BC SPCA Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC) Donate Volunteer Contact

Location and contact information
1020 Malloch Road
Victoria, B.C.
V9C 4G9
(250) 478-9453 (WILD)

Supplies Wish List

The BC SPCA Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC) facility relies on generous donations of new or used items to help house, feed, and care for our wild patients.

To learn more about the types of items needed or how to receive a tax receipt for your gift, check out the information below.

Click here for a downloadable PDF version of our wish list.

Urgent Needs

  • Aquarium Pump - this exact model - by Little Giant

  • Gas cards to pay for wildlife transportation - any major gas station chain accepted

 Food Supplies

  • Frozen fish and seafood

  • Fresh or frozen berries (blueberries, blackberries, raspberries)

  • Suet blocks (without holders)

  • Rice pablum (banana or plain)

  • Raw (not roasted) unsalted nuts and seeds (in or out of their shell)

  • Canned dog and cat food (high quality, not diet or specialty)

  • Eggs (chicken, duck, quail, etc)

  • Rabbit pellets (16% protein)

 Animal Care Supplies

  • Heating pads (no auto-shutoff)

  • Butterfly nets

  • Immersion blender (hand blender)

  • Red heat lamp bulbs

  • Full spectrum light bulbs

  • Pillow cases

  • Large sheets (flat, not fitted)

  • Digital scales (for 1kg or more)

  • Magic Bullet blender

  • Digital thermometer (human use)
  • Dog grooming clippers

  • Ceramic dog or cat dishes
  • Seventh Generation dish soap (for wildlife oil baths)

  • 4-ply gauze
  • Large kennels

  • Mesh strainers
  • Milk crates

 Cleaning Supplies

  • Bleach

  • Liquid laundry soap

  • Dishwashing soap (any biodegradable brand)

  • Metal rake (fan-style)

  • Paper towels

  • Toilet paper

  • Garbage bags (extra-large)

  • Kleenex

 Facility Supplies

  • Zap straps

  • Tarps – any size

  • Batteries (AA and AAA)

  • Extension cords

  • Bungee cords

  • Garden clippers/shears

  • Heavy-duty work gloves

  • Rubbermaid-style bins

  • Headlamps

 Office Supplies

  • Postage

  • Scissors

  • Whiteboard cleaner

  • Dry erase or wet erase pens

  • Tape (duct or masking)

  • Laminating sheets

  • Packages of pens (black or blue)

  • Polaroid film - Fujifild Instax wide format

Other Gifts-In-Kind

  • Canadian Tire money

  • Country Grocer receipts

  • Gift certificates (pet supply, grocery, hardware stores, dollar stores)

  • Gas cards (any major chain)

Tax receipts for donated gifts

Gifts of goods or products are eligible for an official receipt for income tax purposes. Just drop them off at our branch with your contact information and proof of value* (ie. actual store receipt reflecting price, before shipping/handling or taxes).

* Required by the Canada Revenue Agency.


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