Trim Your Pet Expenses in This ‘Ruff’ Economyby Tim Manni
The post in which we wrote last month about a possible tax credit for pets received quite a number of comments — some for and some against the idea. Whether the proposed law has a chance on Capitol Hill or not has yet to be seen. However, the amount of responses we got from the story has prompted us to keep our eyes out for other stories that can financially benefit pet owners.
Buy in bulk: Diamond says that buying pet food in bulk can help you save around 50%. Plus, adds Diamond, select brands even give back a portion of their pet-food profits to various programs and animal shelters.
Groom your pet at home: It’s much less expense to buy pet-grooming products — like shampoo and brushes – yourself, than to take your pet to a professional where it can cost up to $100 per session.
To hear Wendy Diamond’s other helpful tips, be sure to watch her on NBC’s Today Show.