Our Top 3 Current Needs:

Kitten Milk Replacement, Pate Kitten and Puppy Food, and Dawn Dish Soap

Young-Williams also accepts monetary donations made in honor or in memory of a person or pet.
If you would like more information about making this type of donation or receiving tax credit for your donation, please call 865.215.6664.


Young-Williams Animal Center welcomes donated items for use in the shelter.

Looking for a fast and easy way to send us a donation of items? Check out our regularly updated Amazon Wish List!


Where to Donate

If your group has a large donation, please come to our main entrance at our 3201 Division Street location

or contact us at [email protected]  or 865.215.6664 to schedule a drop-off.

Dog Supplies

  • Peanut Butter
  • Puzzle Toys/Brain Games
  • 3-Quart Stainless Steel Bowls
  • Large towels or blankets
  • Puppy exercise pen for the shelter and foster care
  • Puppy Pads
  • Collars
  • Easy Walk Harnesses
  • Martingale Collars
  • Medium/Large/XL Pet Carriers
  • Canned Puppy and Dog Food
  • Dog Treats (no rawhides or pig ears, please)
  • Washable Dog Beds
  • Kuranda Beds
  • Kong or Other Durable Puzzle Toys (to put peanut butter in)
  • Dry Dog and Puppy Food
  • Stuffed Animals (no beans, electronics, or other small pieces that can become a choking hazard)

Cat Supplies

  • Any type of Cat Litter
  • Newspaper
  • Pet Heating Pads
  • Kitchen scales that can measure in ounces (for tracking baby’s growth)
  • Catnip
  • Cardboard Trays
  • Cat Toys
  • Canned Pate Kitten and Cat Food
  • Washable Cat Beds
  • Clean hairbrushes for cats to rub against in their cage

Bird Supplies

  • Toys
  • Double Diner food dish
  • Roomy Cages

Household Items

  • Grocery Tote Bags
  • Paper Towels
  • Latex Exam Gloves
  • Mop Heads
  • Waterless Hand Sanitizer
  • Squeegees
  • Long-Handled Scrub Brushes
  • Plastic Storage Bins
  • TP or Paper-towel rolls 

Small Mammal Supplies

  • Willow (unpainted, untreated) Baskets
  • Toilet Paper Tube Toys
  • Carrots, Dandelion Greens, Parsley, Cilantro, Kale
  • Hard Plastic Infant Toys (keys, etc.)
  • Kaytee Exact Rodent Food or Other High-Quality Food
  • Treats
  • Purina Rabbit Food (plain pellets in the green bag)

Veterinary Clinic

  • Surgery Instruments
  • Electric Hair Clippers
  • Lap Sponges
  • Kimwipes
  • Lavage syringes
  • Refractometer
  • Electric blankets
  • Nebulizers
  • Heating Pads 
  • Rubbing Alcohol 70% or 90%
  • Infant socks (can be used)
  • Bandage materials

Spay/Neuter Solutions

  • Paper Towels
  • 70% Alcohol
  • Plastic Garbage Bags (at least 30 gallon size)
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dryer sheets


  • Gas powered hedge trimmer
  • Telescoping Pruner/saw
  • Ratcheting Wrench Set

Office Supplies

  • 8.5 x 11 copy paper (white and colored)
  • Sticky notes
  • Sharpies
  • Dry erase markers
  • Binder clips
  • File folders and hanging file folders
  • Pens
  • Paper clips
  • Tape
  • Staples
  • Paper/Washi Tape 

Or send us something Directly from our Amazon Wishlist!