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Adoption Center
627 Cottage Street
Springfield, MA 01104
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(413) 355-9164 (foundation)
(413) 781-1484 (animal services)

Adoption Center
Hours of Operation

Monday: 12:00-4:00
Tuesday: 12:00-4:00
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 2:00-7:00
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 12:00-4:00
Sunday: Closed

Wish List

Many day-to-day items and a few “dream big” items are on the shelter’s wish list, which is updated regularly. Please bring items to the shelter during open hours. We also have an amazon.com wish list . Some schools groups and other organizations use our wish lists to hold donation drives for the animals; we appreciate these activities and thank you on behalf of the animals.

 

DOG AND CAT FOOD

   Canned dog and cat food (any brand)

   Beech Nut all-meat baby food (no onion or garlic, just meat)

   Peanut butter, spray cheese, hot dogs

   Fresh vegetables when we have rabbits and reptiles

donated canned food
 

TREATS & PLAY TIME

   Rawhide chews, pigs ears, bully sticks

   Stuffed animals, ping pong balls, cat toys

   Kiddy pools (summertime wading)

   “Kong” toys and other heavy duty  treat-dispensing toys

   Small dog biscuits

   Stretch and Scratch cat scratchers

 tuxedo cat
 

BASICS & BEYOND

   Stainless steel bowls

   Bedding:  comforters, towels, andblankets

   Clay cat litter  

   Plastic cat carriers

   Dog crates and exercise pens

   Dog shampoo and conditioner (not flea control)

   B-Air Pet Dryer, 115 volt, or similar dryer with hand-held hose and nozzle

   Nail clippers (new - dog and cat sizes)

   Slip leads, 6’ leashes, adjustable collars (cloth)

   Bandanas

   Baled timothy hay – 1 bale every 3 months

   Humane box traps (any size)

 lets play

OFFICE SUPPLIES

   Postage stamps

   Copy paper – white and bright colors

   AAA batteries

   1,500 twin pocket folders

   Heat Thermal Laminator (new)

 cat at TJO
 

SQUEAKY CLEAN STUFF

   Laundry detergent, liquid bleach, dryer sheets

   Liquid hand soap, white vinegar

   Paper towels, Kleenex

   Brooms, mops, mop heads (string type), dustpans

   Lint rollers and refills

   Air freshening sprays

   Dishwashing liquid and gloves

   Glass cleaner, multi-surface cleaners

   55 gallon contractor trash bags

 walking TJO dog
 

TOOLS (new/like new please)

   Power drill & drill bit set

   Power screwdriver set, hammer, mallet

 one cool cat at TJO
 

GENERAL SUPPLIES

  Metal shelving units (new/like new)

   LCD Projector (new/like new)

   Digital frames

   Bottled water

 Sierra chichuahua
 

OUR REALLY BIG DREAMS

Monetary donation to purchase . . .

   (20) Spay/neuter packs ($360 each)

   Color laser printer ($1,300)

   Cargo/mini-van in excellent condition

 

 cat at TJO
 

GIFT CARDS 

   (for our immediate needs)

       Dave’s, Petco, Staples, Walmart, Big Y, Home Depot, Lowe’s