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Pet Smart: FREE & Cheap Cat Food with Price Match
Hurry and print these HIGH VALUE Petco coupons before they are gone! You can grab free or cheap cat food at PetSmart with their price matching policy (allowing you to use Petco coupons at PetSmart). You can go here to read Petsmart’s coupon policy.
NOTE: When you go HERE this coupon MAY NOT be available in your area, it will depend on where you live. For most of us who manage the website, we were lucky enough to have them in our cities zip codes. (We all live in different states.) They did not show up for me on mobile, only on my computer.
Deal Scenario 1
Buy (1) Great Choice Cat Food 6.3 lb
Use (1) Printable Coupon: $10/1 ANY 4lb or larger bag of Cat Food (excludes Purina Cat Chow)
Final Price: FREE
Deal Scenario 2
Buy (1) Meow Mix 12lb Bag
Sale Price: $10.99 (reg. $12.99)
Use: (1) Printable Coupon: $10/1 ANY 4lb or larger bag of Cat Food (excludes Purina Cat Chow)
Final Price: ONLY $.99
Deal Scenario 3
Buy (1) Hill’s Science Diet 4lb Cat Food
Sale Price: $11.49 – thru 8/28
Use (1) Printable Coupon: $10/1 ANY 4lb or larger bag of Cat Food (excludes Purina Cat Chow)
Final Price: ONLY $1.49
GO HERE for the “Best of the Best” Deals this week at Target, Wags, & CVS.
Do you have a cat that likes to chew cords? Or in my case TWO CATS that like to chew cords? My home’s “IT WASN’T ME!” list so far this year consists of cell phone cords (x3), a video game console cord, and an essential oil diffuser cord (the unit was a whole TWO DAYS OLD)
WELL GOOD NEWS, no more yelling “KITTY WHAT DID YOU DO!” as your cat FLIES up the stairs because you are using “THAT VOICE” while you hold a teeth marked, wire exposed cord in your hand wondering “HOW THE HECK did they not shock their little furry butt?” as it was still plugged into the electrical outlet.
All you need is some Automotive Wire Covering, it works like a charm and even better, IT IS CHEAP! You can pick it up for less than $1 a foot HERE on Amazon. I got ten feet for about $8 (that covers a couple of phone charger cords) and is MUCH cheaper than purchasing NEW ONES all the time, ESPECIALLY if you have a cat that PREFERS the white RAPID CHARGER cord (TWICE) over any other cord in your house. Those are NOT CHEAP. (okay yes, I am still a bit upset with my cat about this one, WHY, of any cord could it have not been the NORMAL plain old black charger cord)
So there you have it, it really is that simple, will save your cords, save you some money, and save kitty from finding a new home! (Who am I kidding, mine could eat every last cord in this house and I would still love them to pieces, just do not tell them that!)
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Become a FREE Member of Doggy Loot HERE
Discover handpicked dog products at discounts worth howling about! Doggyloot offers several deals each day on dog toys, treats, accessories and more, all at 25% to 75% off with FREE SHIPPING
It’s easy and FREE TO JOIN their pack and start saving on your dog’s favorite
- & More!
How it works:
- Become a FREE Member & Log In
It’s easy and free to join their pack and start saving on your dog’s favorite chews, toys, treats, and more.
- Fetch some loot
Each day they offer handpicked dog products and sell them for one week or until they’re gone. When you see something your hound will love, just add it to your cart and check out. Shipping is always free.
- Earn treats
Every time you refer a friend and they place an order, they give you $10 in credits towards your next purchase.
TIP: Keep an eye on their clearance section, I always find the BEST DEALS there!
Dog Tip: Ginger Snaps as a Treat! The Benefits
Do you love Ginger Snaps? Guess what…Your furry friend probably does also! Ginger Snaps are a GREAT Daily Treat for your dog. Most “Picky eaters” like Gingers snaps, and the added benefit, Ginger is beneficial to them!
Ginger is GREAT for car sickness, helps with diarrhea, & soothes their stomach. Ginger also is reported to help with inflamed tissues and muscles.
Our dog gets one Ginger Snap Cookie a day. Everyday I break one into four, and the four times he goes out, he gets a piece.
HE LOVES THEM!
I learned this GREAT tip from my Vet on our Dogs last visit. Usually he is VERY picky and will not take a treat, these he gobbled right up to my surprise, so of course I asked what type of treat it was. His assistant said to grab a bag at the dollar store during our next trip and he has been enjoying them ever since!
If you have the time, you could even make your own healthy option at home for them! (Recipe Below)
Keep in mind, SUGAR is not good for them or for their teeth, SO PLEASE make sure you limit the amount you give them daily. In most cases, a few a day is fine, but of course, with anything you will be feeding your furry friend, check with your vet FIRST!
Dog Ginger Treat Recipe
- 3 cups whole wheat flour
- 2 tbsp ground ginger
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground cloves
- 1/2 cup molasses
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- Preheat oven to 325° F
- In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, ginger, cinnamon and cloves until combined.
- In a small bowl, using a sturdy spoon, stir together the molasses, water and canola oil.
- Pour the molasses mixture into the flour.
- Using the same sturdy spoon, stir ingredients until thoroughly combined.
- Roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thickness.
- Use your favorite dog cookie cutters to cut shapes.
- Lightly spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
- Place your cut outs on the baking sheet.
- Continue to roll and cut out shapes with the remaining dough.
- Bake for 20 minutes.
- Cool completely on a wire rack.
Dogs & Zucchini
Did you know a GREAT, Healthy nutritious snack that most dogs LOVE is Zucchini? Cooked Zucchini, Steamed Zucchini, Raw Zucchini, Dehydrated Zucchini, the options are endless for your precious pooch!
Every 100 grams of zucchini only has 15 calories, and yet it offers a lot of nutrients such as Vitamin C and B complex, as well as magnesium, calcium, potassium and protein.
Zucchini is also good for their coat and skin, and let’s not forget the benefits to their heart!
Weight Loss or for Nutritional Benefits: Add some shredded zucchini to their food each day. I add some right to my dogs dried dog food and he gobbles it right up! (I do peel them first when shredding)
Give as a Treat: Keep some FRESH chopped up Zucchini right in the fridge for when they deserve a healthy, low fat treat. If you want their treats to last longer and through the winter, dehydrate them.
Like I said, the option’s are endless!
If you have a bit of a picky eater. Try this…
- 2 to 3 Zucchinis
- 2 tablespoons of a treat they like (Freeze Dried 100% meat works well)
Use a dehydrator or preheat your over to 150 degrees. Wash your zucchini and slice thin to your preference. In a Ziploc bag, put in the dog treats your dog likes, and use a rolling pin to make them into a fine powder. Put the Zucchini slices in the powdered dog treat mix and shake, shake, SHAKE! Now dehydrate or bake for 8 to 12 hours depending on how thick you have sliced them.
How to Get Those Stubborn Carpet Stains Out for GOOD!
(1) Empty Spray Bottle
(1) Iron (Set on the highest setting)
(1) Bottle Vinegar
Mix the HOT water and vinegar (equal parts) into the spray bottle
If your house is anything like mine, carpet stains happen all the time. They are especially frequent in my house because of my very light carpet. Combined with a 3 year old and a 1 year old, it’s a constant battle. I’ve been searching for the perfect carpet spot cleaner for years and I haven’t found anything that really works. I have given up on store bought cleaners because they just don’t cut it!
Recently my 3 year old spilled a very full cup of red Kool-Aid. Yup, right in my living room on the very light carpet. This has to be every parents nightmare because as we all know, Kool-Aid never comes out! It was there for almost two months until I found something that worked, and I want ALL parent’s/care givers to see this! Yes, it works!
As seen in the picture above, I used an empty spray bottle with a mixture of very hot water and vinegar (equal parts). I sprayed the stain so it was soaking wet. After that, I took a white towel (make sure it’s white, you don’t want anymore color to transfer into your carpet!) and laid on top of the stain. Turn your iron on to the highest setting and then on top of your white and rub back and forth. Like magic, you will see your nasty stain come right UP into the towel!
I continued the process of spraying and ironing on the white towel until it was completely gone! You may need more than one white towel, depending on how large your stain is! I have now used this on other stains and it always works!
Say GOODBYE to buying Expensive Dog Beds!
If you have a bigger Dog like us, Dog beds can get expensive when they can run anywhere from $30 to $60 Dollars! And what is worse, many just do not hold up that well, and when you try and wash the cover, it falls apart! That means you have to go out and BUY ANOTHER ONE because of course we want our “Furry Family Members” comfortable.
Having a BIG German Shepard we found a solution to this! Buy a Baby Mattress and a few sheets! This saved us Money, and an even bigger perk, MORE comfortable for our aging buddy who’s joints were not like they were when he was a puppy!
The Perks of Using a Baby Mattress:
- Washable Sheets – Yup, you can wash these WEEKLY!
- Plastic Covering – Most Baby beds have a wipe able surface made of a plastic material.
- Easier on Joints – With baby mattresses you are getting more support on their joints.
- $$ SAVE MONEY $$ – You DO NOT have to keep buying new dog beds!
Jones Dog Treats RECALLED for Possible Salmonella
(FDA Recall Information Form can be found HERE)
Jones Natural Chews Co of Rockford, IL is recalling boxes of Woofers (beef patties). Jones products are sold at many locations Nationwide including Petsmart, Fleet Farm, and many other Pet Stores.
The Jones Natural Chews Woofers were distributed in AZ, CA, CO, PA, VA, and WI. They were shipped to distributors and retailers between November 1, 2012 and November 12, 2012 where they were available for purchase.
Consumers who have purchased any of these woofers are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-877-481-2663, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Central Standard Time.