Shelter Donation Opportunities
Although we are a publicly funded facility, our budget and resources are limited. Many of the programs that we have initiated are made possible by community members like you, and directly contribute to saving lives.
Mutt Strutt San Marcos is a 501c3 organization that raises funds to directly support shelter animals via adoptions sponsorships, or Guardian Angel Program, medical treatments, shelter equipment, and upgrades to animal living areas. Make a financial donation to the shelter through Mutt Strutt San Marcos.
We always accept donations of frequently used items, used and new:
Kitten Food- dry & canned
Puppy Food- dry & canned
Dog Food - canned
Durable Toys (stuffing free)
Dog & Cat Treats
Dog & Cat Shampoos
Blankets & Small beds
Donation Wish List
Please see our new and improved donation option. Go to our Amazon Wishlist - we have all our shelter "wishes" listed! All you have to do is select items from our wish list and have them shipped directly to the animal shelter right from your home or phone! It is easy, convenient and we have taken the guess work out of it for you by listing the most commonly used items and some extra special items the animals love to have.
Kuranda Dog Beds are a fantastic choice for shelters because they are sturdy, comfortable and chew-proof. The non-porous materials are easily sanitized with bleach or disinfectant. Dogs enjoy the comfort of the raised bed which gives them a soft and dry place to relax.
The Donate-a-Bed Program was created by the pet lovers at Kuranda as a means to help provide comfort to shelter and rescue dogs and cats. The program enables the public to easily send beds and fleece pads directly to their favorite shelters at discounted prices. Visit Kuranda's donation page for instructions on how to donate a Kuranda bed to the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter.
With it's patent-pending design, Thundershirt's gentle, constant pressure has a dramatic calming effect for most dogs if they are anxious, fearful or over-excited. Based on surveys, 85% of dogs show significant improvement in symptoms when using Thundershirt. Thundershirt is already helping tens of thousands of dogs around the world, and is recommended by thousands of veterinarians and dog trainers.
Donate a Thundershirt to SMRAS and make a difference in the life if an animal suffering from anxiety.
As part of this program, someone may sponsor an adoption for a loved one, including a personalized acknowledgment as a unique and meaningful gift for anyone who loves animals.
Many families request donations be made to local animal shelters. San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter will send, on your behalf, an acknowledgment to the bereaved affirming your charitable gift.