Thank you to all of our wishlist donors! We are always grateful for donations of new and gently-used supplies.

Items we cannot use include pillows, sheets, comforters, fur coats, glass aquariums and small to medium sized animal cages.

Wishlist items can be dropped off at the Sanctuary in North Gower. Please email us at info@rideauwildlife.org for the address and hours. Thank you! 

Animal Care Supplies

  • receiving blankets, fleece blankets, towels of all sizes, pillow cases
  • durable plastic kids’ toys
  • stuffed animals
  • small rodent cages
  • large plastic rabbit cages
  • extra-large plastic dog carriers (no metal cages please)
  • tip-proof pet food dishes
  • remote surveillance system

Turtle Supplies

  • UVB and full-spectrum compact light bulbs (13W)
  • mealworms, whole fish, crickets, earthworms (year round)
  • (no aquariums please)

Foods (April to October)

  • dry dog food (any brand, preferably puppy)
  • Fox Valley formula 32/40 and 40/25
  • rodent block
  • striped sunflower seeds
  • nuts in shell (almonds, filberts, walnuts, peanuts)
  • natural foods (walnuts, acorns, green pinecones)
  • fruits (apples, bananas, grapes, berries)
  • vegetables (yams, broccoli, corn, carrots, greens)

Cleaning Products

  • facial tissues, paper towels
  • extra-large trash bags
  • large disposable gloves
  • brooms and dustpans
  • metal garbage cans with lids

Veterinary Supplies

  • gram scales
  • infant-sized scales 
  • syringes and needles (not 25G) 
  • lactated ringers, plasmalyte
  • chlorhexidine, betadine, sterile saline
  • vet wrap, tegaderm

Caging Materials

  • 2x2s, 2x4s, 4’x8′ plywood sheets
  • ½” and 1” welded wire mesh

Office Supplies

  • postage stamps
  • computer paper
  • #9 and #10 envelopes (without windows)
  • clipboards


  • printing services (e.g. colour newsletter, envelopes)
  • construction and trades
  • waste disposal