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10 Thoughtful Gifts that Give Back to Animals (Updated for 2021)

Looking for a gift that gives back to an animal cause but still wows the person you’re giving it to? You’re in the right place. Sit back, relax, and browse with ease because your holiday shopping just got a whole lot easier with these 10 gift ideas that give back to animals.

I’m a Good Dog Crewneck Sweatshirt

This super comfy sweatshirt features the face of a loveable and smiley pitbull and includes text that reads, “I’m a good dog.” This sweatshirt celebrates National Pitbull Awareness Month and all proceeds go to the Pennsylvania SPCA.

Tito’s Vodka Dog Toy

Tito’s Vodka Dog Toy

Happy hour doesn’t have to be just for humans! Buy this Tito’s Dog Toy for your favorite dog to help Tito’s Vodka raise money for nonprofits who transport dogs from dangerous situations to give them a chance to find forever homes.

Endangered Species Chocolate

Chocolate bars for a good cause? We are so in! Endangered Species Chocolates donates 10% of their annual net profits to conservation efforts around the globe. With so many delicious options and flavor combinations to choose from, you are sure to find a few to gift the folks on your list!

Grounds and Hounds Coffee

With 20% of all profits going to animal rescue organizations working to provide safe-havens for dogs between homes, Grounds and Hounds Coffee could be the perfect place to find a gift for the coffee and dog lover in your life. Plus, each bag of coffee has an incredibly thoughtful dog-related name, like ✨Belly Rub Blend✨, that’s cute enough to make your knees weak.

Jax and Bones Rope Dog Toys

Jax and Bones Rope Toys

With over 70 different styles to choose from, these handmade rope dog toys from Jax and Bones will provide any dog with countless hours of entertainment. Plus, as the rope frays, it turns into doggie dental floss to help keep their oral health in tiptop shape. The ropes cost between $10 and $18, and 10% of the proceeds go to animal rescue and animal welfare groups.

Ivory Ella Summit Mini Backpack

Ivory Ella Summit Mini Backpack

With its stylish design, fun color scheme, and 10% of net profits going to Save The Elephants, the Summit Mini Backpack is a great gift for anyone who loves fun accessories that give back to animal causes. Purchase this backpack for $49, or, become an Ivory Ella member and you can save 20% on your order.

Aint Much Acres Tee

This adorable shirt from Aint Much Acres, an animal rescue and sanctuary located in California, is guaranteed to make people smile. Aint Much Acres got its name from the very first animal they rescued – a mustang named Aint Much. How delightful is that? All proceeds go directly to caring for the animals at Aint Much Acres.

Rescue Candle

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Using domestically grown soy wax that’s blended with high-quality fragrances and essential oils, the Rescue Candles are sure to leave a lasting impression on anyone you gift them to. 25% of the proceeds are donated to animal rescue organizations, and each purchase comes with a donation card so you know exactly where your donation went.

Ethical Socks for Animal Protection Gift Box

This 3 pack of socks is ethically made, sustainably packaged, and donates funds towards protecting sharks, protecting elephants, and saving dogs through Oceana, Conservation International, and Best Friends. So many good things in one small box.

Sammantha Fisher Animal Rights Prints

Sammantha Fisher Animal Rights Prints

These stunning animal rights photos by Sammantha Fisher make a great gift for anyone who enjoys high-quality photography and fighting for animal rights. Her shop offers hundreds of photos featuring all kinds of different animals that come in a variety of styles and layouts. Plus, every print you order allows Sammantha to continue her work to help animals, animal sanctuaries, and animal nonprofit organizations around the world.

Written by Joe Kelly
Written by Joe Kelly

Joe is the SEO Manager at Bonfire.


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