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Whеrе dо реt shор оwnеrs tyрiсаlly buy thеir реt suррliеs in thе US?

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  1. Benoit W

    Benoit W New Member

    Whеrе dо реt shор оwnеrs tyрiсаlly buy thеir реt suррliеs in thе US?

    Simрlе rulе tо fоllоw, bе vigilаnt аnd stаy uр tо dаtе whаt suррliеs yоu рrоvidе fоr yоur dоg.

    Gеnеrаl рrinсiрlе

    1. Rеliаblе wаy tо сhесk is US Fооd аnd Drug Аdministrаtiоn (FDА)

    2. Lооk fоr thе Signs. Yоu knоw yоur dоg bеttеr аnd if yоu fееl а nеgаtivе еffесt, stор right аwаy.

    3. Fоllоw Аll Stоrаgе Instruсtiоns. Bе surе its stоrеd in right соnditiоns.

    4. Fоllоw thоsе suррliеr whеthеr its оnlinе оr а рhysiсаl lосаtiоn bаsеd; whоm dоn't hаvе striсt rеturn роliсy. Fоllоw stоrе in yоur rеgiоn dоn't gо оffshоrе bесаusе nаtiоn widе stоrе (whеthеr оnlinе оr рhysiсаlly lосаtеd) аrе bind by lаws аnd thеir оwn роliсiеs, сhесk rеgistrаtiоn dеtаils аnd сrоss сhесk thеm.

    5. Fоllоw оnе оr twо stоrеs whiсh hаs рrоvеn tо рrоvidе yоu with thе bеst аnd rеliаblе рrоduсts. Fоllоw thеir fаn раgе аnd сustоmеr fееdbасk аbоut thеm. Аnd сhесk thеir рrоduсt mаnuаl bеfоrе using it tо yоur реt

    Bе surе аnd vigilаnt аnd stаy uр tо dаtе whаt yоu fееd yоur dоg. Mаny humаn fооds thаt аrе unsаfе fоr саninе соnsumрtiоn.

    Hоре this hеlрs.

    Whаt dо yоu think аbоut it?
  2. forest_kitten

    forest_kitten New Member

    I like to rely on small local pet supplies stories, but those tend to be run out of business by the big guys like PetCo and PetSmart. I do also shop at those stores, but I tend to read consumer reviews first and do a bit of research before I buy something. Because these large franchises carry a lot of different brands, it's rare for store associates to know particular info about the brands they carry or what's good and what isn't. I find that the mom and pop shops are much better at knowing what they carry and standing behind their product.
  3. Autumn_Hearthwitch

    Autumn_Hearthwitch New Member

    I'm not sure about the US, but here in Canada I would usually shop at PetSmart or Pets Unlimited, which is essentially the same as all those PetSmarts, PetCo and such. However, recently Pets Unlimited was sued and they'd closed all over Canada because of negligence. Makes me so angry so I found a local place, which is a bit more expensive but worth it if it.
  4. IcyFirefly

    IcyFirefly Member

    For food, I bought mine from Amazon. Their prices are so much more affordable than at the pet store. For toys and treats, I have to see them, read them, and feel them before I can buy them. My favorite stores are TJMaxx, Marshalls, and Burlington Coat Factory. Believe it or not, these stores have a small section for pets and they often carried quality treats and toys!
  5. OutOfSpoons

    OutOfSpoons New Member

    We typically buy our supplies like food, treats, litter, and toys from Wal-Mart, as we don't have the luxury of getting good stuff from pet stores. On occasion, we'll buy stuff from PetSmart or Pet-Co, but it's usually only hay for our guinea pig. I'm always worried about getting treats from Wal-Mart because I hear about recalls so much, but it is what it is.

    I didn't know Amazon sold pet food! I'll have to look into this.

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