocks (small and large) for aquariums

Rescue Ranch Care

Shelter Supplies

  • Fleece - for making blankets and toys
  • Batteries — C, D
  • Dish soap
  • Dishwasher tablets
  • Glass cleaner
  • Laundry detergent — high efficiency
  • Newspapers
  • Paper plates
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic grocery bags — used as poop bags
  • Rubber spatulas (to get all the peanut butter out of jars)
  • Shoe boxes
  • Shovels
  • Spoons
  • Subcutaneous fluids
  • Tools — power tools, garden tools