... Turns out, Americans spent approximately $20.46 billion in 2012 on pet food.
Seems like that's a good place to start.
"There are many very good dog food brands available," says Domenic Magazu, retail sales manager at Saint Francis Veterinary Center. Below, Magazu offers up the most frequently recommended foods at Saint Francis Veterinary Center, "recommended often with favorable nutritional and allergy friendly results, at budget-friendly prices."
Here's to saving more cash in the New Year! Bon appetite!
California Naturals Grain Free, Kangaroo & Red Lentils Price: 5lb. bag for $14.70 ($2.94 per pound) or 30lb. bag for $71.70 ($2.39 per pound) Benefits: A very unique protein with a very low probability of allergic reaction.
California Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice Price: 5lb. bag for $11.25 ($2.25 per pound) Benefits: Lamb is a very nutritious substitute ...
I hope your hungry because this seems to be the week for food
freebies. If your lucky enough to have a Rita's Italian Ice near you, stop by and get a free
sample of their newest Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Ice Cream flavor. Carvel Ice Cream is hosting Customer
Appreciation Day on Thursday, 9/20 from 3pm - 7pm and you can get a
free Jr. Bonnet cone.
This next one is huge, Papa
John's is giving away over 2 million pizzas! That's 120,000
free one topping each week until December 31st in a random drawing.
... are a couple freebies for the family cat this week too! Get a free can of Royal Canin Cat Food by printing the coupon under the Spayed/Neutered tab. This one isn't free but it's a great deal, PetSmart is offering a $7.00 coupon off Science Diet Bag Cat Food. Yes - $7.00! "Like" them to print, coupon expires 9/5/12. They even posted how to get a deal on their wall: "Facebook Exclusive - this weekend only! Small bags of Hill's Science Diet cat foods for only $0.99 - $2.99. To take advantage of this great deal: save $5 in-store with your PetPerks membership PLUS save $7 more with this exclusive Facebook coupon!" This offer should be the first post on their wall. Jackie lives in Seattle, her blog is Free Hot Samples. Where there are hundreds of freebies and deals up for grabs. ...
... Pet Smart is offering teachers a grant to get a classroom pet. Grades K - 8th grade. Grants are available in the following categories through your local Pet Smart store: Hamster, Guinea Pig, Fish, Leopard Gecko and Bearded Dragon. Click the "APPLY" button on the right of their page.
You can get your favorite U.S. Soldier a free 20 page photobook. The book can be sent to troops stationed anywhere with an APO/FPO or MPO mailing address. You can make a 20 page soft cover photo book using your own digital pictures. Each free book can contain approximately 50-60 photos. The USO even pays for the shipping! It's a $17 value, ABSOLUTELY FREE. There is a limit one free photobook and only while supplies last. There is a fee for each additional book and a fee for faster shipping method, other than what's offered.
It's been a busy week for freebies. Unfortunately, there are only
four items I came across this week for back to school. One is a
rebate offer, another is discount, but two are free.
You can get a free sandwich keeper from Welch's with a rebate form. Just buy any two
Welch's jelly, jam or spreads by 9/30/12. Print the PDF and fill in
the form and provide register receipt(s) with the Welch's product
circled. Then just mail it all in to the address provided on the
PDF. The form must be received by Welch's no later than 10/15/12.
Kohl's has a 15% everything printable coupon available on
their website. Believe me they mean everything; 15% off regular,
sale and clearance priced items.
The one bad thing about Twitter is that anybody can get an account and think they're cool. But actually the best thing about Twitter...is that anybody can get an account and think they're cool. Unlike Facebook, which bans "non-humans" from creating accounts, you don't have to leave your pets out when it comes to Twitter!
This is great for me, because my two kitties have a lot to tell the world. Sometimes a tweet is really the only necessary way to broadcast their message. So imagine my absolute glee at finding Puppy Tweets, a little electronic toy that hangs around your puppy's neck and auto-tweets his every thought.