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Where do you buy your dog food?

I've seen threads where people mention the exotic brands of dog food they feed their dogs, but no one mentions where they buy the food.

What do you feed, where do buy it and is it local or through the mail, etc.?
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Not sure about the States but the good foods in Canada are sold in small stores like Global or Ryans Pet Food . Petsmart does not carry the good stuff.

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Leah usually the holistic pet shop's have the better food, they are not usually chain stores so they would be local only to you. I love the place I go, they will order me anything I want.

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Most of the smaller independently owned stores carry the better brands of dog food. My girls are on raw and Evo which I get at the Stock Market where we buy our horse feed.

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I feed Wellness, which you can get at Petco, although I get it a bit cheaper at a local mom & pop grooming shop.


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Wellness from Petco here also. I can also get it at several local feed & seed stores as well as the doggy daycare/shop.

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As recommended by Sabine (pet nutritionist,) I am feeding Tucker Wellness Core, Low Fat, just a bit in his dish. I can get that at Petco, in addition to the better stores, which surprised me! Mostly Tucker is going to have to stick to Raw, because his stools do best (by far) on that. That comes from the small, specialty pet stores. Bummer. (I'd hoped to get away from the expense.)

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Kodi eats Royal Canin, and you can get that at Petco too.


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The smaller pet stores usually carry more of the better brands than the bigger stores (not that Petco, etc. don't carry anything good, they just don't have as large of a variety). I live in NYC which also makes it easier to find different foods, but still there is one food I feed that my dogs LOVE (Horizon Legacy) which I can only get online. The actual store is just across the river from me in Jersey, though, so I guess it's not *that* far away!


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