Animal Aid Foundation

Read For Pets

10th Anniversary

Charity Used Book Drive

Book Drive continues until October 31st

We'll find a new home for your books. 

You'll help us find a new home for an animal.

Donate new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs, comic books, sheet music and rare books (1949 and older) to our book sale fundraiser.  100% of net proceeds fund spay/neuter programs to reduce the number of unwanted animals and reduce euthanasia rates.

We regret that we cannot accept Encyclopaedias, Text Books, Harlequin Romance, Reader’s Digest Condensed Books, magazines, cassette tapes, and VHS videos

Proceeds from the book sale go to spay/neuter programs to reduce the number of unwanted animals being born and to reduce euthanasia rates

Drop off your donations at the location closest to you:

  • In Applewood Heights:
    PET VALU, Applewood Plaza, 1077 North Service Road,  Unit 9 

  • Dixie Rd & 401:
    MITCHEL REFRIGERATION,  1635 Sismet Road Unit #27

  • In Meadowvale:
    Call Susan at (905) 824-1751 to make your donation

  • In Clarkson:   Not accepting books again until Spring 2015 

  • Port Credit:
    QUEEN SPECTACLE, 102 Lakeshore Road

  • In Streetsville

  •  QUEEN SPECTACLE, 201 Queen Street South

  • other locations in Streetsville not accepting books again until Spring 2015

  • In Oakville:
    Call 647 558-PETS (7387) or e-mail 

Please note that although our Annual Charity Book Sale takes place at South Common Mall the mall is not in a position to accept book donations from the public.  Please drop off your book donations at one of the retail locations above.  Please do not take your book donations to South Common Mall.  Thank you for your continued support!

Animal Aid Foundation Charitable Registration # 840776769RR0001   

Featured Fundraiser

Animal Aid Foundation Charity Car Donation

Donate Your Car

You love your car. You love animals. Why not donate your old car to help the animals? Call 1 877 363 6354 or visit Animal Aid's page on the Charity Car website to make a request for a vehicle pick up. You will need to know the year, make, model, color, condition of your vehicle. 100% of the proceeds will go to Animal Aid and you’ll receive a tax receipt.

Our Mission

Our mission is to address the issue of animal overpopulation and homeless animals by financially supporting the projects and activities of local animal charities.


We hold community special events year-round. Join us for our next book sale, holiday fundraisers, and online auction.

How to Help

We are always looking for adult volunteers, or students interested in coordinating a fundraiser on our behalf. Visit our volunteer page or call 905-990-PETS (7387) for more info.

How the Auction Works!

1. Register & Create an account

We have added more functionality to the Fall 2012 auction. For these features to work, users must register and create a username in order to place bids.

Registering for the auction and creating a username will enable you to:

You can also edit your information and keep your username and password so that you don’t have to register again for the April 2013 auction.

2. Bid on the items you want

Bid on as many items as you like by:

3. Pick Up Your Prizes

Items can be picked up on the following days & location:

Saturday December 1, 2012
Starbucks, Sherwood Forest Plaza, 1900 Dundas Street West, Mississauga
1:30 to 3:00 pm

Saturday December 8, 2012
Starbucks, Sherwood Forest Plaza, 1900 Dundas Street West, Mississauga
11:00 to 12:30 pm


Rules & Procedures

The Fall 2012 Animal Aid Foundation On-line Charity Auction is completely automated. On-line bidding is available 24/7 from the time the auction opens until closing time at 8 pm on November 28, 2012. Contact with any questions about the Fall 2012 auction.

Winning Bids

At the close of the auction, the highest bidder will be declared the winner as determined by the system, automatically. Only highest bidders will be contacted after the auction closes. Contact will be via e-mail. The e-mail will list your item(s) and the dollar amount owing.

All items have a starting bid and a reserve bid. Animal Aid Foundation has the right to withhold sale of an item if the reserve bid is not met.

Payment Methods and Deadline

Payment must be received within two weeks of the auction closing date (December 12, 2012) before an item can be released. If payment is not received within the allotted time period, the bidder will forfeight their right to the item(s).

Payment can be made by:


Cash will be accepted on the Auction Pick Up days.

E-mail money transfer

Payment may be sent directly from your bank account via e-mail to Items will not be released until payment is received.


A cheque in the amount owing may be mail to:
P.O. Box: 6 - 2400 Dundas Street West, Suite #114
Mississauga, Ontario L5K 2R8

Items will not be released until cheques have cleared.

Credit Card through PayPal

Payment using a credit card or transfer through PayPal may be sent to Items will not be released until payment has been received.

Tax Receipts Are Available

Tax receipts will be provided should you decide to pay more for the item than the amount of your winning bid.

The Retail Value of an item is $50. Your winning bid is $40, but you decide that you would like to pay full-value for the prize. Animal Aid can provide a tax receipt for $10.


The Animal Aid Foundation Online Auction is a charity fundraiser. Prizes supplied by companies are offered in good faith. Should a company or business cease operating and leave you unable to use your gift certificates, gift cards, passes, or tickets, Animal Aid will reimburse you the full amount that you paid for the item. Animal Aid will not reimburse the actual value of the prize.


Items that are not picked up in person can be shipped to you. Winning bidders are responsible for mailing/shipping costs. Mailing/Shipping is FOB Animal Aid premises. Animal Aid is not responsible for an item once it has left our premises.

Shipping costs can be avoided by picking up items on one of the two Auction Pick Up days.


All proceeds from the on-line charity auction fund spay/neuter and veterinary medical care programs of local animal charities through Animal Aid Foundation Grants. Animal Aid Foundation is a 100% volunteer-based charity. The Foundation does not have paid staff and does not receive government funding. It relies on volunteer contributions, public donations and corporate support. Learn more about Animal Aid Foundation.

Donate A Prize for the Next Auction

Animal Aid is happy to accept donations of products, services, and gift certificates for future auctions. Please contact us to make your donation.