How You Can Help 2018-01-08T14:31:24+00:00

Food Donations

We appreciate & accept ANY brand/size of pet food! We are currently accepting donations of:

  • Dry or wet dog food
  • Dry or wet cat food
  • Cat litter
  • Dog treats
  • Gift card to pet stores
  • E-transfers can be made to Hello@OttawaPawPantry.ca Password should be Pantry unless otherwise emailed!

While we do not accept things like crates, kennels, and beds, we can certainly point you in the right direction of rescues that would.

To donate, check out our drop off locations or send us an email at donate@ottawapawpantry.ca.

Organize a Pet Food Drive: 

Throughout the year, we rely on groups and individuals to help us meet the needs of the families served through the Ottawa Paw Pantry. If you are interested in organizing a pet food drive in your community, school, church or business, please contact us.


We rely on the support of fantastic volunteers to help get the food to those in need. From picking up and sorting donations, to event planning and graphic design, there’s a volunteer job ready and waiting for you to fill.

We’re Recruiting For:

Sign up as a volunteer!

Empties for Paws

Donate your empty beer, wine, and liquor bottles to help Ottawa’s hungry fur bellies. Through the Empties for Paws program, you can help us raise funds for Ottawa’s hungry pets by dropping your empties off at the following locations:

  • Kanata: 41 Gowrie Dr.

  • Nepean: 68 Canter Blvd. (leave between house and garage)

To donate your empties or to sign up as a dropoff location, email fundraising@ottawapawpantry.ca.


ResQWalk is a great and easy way to support the Ottawa Paw Pantry. Download the app (on iTunes or Google Play), choose the Paw Pantry as your cause, and raise money for our furry friends in need every time you walk!

Learn more here.