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Old 01-24-2009, 05:13 PM
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Also purina dog chow is NOT cheaper than mid grade kibbles. You have to feed sooo much more of the Dog Chow.. So while the bags are cheaper your cost per month is going to be easily as high as feeding Kirkland or something even better.

And your dog will be healthier and likely be cheaper over all when it comes to vet issues.

Exactly my logic. Bimmer's 10 years old now and *knocks on wood* the only vet issue I've had for him was stitching up his noggin after he thought he needed to run off a black bear

Come to think of it, I didn't hear the bear in the woods anymore, lol. He might have found out that the little black dog had some vicious backup

Bimmer's been on Natura products since he was a pup; EVO since it first came out.

Can I afford it? Oh, HELL no . . . but I can't NOT afford it.
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Old 01-24-2009, 05:33 PM
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I feed kirkland. it was 22.99 here last year and now is 32.99. I dont mind so much ,as this is one of the only foods I have tried that actually doesnt give him the runs lol.It lasts us about 2.5 months roughly. I have been buying small 5lbs bags of merricks. which is 20 bucks a bag. I only bought them becuase I got some coupons for buy one get one free deal. I only bought them to add a little extra flavour in to his meals. (I fill up his dog food contariner 2/4s of the way up with kirkland and then 1/4 the way up with merricks roughly. and then mix it around) and I even use them as treats lol. But for 5lbs at 20 bucks is outragous IMO.
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Old 01-24-2009, 05:41 PM
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The 28 lb bag of EVO RM is $66. The chicken flavor is roughly $10 cheaper...but Allie can't eat it.

So yes, I think the really good stuff is very expensive....but like Renee said, I can't afford to NOT feed it. It's the only food that clears Allie's allergy spots and keeps her in a full coat. I've already cut back on things for myself to make sure that the food is budgeted in. A 28 lb bag lasts the girls about a month.

I don't get haircuts anymore, no more good shampoo, and no more books...and the food is budgeted in
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I used to feed T-Bone Orijen for a long while- it ran us about $65 a bag.

Just to try, I tried the Kirkland and it has actually been good for her. She gets half kibble/half homecooked food... so she is doing excellent right now. There are always so many sales in this area.... it is much cheaper than feeding her high quality canned food as I used to, which was about $3 a ca. Yeah.
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The 28 lb bag of EVO RM is $66. The chicken flavor is roughly $10 cheaper...but Allie can't eat it.

So yes, I think the really good stuff is very expensive....but like Renee said, I can't afford to NOT feed it. It's the only food that clears Allie's allergy spots and keeps her in a full coat. I've already cut back on things for myself to make sure that the food is budgeted in. A 28 lb bag lasts the girls about a month.

I don't get haircuts anymore, no more good shampoo, and no more books...and the food is budgeted in

Noodle, that's what I was paying for it at the vet's. I found a little groomer/pet supply who gets it from the same distributor . . . and sells it for $50. Guess where I get it now? Do some checking around. Find out who the distributor is and they will usually tell you who is carrying it near you.
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Old 01-24-2009, 07:01 PM
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Renee, there's only one place in town that sells EVO

It's a family owned pet supply. We just don't have choices around here! It's either buy it there or online...and I can't justify the shipping charge.
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Kirkland Dog Food

Kirkland dog food made by Diamond is conveniently sold at Costco's world wide. Last time I checked it was 17.99-23.99 for a 40lb bag, depending on the formula. Due to the price many are lead to believe that this food is just another low quality dog food. Actually Kirkland dog food falls in about the middle of the food quality spectrum.

http://dogfoodchat.com/kirkland-dog-food/

What I feed my little ones, but its like feeding one big dog, since there are four of them....they last me a long time since I get the 40lb one.
Yeah, this is what I'm feeding.... and it's about $21-$22 a bag depending on if I do lamb or chicken. I need about 60# or so a month right now... so $40/month to feed my dogs. I wish kids were so cheap to feed.
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I think its like 40 dollars for a 30 or 35 pound bag of canidae im not sure its pretty big though it lasts a few weeks with two dogs which is nice.
You can get the 35 lb bag here for approx $28.
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Old 01-24-2009, 08:52 PM
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Way overpriced. I should try Kirkland. The dogs cost more a month to feed than I do I swear. Being a vegan though that isn't too hard. We don't eat anything.
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I feed kirkland. it was 22.99 here last year and now is 32.99. I dont mind so much ,as this is one of the only foods I have tried that actually doesnt give him the runs lol.It lasts us about 2.5 months roughly. I have been buying small 5lbs bags of merricks. which is 20 bucks a bag. I only bought them becuase I got some coupons for buy one get one free deal. I only bought them to add a little extra flavour in to his meals. (I fill up his dog food contariner 2/4s of the way up with kirkland and then 1/4 the way up with merricks roughly. and then mix it around) and I even use them as treats lol. But for 5lbs at 20 bucks is outragous IMO.
They are running that promo again. The code is: 5# Bag

But $20! OMG! I wanna say the bag runs about $10 here.
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