8 Feel-Good Holiday Gifts for Pets That Give Back to Animals in Need

The holidays are around the corner! Surprise your favorite dog or cat — and help animals in need — with these toys, treats and accessories. 

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01 of 08

A Bowl That Says It All

Holiday Pet Gifts
Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co.

"More Please!" This ceramic bowl from Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. has a playful message at the bottom and is dishwasher safe.

Plus, 20% of all Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. sales are donated to animal rescue organizations across the country.

Buy it! "More Please" Dog Bowl, $22.00; GroundsandHoundsCoffee.com

02 of 08

Snow Buddies

Holiday Pet Gifts
Courtesy of PetSmart

Pups and cats alike will love these plush squeaker toys from PetSmart. The line includes a llama, a dinosaur, a unicorn, a hedgehog and more whimsical animals. Ten percent of every sale benefits PetSmart Charities, a nonprofit that supports animal welfare initiatives.

Buy it! Chance & Friends Collection, $5.00; PetSmart.com

03 of 08

Cats Love Boxes

Holiday Pet Gifts
Kit Nip Box

KitNip's monthly subscription box is the purrfect way to spoil a special kitty in your life; each box contains a mix of toys, treats, food and other cat products. Each month, KitNip also donates a portion of its proceeds and products to shelters and rescues.

Buy it! KitNip Box, $29.99; Kitnipbox.com

04 of 08

Diva Dog

Holiday Pet Gifts
Tigerpig and Co.

This gift is for everyone who's made their pooch an Instagram! TigerPig&Co has stylish, cotton bandanas for every season, and a portion of each sale is donated to animal welfare organizations like Road Dogs & Rescue and the Sato Project.

Buy it! Dog Bandana, $29.00; tigerpigandco.com

05 of 08

You've Got My Heart On A String

Holiday Pet Gifts
Found My Animal

This cuddly, cotton toy will look great in your pet's toy basket (or in their mouth!) and helps an important cause, too. Found My Animal donates a portion of their profits to shelters and rescues; they've supported more than 70 animal rescue organizations to date!

Buy it! Heart Toy, $15.00; Foundmyanimal.com

06 of 08

Lead The Way

Holiday Pet Gifts
Wilderdog

Wilderdog's durable, reflective leashes are made of rock climbing rope and have a convenient carabiner — and during December, Wilderdog will donate a pound of kibble for every order placed on wilderdog.com to Labs and More, a rescue organization in San Diego.

Buy it! Reflective Leash, $34.00; Wilderdog.com

07 of 08

Treat Me Well

Holiday Pet Gifts
"I and Love and You."

Owners have raved about these treats, which are popular with fussy kitties and help to give felines healthier, shinier fur. I and love and you picks a new rescue to support each month; in December, they're donating meals to the Humane Society of Louisiana.

Buy it! Hair Meow't Hearties, $5.00; Iandloveandyou.com

08 of 08

Paw Reader

Holiday Pet Gifts
Modern Beast

This punny fortune cookie toy is stuffed with catnip — and 100% of MODERNBEAST's profits go toward animal charities like Stray Cat Alliance and Best Friends Animal Society.

Buy it! Kitty Fortune Cookie, $12.00; Modernbeast.com

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