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Wish List

The Wildlife Care Clinic is funded solely through donations given from the public. In additional to monetary donations, we also accept donations of equipment and food. The list below is useful items to have at the Wildlife Care Clinic. If you have any of the following used items that you find you may want to donate, please keep us in mind! Your donations are very much appreciated by both staff and patients!

Medical Items

  • Otoscope (check ears and eyes upon physical examination of animal)
  • Binocular Compound Microscope
  • X-Ray generator
  • Centrifuge*
  • Veterinary anesthetic machine*
  • Surgical pack*

These items are used to make incubators for infants and critical care patients:

  • Cat litter pans
  • Manual shut-off heating pads
  • Clear acrylic boxes with doors and lid holes

General Items

  • Labeling Machine
  • Bottles/Nipples
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Concrete Drill Bit
  • Batteries (AA)
  • Clothespins
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Mammal, raptor, reptile, or songbird care books
  • Knife sharpener
  • Tweezers
  • High-powered flashlight
  • Spray Bottles

Office Supplies

  • Printer Paper
  • Post-itnotes
  • Notebooks
  • Calculator
  • White Out
  • Erasers
  • Fine point dry erase markers
  • Fine point permanent markers
  • Etc.

Cleaning Supplies

  • Floor Squeegee
  • Broom/dustpan
  • Bleach
  • Tek-Trol Disinfectant (can be bought from Theisen's)
  • Dish Soap and Sponges
  • Mop Sponge
  • Hand Soap
  • 409/Lysol disenfectant
  • Etc.

Construction Items (Used for updating facilities, shelter renovation and perch building)

  • Untreated wood
  • Screws/nails
  • Hammer
  • Electric dril and bit set
  • Caulk
  • Sisal rope 50' x 3/8"
  • Astro-turf*
  • Hot glue gun sticks*

Raptor Handling Items

  • Leather hide (used to make anklets and jesses)
  • "00" - "3/16" (0.5 cm) Grommets (used to make anklets)
  • "0" - "1/4" (0.6 cm) Grommets
  • "3" - "7/16" (1.1 cm) Grommets
  • X-acto Knives
  • Leather Conditioner
  • Grommet Pliers
  • Leather welding gloves
  • Small, Medium, Large Swivels

Food Items

  • Frozen or live-caught fish
  • Kaytee Exact baby bird formula
  • Bird Seed
    • Game bird chow (starter and regular)
    • Fruit and berry mix
    • Pigeon Food
    • Wildbird Seed
    • Etc.
  • Bushy Tail Mix for Squirrels
  • Rabbit Pellets
  • Tetra-Min Turtle Pellets

 * Items that are needed most and used on a daily basis.

 

Thank you for supporting the Wildlife Care Clinic and Iowa's wildlife!