The average cost to house one animal awaiting adoption in our shelter ranges between $150-$250. That cost consists of medications, veterinary fees, bathing and grooming, feeding, staffing, and general building operations. As is true for most animal shelters, we do not receive any local, state or federal funding to help with our operational costs. All of our services and programs are funded by charitable contributions and revenue from service fees. For this reason, it is important for our community to realize that maintaining the shelter and providing services requires county wide effort and support.
* If you are interested in donating not via PayPal, you can mail a check to
150 S Katch Dr, Oconto, WI 54153
supplies to donate
Most In Need:
Non-clumping cat litter
Purina cat/kitten Chow
Purina Dog Chow
Laundry Detergent / Bleach
13 Gallon Trash Bags
Healthy Dog Treats
Printer Ink Canon Cartridge 046
sometimes In Need:
Items We Don't Accept:
Dog Bones, Rawhides, Kongs
Cat Toys and Treats
Industrial Mop Heads
Business Sized Envelopes
Ripped blankets / towels
Donations of aluminum cans are accepted right at the shelter. Simply drop off aluminum donations at your convenience and shelter staff will make sure it gets added to the collection. The funds collected from our can drive adds up quickly and is a great way to help support our mission. The Animals Thank You!
The shelter is always in need of supplies. These items can be brought directly to the shelter or put in one of our donation barrels located at Thompson's County Market in Oconto
or Witt's Piggly Wiggly in Oconto Falls.
It costs $1000 a month on average to keep our building warm in the winter and cool in the summer so the animals can be comfortable. Please consider using a Wisconsin Public Service gift certificate to help us pay our utility bills; your generosity in this area would be most appreciated.
energy gift certificate
Follow the link below to view our Amazon Wishlist. We update the list often to items we are currently in need of at the shelter. Shipping directly to the shelter is also available and makes for easy peasy donating!
We also have provided a link to our Amazon Smile. All you have to do is go to Amazon Smile, select our shelter as your charity, and continue with your regular shopping on Amazon Smile. With Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your shopping will be donated to the shelter. Get to snatching up those deals and helping the shelter out in the process!