While you’re shopping for the last few people (and pets!) on your holiday gift list, why not make a purchase that will help animals across the country? When you shop the ASPCA Online Store, the net proceeds from your purchase will go toward the ASPCA’s life-saving work. Plus, our shipping calculator will help you ensure that your gifts will be delivered in time for the holidays.
Here are five picks for gifts for the whole family:
Shelter Dogs book by Traer Scott The 96-page book features photos of 50 shelter dogs, along with their individual stories. This book would be perfect to display on any shelter pet parent’s coffee table.
ASPCA Kids: Amazing Pet Tricks ASPCA Kids: Amazing Pet Tricks is a book featuring more than 40 cool tricks that kids can teach their pets. The book includes tricks for dogs, cats, horses, turtles and other pets.
K9 Cinnabone Cookies Humans aren’t the only ones who enjoy holiday cookies! These bite sized cinnamon dog treats are made with all-natural ingredients and no preservatives.
Cat Play Ball Looking for something to put under the tree for your feline friends? These bright-yellow balls rattle when they're rolled, tossed or shaken. Cats love the sound they make!
There are plenty more exciting gift ideas to be found in the ASPCA Online Store for adults, kids, dogs and cats. Happy holidays from the ASPCA!
Shopping at Target this holiday season? You’re in luck! For only $1, you can purchase an ASPCA-branded pet toy. From festive ropes to plush stockings, these treats are sure to add some merriness to your pet’s holiday. And with 2-3% of each purchase going back to the ASPCA, you’ll feel pretty jolly, too.
It’s time to hit the books! Paws N Claws Eyewear is sending students back to school in style with pet-themed eyeglasses. Paws N Claws is a unique line of eyewear for animal lovers of all ages that raise awareness and funds for animals in need. Back to school frames are available for kids, teens and adults.
And even though school is back in session, there’s still time to enjoy the last days of summer: Paws N Claws offers sunglasses in various shapes, colors and sizes. The ASPCA receives a portion of the purchase price of every pair of frames or sunglasses sold to doctor's offices and optical stores.*
*The ASPCA will receive a minimum guarantee from Paws N Claws Eyewear of $30,000 for the sale of ASPCA® products through March 2015.
Virtual Piggy is an online family wallet that protects your child's privacy when he or she shops online under the limits you set. Parents stay in control, kids and teens get to learn financial responsibility, and there are never any fees or charges. It’s a great way to create an ongoing family conversation around financial literacy by empowering kids to make decisions within parental boundaries.
Virtual Piggy also provides kids and teens with tools to help them budget, save and give to charities responsibly. The service is 100% free to use, and available online or via mobile.
“Philanthropy is important to us and a key component to a well-rounded knowledge of financial literacy,” says Dr. Jo Webber, CEO and founder of Virtual Piggy. “We are excited to work with the ASPCA, which is one of the Virtual Piggy members’ favorite charities.”
“Kids and teens have always had a passion for the welfare of animals,” adds Elysia Howard, ASPCA Vice President of Marketing and Licensing. “Now they can feel empowered to directly contribute to a cause they deeply care about.”
Donate to the ASPCA at no cost to you by setting up a free account at Virtual Piggy—visit www.virtualpiggy.com/ASPCAtoday to get started.