Sun & Sage Clothing helps street dogs in Bali
These clothing brands that help animals are a triple-whammy. You get nice clothing, the planet benefits (most are made from organic cotton) and animals are helped (the companies give a portion of profits to pet shelters, wildlife rescues or for farm sanctuaries). So if you need to replace a battered t-shirt or find a wool-free jumper, try these.
If you find it difficult to afford clothes and donate to animal charities – why not just combine the two? Buy what you need, and help charities at the same time. Most of these items are made from natural materials like cotton or hemp. For recycled polyester, wash in a microplastic catch bag to stop plastic fibres breaking off, and reaching the sea.
Clothing to Help Companion Animals
Sun & Sage Clothing proves that real men are kind to animals, with lots of nice t-shirts, including for children. Each purchase helps to rescue and help street dogs from Bali.
- Pawz offers tees and casual clothing, with profits helping no-kill animal shelters across the US and UK. The sale items offer up to 75% off the retail price, if you’re on a budget.
- Animal Hearted is a clothing company with a conscience. 25% of proceeds go to non-profit animal shelters and rescues, and the company has helped to save thousands of shelter pets. It carries an extensive range of tees, sweatshirts, tank tops and beanies in all sizes. The company was founded by a dedicated animal welfare champion, photographer and musician who shares his life with rescue animals.
- In the Soulshine (AU) offers organic cotton t-shirts, all produced in Bali, with ethical conditions. A portion of proceeds are donated to animal shelters.
- I’d Rather Be With My Dog donates to different causes each week, from rescue shelters to canine cancer awareness and military dogs overseas. Everything on the site is designed to help dogs in need.
- Hendrick & Co is a unique way to shop. Show your love of animals with a nice item to wear. Then select the animal nonprofit of your choice, to help. They will donate on your behalf.
Clothing to Help Barnyard Friends
- ETHCS sells nice fuss-free clothing in organic cotton, with plain packaging to keep things affordable. 40% of profits go to vegan campaigns, and you can trade used items.
- Viva La Vegan offers bright t-shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts in nice colours and designs. The slogans include ‘compassion without action is just observation’ and ‘hardcore herbivore!’ By promoting the message, you are helping animals.
- Kind Clothing is a vegan-run company that offers organic cotton casual clothes, all printed with eco inks. And for some of the animal designs, they help wildlife charities.
- Vegan Outfitters offers 10% discounts to Student Bean card holders. All clothing is made with organic cotton using solar-powered sewing and 7 times less water, sent in plastic-free packaging. Find beanie hats, jute bags and mugs. Profits pay for kale (goats), hay (sheep), sweetcorn (chickens) and watermelon (turkeys).
- Greta Loves Mabel offers gorgeous illustrated clothes by Welsh artist Sally-Anne, who offers pet portrait and gorgeous greetings cards. Everything she sells donates a portion of money to animal welfare, and she offers t-shirts and hoodies.
- Heart Cure Clothing sells clothing to benefit a sanctuary in Northamptonshire, for rescued barnyard friends. You can buy t-shirts, joggers and hoodies.
Clothing to Help Animals Abroad
Four Paws is an international animal welfare charity, which does wonderful work. It has its own online t-shirt shop, where you can stock up, and help them at the same time. Many have campaign slogans: like one that shows a dog saved from the pet meat trade: profits help charities stopping this.
Animals Asia Store sells clothing that uses profits to help fund its work to rescue moon bears, among other work. All these tees and sweatshirts are made from organic cotton, and printed in a factory using renewable energy. The range includes clothing for men, women and children. Many have designs by artist Ekaterina Sky, focused on the amazing Vietnamese Bear Sanctuary where so many are caring for Moon Bears.
The Bear Label was named after the animals that live in the founder’s home of Canada. Designed and made in Manchester, most products are made to order (the company also sells nice tote bags). 10% of profits go to Good World Shelter, which helps an animal sanctuary in the Republic of Azerbaijan, for creatures that have been abused, including those rescued from dog fights. The mobile shelter also neuters/spays pets and adopts animals that can be rehomed.
Clothing to Help Endangered Species
Ages Apparel offers urban clothing, profits help endangered African wildlife. There are nice organic tees and hoodies (and organic beanie hats), with wildlife illustrations. Founded by two brothers, with a mixed British, Irish and African heritage.
- Big Wild Thought offers really nice t-shirts and sweatshirts for men and women, often made from organic cotton and recycled polyester (wash in a microfiber catch bag). Established in Sheffield, 10% of all sales are donated to wildlife charities.
- Critically Endangered Socks are made from organic cotton/bamboo, profits help endangered creatures. These contain polyester, so wash in a microplastic catch bag.
More Clothing to Help Animals
Threads for Love (US) is on a mission to spread compassion for all animals, through vegan and eco-friendly designs. 10% of all sales goes to animal rescue organisations, including farm sanctuaries in California.
- The Vegan Vibe (The Netherlands) donates 10% of profits to animal welfare organisations and rescues. These tees, sweats and hoodies are all made ethically with water based inks.
- Compassion Co is a clothing brand founded by an animal welfare campaigner. The hand-drawn organic cotton shirts are printed in the US, with 5% of profits donated to a different charity each month.
- BEETXBEET is a US streetwear clothing brand created by a graphic designer. Influenced by her love of food, music and art, this brand uses its clothing to support animal welfare and social justice organisations, by donating a portion of sales from items sold.
- Veganized World offers ethically made vegan message t-shirts, printed with vegan water-based inks, they are shipped worldwide in biodegradable packaging.
- The Dharma Store believes that fashion and vegan awareness must be connected. It offers vegan t-shirts and tank-tops, to make you feel good – and motivate those around you. Help them spread love and happiness with these beautiful designs. The site also sells a Peruvian vegan cookbook, if you’re interested!
- Sassy Spud (Ireland) offers mostly conventional cotton but also some organic lines. All the designs promote the vegan lifestyle and are made ethically.
- Talk Vegan to Me (Ca) offers t-shirts and sweats made locally in Calgary, from cotton or bamboo, with a few items made with organic cotton and recycled materials. Everything is shipped in zero waste packaging, with $1 from items helping local farm sanctuaries.
- Vegan Veins (Canada) offers some organic clothing, printed by a small local company using eco fair trade practices. In cute designs, 10% of proceeds are donated to animal shelters and farm sanctuaries. Everything is sent in zero waste packaging.
- Alba Paris offers handmade-to-order t-shirts with 10% of profits going to vegan and animal welfare organisations. Created by a married vegan couple, the beautiful illustrations are designed to inspire a compassionate lifestyle, all printed with water inks in ethical conditions. They also offer nice illustrated reusable face masks and other accessories.
- Sea Shepherd (NZ) offers clothing that helps the work of this wonderful organisation to protect marine wildlife. From stopping whaling to saving the oceans, the range is suitable for men and women. Also find organic tees at Animals Australia
Wholesome Soybean (California) offers vegan shirts made ethically and printed locally, many on organic cotton. Everything is sent in zero waste packaging, including a range for children and teens.