Wayside Waifs

Wayside Wish List

The items in this list are things that we use every day at our shelter to help the animals.

Monetary donations are always greatly appreciated as well! You can also order many of these items on Amazon. Check out our Amazon Wish List. You can also download our list here.


You can also help us stock the new Education & Training Building or the Canine Behavior Center with greatly needed supplies for our educational programs and behavior training center. You can order from our Amazon Wish List and have your items shipped directly to Wayside Waifs. Start shopping for our new programs here

There are a handful of other larger ticket items that are also needed. To learn more email Robin Rowland or call 816-986-4401. 

Due to the health and safety regulations, Wayside Waifs is unable to accept donations of medications prescribed by a personal pet's veterinarian. Please dispose of unused medications. All controlled substances should be turned in to your local police department or pharmacy's that have a prescription disposal program. 

Would you like to be a part of our Critical Needs Network? Sign up today to receive emails only when we are in a critical shortage of needed items. You can help make a difference in the lives of animals!

wayside wish list

For the Animals

  • Kitty Litter
  • Blankets or large bath towels
  • Large stuffed animals
  • Gently used/new kennels
  • Cat and kitten toys
  • Cat Dancer wand toys
  • Dog treats
  • Soft small dog training treats
  • Nylabones
  • Canned wet dog food
  • Canned wet cat food
  • Canned or pouch tuna
  • Ball and rope toys
  • Jolly Balls
  • Paper towels
  • Heating pads
  • Ripple Rugs for cats
  • Milk replacement powder (KMR or Esbilac)
  • Walking Harnesses

For the shelter

  • Metal Shelving
  • 70% Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol
  • Liquid dishwasher detergent
  • Paper towels
  • Sponges
  • Dawn dish Soap
  • Liquid hand Soap
  • Paint scrapers
  • Sturdy ice cube trays
  • Dawn/gain products
  • Scrub brushes
  • Easy-walk harnesses
  • Mr. Clean erasers
  • Kong Wobblers
  • Febreeze air fresheners
  • Scrub brushes
  • 55 gallon trash bags
  • 5-10 quart containers
  • Rubbermaid containers
  • Lysol wipes and Lysol
  • Squeegees
  • Step ladder
  • Kiddie pools (for the dogs!)
  • Gentle leader head harnesses
  • Small dog beds
  • Squeaky toys

For the Office

  • Copy paper
  • Flash drives
  • Sharpies (black)
  • Highlighters, colored markers
  • Fun stickers
  • Scissors, staplers
  • Sheet protectors
  • AA batteries
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Working 35 mm digital cameras 
  • Kleenex/tissue

For our Programs & Services

  • Heating pads
  • Spray Bottles
  • Tongue depressors

For the Facilities & Grounds

  • Golf cart
  • Gas powered weed eater
  • Work gloves
  • Rubber garden hose and nozzle
  • Hand tools
  • 6' x 8' plastic tarps
  • Broom and dust pans