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Want to help animals out?


Who'll give a hoot and help us out?

Who’ll give a hoot and help us out?


Whoooo indeed?

Whoooo indeed?

If you are looking for a way to actively contribute to helping out the critters here at the VLM, your donations will help us to provide the best care possible for our resident animals.  Many of these items, if donated, will help keep the critters happy, healthy, and clean.  Critters always need care, and by providing any of these items, your contributions will directly benefit the animals firsthand.  The following new or gently used items would be greatly appreciated:

Gift cards for Costco, Walmart, Farm Fresh, Food Lion, Pet Smart or other pet supply stores, Lowes, or Home Depot.

Venison, if already gotten from it’s source  (it doesn’t need to be cooked)

Rabbit water containers and holders, preferably metal

Plastic food containers with lids

Rubbermaid plastic tubs or similar

Large fish nets or pool nets on/with poles

Heating pads and heat lamps

Small or Medium hard sided airline kennels

10 gallon aquariums with lids

All sizes of towels and linens without holes or rips

Infant blankets

New scrub brushes

Dish liquid

Free and Clear laundry detergent without scent or additives

New boxes of latex gloves, all sizes

New mops and mop heads, preferably the string kind rather than the sponge kind

New 13 gallon and 55 gallon garbage bags

New sponges, scrubber or otherwise

New ziploc sandwich bags and gallon freezer bags


Serrated kitchen knives for diet preparation

New plastic cutting boards


Duct tape, Scotch tape, or Masking tape

heavy leather work gloves or welders gloves


Batteries ( AAA, AA, or D)

Potable water hoses

Hose nozzles

New spray bottles with sprayers

Brooms and Dustpans

Plastic Cable Ties (zip ties)

Tools (hammers, saws, screw drivers, staple guns, power tools, etc)

Hardware (screws, nails, etc)

PVC pipe and fittings

If you are looking to help out the veterinary clinic, there are many items that are needed there as well.  Such items would include:

An Avian Incubator with auto turn

Digital Baby Scales

Digital Gram Scales

Digital Bathroom Scales

New insulin syringes

New 1 cc syringes

New 3 cc syringes

If you have specific medical supplies to donate, please call first so that we can ask the veterinary technician what may be needed for the clinic.

If you have something that is not on this list, and are interested in helping the animals directly with any of these supplies, please give us a call and we can let you know if we might be able to put it to good use.  Feel free to call the animal information line at (757) 595-1900 ext 273 for more information.




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