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I buy mine from a place called Goober Pet Direct in Phoenix. They deliver free of charge throughout Phoenix and the Valley which makes things nice and they are reasonably priced and carry a ton of brands.
 

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I bought mine from Pet Supermarket. They have a good frequent buyer program and the best prices on good food (Wellness) and everything else in their store.
 
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We have a small chain of 4 or 5 stores here - Nashville Pet Products that sell the best brands of food.

There are also a few "boutiques" that sell the best foods. As well as matching sweaters for you and your dog, earrings with dogs on them, very foo foo leashes, etc. Everything you never needed but would love to have for your pet. I tell my clients to leave their wallets in the car.

Pet Smarts sells no human grade food here and PetCo and Pet Supermarkets sell pets which is a big bo-no in my book!

Oh, wait we have feedstores in the outlying areas that sell a few of the good brands too. Oh, and the health food stores too.

A lot of my clients feed Flint River Ranch. Partly because it is a good food and partly because they get you on a program and send you whatever quantity you need to your door each week. (So that would be laziness/convenience. LOL!)
 

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Pet Food Depot

Great little place in North Phoenix off of Carefree Hwy ... near 7th street I think. It's really affordable.
 

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We have a small chain of 4 or 5 stores here - Nashville Pet Products that sell the best brands of food.

There are also a few "boutiques" that sell the best foods. As well as matching sweaters for you and your dog, earrings with dogs on them, very foo foo leashes, etc. Everything you never needed but would love to have for your pet. I tell my clients to leave their wallets in the car.

Pet Smarts sells no human grade food here and PetCo and Pet Supermarkets sell pets which is a big bo-no in my book!

Oh, wait we have feedstores in the outlying areas that sell a few of the good brands too. Oh, and the health food stores too.

A lot of my clients feed Flint River Ranch. Partly because it is a good food and partly because they get you on a program and send you whatever quantity you need to your door each week. (So that would be laziness/convenience. LOL!)

PetCo doesn't sell pets, they have an adoption center and they allow adoption groups to use their facilities to ADOPT out pets. All pets at PetCo locations are the property of non profit rescue groups just an FYI.
 

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Ive been buying my Eagle Pack Holistic at a local feed store, but now that I am changing foods I purchased Pinnacle at our local trainer, Ringers.
 

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PetCo doesn't sell pets, they have an adoption center and they allow adoption groups to use their facilities to ADOPT out pets. All pets at PetCo locations are the property of non profit rescue groups just an FYI.
the ones in vegas (petco, petsmart) sell pets. maybe not dogs, but lots of small animals and ferrets from marshal farms (have heard it is basically a ferret mill), various reptiles and birds. Maybe this is what was meant by pets.
 

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Reno PetCos, Pet Supermarkets and PetsMarts also sell the small animals, reptiles, birds and fish but all their dogs and cats come from rescue groups.
 

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the ones in vegas (petco, petsmart) sell pets. maybe not dogs, but lots of small animals and ferrets from marshal farms (have heard it is basically a ferret mill), various reptiles and birds. Maybe this is what was meant by pets.
Oh yes I apologize, yes they sell fish and mice, however I am not sure of any other way to acquire those pets, I have yet to see a mouse rescue or a fish rescue or a guinie pig rescue, etc. I bought my son's fish from PetSmart, he's very happy and healthy.
 

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But I have seen ferret and rabbit rescues, so I'll give it to PetsMart, they do not sell either of those animals.
 

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But I have seen ferret and rabbit rescues, so I'll give it to PetsMart, they do not sell either of those animals.

My PetCo does not sell rabbits of ferrets. Actually none of the ones in my areas do. Maybe it varies by state. They have birds, fish, mice, hampsters, and guinie pigs in my area, but so does PetSmart.
 

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Really? Reno PetCos sell ferrets and chinchillas along with all those other little critters.
 
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I buy my food here: http://www.doggonenatural.com/.

It's a new store that opened up last year, I love that place. The owner is a nutritionist and is very very selective about what foods she carries (she pulled Timberwolf back in April due to customer's dogs getting sick, and has stopped carrying Canidae due to the formula changes). She won't carry some of the foods that we all consider to be good (such as Wellness) because they don't meet her standards. Her dachshund has been raw fed since she got him as a pup, and she wholeheartedly believes in the raw diet but doesn't push it onto others, which is something I appreciate very much. All that and she adores my dog, she always sends him home with a doggie bag of yummy treats.

Prior to this store opening I had to drive the 15 miles to Leesburg (which takes almost 40 minutes) to get food. I could have gotten good food closer to home, but those stores all sell puppies and I won't step foot into any of those places.

All this and I work at PetSmart LOL! I've sent many a PetSmart customer to Doggone Natural, just don't tell PetSmart that.
 

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We buy from either Tractor Supply or the local feed store which carries a limited selection. They have a couple brands of so called "premium" pet food, but finding it on the shelf isn't easy. Most people around here buy food in Walmart, so the feed stores don't want to stock up on food very few people can afford to buy.
 

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Yeah, my mom lives in a tiny town outside of a small town in the middle of nowhere in Nevada and the only place she can get even decent food (Nutro) is at a tiny feed store that's only open when she works during the week and on Saturdays, but she still gets it. It's definitely hard to get good dog kibble in a small town without paying exorbitant shipping prices but it's better than what she was feeding them: Purina Dog Chow.
 

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Yeah, my mom lives in a tiny town outside of a small town in the middle of nowhere in Nevada and the only place she can get even decent food (Nutro) is at a tiny feed store that's only open when she works during the week and on Saturdays, but she still gets it. It's definitely hard to get good dog kibble in a small town without paying exorbitant shipping prices but it's better than what she was feeding them: Purina Dog Chow.
Tractor Supply sells a lot of Pedigree and their own brand which is probably worse than Purina. They have a large variety of Nutro, Diamond, Iams and SD, they recently started getting Taste of the Wild. Their cat food options are horrid, I don't buy any cat food there ever. They sell really cheap cat food for barn cats.

For cat food I go to the other feed store which has a lot better selection for cats. I can get Chicken Soup there, as well as Innova. They sell Chicken Soup for dogs, but I've only seen one or two bags of Innova dog food. It's frustrating because they don't always have food in stock. I go there on the days the food is delivered if I want to get what I need, sometimes I miss out and can't get large bag of cat food, have to get the sample bags which is a pain.

I checked out the cost of shipping from Pet Food Direct, it costs around $15 to have 35 lb bag of food delivered to my house, that's nuts.

I've contacted Tractor Supply to see if they could order something else, but all they did was refer me to my local store manager. He said what they get is decided by the main branch of TSC, he can only sell what they send him.
I contacted the manager of the other feed store, she told me that they don't order a lot of the premium foods because there iisn't enough demand for them, and she can't order just one bag of a particular food. So I decided to contact a few of the pet food companies to see if they can get a sales person to the store, maybe send down some samples for customers to try. I know they did this with Innova, the feed store had a lot of samples for a few months they were giving them away to everyone! Now they carry some of the Innova products, but not all, better than nothing. If Innova can do this, maybe some of the other companies can do too.
 

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where to buy kibble

I buy Innova EVO from a small place called PetWorld on rt 9 in Natick, MA -- it is a great pet store with a large variety of high quality dog food
 
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