It’s obvious that pet owners love to talk about how much we love our pets, but have you ever wondered where to find gifts for pet lovers that also give back to animals in need? Here’s 7 gifts for that special person that is passionate about helping our furry friends:
1. Rescue Chocolate—Have a friend with a sweet tooth? For each chocolate purchased, 100% of the net profits are donated to animal rescue organizations around the country. Choose from a variety of flavors including Peanut Butter Pit Bull, Forever Mocha, Mission Feral Fig, Foster-iffic Peppermint, The Fix, Pick Me! Pepper, and more. $1.75-26.85 (most chocolate bars are $6), not including shipping costs.
2. Pet Paw Earrings—These fashion-forward earrings are available in gold or sliver and would make a great addition to any outfit. It’s a little reminder of your furry friend every time you wear this piece of jewelry. A portion of the proceeds are used to support the efforts of various shelters in the US. $12.99, not including shipping costs.
3. Keep Calm and Rescue On Hoodie—A perfect gift for that friend that adores their rescued pet or advocates for animal shelters. This unisex hoodie comes in gray, and sparks a $10 donation to your local animal shelter, rescue, or sanctuary. This is enough to feed a shelter animal for an entire month! $44.99, not including shipping costs.
4. Rescue Candle—Candles make great gifts, especially when the proceeds give back to help furry friends in need! This shop sells all natural soy wax candles, that come in a nice 8 oz. glass mason jar and burn for 40+ hours. Choose from a variety of lovely scents that would be a great addition to any home. This shop supports animal rescue efforts and 15% of all proceeds are donated toward rescue charities. Etsy shop RescueCandle: $12.99 for most 8 oz. candles, not including shipping costs.
5. WonderFunder: Silicone Purple Paw Measuring Spoons—Know an animal lover that spends time in the kitchen? These paw-shaped measuring spoons make a great gift! Every time this item is purchased, the company donates 14 bowls of food to animals in need. A great gift for a great cause! $15.95, not including shipping costs.
6. Love Walks on Four Legs Necklace—Wear this beautiful necklace while knowing your purchase helped make a difference. The charm is handstamped and comes with a bead on a 20″ chain. A portion of all proceeds help support animal rescue, transport and the promotion of shelter adoption. Etsy shop Crafting4Cause: $24.00, not including shipping costs.
7. I Saved an Animal Tote—The perfect bag to pack your dog’s toys and treats when heading out for a walk or a fun day outdoors. With the purchase of this fun bag, $10 will be donated to help save animals in need. The perfect way to brag about making a difference! $27.99, not including shipping costs.
You’ll always feel good about purchasing a gift that gives back. At Trupanion, we strongly believe in giving back to help animals in need. In 2014, Trupanion members donated over $104,000 to nonprofit organizations across the US and Canada. This year, we asked the public to help us decide which nonprofits to donate to in the Trupanion Member Donation Program. Looking for ways you can help support these nonprofits? Become a Trupanion member and contribute $1 a month to help those in need. Get a quick quote now to see what coverage looks like.