Free Dog Food Coupons

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Dog food coupons help save consumers money on a variety of dog food brands, including dollars off savings and buy one, get one free deals on popular brands like Purina dog chow. Printable coupons and coupon codes are available online or inside coupon mailers or weekly ad inserts for select stores. This includes pet food stores like Petsmart and Petco. Discount coupons and free dog food samples may also be available through a customer's veterinarian.


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Offered by Official dog food brand websites, pet food stores, veterinarians, etc.
Types of coupons Dollars off, buy one, get one free, etc.
Limitations Most coupons have an expiration date
First commercial dog food Spratt’s Patent Meat Fibrine Dog Cakes[1]
Types of dog food Dry dog food, canned dog food, dog biscuits, dog treats, etc.
Author Allison Hughes
 

Contents

About Dog Food

Commercial dog food is a relatively new concept, with the first processed dog food being introduced in 1860 in the form of a dog biscuit. It was not until after World War II, however, that canned and bagged dog food started to gain increased distribution.[1]

Today, there are a variety of dog food brands on the market. This includes Science Diet, Pedigree, Purina, Iams, Blue Freedom, Alpo, Beneful, Nature's Recipe, Eukanuba, and Royal Canin.[2]

Dog Food Coupons and Free Offers

  • Coupons for specific brands of dog food are sometimes offered through the brand's official website. Coupons are usually available to print directly from the website, and may include dollars off certain products or buy one, get one free deals. This includes brands like Purina. For example, coupons for $3 off select brands of dry Purina dog food are available, as are buy one, get one free cans of wet Purina dog food.[3] Pedigree also offers printable coupons on its official website, including $1 off dry food bags and $1 off oral care treats.[4]
  • Some dog food brands offer a free newsletter, notifying subscribers of product news, discounts, promotional offers, and coupons by e-mail. Brands like Pedigree offer these types of savings opportunities. The newsletter is free to sign up for on the official website.[4]
  • Select brands of dog food operate their own Facebook page and Twitter feed, providing fans and followers with access to dog food news, promotions, and discounts as they become available.[5]
  • Another resource for dog food coupons are through pet stores like Petsmart and Petco. These websites offer a variety of savings opportunities, including access to printable coupons or coupon codes, free or discounted shipping, discounts for members of the store's free newsletter, and access to savings through the store's social networking pages. For example, Petsmart offers free shipping on orders of $49 or more. The store also offers $10 off products like Free K9 Advantix Coupons, available for a limited time. In order to get the savings, consumers must purchase the products in-store and present their free PetPerk Card.[6]
  • Veterinarians sometimes have free dog food coupons that are distributed with new puppy packs. Veterinarians may also offer coupons for adult dog food as well, and may even have free dog food samples to pass out to customers. These samples are often given to veterinarians by the various dog food brands.

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Also See: Free Dog Food Samples, Free Cat Food Samples, Free Pedigree Samples, Free Purina Samples, Free Iams Samples

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://www.petfoodinstitute.org/Index.cfm?Page=History
  2. http://www.petsmart.com/family/index.jsp?categoryId=2767072&f=Taxonomy%2FPET%2F2767072&fbc=1&fbn=Taxonomy%7CFood+Center
  3. http://www.purina.com/coupons-and-offers/couponsandoffers.aspx
  4. 4.0 4.1 http://www.pedigree.com/05Offers/default.aspx
  5. http://www.facebook.com/HillsPetUS
  6. http://www.petsmart.com/