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We are always in need of never used, soft squeaky dog toys, sterilized bones, treats and bedding for the dogs and cats. (One can only sew/repair torn squeaky toys so many times). If you are interested in donating any of those items, please drop them by the BAAC or give us a call at 304-724-6558. Thank you!

*Kongs and Kong ingredients. Read more about those here:

Our standard of care for the animals is of utmost importance to us. That means we are constantly in need of cleaning tools, cleaning products, towels, sheets and many other items, such as: 

  • Gift Cards: (Gift cards and Monetary Donations are always needed):

    Home Depot, Lowes, Petsmart, Petco, Walmart, Target and Grocery stores

  • Linens:
    Sheets (Flat sheets only please-no fitted sheets), Towels, Blankets, Comforters, Bedspreads, Dog beds, Cat beds
  • Cleaning Items

    Pine cleaner, glass cleaner, Clorox Cleanup, laundry detergent, bleach, liquid laundry detergent, dryer sheets, paper towels, scrub brushes, brooms, mops, Litter for cats (Scoop away, Fresh Step, Tidy Cat, clumping and non-clumping)

  • Dog Treats:

    Milk Bones/Biscuits (various sizes)

  • Cat Treats:

    Soft and crunchy treats for cats such as Friskies, Whisker Lickins, Temptations, Meaty Morsels, etc.  

  • Toys:

    Dogs - Nyla Bones, Kong Balls, Kongs, Rope Throws, Frisbees, Plastic Swimming Pools (No Squeaky Toys please)

    Cats - Carboard scratch Pads, Toys, Cat Tunnels  (Sorry, we cannot use any carpeted items. All bedding and toys need to be machine washable).

  • Dog and Cat Food:

    At the BAAC we keep our dogs and cats on one specific high quality dry food in order to avoid gastrointestinal problems.

    However, we work with several local rescue groups to help feed the many strays and neglected animals in more rural areas. Any dry or canned food is deeply appreciated and will be distributed promptly to help many needy animals. The brands we currently use for the BAAC's animals are:

    Dry Dog Food - "Hills Science Diet"

    Puppy, Adult and Senior

    Canned Dog Food & other food items

    Pedigree, Canned Green Beans-No Salt, Canned White Chunked Chicken, Plain white pasta, White Instant Rice.

    Dry Cat Food - "Hills Science Diet"

    Kitten, Adult and Sensitive Skin and Stomach 

    Canned Cat Food:

    Friskies and Fancy Feast 

  • Additional, larger items on our wish list:
  • Electric or Gas Golf Cart to drive to the back of our 24-acre property and to take visitors on tours of the property. We would be thrilled to receive a used cart, two seater (or larger would be even better!)

  • Lawn tractor and bushhog

  • Agility equipment

  • Grounds beautification items (trees, bushes, flowers)

    • From September through November 2015 we are in need of any extra "Round-Up" that people want to dispose of. We will be converting several acres of the front of our property to grasslands and wild flowers via the recommendations of the Potomac Valley Audubon Society's Grasslands initiative which helps the ever-dwindling population of Monarch butterflies and many native North American nesting birds.

    • We are also converting our back property to grasslands with a large dog-walking path meandering throughout the area.  We will need Round-Up to kill some the existing grass and weeds in these areas so that we may plant different seeds and allow the natural growth of grasslands in order to attract the threatened nesting birds and butterflies.

    • (Normally, we would not use something as strong as Round-Up but it needs to be used in order to be able to establish a clean area to plant many wildflower seeds which is why we only need it for a temporary period.) 

Of course, as always, any and all donations are deeply appreciated. Thank you!


3731 Berryville Pike (Route 340)
Charles Town, WV *

*For directions to The Briggs Animal Adoption Center,

Click Here:

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1023

Charles Town, WV 25414-1023

304-724-6558 Fax: 304-724-6765

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