Wish List

due to COVID-19, we have suspended all in-kind donations

However, we still need supplies which is why we are partnering with Cosmo’s Bakery!

How It Works:

Call Cosmo’s directly with your donation order over the phone (of any of the items listed below) and you’ll receive free biscuit samples for curbside pickup for your own pets at your convenience. All donations purchased from Cosmo’s will be delivered directly to the Shelter, no hassle to you! Support a small business that continues to support the Shelter even during this time of crisis.

In-Kind Donations Needed:

  • KONG toys and other dog toys
  • Greenies and other high-value dog treats
  • Canned Dog Food
  • Canned Cat Food
  • Calming spray and diffusers for cats and other cat related products


We truly appreciate your generosity, please note that we can ONLY accept the items specifically listed on our wish list.

Click to download a print-ready version: Foothills Animal Shelter Wish List

Please note: We cannot take donations of any medications, opened or unopened. If you have unwanted medications, please visit the following to safely dispose of medication in the area:

  • Sheriff’s Office/Jail Lobby, 200 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden
  • South Precinct, 11139 Bradford Road, Littleton
  • Mountain Precinct, 4990 County Highway 73, Evergreen

we can also accept items via amazon

Save a trip to the store and order online from our Amazon Wish List.

Every time you shop online for any of your household needs, increase your impact by shopping with AmazonSmile and selecting Foothills Animal Shelter as your charity organization. Every purchase made with AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of the purchase price to serve the animals at the Shelter!

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shipping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop via AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

To shop at AmazonSmile, simply go to smile.amazon.com using the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to bookmark your AmazonSmile page to make shopping even easier. You don’t even need a new account–Amazon.com and AmazonSmile accounts share the same account information. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

Similarly, you can Order your Pet Food at Chewy.com and Foothills Animal Shelter will get a $20 donation!

Order your Pet Food at Chewy.com and Foothills Animal Shelter will get a $20 donation!

Additionally, if you purchase any of Good Goes Around dog products they will give back 25% to Foothills Animal Shelter to help save a dog’s life.

To receive a donation receipt for your tax purposes, be sure to mark the item as a gift and put your name and address in the gift note section.

Help Where Needed most

  • Gift cards to Petco, PetSmart, Target, Walmart, Pet Supplies Plus and Home Depot.

Health Care and Foster Items

  • Blankets, comforters, bath towels and receiving blankets
  • KMR supplemental kitten formula, powdered (no 2nd Step or liquid cans, please)
  • Purina Pro-Plan canned wet food – chicken & liver paté style only (not flaked or filet) for cats/kittens; chicken & rice for puppies/dogs
  • Royal Canin Mother and Babycat dry food (not kitten)
  • Clay, unscented non-clumping cat litter
  • Scoopable cat litter
  • Cat litter scoopers
  • Small, low-to-the-ground litter boxes for kittens and adult-sized litter boxes for mother cats
  • Newborn nursing kits with bottles for kittens
  • Natural Balance dry dog food – sweet potato & fish formula
  • Training pads
  • Zout stain remover
  • High-efficiency laundry detergent
  • Kitchen scales up to 5lbs.

Animal Enrichment Items

  • Canned dog and cat food, any kind
  • Dog click collars (no buckles), especially in size large
  • 6-foot dog leashes
  • Premier brand Easy Walk harnesses in M & M/L (store locator available at www.premier.com)
  • Canned chicken, tuna and salmon
  • Cat toys, including play wands, laser toys, feather toys and plastic shower curtain rings
  • Soft dog treats
  • Kong Classic toys, L & XL
  • Kong Jumbler Ball toys
  • Tuffy and Mighty dog toys (found at www.mydogtoy.com)
  • Small mammal food, houses and toys
  • Meat baby food (no garlic and onions)
  • Cat carriers and dog crates (in good shape)
  • Rabbit feed
  • Chicken feed
  • Mealworms
  • Timothy hay

How to Donate

Items can be dropped off at the Shelter during normal business hours:

Weekdays: 11 am – 6 pm

Weekends: 10 am – 6 pm

We are located at 580 McIntyre Street in Golden (near 6th Avenue and Indiana on the Jefferson County Fairgrounds). View a map.

Questions? Contact us at: 303-278-7575