Donations and Volunteers

We’re so grateful for the support of our volunteers and donors! Here are the best ways to support our pets as their wait for their forever homes.

  1. Donate
  2. Volunteer

Allen Animal Shelter appreciates donations of money, food, cleaning supplies, pet supplies and toys. Donations can be dropped off at Allen Animal Shelter during normal business hours.

Monetary donations

Monetary donations are used for veterinary assistance with advanced medical treatments and surgeries.

Food and treats

  • Iams Adult / Iams Puppy Minichunks dog food
  • Iams Adult / Iams Kitten cat food
  • Canned cat and kitten food

Animal safety and comfort

  • Collars (new or gently used)
  • Leashes
  • Dog and cat beds
  • Throw blankets
  • Clay cat litter
  • Toenail clippers
  • Brushes and combs
  • Dog, cat, puppy and kitten shampoo


  • Dog and cat toys
  • Kongs
  • Stretch and scratch

Cleaning supplies

  • HE laundry soap
  • Blue Dawn soap
  • Paper towels
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Antibacterial hand soap

Adoption supplies

  • Gift bags (all sizes)