World by the Tail, Inc., donates a portion of our annual income to non-profit organizations. Our Give Back Program benefits a growing list of organizations that align with our mission and are near and dear to our hearts. Learn more about these organizations below. Also, at the end of each year, staff members choose animal-related organizations and donations are made in their names by World by the Tail, Inc. Occasionally, we also donate ClayPaws® Kits and other goods and services to animal-related fundraisers and local schools.
Here are the highlights of our philanthropy efforts in 2022:
Fort Collins, Colorado
Foothills Gateway provides jobs for workers with developmental disabilities enabling them to earn a living providing quality work for local business like World by the Tail, Inc. Workers at Foothills Gateway assemble our ClayPaws Kits! In addition to partnering with Foothills Gateway for our assembly needs, we also make annual donations to support their organization as a whole.
A portion of the proceeds from our Educational Enclosure Cards sales go to benefit Argus Institute for Families and Veterinary MedicineThe Argus Institute provides grief support for pet parents and communication skills training for veterinary professionals. It is one of the country’s oldest and most comprehensive human-animal bond programs associated with a veterinary medical school.
A portion of the proceeds from our Ribbon sales go to benefit Golden Growls Senior Rescue
Golden Growls Senior Rescue is a 501(c)3, PACFA licensed, foster based rescue, dedicated to bringing solace, love, and quality veterinary care to senior shelter dogs. Their goal is to responsibly rescue senior dogs who are normally overlooked due to their age and medical needs. They strongly believe in focusing on quality verse quantity.
A portion of the proceeds from our Heart TouchStones sales go to benefit Not One More Vet
NOMV is a 501(c)(3) public charity and is the leader in veterinary mental health. NOMV’s mission is to transform the status of mental wellness within the profession so veterinary professionals can survive and thrive through education, resources, and support.
A portion of the proceeds from our Gold-Plated Heart Charms sales go to benefit One Cure
One Cure’s founding principle is that cancer affects all creatures and that treatment breakthroughs come through collaborations between scientists and doctors who are working with pets and people. One Cure’s goal is to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer in pets. And then use their research and knowledge also to benefit people with cancer.
Staff Donations From 2022
All Aboard Animal Rescue
Animal Friends Alliance
Avery’s Pawsitive Change (Avery Sontheimer)
Companion Animal Euthanasia Academy
Best Friends Animal Society
Golden Growls Senior Sanctuary
Grand Paws Senior Sanctuary
Morris Animal Foundation
Poudre Global Academy (Clay Donation)
Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue, Inc.
World Wildlife Fund
Other Donations From Previous Years
American Red Cross
Bounce Animal Rescue
Colorado State University Animal Cancer Center
Elder Pet Care
Fort Collins Cat Rescue
Four Seasons Veterinary Specialists
Homelessness Prevention Initiative
Larimer Retired K9 Foundation
Larimer County Humane Society
Lifeline Puppy Rescue
Villalobos Rescue Center
Ventura County Animal Services