Covid-19 & spcaLA: Ways to Help



  • Most Urgently Needed: Bully sticks, Earth Animal sticks, brand-new or gently-used and recently washed blankets & towels, durable dog & cat toys, canned dog & puppy food
  • Also Needed: Kitten Replacement Milk (KMR) & bottles, canned and dry pet food (kitten/puppy/dog/cat), heating pads
  • spcaLA cannot accept donations of opened food or treats, medication, nor can we accept used items, other than clean & gently used blankets, towels, stainless-steel pet bowls, and newspaper.

When and where to drop-off:

Donation drop-off appointments are available 7-days a week – appointments are appreciated, but not required. NOTE: we are closed on major holidays.

  • spcaLA Administration Office (5026 W Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016): Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm
  • spcaLA South Bay Pet Adoption Center (12910 Yukon Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250): Wednesday-Friday, 10am-3pm
  • spcaLA PD Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center (Look for ADOPTIONS sign, 7700 E Spring St, Long Beach, CA 90815): Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-3pm

How to drop-off:

  • Pull up to the donation drop-off area (in front of Adoptions sign in Long Beach, at the Administration Gate in Los Angeles, and in front of the building in Hawthorne).
  • Unload your donations directly in the donation drop-off, then return to your vehicle, and go back to being Safer at Home.
  • If there’s another donor ahead of you, remain in your vehicle until they’ve completed their donation and safely returned to their vehicle.
  • If you’d like a receipt: take a photo of your donation and send it to

Please help us keep our animals, staff, volunteers, & community safe:

Please do not linger, or exit your vehicle for a purpose other than dropping off a donation. We love your pets, but please keep them safely at home. Do not drop-off used items (other than those listed above), opened food/treats, or medications.

Ship Needed Items
Send pet food, cat litter, and treats via the spcaLA Amazon Wish List, or another delivery service. Donated items should be shipped to spcaLA, Attn: Donations 7700 E Spring St, Long Beach, CA 90815. You can also purchase needed items from the spcaLA Marketplace and we’ll deliver them to the shelter. Email to get started.

Give While You Shop

Start a fundraiser – ask your friends to help abused & abandoned animals.

Sew & Donate Masks
Make reusable masks for use by spcaLA Veterinary Services. Completed masks should be shipped to spcaLA, Attn: Mask Donation 7700 E. Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90815 or dropped-off during donation drop-ff times. Download the PDF pattern courtesy of The Turban Project, or watch the how-to video, courtesy of Deaconess.


Make & Donate Dog Bandannas
Make colorful bandannas for use by our shelter pets – these bandannas help them get noticed and adopted via their adoption photos and videos. Completed bandannas should be shipped to spcaLA, Attn: Bandanna Donation 7700 E. Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90815 or dropped-off during donation drop-ff times. Watch the how-to video.


Important Links
Disaster Preparedness
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
California Department of Public Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
World Health Organization