VERO BEACH – The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County (HSVB & IRC) is asking for donations of toys and treats to help the shelter’s dogs and cats. “Due to the economy, we’ve seen a decrease in the number of toys and treats donated,” Animal Care Manager Maria Ramirez said. Donations are gratefully accepted at the Humane Society, located at 6230 77th St., Vero Beach, the Humane Society Thrift Shop in Vero Beach, located at 4445 20 St. or the Humane Society thrift shop in Sebastian, located at 441 Sebastian Blvd (Rt. 512). Information: Call (772) 388-3331.