Founded by veterinarian Dr. Herbert Preiser, Heartland is a no-kill animal shelter in Wheeling, IL that has saved over 11,000 lives since it was founded in 2002. LSUS has donated to Heartland before and some of us have adopted pets from them. See below for their year-end review: https://www.heartlandanimalshelter.org/news_events/2021-year-end-review/
Heartland’s most-needed items are:
- Cats: Canned Friskies or Fancy Feast cat food, Delectables Squeeze Up Pouches, Temptations Cat Treats, Science Diet Dry Cat Food (adult and kitten), Greenies Pill Pockets (salmon & tuna flavor).
- Dogs: Martingale collars (size M), Harnesses – EZ Walk or Freedom No-Pull (sizes M, M/L, and L), Science Diet Small Bites Dry Food, Kong Wobbler or Kong Extreme (size L, XL or XXL), Pedigree and Alpo canned dog food (adult and puppy).
- General Supplies: Gift cards to Amazon, PetSmart, Petco, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Costco, Menards and Home Depot; Shoe covers, Frontline Plus Flea and Tick treatment, Nutravet Fish Oil, Cosequin DS Joint Health Tablets, Lysol Spray.
Please contact Anne Walker or Peg Cartier to drop off your donations to their homes by Friday, April 29. If you have any questions, please contact Anne Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org.