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Wish List

Donated supplies are used every day to meet the needs of  hundreds of homeless animals each year that come to be our “guests” from the smallest gerbil to the largest mastiff. We work to keep them comfortable, well-fed, looked after, and loved.

Please visit our Amazon Wish List for more donating options delivered directly to CBHS!

Current Wish List
This is the current list of items we are running low of at the shelter. Thank you for your continued support!


Animal Comfort: 

Please do not donate any toys or treats that require supervision or have choking hazards or stuffing

  • Blankets (Please no sheets or pillow cases)
  • Toys without stuffing or squeakers 
  • Kong toys
  • Puzzle & enrichment toys
  • Cat scratch posts
  • Dog and cat treats 
    • Please do not donate rawhide or treats that need supervision

Animal Care Supplies:

  • Small cat carrying crates
  • Kitten milk replacer and bottles Currently a HIGH PRIORITY!
  • Baby Wipes
  • Training pads
  • Non-clumping Kitty Litter 
  • Cat PATE wet food
  • Frontline & Advantix flea and tick control
  • Lotrimin AF
  • Medical gloves (medium sized)

Volunteer Supplies:

  • Treat fanny packs
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Bottled water
  • Carabiners

Gift Cards:

  • From pet stores such as PetSmart
  • From hardware stores such as Home Depot, Menards, and Lowe's
  • From stores such as Staples, Target, Wal-Mart, and Sam’s Club

Laundry Detergent

Laundry and Cleaning Supplies:

  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry Soap - Currently a HIGH PRIORITY!
  • Paper Towels Currently a HIGH PRIORITY!
  • Heavy Duty Pooper Scoopers and Scrapers (Please no spring-action!) 
  • Super loop mop heads 
  • Large Libman Squeegees
  • Spray Bottles
  • Brooms and dustpans 
  • Disinfectant spray & wipes
  • Handheld scrub brushes
  • Vinegar
  • Sponges
  • Heavy duty utility carts
  • Large heavy duty trash bags

Gallon Ziplock bags

Paper/Plastic Goods and Office Supplies:

  • White Copy Paper
  • Dry-erase Markers
  • Dry-erase board cleaner
  • Permanent Markers
  • Scissors
  • Carabiners
  • Staples
  • Pocket Protectors
  • Velcro strips
  • Card stock paper
  • Highlighters
  • Sticky notes
  • Note pads
  • Photo backdrops
  • Bandanas and photo props
  • Command strips
  • Thumbtacks
  • Holiday decorations

Maintenance / Yard:

  • Heavy duty snow shovel with metal tips
  • Step ladders
  • Screwdriver / tools
  • Work gloves
  • Duct tape
  • Heavy duty garbage bags
  • Rakes
  • Box cutters with replaceable blades
  • Heavy duty utility cart

Please avoid donating the following items:

  • Stuffed animals
  • Toys with stuffing, hard pieces, or choking hazards
  • Heated blankets
  • Pillows and Pillow Cases
  • Rawhide or treats that need supervision
  • Newspaper
  • Toys that require supervision

Items that we cannot accept can be brought to Stuff, Etc and donated under Cedar Bend Humane Society's account or donate to a local homeless or women's shelter. 

Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated. Donate here to help save lives! 

Thank you! Your donations will help to satisfy the many needs of so many homeless, neglected, and abandoned animals.

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1166 West Airline Highway 
Waterloo, IA 50703-9634


Adoption Center Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 7pm
Friday: 10am - 7pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Approved adopters are encouraged to make a 1-on-1 adoption appointment or stop in to meet with adoptable pets! 

In the best interest of our animals and to limit guests, we are not accepting general visitors at this time. 


Intake Center Hours
Open daily, 9am - 5pm 
Closed 12pm - 1pm


Animal Control 
Open daily, 8am - 4pm