These Gifts For Animal-Lovers Give Back to Those in Need

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One of the best parts of the holiday season is giving. That's what it's all about, right? Giving gifts to those you know and love, but even better is giving back to those in need. This holiday season, we encourage you to consider one of these gifts for the animal-lover in your life, because each gift here directly benefits — in some way — a cause. Be it shelters or charities, each company featured here has set out to help animals that need it most.

Catnip Kickers ($12)
A portion of all sales will be donated to Cat Adoption Team in Sherwood, OR.

Teal Plaid Dog Collar ($20)
Moxino Collars donates $5 of every collar purchased to its favorite local dog rescue groups.

Pet Holiday Heart Paw Pet Throw Blanket ($30)
PetSmart will donate 10 percent of the sale of this item to PetSmart Charities in the US or PetSmart Charities of Canada to help save homeless pets.

Tiger pendant ($33)
$1 of each sale will be donated to the Animal Welfare Institute.

Bobs dog-print shoes ($50)
Each shoe purchase supports adoption initiatives with Best Friends Animal Society.

Eddie Balfe calendar ($20)
All proceeds directly benefit World Child Cancer.

Grounds and Hounds coffee ($14)
20 percent of all proceeds go to no-kill animal rescue initiatives.

Luv-A-Pet Chance Dog Plush Dog Toy ($5)
PetSmart will donate 10 percent of the sale of this item to PetSmart Charities in the US to help save homeless pets.

Den Dog Bed ($97 and up)
For every Den Dog Bed sold, one will be given to a rescue dog waiting to be adopted — and that dog will be able to take their bed home with them once they are adopted into their forever family.