The costs of different diets can be very surprising. Premium diets often have a similar, if not cheaper, daily cost because they are dense, so less is needed to make your pet feel full. Buying the largest bag of food also works out at a lower cost per kg so, while it’s more expensive at the time, it’s cheaper overall and well worth saving for. If you have a hyperactive hound, you could consider the ‘active’ diets.
Brief calculations for a 15kg dog shows eating an un-named veterinary product could cost $2 a day, compared to $2.30 a day for an un-named dog roll. The veterinary nurses at clinics are usually trained in nutrition, so pop in to your usual veterinarian to do some maths for your dog and see if you are really saving.
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