765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763
Shelter: (802) 483.6700 Office: (802) 483.9171

Adoption Center Hours
Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri and Sat: 12-5
Sunday & Monday: Closed

Wish List

You can purchase items from our Wish List on Amazon.  Click here to go to our list!

  • Dry dog & puppy food (American Natural Premium brand, chicken), dry cat & kitten food (Pro Nature Original - chicken supreme)
  • Canned kitten food (any brand)
  • Soft chewy dog treats
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Paper towels
  • Instant rice
  • Nylabones
  • Dental bones
  • Pill Pockets for Dogs (Chicken Flavor)
  • Dog toys
  • Cat toys
  • Small cat litter pans
  • Plastic kiddie swimming pools
  • Pooper scoopers
  • Deep cat bowls
  • Copy paper
  • Small paper plates
  • Ferret litter
  • Wood pellets
  • Peanut butter
  • Large brooms and dustpans
  • Zip ties (10"-12")
  • Dry erase markers
  • First class (forever) and post card stamps
  • Gasoline gift cards
  • 33 and 15 gallon trash bags
  • Bleach
  • Large, durable dog toys
  • Pig ears
  • Animal bedding (cotton or wool blankets, twin size quilts or comfortors, flat sheets, non-feather bed pillows - used or new)
  • Bath sized towels and wash cloths
  • Toilet paper
  • Galvanized steel storage containers (31 gallon)
  • Liquid hand soap
  • AA and AAA batteries
  • Canned tuna fish
  • Hot dogs
  • Sturdy 6 foot dog leashes
  • Large rawhides
  • Catnip
  • 2-pocket blue or yellow folders
  • KMR formula
  • Heating pads
  • Baby food (turkey and chicken)
  • Contractor bags
  • Q-Tips
  • Cotton balls
  • Hand sanitizer
  • EN food (canine and feline)
  • RD food (canine and feline)
  • Small animal bedding (pine shavings)
  • Natural Critter Care pet bedding (prefer white)
  • Timothy hay
  • Small animal chews and chew treats (guinea pig and rabbit)
  • Cat furniture and scratching posts
  • Plastic cat carriers
  • Gift cards to local pet merchants
  • Champagne/Greyhound dog collars
  • Premier Easy Walker harnesses
  • 20 or 30 foot long lines

Items in bold are those we are in desperate need of.

We have a large donation bin outside the front door of the Adoption Center so items can be dropped off whenever it's convenient.  The entrance is covered from the elements so donated items won't get wet while they're there.  Staff will bring them in the next day if they're dropped off after hours.

Can't Accept:

  • Heavily used toys/food dishes
  • Used litter boxes
  • Pillow cases
  • Electric blankets
  • Sleeping bags
  • Fitted sheets
  • Rugs
  • Newspapers
  • Heavily used cat furniture
  • Heavily used small animal cages
  • Heavily used wire dog crates

Donation Guidelines at RCHS

RCHS is appreciative to the community for its continued support of donations for our animals. While we often receive donations we can use, we also receive donations which we are unable to use. As a result, we have to pay to dispose of the items we cannot use. And these costs are rising, as are many of the costs associated with running the shelter. As a result we have made a few changes to our donation guidelines.

Donations we can no longer accept include: heavily used toys/food dishes, used litterboxes, pillow cases, electric blankets, sleeping bags, fitted sheets, rugs, carpet scraps, newspapers, heavily used cat furniture, heavily used small animal cages and heavily used wire dog crates. Thank you for your continued support and if you have any questions please call the shelter at 483.6700.