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Donating Pet Items

The Rio Rancho Animal Control Division and its shelter facility accept donations. 

Items can be dropped off at the Rio Rancho Animal Control office and shelter facility, 3441 Northern Blvd., Monday – Saturday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please call (505) 891-5075.


Always Accepted

Dealer’s Choice or Pedigree Dry Dog Food

Pedigree Dry Puppy Food

Pedigree Canned Dog Food (Ground Style)

Friskies/Cat Chow/Kit & Kaboodle Dry Adult and/or Dry Kitten Food

Friskies Canned Cat Food (Paté Style)

40-Pound Bag Wood Pellets (Used for Cat Litter)

Cat Toys (Mice, Ping-Pong Balls, etc.)

Dog Rope Toys

Tennis Balls

Liquid Laundry Soap (High Efficiency Washer)

Dawn (Blue) Dish Soap

Paper Towels

Clorox Disinfecting Wipes

13-Gallon White Tall Kitchen Plastic Trash Bags with Drawstring

Black Contractor Heavy Duty Plastic Bags

Latex or Nitrile Exam Gloves (Sm/Med/Lg/XL)

Highly Desired

Rubber Backed Bath Mats (2’x3’) New or Gently Used

Kong Wobblers (Large)

Kong Balls

Humaniac Scratch Bricks (For Cats)

Rope Leashes with O-Ring

Pet Waggins Cardboard Cat Carriers