By Nan Talleno

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you’re looking for a special gift for someone on your list this year, but don’t have the extra time to run in and out of stores or deal with long lines, here are some great gift ideas to not only give something special and unique, but to give a gift that literally keeps on giving and fulfill a worthy cause at the same time.

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Check out some fabulous jewelry, bags, slippers and a whole lot more and at the same time feed shelter dogs in need, all while sitting at your computer and heading to a few websites.

The Greater Good Network hosts a great site that directly aids and feeds homeless pets. Check out which offers a variety of wonderful gifts from jewelry to clothing and every purchase helps to feed and shelter animals.

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The ASPCA’s also hosts an assortment of unique gift ideas that ultimately save animals’ lives.

You can adopt an animal species that needs protection ranging from Grey Wolves to Pandas and Snow Leopards with certification and adoption pictures at

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These gifts are not only unique and meaningful but also are a great way of showing compassion at this time of year while truly making a difference.