Lakeshore PAWS Wish List

Below are the categories for items that we need to care for the homeless dogs in our care.

Donations can be dropped off at our office at 4611 Evans Ave in Valparaiso, Indiana.

Hours for adoption center:

Monday 4-7 p.m.
Tues thru Fri 12-6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday – closed


  • Grain-free dog treats
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned pumpkin
  • Small training treats


  • Nylabone Products
  • Antler chews
  • Kong products
  • Water bottle crunchers toys
  • Balls for tough chewers
  • Puzzle feeders
  • Squeaky tennis balls

Other Pet Care Items

  • Puppy-sized leashes and collars
  • Easy walk harnesses
  • Crates (all types and sizes)
  • Exercise pens
  • Blankets (no comforters) – New or used
  • Towels/wash clothes
  • Puppy pads

Cleaning Supplies

  • Bleach tablets
  • Dawn dish soap
  • Pine-sol
  • Paper towels
  • Antibacterial/disinfectant wipes
  • One gallon zip lock plastic bags
  • Kitchen and larger-size plastic garbage bags

Office and Other

  • Pens and post-it notes
  • White copy paper
  • Wet & dry erase markers
  • Duct tape
  • Gift cards for gasoline or VISA
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Help Us Out

All donations received help feed and care for Lakeshore PAWS’ homeless animals. With the help of our generous donors, we are able to continue our mission to find loving homes for abandoned and unwanted pets in Northwest Indiana.

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Technical Difficulties

Currently we are experiencing technical difficulties with our PetFinder feed. As a result, new dogs are not populating on our site. To receive a list of the most current pets available, please go to one of the following links:

Thank you for your patience as we work to resolve this issue.
-The Lakeshore Paws Team