How You Can Help

Our Wish List of Supplies you can donate to us

Please note we ask for items to be new or in very good condition as it costs the centre money to dispose of unusable or broken items.

 

We are appealing currently for: KitchenDining Room chairs, underdesk drawer units, digital cameras 8mp and an A3 scanner.

We are also looking to receive your used postage stamps.  Just collect a bunch and post them to Gillian Bird, DSPCA, Mount Venus Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16.


Our Animals Mental Health is very important to us so we are always looking for ways to stimulte them and enhance their living areas so if you have any of the following we would love you to drop them to the shelter:

  • Dog and Cat toys (Toys should be washable with no moving parts that could be ingested)
  • Toy Balls (can be footballs, rugby, basketballs, tennis balls)
  • Cat/Kitten playgrounds & jungle gyms (should be washable with no moving parts that could be ingested)
  • Hard Plastic Young Childs Playhouses or Wendyhouses and small all-plastic Slide
  • Soft Toys & Teddies

Animal Supplies Wish List

Either New or in Very Good Condition

  • Animal Hard Shell Plastic Carriers
  • Dog Leads & Collars
  • Cat Collars
  • Packets of Baby Nappy Bags (used as pooper scoopers by our dog walkers) 
  • Plastic Dog Beds
  • SnuggleSafe Heat Pads for Pets or Hot water bottles for very young kittens & puppies
  • Food Bowls - stainless steel only please so we can sterilize them
  • Towels and small fleece blankets with no holes or rips. (We cannot accept old wool blankets, duvets, pillows, sheets, pillowcases, duvet covers as we are unable to wash and dry them quickly)
  • Newspapers (no shiny magazines)
  • Grooming Brushes & Combs - for all types of animals (dogs, cats, horses, etc)
  • Large Car Sponges
  • Dog Coats (we have some dogs like greyhounds that need dog coats in winter)
  • Electric hair clippers
  • Rabbit, Gerbil and Hamster Food
  • Rabbit, Hamster & Gerbil Cages, Toys & Supplies (cage bedding, wheels, etc)
  • Bird Cages and accessories 
  • Pet Bird Seed
  • Horse Blankets – old/new
  • Horse Halters & Lead Ropes

Our Rescue and Rehoming Centre Supplies Wish List

Either New or in Very Good Condition

  • New Garden Hose Pipes and attachments
  • Power Washers
  • New Cleaning Equipment (new tea towels, brushes, mops, cloths, glass & furniture polish, washing up liquid, etc)
  • Torches (large & powerful)
  • New Batteries (AA, AAA, D, C, 9V)
  • Digital Cameras & Camcorders
  • Digital Camera Memory Cards
  • Binoculars
  • Recent Animal Care Books (for public to read in the cafe)
  • New Christmas Decorations and Lights
  • Outdoor Free Standing Heaters
  • Exhibition Display Stands
  • Office Furniture
  • Folding Catering Tables
  • New Party Supplies for Events at the Centre (new balloons, bunting, napkins, disposable - cutlery, plates, bowls, serving trays and glasses, cocktail sticks, etc)
  • Mugs and Crockery for our staff canteen
  • DIY Tools - screwdrivers, drills, hammers, pliers, etc
  • Grounds maintenance tools - shovels, forks, snow shovels, hedge clippers, garden hand tools, etc
  • Garden Furniture - we need metal or hardwood seating benches, picnic benches and garden chairs, we will also take plastic ones
  • Plants for our shelter grounds - preferably native Irish plant, shrubs and trees
  • 6 x 4 ft. trailer (single axel)
  • Horse Boxes in good condition
  • Inflatable 10ft boat (hard floor)
  • Life Jackets (adult size)

 New Office Supplies Wish List

  • Pens & Pencils (always needed)
  • Scissors
  • Staplers, Staples & Staple Removers
  • Post-It Notes, Document Punchers, Selotape, BlueTac, Highlighters, Thumbtacks, etc
  • A4 & Shorthand Notepads
  • Blank CD's & DVD's
  • A4 & A3 Photocopy Paper
  • Photographic Paper
  • A4 Folders & Dividers & Plastic Document holders
  • Labels
  • A4 & A3 Laminator Sheets
  • Whiteboard & Cork Boards
  • Whiteboard erasers
  • Dry erase and permanent markers
  • A4 Desk Tidy Document Trays
  • Desk Tidy Pen Holders
  • Calculators
  • Label Makers & label tapes
  • Canon Pixma PRO 9000 Mark II Printer Ink Cartridges
  • Portable Projector for presentations
  • Packaging Tape
  • Cardboard Archive Boxes

Please note we ask for items to be new or in very good condition as it costs the centre money to dispose of unusable or broken items.

If you think you or your company can help with fitting-out our rescue and rehoming centre, email Wish List Donation or just drop them into our rescue and rehoming centre in Rathfarnham.

 

 

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