DOG owners fork out on average £240 a month on their furry friends – but often pay over the odds.
There are canny canine economies to be made, though. Here are just some . . .
- Groom ’n’ go: Professional dog grooming can be costly, but it is worth it.
However, you can make a saving while sprucing up your mutt at home.
Instead of the Dog’s Body shampoo, £5.50, head to Wilko where its own-brand pet care grooming range starts at 69p and its doggy shampoo is just £2.
- Fashion a saving: B&M sells trendy harnesses for style-conscious pups at just £5.99 — far cheaper than similar versions on Etsy, from £24.
The Pooch Couture harnesses will keep your pampered pal looking smart with either a bow or a tie option at the front — and there’s even a diamante version for those who fancy some bling.
SAVING: at least £18.01
- Not to sniff at: For a bit of fun, The Pawfume Shop is selling Dog In A Million fragrance spray, £7.95 for 100ml, on groomers-online.com.
The scent is almost identical to human fragrance Paco Rabanne 1 Million, £66.50 for 100ml — but it’s animal-friendly.
- Fang-tastic: You need not fork out at pet stores for top treats. Supermarket Asda has rolled back the price of doggie favourite Pedigree Dentastix to £1.25 for seven — compared to the Pets at Home price, £2.89.
- Cheers, chum!: Your fur baby can raise a toast to the finer things thanks to Pawsecco, a non-alcoholic “wine” for pups. The dog-friendly drink is available for £2.39 at Ocado, compared to £2.99 at petshop.co.uk.
Deal of the day
PUT a ring on it with a personalised sterling silver engraved message band from wowcher.co.uk for only £16, instead of £42.01
BE a dab hand with a Real Techniques powder brush from Boots – far cheaper than Cult Beauty’s Hourglass one.
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