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Donate to the Animal Services Shelter

You can donate to the Animal Services Shelter through the Animal Services Special Care For Animals and Resources Fund (SCARF). We welcome monetary or in-kind donations that help support our commitment to keep the animals in our care healthier, safer and comfortable.

We appreciate your donation and thank you for your generosity.

Donate to SCARF

Your donations can:

  • Help animals recover until they are healthy enough to be adopted
  • Provide extra veterinary care and specialized surgeries
  • Purchase shelter items and medications for the animals
  • Support spay and neuter of adoption animals
  • Provide funds to the animal foster care program for specialized diets and care
  • Make non-budgeted shelter improvements to animal housing and equipment
  • Promote awareness through education and outreach programs

Other ways to donate

By mail

Complete the SCARF Donation Form and mail it with your cheque (made payable to Mississauga Animal Services – SCARF), to the following address:

Mississauga Animal Services,
735 Central Parkway West,
Mississauga, ON L5C 4H4.

In person

You cannot currently donate in person. To make a donation, please do so online or by mail.

Visit the shelter to submit the completed SCARF Donation Form and make your donation by cheque, cash, Visa, Mastercard or American Express.

If you’re donating in memory of or on behalf of a person or pet, include details and all mailing information so that we can send an official acknowledgement letter.

Donations of $20 or more will receive a tax receipt.

Donate supplies

We accept new and gently used items for animals at the Animal Services Shelter. You can drop off any of the following items:

  • Iams – cat food (dry)
  • Purina Pro Plan – dog food (dry)
  • Cesars dog food (dry and canned)
  • Leather or nylon leashes and collars
  • Dog and cat treats
  • Yesterday’s News – cat litter
  • Toys that can be washed and sterilized
  • Pine shavings
  • Timothy Hay (nutritious grass for small animals)
  • Water Bottles – all sizes
  • Bird Items – cages, feeders, perches, millet seed
  • Pocket Pet Items – chew sticks, houses, climbers, cages
  • Dog and cat brushes
  • Cages, carriers, crates, aquariums
  • Cat climbers and scratching posts
  • Pet food bowls
  • Blankets, towels
  • Newspapers