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View Poll Results: petsmart vs petco
petsmart 11 22.45%
petco 12 24.49%
other 16 32.65%
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Old 12-02-2009, 08:14 PM
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I go to Pet Supplies Plus. But I used to shop at Petsmart because I used to live close to one.
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Old 12-02-2009, 08:53 PM
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I go to Western Feed and a couple of boutiques/specialty stores that I've gone to for years... they actually give me better discounts and more free stuff than Petsmart, and I work at PM! D; Plus the quality of the products does not even compare.

If I really need kibble/treats or something and it's late, I won't touch anything at Petsmart, and only a few of the brands at Petco.
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Old 12-02-2009, 08:55 PM
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My vote definitely goes to Petco... they have much better brands.
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Old 12-02-2009, 08:56 PM
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For anything but snake food I go to the local dog shop because they carry my food at a great price. I go to PetCo for snake food because they're the only place in town that will sell live feeder rats and mice and my Python would starve otherwise.
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Old 12-02-2009, 08:59 PM
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definatly the independant pet store for like bird food, and healthy treats, and the chain stores like petsmart. For anything that i cain't find anyplace else.
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Old 12-02-2009, 09:22 PM
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I rarely go to Petsmart, and we don't have Petco here. We have several great mom and pop pet boutiques that sell good food, chews, toys and supplies, and I would much rather support a small business, being a business owner myself.
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Old 12-02-2009, 09:26 PM
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i go to petco because its convenient when i want to go brows...but i havent bought anything from there in a very very long time.
i do costco for food, make my own treats, toys and clothes...and yeah.
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Old 12-02-2009, 09:28 PM
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I go to Pet Supplies "Plus", they have better brand foods & treats. I don't have a Petco close enough to me that I'd go to it regularly. But I also go to the next town over to the Grateful Dog Bakery - locally owned, natural foods & treats, and it carries Natura products worth the drive
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Old 12-02-2009, 09:31 PM
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I buy food and other supplies for my dog and cat at Tractor Supply because it seems that they have better brands than Petsmart;
^ this. I love TSC (I'm wearing a TSC sweatshirt right now ). The people are amazing, actually look like they WANT to be there and everyone is always more than willing to help. I've even had people, more than once, ask about my dogs.

I don't think I've bought anything at Petsmart or Petco in a couple years now. I buy all my stuff online, TSC, or the Jeffer's warehouse.
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Old 12-02-2009, 09:35 PM
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Maybe I heard wrong, but I thought PETA owned stock in Petco which was how they managed to convince them to stop selling large parrots?

Anyway, I refuse to support them after they started bowing down to those nutsos. It's either Petsmart, online, or small boutiques for me.
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