​​Happy Tails Humane Society's Thrifty Outlet Store helps to support shelter operations, community programs, and charity care at our Wellness Clinic. Your support allows us to continue our mission to touch more animals lives. ​


We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with a wide variety of tasks including customer assistance, sorting and pricing donations, stocking shelves and setting up displays. Stop by the store for a Volunteer Application.

How Can You Help?


We are happy to accept your gently used, clean and resalable items. Please check the lists below to make sure we can accept the items you would like to donate. 

With continued community support. Happy Tails is touching more animals lives. Stop by the  Store any time during the hours that we are open to drop off items.

Items Not Accepted


Personal beauty products

Large kitchen appliances

Building supplies

Sleeper sofas

Mattresses and box springs

Entertainment centers



Live animals

Paint, chemicals or hazardous materials


Medical supplies

​Car seats

Accepted Items

Women's and Men's gently used clothing

Linens (bedding, towels, etc.)


Home decor


CD's, VHS, cassette tapes and records

Working electronics




DVDs and Video games

Puzzles and board games

Seasonal decor

Pet supplies

Furniture in "like new" condition or with prior approval. Please email contact@happytailsanimalshelter.org for furniture questions prior to drop off.

Happy Tails Humane Society

Thrifty Outlet Store

Hours and Location

206 Dixon Ave Suite #3

Rock Falls, IL 61071



Tuesday-Saturday Noon-5 pm

As of March 17 2020, because of the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, Happy Tails Thrift Store and shelter will be temporarily closed to the public until Federal, State, and local authorities determine we can re-open. Our Adoption Center will be open by appointment only. Happy Tails Wellness Clinic will continue operations to care for the animals in our community.  Pet parents must call or text the Clinic for an appointment. 815-626-2994.