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Old 26-07-2015, 10:04 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Zooplus have just emailed me a 10% off all dog food code. Not sure if it's account specific but happy to send it to you in case you can use it?
I have got a 10% code for Pet Supermarket today too, I still have a full sack so I might wait another week and see if I get a 20% discount next week. I usually order on 10 or 15% and then get a 20% offer the day after
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Barking Heads is more expensive than Millies at nearly 70 for a sack (Turkey) and the grain free turkey has fish in, the Fusspot and Fish & Delish are also fish (54).

I think I might just have to get rid of the husband instead!

I have emailed Millies for advice and I also know of someone locally who sells it so will check her prices.

It isn't all about cost but if a food "will do" at 30 less per month then I would rather spend that money on an extra training session for Griffin.

I have found when contacting Millies it's better to phone and ask for Mark,he is in charge of the recipes and advising which would be best for individual dogs. When I was looking at food Millies and Simpsons were the only ones that didn't offer free samples. I bought a few of the Millies ones to try first
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I have got a 10% code for Pet Supermarket today too, I still have a full sack so I might wait another week and see if I get a 20% discount next week. I usually order on 10 or 15% and then get a 20% offer the day after
No problem just thought I would offer incase it might work. I bought my crate there a whole back and they constantly email the codes now

I never use them! Though I'm sure one day I will want to order something and there will be no codes offered lol
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Barking Heads is more expensive than Millies at nearly 70 for a sack (Turkey) and the grain free turkey has fish in, the Fusspot and Fish & Delish are also fish (54).

I think I might just have to get rid of the husband instead!

I have emailed Millies for advice and I also know of someone locally who sells it so will check her prices.

It isn't all about cost but if a food "will do" at 30 less per month then I would rather spend that money on an extra training session for Griffin.
Keep the hubby, its not his fault.

At the moment Zoo Plus is best price for Barking Heads Fuss Pot @ 39.90 12kg.

I know what you mean about price etc, I feel the same and sometimes I think the time I spend trying to make a decision between one or another I could set up my own dog food production, in the end I just have to give up until the problem rears its head again.

You will get there in the end, just a thought does hubby have to know they are getting fish for din dins [The fishy kibble I have had from MWH doesn't seem to smell of fish, when I received the first bag I remember thing how nice it smelled]

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He complains about the Burns fishy one every time I feed them.

I will probably order a sample of each from MWH if I decide to go with them and see if they smell. Burns sent me some samples of their other fish recipe yesterday but I have yet to sniff those.
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He complains about the Burns fishy one every time I feed them.

I will probably order a sample of each from MWH if I decide to go with them and see if they smell. Burns sent me some samples of their other fish recipe yesterday but I have yet to sniff those.
I agree with June about Millies not smelling fishy. I quite like the smell and I can't stand fish! We have tried a few different ones and they all smell very meaty
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My head is spinning! I have just set up a spreadsheet to work out daily cost dependent on price per bag, size of bag and quantity per day. It really throws up some surprising results.

Based on recommended feeding amounts for both dogs (and a discount from Petsupermarket) Burns costs me around 1.20 per day, JWB 1.50 for turkey and rice or 1.95 for grain free and Millies works out at 1.70 per day (no discounts available unless I bulk buy.

The samples of the other fish variety that Burns do don't smell as strongly as the one I am currently using so I might give that one a go for the next month and see if OH moans any less. Other than that, MWH turkey is looking like the next option.

MWH told me to get some samples "to make sure the dogs like it". Have they ever owned Labradors? There is no question over whether they will like it.
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I think the more you look the more confusing it is,I found that out when looking for food for Cola.

The guys at Millies have had labs for over 20 years. You will probably get a leaflet with your samples that has a lovely pic of their dogs

I know you're saying no to the fishy ones but they honestly don't smell fishy at all. Especially the ones mixed with other things.

Gamekeeper smells very meaty as does riverside
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I can't use gamekeeper or riverside as they both have things in that Coco is allergic to. One has venison and the other has duck.

When you only have fish, rabbit and turkey to go at things are rather limited, especially when you have someone moaning about the fishy smell.

I actually weighed the food out this morning that I usually feed mine during the day and I've been giving them a bit more than I thought - about 500g instead of around 450g (combined) No wonder Coco isn't losing weight!

So that probably takes my current cost up to about 1.35 per day. I use a measuring cup from Burns but I don't think you ever get a really accurate measure unless you weigh the food.
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I can't use gamekeeper or riverside as they both have things in that Coco is allergic to. One has venison and the other has duck.

When you only have fish, rabbit and turkey to go at things are rather limited, especially when you have someone moaning about the fishy smell.

I actually weighed the food out this morning that I usually feed mine during the day and I've been giving them a bit more than I thought - about 500g instead of around 450g (combined) No wonder Coco isn't losing weight!

So that probably takes my current cost up to about 1.35 per day. I use a measuring cup from Burns but I don't think you ever get a really accurate measure unless you weigh the food.
Hopefully you find something suitable

I always weigh Colas food as it is so rich, its easy enough to weigh it in the morning and just divide it up during the day.
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