Don’t let holiday shopping stress you out…we’re here to help! As you go through your gift list this season, consider purchasing from small businesses that give back to rescue organizations. Here are a few suggestions, but simply google “gifts that give back to animals” and you’ll find many more!

Simply click on the heading of each gift to go to the website, and happy shopping!

Pinot For Paws Woof! Gift Box 

Something for the human, something for the pooch. This gift box is stocked with a bottle of pinot noir or pinot grigio, a doggy bag holder, tennis ball, canvas bone, and giraffe toy. Everyone is happy!

A portion of the sales of all items in One Hope Wine’s shop benefit a cause, and this gift box’s portion goes to animal rescues. The funds have helped over 65,000 pets find their forever home. $59.99,

Rescue Chocolate 

Gift these 100% vegan, fairly traded, and organic chocolate bars to everyone on your list, knowing that 100% of the net profits are donated to animal rescue organizations around the country. All flavors will be back in stock by December 16th, but for now you can choose from peanut butter pit bull, forever mocha, and up&up pbj pup.

Purchase individual bars, six packs or twelve packs – perfect for stocking stuffers or small gifts for everyone on your list! $6.00/one, $34/six, $65/twelve,

Rescue Candle

These eco-friendly soy candles are sure to delight any recipient! This Etsy shop donates 15% of their net proceeds to various rescue organizations around the country.

Available in cleverly named scents, each candle comes with a donation card so the recipient knows their gift helped save a pup’s life. $19.95 and free shipping, Rescue Candle Etsy Shop

Ground and Hounds Coffee Company

For the java lover on your list, give the gift that has longer staying power than caffeine. Grounds & Hounds’ mission is to “support rescue initiatives and organizations providing a second chance for pups in need of a helping hand.”

Whether it’s coffee, hot chocolate, cute apparel, or gifts for your pup, 20% of all profits go to “rescue organizations working to make the second-chance mission a reality.” This one’s my favorite:

Coffee $14.99, other items vary,

CHN 2020 Calendar

Gift a year of rescue cuteness with Canine Humane Network’s own 2020 calendar. Featuring our own rescues photographed by Lynne Ticknor, these calendars are sure to make any dog lover on your list smile all year long.

You can pick up a calendar at the rescue during shifts (9-11, 2-4, 7-9) or contact CHN for more information. $20

Amazon Smile

If you’re an Amazon shopper (and really, who isn’t?) you can give back to CHN all year round. Go to, sign into your account, and type in Canine Humane Network as your charitable organization. A portion of all your Amazon purchases will go back to CHN. Bookmark the website so you remember to shop through Amazon Smile each time you need that pack of toilet paper, bag of dog food, or a fruit cake for that special someone (yes, Amazon sells those too!).

Wishing you and yours – on two legs and four – a wonderful holiday season!