Wish List

Please take a look at our wish list below.  If you would like to donate or help purchase any of these items, please contact the Zoological Society’s Business Manager at KGray@bpzoo.org or (508) 991-4556, ext. 13 before obtaining the item to ensure it is still needed. If you are donating an item, we will schedule an appointment so we can make sure one of our staff is available to receive your gift.

If making a cash donation toward one of our wish list items, please send your contribution to:

Buttonwood Park Zoological Society
Attn: Wish List
425 Hawthorn Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

Be sure to include a note containing the item name and that it is a wish list item. Providing this information will ensure we use your gift as intended.


CURRENT WISH LIST AS OF January 2014

Animal Care/Veterinary needs

  • Towels in good condition
  • New sterile syringes/needles, surgical scrub brushes, suture material & other hospital expendables
  • Portable ultrasound (new or gently used)
  • Scales to weigh animals
  • Hi/Lo thermometers and Hygrometers
  • Rubbermaid storage containers (all sizes)
  • Small ceramic food and water bowls
  • Pet/animal carriers (new or gently used)
  • Herp houses (new or gently used)
  • Avian cages (new or gently used)

Animal Enrichment Items

  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly (Any Flavor)
  • Applesauce (Non-sweetened)
  • Honey
  • Syrups (Maple, Vanilla, Coffee, Strawberry)
  • Dried Fruits (Raisins, Cranberries, Apricots, Plums, Banana Chips, etc.)
  • Yogurt Covered Raisins & Cranberries
  • Unsalted Nuts (Peanuts, Walnuts, etc.)
  • Cereal (Grape Nuts, Fruit Loops, Kix or Cheerios)
  • Extracts (Any Flavor)
  • Spices (Any Variety)
  • Fruit Juice (100% Juice – Any Flavor)
  • Jelly Beans
  • Frozen Berries (Any Variety)
  • Dog Kongs (Super Strength)
  • Water Kongs
  • Tire Biters
  • Bird Toys & Mirrors
  • Dog Treats (Natural Treats Only)
  • Cat Nip
  • Pig Ears or Pig Snouts
  • Towels
  • Water Cooler Bottle (Large Bottle from Water Coolers)
  • Canvases (Craft Store)
  • Non-Toxic Paint (Craft Store)
  • Loppers (Hardware Store)
  • Animal Scents (Hunting Stores)

***Please note*** In order to be accepted, items must be in their original sealed package.

General Maintenance

  • Tools: drill, hammer, screw driver set, ratchet set, wrenches, pliers, pipe cutter, etc;
  • PVC pipe and PVC fittings in various sizes and shapes
  • Gator utility vehicle and/or golf cart (new or gently used)
  • Bow rake
  • Square shovels
  • Angle brooms
  • Push brooms
  • Premium 100% rubber reinforced hoses
  • 8-ply flexigon garden hoses
  • Power grip anvil loppers
  • Scrub brushes
  • Brass hose nozzles

General Office

  • Copy paper (new)
  • Manila Folders (new)
  • 3-ring binders (new or gently used)
  • Computers, including laptops & printers (new or gently used)
  • Scanner (new or gently used)
  • Canvases and art supplies (to be used for animal artwork)
  • Digital cameras (new or gently used)