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Some volunteers ask us if there is anything they can bring to help us with the animals at the centre. We are very appreciative of anything you can bring us. Below is a general List of items we are commonly in need of. If you are a veterinary professional, and wish to donate more specialized veterinary items, please contact us and we will provided you with more specific information on things needed.

Food For Rescued Wildlife

  • Lory powder/nectar (Eg. Brand – Orlux Lory)
  • Bee pollen
  • Gum Arabic/Acacia gum
  • Leaf-Eater Diet Biscuits (Eg. Brands – Mazuri and Exotic Nutrition)
  • Hornbill Pellets (Eg. Brand – Nutribird)
  • Dried or canned insects (Mealworms, crickets etc.)
  • Unsalted nuts and dried fruits
  • Birdseed and pellets
  • Reptile pellets/specialized food
  • Natural jams and peanut butter­
  • Essential oils such as lavender, peppermint and tea tree oil
  • Oak bark tea

Wildlife Hospital

  • ‘Spot on’ against fleas, ticks, and ‘Spot on’ that also work against mites, for example Selamectin, Revolution etc.
  • Plasters and bandages
  • Bravecto (Flea and tick treatment)
  • Pet clippers
  • Raptor handling gloves
  • Hot water bottles
  • Deworming for the dogs and cats, also for puppies
  • Puppy and kitten milk (as powder) (Eg. Brand – KMR)
  • Deflea and detick pet shampoo
  • Strong pet toys for the dogs/cats/animals
  • Dog leads, harnesses and collars (small and large)
  • Cones for after surgery
  • Pet suits for after surgery
  • Syringes
  • Vitamins for dogs and cats
  • Bird vitamins and deworming
  • Reptile vitamins and deworming
  • Cuddly teddy bears and soft children’s toys for infant animals
  • Towels and blankets

Enrichments for Rescued Wildlife

  • Commercially available pet and animal toys such as: Puzzle feeders, Kongs, Balls etc
  • Large inflatable yoga balls
  • Small floating buoys
  • Hanging feed nets (for horses)

Misc.

  • Zip ties
  • Hanging food and water feeding trays for small animals
  • Carabiners (small and large)
  • Keyring labels and keyrings
  • Post-it’s
  • Food bowls small and large
  • White board markers
  • Work gloves

We are always looking for larger and more specialized animal enrichment item such as ‘boomer’ and feeder balls, bungee toys etc. and husbandry equipment such as elephant nail filing tools, medical equipment etc. If you think you can help with specialized animal husbandry equipment, please contact info@wfft.org.

 

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