Say “Yes” to Second Chances                                      Donations

At Secondhand Hounds, donations are essential to our continued ability to save more dogs and cats and take on cases that others cannot afford such as extensive surgery, hospice care, and prolonged therapy. Please consider making a tax deductible donation towards animals in need. Donations cannot be used towards adoption fees.

The easiest way to donate is by filling out the form below! 

Below you will find 8 ways you can donate to Secondhand Hounds. If you aren’t in a position to donate right now, consider volunteering. Thank you for your support.

Purchase Supplies

Purchase supplies to help us continue to save animals in need! We can always use supply donations of crates, food, cat litter, potty pads, and more, and we can accept donated medications. Please view our Wish List for items we need! Donations can be dropped off during office hours or mailed to our office at: 5959 Baker Road, Suite 390, Minnetonka, MN 55345. If you need us to coordinate a volunteer to pick up a donation at your house, or are in need of a tax receipt, please email You can view our 501(c)(3) certificate by clicking here.

Donation In Honor/Memory Of

If you would like to make a donation in honor of or in memory of someone (human or animal), your donation will assist us in continuing our mission. A handwritten card recognizing your donation will be sent to the person/honoree from us on your behalf, and you will receive a separate acknowledgment of your gift via email or letter. Click here to make an in-honor/in-memory donation through PayPal, please make sure to include in the “Note” the in-honor/in-memory information

Special Programs

We have dedicated programs for animals with special needs. These programs are 100% donation funded and need your support so we can continue to work with special case animals. Click the links below to donate and/or learn more about these programs.

Fighter Fund Hospice Program

Secondhand Heroes

Secondhand Heroes is our recurring monthly gift program, otherwise known as an important way to show your ongoing support of Secondhand Hounds. Gift options start at $25 per month, or $5 per month for our Little Heroes. We want to make sure that everyone – no matter their income or age – can help make a difference! Click here to learn more and join our Secondhand Heroes Program

Supporting Companies

Did you know that many companies offer the option to have your donated money or volunteer hours matched? This means you can double your impact! Check with your employer to see if there is an existing program available to you.

Some of our supporting companies include:


For every Chewy customer purchase made through this link, Chewy will donate $20 to Secondhand Hounds. This is such an easy way to benefit SHH through purchases you’re already making for your furry family members!

Online Fundraising Tools

Did you know that you can raise money for us through online tools?  See below for a few easy ways to share your love of SHH while raising money!

  • Facebook fundraisers– you can make a Facebook fundraiser for your connections to donate to a cause you care about
  • Instagram donations – Individuals can add a donation button for Secondhand Hounds to their Instagram Stories to raise money
  • Walk for a Dog from Wooftrax – walk your dog and donate to Secondhand Hounds at the same time!
  • will donate $20 to us every time you shop using this link!
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