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Urgently Needed Items

  • $5 and $10 gift cards to Target, Walmart, PetSmart, Lowe's, Staples, Ithaca Agway, Ithaca Grain & Pet Supply or Amazon - all of these help us make a dent in our enormous need for supplies!
  • Large and X-Large Kongs (black, extra tough style)
  • Large hard rubber dog toys
  • Cat collars
  • Kitten nursing bottles
  • SnuggleSafe heat discs
  • Squeeze/Spray Cheese
  • Cat toys - all kinds
  • Canned Pate Style Cat Food
  • Kitten Chow
  • Canned Dog Food
  • Soft/Chewy Dog Treats
  • Paper Towels
  • Laundry Soap
  • Bleach
  • Copy Paper
  • Fine Point Dry Erase Markers
  • Cat Wand Toys (esp. "Da Bird")
  • Cat Wand Toys "Da Bird" replacement attachments
  • (Please no carpet cat trees)
  • 9-volt batteries (for microhip scanners - regular or rechargeable)
  • Newspapers
  • Kuranda Beds (L, XL)
  • Mesh Dog Harnesses
  • Sense-ible Dog Harnesses (L & XL)
  • Easy Walk Dog Harnesses ( L & XL)
  • Swheat Scoop Kitty Litter
  • File Storage Totes
  • Digital Baby Scales
  • 13 Gallon Trash Bags
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Medium (10" - 16") Dog Collars
  • Plastic Crates and Shelving for Kitty Perches
  • Lint Rollers (for surgery garb)
  • Latex Gloves (M & L, unpowdered)
  • Towels and Washcloths
  • 16 and 32 Ounce Spray Bottles
  • Mozzarella Sticks (low fat, for dog training)
  • Gentle Leaders (M, L)
  • Postage Stamps
  • D.A.P. Collars for Dogs
  • Feliway Refills

Click here for our complete wish list!

With lots of pets needing care, there are LOTS of ways you can help us. Many of the items below are linked to samples for reference. Everything can be found locally or on our Amazon.com wish list!

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Thank you PetMeds for your generous donation!

Other Ways to Help

Other Ways to Help the SPCA:

Helping Udders


IDoFoundation.org
Getting married? Now you can support the Tompkins County SPCA by registering with the I Do Foundation. From honeymoons to invitations to wedding gifts to charitable wedding favors, the I Do Foundation allows couples and their guests to make wedding-related purchases that generate donations for charity. The I Do Foundation's Charity Registry service also makes it easy for guests to make donations in lieu of gifts. All of these services are available free of cost at www.IDoFoundation.org. Check it out today, and be sure to select the Tompkins County SPCA as the beneficiary of your charitable wedding.


GoodSearch.com
What if the Tompkins County SPCA earned a penny every time you searched the Internet? Well, now we can!

GoodSearch.com is a new search engine that donates half its revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. You use it just as you would any search engine, and it's powered by Yahoo!, so you get great results.

Just go to www.goodsearch.com and be sure to enter the Tompkins County SPCA as the charity you want to support. Just 500 of us searching four times a day will raise about $7300 in a year without anyone spending a dime! And, be sure to spread the word! Click on this banner to find out more!


IGive.com
IGive is an online donation program. When you shop through IGive, hundreds of online retailers, including Petco, Target, Doctors Foster & Smith and others, will donate part of your sale price to the organization of your choice. The donation comes from the retailer, not you, so you don't pay anything extra.

In order to for us to receive a donation, you must visit each retailer through the IGive web site, so that they can track your donation amount. Click on this banner to join IGive as a supporter of the Tompkins County SPCA.


Amazon.com
Shop at Amazon.com and a portion of all sales will go to help the animals of the Tompkins County SPCA.

Click on the logo to shop at Amazon now.


ShelteredLove.com
Unconditional Love! Our pets play a major role in our lives. To strengthen our love and bond with them we must always strive to better understand them. As their guardian and caregiver knowing what they need to live happily together with us is our responsibility, it is the least we can do in return for all they are willing to give to us.

Sheltered LoveTM can put an end to timely research; it is a community of the industries leading professional organizations located at one caring hub. In addition Sheltered Love is committed to assisting the mission of our local shelters. Checkout what is going on at your shelter today. Get involved, assistance can be given many ways; adopt, volunteer or donate. Together, we can all make a difference.

Visit the Sheltered Love website today and find out how you can help!


Kuranda Beds
We use Patented Kuranda Dog Beds because they are durable, chew proof and easy to clean. If you would like to donate a bed to us, click the picture below.


Items We Need
The shelter is always in need of donated items to help care for the shelter animals. Click here for a list of a few of our current needs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 August 2012 13:35
 

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Stories


Rusty

 

"Dear Friends at the SPCA of TC,

You might remember me as Rascal, the coonhound. I write to tell you what has happened to me since I left with my new owners the Saturday before Easter, when the Potters came to visit me and took me home. They liked my coonhound bark, my color, and the way I focused on protecting the area of other dogs and animals.

The Potters have a grandson, Coby, who really likes giving me treats and having me sit, shake, and lay down. My prior owner had already taught me these things so it is very easy for me to consume all the treats Coby offers. And they are good!

My new home is fantastic! They have two and a half acres for me to mark my territory on, but the best part is that there is an apartment complex across the road that has many vet students with dogs that I can bark at. The Potters leave their dining room window open about four inches so that I can smell and hear anyone that needs barking at. And since we are on the bus route, I get to bark at the busses when they stop in front of the house. You see, they are T-“CAT” busses.

I am now the Alpha Dog of the West End of Varna.” This title was passed on to me from Winston, a commanding Saint Bernard rescue dog who passed away from cancer just one week before I was adopted. Winston’s owner, Dave, comes by several times a week to visit and take me for a run. I like that.

So I just want to thank you for letting me come home with the Potters. I am a lucky dog!

Wagging tails,

Rusty"

Did You Know?

SPCA volunteers can help for as little as two hours a week!

SPCA of Tompkins County

Adoption Center &
Rescue Building
607.257.1822


1640 Hanshaw Rd.

Ithaca, NY 14850

info@spcaonline.com

Fax: 607.257.5470

Annex
607.592.6772

Adoption Center Hours

Monday 12-5
Tuesday 12-7 Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 12-7
Friday 12-5
Saturday 12-5
Sunday 12-5

 

 

SPCA Annex Hours

Monday through Saturday
11-7

Sunday
11-6

Rescue Center Hours

Monday
Tuesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

11-4

Wednesday
Sunday
CLOSED

Our Mission

The mission of the SPCA of Tompkins County is to protect companion animals. We are a no-kill shelter dedicated to preventing animal cruelty and overpopulation. We promote responsible pet stewardship by providing education, counseling and training to nurture and enhance the human-animal bond.

The SPCA of Tompkins County is a registered 501(c)(3). Our tax id number is 15-0624378.