"Zoo Snoods was conceived, in part, from the love and affection of a small terrier-chihuahua rescue named Lucky. For 15 years, Lucky was my shadow, my partner, and my best friend. She  brought me joy, given me purpose, and inspired me to help better the lives of pets and their families all over the world through the Zoo Snoods 'Love' initiative. Sadly, Lucky passed away shortly after Zoo Snoods' launch, but her spirit will remain with me always.

David Stankunas
Founder, Zoo Snoods


Our pets have an incredible capacity for unconditional love. A love that is pure, innocent, and truly beautiful. Unfortunately, this love is not always reciprocated, and many pets are left abused, neglected and abandoned. We here at Zoo Snoods give back to those unloved pets by donating $1 for every Zoo Snood sold to animal welfare organizations that rescue and protect pets in need.

Why Bother?

  • Because you can make a difference. Due to many animal welfare organizations' efforts, the number of companion animals euthanized annually has dropped by almost 50% in the past 5 years.
  • Because 1.5 million dogs and cats are still euthanized in the US each year.
  • Because 25% of dogs entering shelters will be euthanized.  More support for no-kill shelters is still necessary.
  • Because you love your pet. We are pretty confident that if you are browsing our Website for dog gifts or knit dog snoods, you would hope all dogs could be as lucky as your own.

    We are proud to help adoption organizations present their amazing animals in the best possible light, by providing Zoo Snoods for use with dogs (and cats) in their care. If you would like us to help your organization, please contact us through the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Every month we select new organizations for charitable donations.