The West Suburban Humane Society depends on the generosity of our donors and volunteers to help us care for the animals. We do not receive any government funding and are supported solely through individual and corporate donations. Every bit that you give us really does count.

Your donation can make a world of difference to a homeless pet. There are multiple ways that you can make an individual gift ...

You can't take them all home, but you can help them all find homes. Find out how you can become a Paw Pal with a monthly contribution to the shelter ...

Double or even triple your gift to WSHS with an employer matching contribution ...

Donate your car, boat, truck, RV, Jet Ski or snowmobile to West Suburban Humane Society and receive a tax deduction.

Learn how you can leave a legacy of financial support to the shelter through a bequest (or other planned gift arrangement) ...

WSHS is always in need of supplies to keep us going daily! Find out how you can support the operation of the shelter by donating supplies ...


In addition to monetary donations, WSHS is always in need of the following items to keep us going daily!

  • Paper Towels
  • Anti-bacterial hand soap
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Food!
    • Any canned cat, dog, kitten, and puppy food
    • For dry food, we use only Purina One Smartblend Lamb and Rice dog and puppy formula and Purina One cat and kitten formula
  • Kitten milk replacement
  • Small baby bottles and nipples
  • Dog and cat toys (we especially like Kong and Nylabone brands!)
  • Cat litter
  • Postage stamps
  • Garbage bags (13 & 30 gallon sizes)
  • Six-inch paper plates
  • Bleach
  • Laundry Detergent

For more specific suggestions, click on the link below to check out our wish list. A portion of your purchase goes back to the shelter!

Give the gift of comfort. Donate a Kuranda bed!

Give the gift of a Stretch and Scratch pad!

Donate to WSHS

paddyWSHS can accept credit-card donations online using a secure server. Click on the Donate Now button. You can choose how your donation will be used! All donations are tax deductible.

In addition to monetary donations, we are always grateful for non-monetary donations. Click here to find a list of accepted items we would greatly appreciate receiving.