Chow Wagon Pet Food Bank

Our Chow Wagon Pet Food Bank distributed more than 17,000 pounds of free pet food to over 3,000 families last month alone. As the need in our region grows, we are in desperate need of pet food donations to continue serving the pets and people in our community!

How can I help?

Your support allows us to keep serving pets and people in your local community every month. Below are our wish lists.




Or you can drop off nonexpired pet food to the below locations:

Animal Friends
562 Camp Horne Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Coldwell Banker Realty
3244 Washington Rd.
McMurray, PA 15317
Between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm Monday through Friday.

Looking for other ways to donate? Please see our full Wish List.

Client Application

Chow Wagon Pet Food Bank supports families and their pets by providing free pet food on a monthly basis. This service prioritizes Allegheny County residents in an effort to promote pet retention and reduce surrenders. It is intended to supplement the pet’s monthly food needs to ease the financial cost associated with pet care. Our application period for yearlong 2024 Chow Wagon clients has closed. However, please complete the application below and we will help connect you with pet food support through our partner pantry network.

Client Application

Community Resource Sharing

By joining our Partner Network, your organization can be eligible to receive donations of pet food and supplies to distribute directly to pets and pet owners in need.

If you work with an animal or human-serving organization in the Greater Pittsburgh area that is interested in receiving pet food through our Chow Wagon Partner Network, please click the button below to complete an application.

Join Our Partner Network


Recall Alert!

There is currently a recall for Victor dry dog and cat foods manufactured with a “Best By” date of 10/31/24 or earlier. Click here read more about the recall.


More Questions?

Please contact our Pet Retention team with any questions. | 412.536.3898